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'We Were Sure We Would Die'

Chabad emissaries in Nepal recount the horrific first moments of the mega-quake which devastated the nation.

'We Were Sure We Would Die'

Nepal Chabad Shifts Back to Action after 2nd Quake

Chabad Center's Rabbi and Rebetzin Lifshitz say they're in touch with around 100 Israelis in the area.

Nepal: Chabad Springs Back into Action after Second Earthquake

Netanyahu Welcomes Home IDF Delegation to Nepal

Welcoming ceremony held Tuesday morning just as second quake hit; Netanyahu thanks delegation for making Israel proud.

PM Tells Returning Nepal Rescuers: If Needed We'll Send You Backplayer

Israel Offers More Aid as Nepal Hit by 2nd Quake

Earthquake near Mount Everest the second major quake in three weeks; aftershocks already rippling through Nepal, India.

Israel Offers More Aid as Nepal Struck by Second Earthquakeplayer

IDF Closes Field Hospital in Nepal

1,600 Nepalese treated over a three-week period; hospital holds closing ceremony.

IDF Closes Field Hospital in Nepal

Foreign Ministry Issues Travel Advisory for Nepal

Israelis encouraged to reconsider travel plans as the country takes time to rebuild.

Foreign Ministry Issues Travel Advisory for Nepal

Netanyahu Speaks to the Family of Or Assraf

Prime Minister Netanyahu tells Or Assraf's family that he was "a heroic soldier who fought for the security of Israel's citizens".

Netanyahu Speaks to the Family of Or Assraf

Search Party: Or Assraf Died In Fall from Cliff

Friends of Or Assraf who had been with him on his trek in Nepal said that it appeared that he fell from a cliff when the earthquake struck.

Search Party: Or Assraf Died In Fall from Cliff

Body of Or Assraf Found in Nepal

Israeli search and rescue organization Zaka reported that it has found the body of Israeli hiker Or Assraf.

Body of Israeli Backpacker Or Assraf Found in Nepal

Report: Objects Belonging to Or Assraf Found

Items from missing 22 year-old's backpack found, though his fate remains uncertain.

Report: Objects Belonging to Or Assraf Found

IDF Team in Nepal to Return to Israel

Eight days after earthquake, IDF to begin slow return home; part of the delegation to stay to search for Or Assaraf, run hospital.

IDF Team in Nepal to Return to Israel; Death Toll Over 7,000

Watch: Nepalese Boy Recovers at IDF Hospital

A 15-year-old Nepalese boy was brought into the IDF's field hospital after miraculously surviving for 5 days in the rubble.

Watch: Nepalese Boy Recovers at IDF Hospitalplayer

Father of Missing Israeli Cautiously Optimistic

Patrick Assaraf, father of 22-year-old Or Assaraf who is missing in Nepal, urges decision-makers to step up efforts to locate his son.

Father of Missing Israeli Remains Cautiously Optimistic

Helicopters Sent to Search for Missing Israeli

Search-and-rescue copters from the Home Front Command leave for Langtang; death toll up to 6,100.

Helicopters Sent to Search for Missing Israeli

Watch: IDF Mission Treats Patients in Nepal

As of Thursday, the IDF field hospital in Nepal has treated more than 200 patients.

Watch: IDF Humanitarian Mission Treats Patients in Nepalplayer

Watch: 'It's Amazing, the Whole IDF is in Nepal'

New video documents IDF evacuating stranded Israeli tourists to field hospital, and efforts there to save wounded Nepalese.

Watch: 'It's Just Amazing, the Whole IDF is in Nepal'player

Watch: Nepalese Man Thanks Israel in Hebrew

'Israel is helping us, we'll be okay then' - man who worked in Israel thanks IDF for fixing his mother's leg broken in earthquake disaster.

Watch: Nepalese Man Thanks Israel in Hebrew for Saving his Momplayer

Tourist Charged Extra $1,180 to Return to Israel

When Etti Buskila inquired into putting daughter on early flight back from Nepal, El Al said it would cost $1,180 - before flip-flopping.

Tourist Charged Extra $1,180 to Return to Israel from Nepal

Hikers Dodge Nepal Destruction, Reach Chabad House

After five days of trekking through destruction in the Nepalese countryside, three Israelis managed to reach the Chabad House in Katmandu.

Hikers Trek Through Nepal Destruction to Reach Chabad House

Nepal: Children Rescued after 5 Days in Rubble

International effort: US, Nepalese teams rescue 11-year-old girl, 15-year-old boy who miraculously survived for days under the rubble.

Nepal: Israeli Field Hospital Treats 'Miracle' Survivor

Rabbi Rontzki: Why Look for G-d in India?

On a trek in the Far East, Rabbi Avihai Rontzki is coming face to face with Israelis' spiritual thirst.

Rabbi Rontzki: Why Are Israelis Looking for G-d in India?

Nepal: Searches for Missing Or Assraf Continue

Assraf family hopes for second shot of good luck for missing son in Nepal who also survived shrapnel injuries during Protective Edge.

Nepal: Searches for Missing Or Assraf Continue

Head of IDF Nepal Mission Meets PM

"We will do our best to save as many lives as we can," says the head of the IDF's humanitarian mission in Nepal.

Head of IDF Nepal Mission Meets Nepalese Prime Ministerplayer

JDC Coordinates NGOs in Nepal Crisis

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, one of the largest charities in the world, gets its boots on the ground in Nepal.

JDC Coordinates NGOs in Nepal Crisis

Rivlin Thanks 'Tremendous' Chabad Family in Nepal

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin hosts the children of the Chabad emissaries rescuing hikers in Kathmandu. Family: It's our mission.

Rivlin Thanks 'Tremendous' Chabad Family in Nepal

Nepal Chabad House: We're Running Out of Cash

The Chabad House in Kathmandu has been doing its best to help all who need help - and as a result, it needs financial help.

Nepal Chabad House: We're Running Out of Cash

In Photos: Chabad Saves 25 Hikers in Nepal

Hikers rescued after days stranded in the wilderness, will receive warm food and shelter.

In Photos: Chabad Saves 25 Hikers in Nepal

Anger Erupts among Nepal Quake Survivors

Desperate survivors attack gov't buildings, intercept aid transports, as anger boils over at inadequate response.

Violence as Anger Erupts among Nepal Quake Survivors

Nepal: Israel Searches for 22-Year-Old Or Assaraf

Hiker the last Israeli missing in Nepal; parents say they are optimistic he will be found.

Nepal: Israel Searches for 22-Year-Old Or Assaraf

Foreign Ministry Urges Israelis to Leave Nepal

After Israeli rescue helicopters were attacked by desperate locals, citizens told to evacuate the area immediately.

Foreign Ministry Urges Israelis to Leave Nepal

10 More Israelis Rescued in Nepal

IDF opens field hospital to treat 200 a day with 50 tons of equipment; 10 stranded Israelis rescued from near frozen lakes area.

10 More Israelis Rescued in Nepal; 6 Still Missing

Watch: 10 Israelis Rescued from Nepalese Monastery

Netanyahu orders efforts to concentrate on Everest and frozen lakes area, as Israeli team digs Israelis and locals alike from the rubble.

Watch: Ten Israelis Rescued from Nepalese Monasteryplayer

Watch: From Nepal to Israel - Home at Last

One rescued traveler recounts his ordeal to Arutz Sheva - and praises Chabad's handling of the situation.

Watch: From Nepal to Israel - Home at Lastplayer

229 Israelis Arrive Home; 11 Still Missing

El-Al flight includes 15 infants; two premature babies evacuated to hospital. Netanyahu: we will continue to search for the missing.

229 Israelis Arrive Home; 11 Still Missing in Nepal

Twenty Israelis Rescued from Nepal Mountains

Fifty Israelis still unaccounted for; situation becomes complex as Nepalese locals begin to burn bodies.

Latest: Twenty Israelis Rescued from Nepal Mountains

IDF in Nepal: Video and Pictures

The IDF aid delegation has arrived in Nepal, to assist in rescue efforts after terrible earthquake.

IDF in Nepal: Video and Picturesplayer

Nepal: 4,300 Dead, Rescue Efforts Intensify

Israel works with Nepal to rescue stranded hikers, who have reportedly faced violence from locals; 216 due to return Tuesday at noon.

Nepal: At Least 4,300 Dead, Rescue Efforts Intensify

After Quake, Feiglin Questions Gays, Surrogacy

Firestorm over ex-MK's thoughts about the gay men who hired surrogate mothers for the babies now being extricated.

In Nepal Aftermath, Feiglin Has Questions on Gays, Surrogacy

First IDF Aircraft Lands in Nepal

Aircraft with 200 medical staff and Home Front Command officers arrives in Nepal. Four more aircraft to arrive in the coming hours.

First IDF Aircraft Lands in Nepal

Parents Demand Answers from MFA About Nepal

Small protest erupts in front of the Foreign Ministry as parents state that the only information they receive is from the media.

Parents Demand Answers from Foreign Ministry About Nepal Missing