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  • Nepal quake victims still stranded, PM says toll could be 10,000

    April 28, 2015 | 8:43 am

    People stranded in remote villages and towns across Nepal were still waiting for aid and relief to arrive on Tuesday, four days after a devastating earthquake destroyed buildings and roads and killed more than 4,600 people.

    The government has yet to assess the full scale of the...

  • Nepal: How you can help

    By Ryan Torok

    April 27, 2015 | 1:53 pm

    Jews in Israel and abroad are responding to the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25 —resulting in the death of more than 4,000 Nepalese people — through action and financial campaigns.

    “The people of Nepal are in desperate need right now,” American Jewish Joint...

  • Two Israelis killed in Nepal bus accident

    October 24, 2014 | 12:04 pm

    Two Israelis were killed and at least three wounded in a tourist bus accident Friday in Nepal.

    The bus drove off a mountainside 20 miles north of Kathmandu Friday morning, killing at least 11 people, including Israelis Shira Dabbush, 30, and Omer Shemesh, 22, the Times of Israel ...

  • Iranian national accused of planning attack on Israeli embassy in Nepal

    April 22, 2013 | 3:14 pm

    Security at the Israeli Embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal, detained an Iranian man believed to be planning a terror attack on the embassy and on Israeli visitors.

    The man, caught scouting the building, was discovered to have a fake Israeli passport, which he acquired in Kuala Lumpur...