Tag archive for ‘nepal’
News Brief On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Couple Who Faked Conquest of Everest Fired From Police

  Indian authorities announced Monday that the two policemen, husband, and wife, who claimed to have climbed the peak of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world, were fired after it became clear that More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

The Most Powerful Earthquakes in History

Yesterday marked one year since a devastating earthquake struck Nepal, killing 8, 000 people and injuring 21, 000 more. It caused $10 billion of damage and had a magnitude of 7.5. How does that compare to the More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

New Baby for Syrian Refugees Cheers Israeli Aid Workers

The couple you’re seeing in the photo snapped by IsraAID volunteer Boaz Arad last month puts a face on the massive wave of refugees whom the Israeli aid organization has been helping in Europe since the first More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Buildings Shake in Kathmandu, Many Take Refuge at Chabad Center

After the new earthquake people poured into the streets of Kathmandu, with more than 100 taking refuge in the Chabad House. Suffering its second major earthquake in less than a month, a powerful 7.3 magnitude More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

[WATCH] Powerful New Earthquake Hits Devastated Nepal

Two weeks after a devastating quake killed more than 8, 000 people in the Himalayan nation, a magnitude 7.4 earthquake has struck Nepal again,  the USGS has reported. Capital city, Kathmandu, reacts More...

JNS On Friday, May 1st, 2015

Israel Pledges to Rebuild Entire Nepalese Village

  “After consulting with various departments in the Foreign Ministry, we decided to adopt a village in Nepal, to assist with its reconstruction and to do our utmost to help people who have really found More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Chabad Center Serves 2, 000 Meals in a Single Day to Nepalis

By Faygie Levy On the ground in the Nepali capital of Kathmandu, the urgency and desperation of those living in the region is acute—and in some places, desperate. Thousands of people have no homes to return More...

[VIDEO] Survivor Recalls Moment Avalanche Struck Mt. Everest

  15 climbers who survived an avalanche caused by Nepal’s worst earthquake in 81 years arrived in Katmandu. Six helicopters landed at their base camp after weather conditions improved overnight.  “I More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Chabad Center in Nepal a Crisis Hub After Massive Earthquake

  Rabbi Chezki and Chani Lifshitz at the Chabad center in Kathmandu, Nepal, where they have been working with volunteers to help locate the missing and to provide food, shelter and medical care to others More...

Niva Goldberg On Sunday, April 26th, 2015

IDF Rescue Team Departs for Nepal; 1, 900 Dead

  Today (Sunday) Israel sent the first large Israel Defense Forces (IDF) rescue team with emergency aid to assist Nepal, where more than 1, 900 were killed in an earthquake. The team from the IDF More...

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