Israel, Greece Embrace 25 Years of Diplomatic Relations

By Nancy Namer Israel News Agency On 21 May, Israel and Greece marked their 25th anniversary of upgraded diplomatic relations.  Although bilateral relations have existed since 1952, full diplomatic ties were established in 1990. In recent years, common democratic values and interests have led Greece and Israel to forge an important strategic partnership in the Eastern… Read More »

Former UN Ambassador Dore Gold Appointed Director General of Israel Foreign Ministry

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — May 25, 2015 … Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced the appointment foreign policy expert and former UN Ambassador Dore Gold as director-general of the Israel Foreign Ministry.Dr. Gold, who currently serves as the Director of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, will replace Nissim Ben-Sheetrit.… Read More »

IsraAID Helps Elderly in Nepal

Chanamati Rai, 70, from Nuwakot is currently at Patan Hospital in Kathmandu after receiving treatment from IsraAIDs medical team. By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Nepal — May 21, 2015 … IsraAID’s health and pycho social teams are also focusing their medical efforts to help the elderly in Nepal.  The elderly are among the most vulnerable… Read More »

IDF Field Hospital Closes in Nepal, IsraAid Remains

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Nepal — May 10, 2015 … The IDF rushed to save lives in Nepal, but packed their clothes slowly today as they prepared to leave this earthquake shattered nation. “Today the IDF completed its mission in Nepal. The mission consisted of 260 search and rescue and medical personnel and 95 tons of… Read More »

VIDEO: 24 Hours At IDF Nepal Field Hospital in 42 Seconds

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Nepal — May 9, 2015 … As the 260 doctors, nurses and paramedics at the IDF Humanitarian Field Hospital in Nepal celebrate Shabbat, they are proud that on day 10 of their mission: 178 patients were treated, 295 public structures were evaluated. A total of 1,427 patients have been… Read More »

Rivlin Addresses Ceremony Marking 70 Years Since Allied Victory Over Nazi Germany

By Israel News Agency Staff Jerusalem, Israel — May 8, 2015 … Israel President Reuven Rivlin addressed an official state ceremony marking seventy years since the victory of the Allied forces over Nazi Germany.  The ceremony was dedicated to the Jewish servicemen and women who fought and served in the Allied armies. “We mark here this… Read More »

BBC Amazed With IDF Humanitarian Field Hospital in Nepal

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency   Jerusalem, Israel — May 8, 2015 … A BBC film crew was totally amazed how the Israel Defense Forces created a fully operating field hospital within 24 hours in the middle of a park in Nepal. The IDF humanitarian hospital offers free treatment and is located in Chhauni, near… Read More »

Namaste – Cross Cultural Communications For Israelis in Nepal

Without even knowing it, the Israeli and Nepalese are enjoying the same perception of personal space. By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — May 2, 2015 … The last thing that many Israeli volunteers thought of as they rushed off to save lives in Nepal was the do’s and don’ts of communicating effectively in… Read More »

3 More Babies Born At Israel Defense Forces Nepal Field Hospital

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency IDF Field Hospital, Nepal — May 2, 2015 … The Israel Defense Forces proudly announced that three more babies were born at the IDF Humanitarian Field Hospital in Nepal. “It’s all smiles today at the IDF Field Hospital in Nepal,” said IDF Spokesperson Lt. Col. Peter Lerner. “Yesterday, we… Read More »