By John Hill Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — December 20, 2016 … More than five years after it began, the Syrian civil war has killed a reported 470,000 people. Bombings are destroying crowded cities and horrific human rights violations are widespread. Basic necessities like food and medical care are sparse. The U.N. estimates that… Read More »
By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — December 6, 2016 … The Israel Defense Forces (IDF), respected for providing the best education for young Jews, plans to reduce mandatory military service of male soldiers by two months, from 32 to 30. The initiative was approved Monday by the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.… Read More »
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 »
“It’s a boy!” Nepal — April 29, 2015 … The first baby delivered by the Israel Defense Forces was born Wednesday at the IDF field hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal. The baby was transferred and is being hospitalized at the Premature Babies Unit. Happppy Birthday जन्मदिनको A global support page for Israel’s Nepal humanitarian efforts has been established… Read More »
A 260-person Israel Defense Forces humanitarian mission carrying 95 tons of supplies and 40 doctors has arrived in Nepal. The IDF will remain there for at least two weeks. A global support page for Israel’s Nepal humanitarian efforts has been established at Israel4Nepal.com. Help Israel Save Lives – Donate Here!
………….. PM Netanyahu Holds Update on the Situation in Nepal By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — April 25, 2015 … Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, this evening following the lethal earthquake in Nepal and nearby areas, held an assessment of the situation, via telephone, with Israel Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman and Israel… Read More »