An Israel Defense Forces emergency aid mission to Nepal was delayed after a runway in the capital city of Kathmandu was damaged by aftershocks.
A Palestinian man from eastern Jerusalem has been arrested in connection with a car ramming attack that injured four Israeli police officers.
The first rescue plane carrying people injured in an earthquake-triggered avalanche that ripped through tents on Mount Everest arrived in Kathmandu on Sunday shortly before a strong aftershock rocked India and Nepal and triggered more snowfalls.
Israel will take part as an observer in a major nuclear non-proliferation conference that opens at the United Nations on Monday, ending a 20-year absence in hope of fostering dialog with Arab states, a senior Israeli official said.
Two Jerusalem natives, one Arab and the other Jewish, reflect on their divided city, 50 years after the Six-Day War.
At the gathering he jokingly called “a night when Washington celebrates itself,” President Barack Obama took light-hearted aim on Saturday at a range of political friends and foes, including the people running to succeed him.
Vying for the attention of major donors, Republicans attending a Jewish forum for presidential contenders said they would make better relations with Israel a priority.
Representatives of major Jewish groups in Russia urged Western coreligionists to lobby for peeling back sanctions against Moscow.
Former Polish Foreign Minister Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, a former prisoner of Auschwitz who was named a Righteous Among the Nations, has died.
Israel is relaying an emergency assistance team to the site of an earthquake in Nepal, where Israelis are believed to have been trapped by 7.9 scale tremors and a subsequent avalanche that have so far killed over 1,300 people.
A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday, killing hundreds of people, toppling a 19th-century tower in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu and triggering a fatal avalanche on Mount Everest.
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