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  • Israel Sends Medicine to Nepal

    Israel has sent a shipment of medicine to Nepal in the wake of the recent flooding in the Himalayan country. The shipment was sent Monday at the request of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. The 330-pound package, coordinated by the Israeli Foreign Ministry, included about 30 types of medicine that had been requested by Nepalese authorities. More ▸

  • Nepal is Again Site of Highest Seder

    The “world’s highest seder” was held for the fourth consecutive year last weekend in Katmandu, capital of Nepal, a kingdom of 18 million nestled in the Himalayan mountain range, literally at the top of the world. It was also probably one of the largest seders anywhere. The Israeli ambassador, Shmuel Moyal, played host to about… More ▸

  • Israeli Military Experts Are Helping Nepal Form Paratroop Brigade

    Israeli military experts are helping the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal form a paratroop brigade, it was learned here. A number of Israelis are reported to have arrived at Katmandu, the capital, to work out details. Others are expected later and talks are said to be under way for the purchase of Israeli weapons for the… More ▸

  • Shasar Returns from Nepal; Points out Discourtesies on Indian Stops

    President Zalman Shazar returned to Israel today from a state visit to Nepal. He was the target of a demonstration by 10 Arab students during his airplane’s stopover at Calcutta, India. Declaring he had brought “regards to an honest, industrious and proud nation, ” the President minimized the chilly treatment he received from Indian officials… More ▸

  • Shasar King of Nepal Discuss Mutual Affairs; India Irks Israel

    Israel and Nepal have a happy relationship which “most nations would envy, ” President Shazar of Israel said yesterday at a banquet to the King and Queen of Nepal, The President and Mrs. Shazar are on a state visit to Nepal. The Ambassador of India, which has recognized Israel but never exchanged ambassadors, was not… More ▸

  • Nepal’s King Welcomes Israel President Upon Arrival on State Visit

    Nepal’s King and Queen and other members of the royal family accorded a warm welcome today to President Zalman Shazar of Israel and Mrs. Shazar, at the Gauchar Airport in Katmandu. The President and Mrs. Shazar arrived here from Calcutta on a one-week state visit. In his welcome, King Mahendra said Nepal had always had… More ▸