The Rabbi of Nepal

05 May 2015

Micha Odenheimer is sitting in a restaurant in the Mahaneh Yehudah market in Jerusalem, having a last good meal before taking off for Nepal the following morning. He’d been in Kathmandu barely two weeks earlier, just before the earthquake.

As head of the Jerusalem-based NGO Tevel b’Tzedek, which brings young Israeli volunteers to Nepalese villages to support long-term change, Micha regards Nepal as a second home.

A young woman waves at Micha and approaches his table. “What’s the situation in Mahadav Besi?” she asks.

Read the full story at The Times of Israel.

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