While 35 abstained, nine countries voted against the resolution, including the US, Micronesia, Nauru, Togo and Tonga, Palau, the Marshall Islands, Guatemala and Honduras.
Television and photographs featured moving images of babies being cradled by military medics as they arrived at Ben Gurion airport.
Israel is to be commended for its immediate response to the earthquake, being one of the first nations to land supplies and personnel to help with the unfolding tragedy.
India and Thailand had been the prime choice for surrogates, but those countries two years ago restricted surrogacy to married couples.
Indian women already pregnant with children commissioned by unmarried persons then went to Nepal to give birth.
(Should the women who had already given birth for Israeli fathers also have been evacuated)?
With a press and public seemingly so supportive of persons who ventured to Nepal to have their children, might it not be time for Israel to change its law restricting surrogacy to married persons?
The High Court of Justice, in denying surrogacy to a 40 year old single woman who had had eggs retrieved prior to a medically necessary hysterectomy, had recommended that a legislative committee consider such a change.
In 2014 the Mor-Yosef committee recommended legal changes allowing single persons and gays and lesbians access to surrogacy in Israel.
Nor is it acting inappropriately in evacuating its own citizens rather than Nepalese and others affected.
The focus on surrogacy, particularly the moving images of babies, is serendipitous, happening only because a substantial number of Israelis were in Nepal for that purpose.
It also “demands that all states comply with Security Council resolutions regarding the holy city of Jerusalem, and not to recognise any actions or measures contrary to those resolutions”.