Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Jerusalem

Location:  Israel

Event: COVID-19 – New Israeli COVID-19 Restrictions

The Israeli government announced the following new COVID-19 related restrictions, effective September 8 to 15. 

COVID-19 nighttime curfews imposed from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM, and the closing of educational institutions (except for special education) in the communities and neighborhoods listed by the Israeli government on the following website:

Schools, banquet halls, open air gardens, amusement parks, and dance clubs in these areas are closed effective September 9. 

During the nighttime curfew period residents are instructed to remain within 500 meters of their homes and non-essential businesses are also closed during the curfew period. 

The Israeli National Police and Israeli Defense Forces are monitoring checkpoints throughout these cities and neighborhoods to limit crowds and to enforce the curfews.

Actions to Take: 


U.S. Embassy Jerusalem
14 David Flusser St.
Telephone: +972-2-630-4000

U.S. Embassy Branch Office Tel Aviv
71 HaYarkon St.
Tel Aviv
Telephone: +972-3-519-7575

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747or 202-501-4444
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