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Alert: U.S. Embassy Jerusalem

April 2, 2020 Resident visas for individuals who legally resided in the West Bank through March 12, 2020, have been automatically extended until June 30, 2020.  This extension does not apply to visitor permits, which will continue to expire on their original expiration dates.
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Jerusalem

Location: Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza Event:  U.S. citizens who live in or seek to travel to the United States should arrange for immediate departure to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain in place for an indefinite period.  The options for commercial travel to the United States remain extremely limited, and the ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Jerusalem

March 30, 2020 Location: Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Event: U.S. citizens who live in or seek to travel to the United States should arrange for immediate departure to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain in place for an indefinite period.  If you are a U.S. citizen currently in the West Bank ...
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COVID-19 Information

Last updated April 2, 2020 U.S. Department of State Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel  Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) Country-Specific Information:  Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza: Israel: Israel has confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders. The Government of Israel announced updated guidelines and restrictions regarding personal movements and social distancing to reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). These guidelines include remaining within 100 meters of your ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Jerusalem

Location: Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza Event:   As of March 29, the only available commercial flight departing Ben Gurion Airport to the United States is on United Airlines, but it is subject to change at any time.  El Al announced a temporary suspension of flights from March 26 to April 4.  To the best of our ...
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