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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: [07/23.21] *** Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Chair of the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy Sharansky

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JULY 21, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today with renowned human rights defender Natan Sharansky, Chair of the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy. They discussed global challenges for democracy, the plight of political prisoners around ...
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Security Alert: Jerusalem Old City Demonstrations 

As security incidents often take place without warning, U.S. citizens are strongly encouraged to remain vigilant and take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness.  Due to ongoing tensions in and around the Old City of Jerusalem, U.S. government employees and their family members have been advised to avoid the Old City until 6 a.m., Monday, July 19. ...
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Statement by President Joe Biden on the Occasion of Eid al-Adha 

Jill and I send our warmest greetings to those celebrating Eid al-Adha around the world. The Eid traditions and Hajj rituals of providing for those less fortunate in commemoration of Abraham and his son’s devotion to God carry a special meaning this year as we continue to navigate the challenges of COVID-19 and work to ...
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Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Israel and Palestinian Affairs Hady Amr Completes Productive Visit to Jerusalem, Ramallah, Bethlehem, and Tel

U.S Embassy Jerusalem PRESS STATEMENT – For Immediate Release July 16, 2021 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Israel and Palestinian Affairs Hady Amr Completes Productive Visit to Jerusalem, Ramallah, Bethlehem, and Tel Aviv, July 11 – 16, 2021 On July 16, 2021, Deputy Assistant Secretary Hady Amr concluded a series of productive engagements with ...
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