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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Jerusalem

Location: Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza Event:   As of March 27, commercial flights departing Ben Gurion Airport to the United States remain available on the following airlines, but are subject to change at any time: United Airlines and El Al (NOTE: El Al announced a temporary suspension of flights from March 26 to April 4). U.S. citizens who ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Jerusalem

Location:  Location: Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza Event: 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 home, reduced public transport, and the closure of places of worship, schools, commercial/dining establishments, heritage ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Jerusalem (March 23, 2020)

Location:  Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza 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 Israel, the West Bank, or Gaza for an indefinite period.  Flight cancellations and suspensions can occur with little or no warning, ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Jerusalem (March 21, 2020)

Location:  Israel, Gaza, and the West Bank 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 Israel, the West Bank, or Gaza for an indefinite period.  Many countries are experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and implementing travel ...
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Presidential Proclamation — Travel From Europe

Frequently Asked Questions from American Citizens regarding March 11 and March 14 Presidential Proclamations 1.      Q: I am a U.S. citizen in Europe. Do the March 11 and March 14 Presidential Proclamations prevent me from returning to the United States? A: No. The restrictions do not apply to U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents. For the most ...
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