Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Jerusalem (March 30, 2022)

Location:  Jerusalem 

Event:  Security Alert

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.   The security environment is complex and can change quickly depending on the political situation and recent events.

Due to recent terrorist attacks in the area and potential security issues associated with the upcoming April 2022 holidays, U.S. government employees and their family members are restricted until further notice from entering the Old City of Jerusalem after dark (dusk to dawn) and on Fridays.  Damascus, Herod’s, and Lions’ Gates are off limits as well.

U.S. citizens should take this into consideration when planning their own activities.

Actions to Take:



U.S. Embassy Jerusalem
14 David Flusser St.
Telephone: +972-3-519-7575



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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