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Accordingly, the FINAL criteria For entering Israel are as follows - you must meet ONE of these conditions in order to enter Israel:

1. Vaccinated within 180 days of the trip with either a second vaccine or a booster and it must be at least 14 days after the shot.

2. Recovered within 180 days of the trip with DIGITAL proof of a positive PCR result and more than 11 days have passed since the positive result. This type of proof only exists in the EU. The UK will likely have it as well.

3. Recovered anytime – even more than 180 days before the trip - with DIGITAL proof of positive PCR result AND vaccinated with at least one dose within 180 days of the trip. Again at the moment the digital proof only exists in the EU and possibly the UK shortly.

Your vaccination or recovery CANNOT expire while in Israel, which means you may not be in Israel more than 180 days after your vaccine or recovery have expired.

CONSEQUENCES FOR VIOLATING THE TERMS OF ENTRY: VIOLATION OF ANY OF THE ABOVE CRITERIA CAN MEAN SANCTIONS INCLUDING BARRING YOUR ENTRY TO ISRAEL FOR 5 YEARS.

Link to pay for the Covid test that you'll take upon arrival in TLV

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Re: ISRAEL AIRPORT CLOSING ON MONDAY!
« Reply #1380 on: February 25, 2021, 01:28:39 PM »
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Re: ISRAEL AIRPORT CLOSING ON MONDAY!
« Reply #1381 on: February 25, 2021, 01:41:49 PM »
Even Israelis can now leave Israel provided they declare they won't return for 60 days
It's tempting  ::)

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Re: ISRAEL AIRPORT CLOSING ON MONDAY!
« Reply #1382 on: February 25, 2021, 02:03:43 PM »
It's tempting  ::)
Don't take for granted that you'll be able to return after 60 days...
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Re: ISRAEL AIRPORT CLOSING ON MONDAY!
« Reply #1383 on: February 25, 2021, 02:11:00 PM »
Don't take for granted that you'll be able to return after 60 days...
Obviously  :)
One would think that in 60 days more people will be vaccinated and hopefully the electronic tracking will be up and running etc.. but you're definitely right

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Re: ISRAEL AIRPORT CLOSING ON MONDAY!
« Reply #1384 on: February 25, 2021, 02:17:04 PM »
One would think that in 60 days more people will be vaccinated and hopefully the electronic tracking will be up and running etc..
I agree, but supposedly the bracelet is very glitchy, and the whole thing won't work if there's no enforcement on people who circumvent it.
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Re: ISRAEL AIRPORT CLOSING ON MONDAY!
« Reply #1385 on: February 25, 2021, 06:10:06 PM »
Is it a problem to have it for Shabbos?

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Re: ISRAEL AIRPORT CLOSING ON MONDAY!
« Reply #1386 on: February 25, 2021, 08:56:53 PM »
Is it a problem to have it for Shabbos?
I would imagine they'll ultimately allow people to remove it for Shabbos.
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Re: ISRAEL AIRPORT CLOSING ON MONDAY!
« Reply #1387 on: February 26, 2021, 08:13:27 AM »
I would imagine they'll ultimately allow people to remove it for Shabbos.
Current police policy at least in Yerushalayim is to not even as much as consider saying anything about masks on Shabbos. Even at Kosel (Assuming bc no one is around to take pics)
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Re: ISRAEL AIRPORT CLOSING ON MONDAY!
« Reply #1388 on: February 27, 2021, 07:18:07 PM »
Delta TLV-JFK took off tonight and tomorrow is still listed as on time.

Monday was listed as cancelled for the last few weeks, but Tuesday is also listed as on time.

The Wednesday and Thursday flights are no longer listed on their board. My son was supposed to fly Thursday Night and we got an email that we saw after Shabbos that he was automatically rebooked to the Motzei Shabbos (3/6) flight.

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Re: ISRAEL AIRPORT CLOSING ON MONDAY!
« Reply #1389 on: February 27, 2021, 07:58:38 PM »
The entrance permit to Israel is now a simple textual email from DoNotReply@gov.il.

(The bolded text is exactly how the email appears, it did not include the referenced values.)

שלום רב xxxxxx

(Passport #)
הנדון: אישור כניסה חריג לישראל, מספר אסמכתא 2------- מתאריך 2021, 02, 26
בתוקף סמכותנו לפי תקנה 2(17)(ב) לתקנות סמכויות מיוחדות להתמודדות עם נגיף הקורונה החדש (הוראת שעה) (הידוק הגבלות), התשפ"א -2021, בחנו את בקשתכם לכניסה או יציאה לטיסה ומצאנו כי הבקשה
עומדת בקריטריונים שנקבעו לאישור. לפיכך, ובהתאם למסמכים שצורפו לבקשה, בקשתכם לאישור חריג ליציאה לטיסה מאושרת.
יש לשאת עמכם אישור זה בעת היציאה לשדה התעופה ולהציגו לכל גורם רשמי על-פי בקשתו בצרוף בדיקת PCR (קורונה) מ 72 השעות שקדמו לטיסה.
אנו תקווה כי נתגבר כולנו בקרוב על המשבר הנוכחי והאתגרים הרבים הנלווים אליו, ונשוב במהרה אל זמני שגרה.
אישור זה תקף ל-10 ימים מיום הוצאתו, ובכפוף לכל דין.

בברכה,
ועדת החריגים
שנקבעה במסגרת חוק סמכויות מיוחדות להתמודדות עם נגיף הקורונה החדש (הוראת שעה), התש"ף-2020 לעניין מתן אישורי כניסה ויציאה מהארץ .

אין להשיב למייל זה!!

Greetings xxxxxxxxxx
(Passport #),
Regarding: Exceptional entry into Israel clearance, Reference Number (application number), dated (date of sending confirmation)
By virtue of our authority under Regulation 2 (17) (b) of the Special Powers Regulations for dealing with the New Corona-Covid 19 Virus (Temporary provision) (Tightening of borders), 5721-2021,
we examined your application for entry or exit from a flight and found that the application meets the criteria set for approval.

Therefore, and in accordance with the documents attached to the application, your application for an exceptional permit to depart for in a flight was approved.
You must carry this certificate with you when leaving for the airport and present it to any official upon request with a PCR test (Corona – Covid 19) starting 72 hours before the flight.
We hope that we will all soon overcome the current crisis and the many challenges that come with it, and return soon to routine times.
This approval is valid for 10 days from the date of issue, and subject to any law.

Best regards,
The Exceptions Committee
Established within the framework of the Special Powers Law for dealing with the New Corona- Covid 19 Virus (Temporary provision), 5742-2020 regarding the issuance of entry and exit permits.
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #1390 on: February 27, 2021, 09:14:15 PM »
Let us know when she is in USA.
She made it! She got on Wednesday night's United flight.

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #1391 on: February 27, 2021, 09:32:20 PM »
She made it! She got on Wednesday night's United flight.
Now we're having trouble getting my son home from Israel. He is a US citizen only. He had a reservation on Delta's Tuesday night flight (March 3). I was just informed that flight was cancelled. Delta told me that all flights until next Saturday (the 6th) were also cancelled. Saturday and Sunday (the 7th) are full, but they can put him on Monday's flight (the 8th). I'm just afraid they're going to cancel that as well and he'll be stuck.
Does anyone have any insight on Delta's schedule? Would I be better off trying to get a refund on his Delta flight and trying to get a one-way on ElAl or United?

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Re: ISRAEL AIRPORT CLOSING ON MONDAY!
« Reply #1392 on: February 28, 2021, 05:00:06 AM »
Even Israelis can now leave Israel provided they declare they won't return for 60 days

https://govforms.gov.il/mw/forms/UnusualFlight@mot.gov.il

Link/form no longer (or temporarily?) not working.
« Last Edit: February 28, 2021, 05:04:12 AM by ExGingi »
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #1393 on: February 28, 2021, 07:22:16 AM »
As of now 3/23/21
Israel will open the skies for all Israelis to enter Israel without applying for permission, so that they can come vote.


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Re: ISRAEL AIRPORT CLOSING ON MONDAY!
« Reply #1394 on: February 28, 2021, 07:24:48 AM »
Is the 200 entrants/day rule that was supposed to go into effect this week now cancelled ?

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Re: ISRAEL AIRPORT CLOSING ON MONDAY!
« Reply #1395 on: February 28, 2021, 07:26:24 AM »
Is the 200 entrants/day rule that was supposed to go into effect this week now cancelled ?
Looks like it


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Re: ISRAEL AIRPORT CLOSING ON MONDAY!
« Reply #1396 on: February 28, 2021, 11:39:22 AM »
united sending out this email....make sure you have your email linked to your reservation. does anyone know if delta is sending out these emails ?

Dear Customer ,                                                                                         

                         

Please note that restrictions  apply  to your flight departing March 4st  from Tel Aviv.

 

We wish to emphasize that at this time, it is mandatory to abide by the instructions as required by the Government, as follows:

 

If you are a foreign national (not in addition to Israeli) then you do not need a permit to exit Israel, but you still need to notify us that you are holding a foreign passport by the time limit mentioned above.

 

It is the passenger’s responsibility to provide the required approval from the Exceptions Committee.

 

To access the application for this approval, please submit your request via the below link:

https://govforms.gov.il/mw/forms/ExceptionsRequest@morc.gov.il#

Please note: Customers need not provide the approval of the Exceptions Committee , without will  not be permitted to board the flight.

The Exceptions Committee approval must be returned to us, by no later than the 2nd of March at 1:00pm  local time in Israel to SalesSolutionTLV@united.com or jeannette.abramovici@united.com please  include your confirmation number.

 

 

At this time we need to clear seats to those customers that are authorized to travel .If you do not provide the documentation as required we will have to remove your seat .

 

In addition, all passengers must:

Present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, performed not more than 72 hours prior to the scheduled departure of his/her flight.
Provide an official Health Declaration Form, completed according to instructions of the Israeli Government and the US Authorities.
You can upload your test results, starting 72 hours prior to departure, and save valuable time at the airport: https://www.united.com/en/us/travelreadycenter
 

 

We are available and will continue to serve you and take care of the well-being of our travelers.

Wishing you and your families, good health.

United Airlines
Jeannette Kohen

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #1397 on: February 28, 2021, 11:45:24 AM »
No NOTAM issued for extension of foreign ban. It's been issued monthly since March 2020.
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #1398 on: February 28, 2021, 12:08:34 PM »
No NOTAM issued for extension of foreign ban. It's been issued monthly since March 2020.
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #1399 on: February 28, 2021, 12:11:06 PM »
Don't get your hopes up
Right, just odd.
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