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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #255 on: July 10, 2020, 02:39:15 AM »
So if there arranging for their students, shouldn't this solve some of the problem with student coming in since so many seminaries and yeshivas are under MASA?
IF Masa is able to give them permits, yes. (It's probably easier for MASA to give permits to a few students attending a university rather than an entire sem/yeshiva). But, yes, yeshivos and seminaries are preparing for bringing in students via MASA
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #256 on: July 10, 2020, 09:52:34 AM »
So if there arranging for their students, shouldn't this solve some of the problem with student coming in since so many seminaries and yeshivas are under MASA?

IYH yes. My son's school told us to register with Masa and I did a Whatsapp Chat with them and they confirmed that they could do entry permits and student visas, that was why I posted it here yesterday.

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #257 on: July 10, 2020, 10:41:51 AM »
How do seminaries plan on doing quarantine, how about if there's 1 positive case and it gets shut down for 2 weeks where are they putting all girls?
Besides the fact I'd be surprised if girls even want to come next year it's pretty clear this won't be the best winter to be in Israel

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #258 on: July 10, 2020, 10:56:30 AM »
How do seminaries plan on doing quarantine, how about if there's 1 positive case and it gets shut down for 2 weeks where are they putting all girls?
Besides the fact I'd be surprised if girls even want to come next year it's pretty clear this won't be the best winter to be in Israel
Schools are creating contingency plans for this. Leaving additional rooms open for anyone positive. And quarantining everyone else.
From the seminaries I have spoken to, they have more demand rather than less. Though that obviously could change
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #259 on: July 15, 2020, 12:55:54 PM »
IF Masa is able to give them permits, yes. (It's probably easier for MASA to give permits to a few students attending a university rather than an entire sem/yeshiva). But, yes, yeshivos and seminaries are preparing for bringing in students via MASA

Until the Govt catches wind of it and starts scrutinizing the MASA applications/shuts the MASA loophole down.

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #260 on: July 15, 2020, 02:22:14 PM »
Until the Govt catches wind of it and starts scrutinizing the MASA applications/shuts the MASA loophole down.
I don't think they are doing it behind the government's back. They aren't a heimeshe organization
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #261 on: July 15, 2020, 02:33:26 PM »
MASA is a government organization
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #262 on: July 15, 2020, 02:39:47 PM »
Until the Govt catches wind of it and starts scrutinizing the MASA applications/shuts the MASA loophole down.
Lol what? Masa is part of the government and government funded... its not a loophole. Israel doesn't have a problem with foreigners coming in they're nervous about quarentine. If a school has it worked out the government has no issue. The reason they stopped letting after shavous is because guys didn't quarentine.

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #263 on: July 15, 2020, 03:25:35 PM »
How do seminaries plan on doing quarantine, how about if there's 1 positive case and it gets shut down for 2 weeks where are they putting all girls?
Besides the fact I'd be surprised if girls even want to come next year it's pretty clear this won't be the best winter to be in Israel
Why not lock the entire sem up for 2 weeks?

I'm pretty sure if all the seminaries get together they can find a Baal Tzedakah who would rent 20 Studio apartments as a contingency plan.

Assume the seminaries will have stricter rules about where / when you can go during free time to prevent positive tests.
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #264 on: July 19, 2020, 08:07:13 PM »

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #266 on: July 19, 2020, 09:39:33 PM »
Why?
Got a similar letter from my sons yeshiva.
Cases are rising they are in the midst of instituting new restrictions and lockdowns.


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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #267 on: July 19, 2020, 09:39:58 PM »
Cases are rising they are in the midst of instituting new restrictions and lockdowns.
Whats that got with yeshiva?

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #268 on: July 19, 2020, 09:40:34 PM »
Israel didn't decide yet if restaurant & gyms can open on Tuesday, I would take any plans with a large pack of salt
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #269 on: July 19, 2020, 11:33:23 PM »
Schools are creating contingency plans for this. Leaving additional rooms open for anyone positive. And quarantining everyone else.
From the seminaries I have spoken to, they have more demand rather than less. Though that obviously could change
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