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Foreigners with first degree relatives
https://embassies.gov.il/new-york/ConsularServices/Pages/COVID19PERMITS.aspx



List of required documents and proofs:
A. Photocopy of a passport or Teudat Zehut/Toshav of the first-degree relative residing in Israel
B. Photocopy of passports of all visitors
C. Proof of family connection between the foreign visitor and the relative residing in Israel and a proof of connection between the foreign visitor and their spouse and children (Official documents such as birth certificate, marriage, etc. )
D. Completely filled out 'personal details' declaration and quarantine declaration, see below
G. Proof of health insurance valid in Israel throughout the visit with a clause covering COVID-19
H. Valid flight ticket to Israel
I. Certificate of recovery from COVID-19 or vaccination certificate for every visitor, for all ages


J. In case of a wedding event: Attach an proof of opening of a marriage file from the marriage bureaus in the religious councils or wedding registration from another alternative office + joint affidavit of the marrying couple signed before a notary public


https://embassies.gov.il/new-york-he/Documents/Website2020/Declaration_Pack.pdf

K. Once all files are collected, compress to one PDF file and click on the email address to generate your request: consular.services@newyork.mfa.gov.il



Good to Know;
have an israeli cell number will be easier to get out of isolation

you will need a PCR prior returingin to the states
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Author Topic: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread  (Read 132393 times)

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #2550 on: April 13, 2021, 02:51:17 PM »
i'm an Israeli citizen looking to fly to Israel for a few days and then come back. I took the Labcorp spike test that @Dan recommended and i am awaiting results. FYI, you can get the test without a perscription, but it costs an extra $10. Labcorp does not require insurance (Uncle sam covers the test) .

I was wondering if anyone had any concrete information on how long the turn around is, from the time you get tested for antibodies (when you land), until you are granted a release from the ministry of health? I understand the two step processes laid out here.

https://chaimvchessed.com/current-requirements-for-entering-israel/

Also, does anyone know how strict they have been about enforcing quarantine?

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #2551 on: April 13, 2021, 02:58:17 PM »
It may be that your biggest risk is not passing the threshold on the antibody test in Israel for whatever reason and needing to leave.  They are threatening entry bans for anyone who breaks quarantine to leave the country, though I don't know how they could enforce such a think against a citizen.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #2552 on: April 13, 2021, 03:41:23 PM »
https://corona.health.gov.il/green-pass/

DD has this, but still getting an error because there is no tel# attached. anyone know the workaround?
The TZ is her passport# with three leading zeroes.



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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #2553 on: April 13, 2021, 03:49:14 PM »
Being born in Israel dosent make you an israeli citizen
Try tell that to Misrad Hapnim. If you don't explicitly ask for the child not to be Israeli it's automatic I believe. Regardless of place of birth, any child of an Israeli citizen is automatically Israeli and although it's not legal for them to force you to accept it, the process is to deny student visa, or deny exit from the country, untill the citizenship is realized.
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #2554 on: April 13, 2021, 03:58:30 PM »
It may be that your biggest risk is not passing the threshold on the antibody test in Israel for whatever reason and needing to leave.  They are threatening entry bans for anyone who breaks quarantine to leave the country, though I don't know how they could enforce such a think against a citizen.

Thank you. I am definitely considering this risk and i am waiting back to see what my antibody count is before deciding how risky that is. Do you happen to know Israel's threshold currently?

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #2555 on: April 13, 2021, 04:03:08 PM »
DD has this, but still getting an error because there is no tel# attached. anyone know the workaround?
The TZ is her passport# with three leading zeroes.




I would guess put an Israeli landline number. They won't send sms to a landline. You'll get the email.

Or get a friend's Israeli mobile number.
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #2556 on: April 13, 2021, 04:15:11 PM »
Does anyone know if Israel requires a specific amount of time between the two doses?

Also, what is recognized by Israel as proof of vaccination in the US?

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #2557 on: April 13, 2021, 05:17:38 PM »
Does anyone know if Israel requires a specific amount of time between the two doses?

Also, what is recognized by Israel as proof of vaccination in the US?
As of now they don't recognize any vaccinations outside of Israel. You will need to quarantine until you get results back from the antibody test given in Israel.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #2558 on: April 13, 2021, 05:19:31 PM »
As of now they don't recognize any vaccinations outside of Israel. You will need to quarantine until you get results back from the antibody test given in Israel.

My understanding is that they are still asking to provide proof of vaccination in certain cases (in order to get the permit). What is acceptable proof?
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #2559 on: April 13, 2021, 05:20:09 PM »
Try tell that to Misrad Hapnim. If you don't explicitly ask for the child not to be Israeli it's automatic I believe. Regardless of place of birth, any child of an Israeli citizen is automatically Israeli and although it's not legal for them to force you to accept it, the process is to deny student visa, or deny exit from the country, untill the citizenship is realized.
When I was born it was not automatic. As both my parents where Americans I was not given citizenship. When my son was born I needed to decline the offer to make him a citizen. Unlike American policy it goes after the parents. So if a parent is Israeli the kids will be considered citizens, unless it is renounced.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #2560 on: April 13, 2021, 05:34:34 PM »
When I was born it was not automatic. As both my parents where Americans I was not given citizenship. When my son was born I needed to decline the offer to make him a citizen. Unlike American policy it goes after the parents. So if a parent is Israeli the kids will be considered citizens, unless it is renounced.
You realize renouncing is not practical. They reserve the right to deny you without providing reason, it's a lengthy process, has to be done from outside the country, and if it all goes well you can't visit the country, even as a tourist, for many years.
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #2561 on: April 13, 2021, 05:55:57 PM »
You realize renouncing is not practical. They reserve the right to deny you without providing reason, it's a lengthy process, has to be done from outside the country, and if it all goes well you can't visit the country, even as a tourist, for many years.
https://www.gov.il/BlobFolder/service/waiver_of_israeli_citizenship_for_immigrant/he/4.7.0002_0.pdf
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #2562 on: April 13, 2021, 11:29:32 PM »
You realize renouncing is not practical. They reserve the right to deny you without providing reason, it's a lengthy process, has to be done from outside the country, and if it all goes well you can't visit the country, even as a tourist, for many years.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #2563 on: April 13, 2021, 11:32:56 PM »
שטוית ומיץ אגבניות

Spoken like a non-Israeli.

שטויות במיץ עגבניות.  ;)

It used to be a lengthy process and might have been easily denied. As far as I understand, that changed quite a few years ago, and now it's just a matter of complying with the process. That process being: updating personal family status (marriage, children, etc.), having a foreign citizenship, and applying outside of Israel (and paying a fee). When applying to renounce Israeli citizenship I think children under 18 can be included.

After getting rid of Israeli citizenship there is no problem to visit Israel (in normal, non Covid-19 times).
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #2564 on: April 14, 2021, 12:31:04 AM »
Spoken like a non-Israeli.

שטויות במיץ עגבניות.  ;)

It used to be a lengthy process and might have been easily denied. As far as I understand, that changed quite a few years ago, and now it's just a matter of complying with the process. That process being: updating personal family status (marriage, children, etc.), having a foreign citizenship, and applying outside of Israel (and paying a fee). When applying to renounce Israeli citizenship I think children under 18 can be included.

After getting rid of Israeli citizenship there is no problem to visit Israel (in normal, non Covid-19 times).

Worth nothing Though those children under 18 will not be eligible for a student visa ( last I checked)