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Link to form that needs to be filled out within 48 hours of flight to Israel

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

Author Topic: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread  (Read 275451 times)

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #300 on: July 27, 2020, 06:12:05 AM »
Is there anyone in the government who is talking about the economic destruction?
Yeah, that's why the country isn't shut down despite record numbers of cases

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #301 on: July 27, 2020, 07:04:23 AM »
Mir asked all American/European Talmidim if they are interested to return to Israel under current regulations. Less than 10% were interested so they are thinking of opening a Yeshiva in the US for Americans and either in the UK or Switzerland for Europeans. Some of the current Ramim in Mir may relocate in order to continue teaching in the Mir.

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #302 on: July 27, 2020, 07:47:12 AM »
Mir have confirmed that they are opening up a Yeshiva in Davos for Elul for Europeans

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #303 on: July 27, 2020, 09:17:10 AM »
Israel has 300 patients in serious condition. It dropped yesterday to under 300 bh.
I'm not sure where you get your info from, but according to the MOH, it hasn't been below 300 since July 23, and is rising

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #304 on: July 27, 2020, 10:10:45 AM »
The Yeshiva my son will iyh be attending in Elul just cleared 12 boys to enter August 3.

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #305 on: July 27, 2020, 10:13:24 AM »
Israel has 300 patients in serious condition. It dropped yesterday to under 300 bh.
And the system collapses at 600-900, so the current trajectory isn’t sustainable.
Hadassa & Shaari Tzedek already stopped accepting Covid patients, so people from Jlem are now being transported to Tel Aviv hospitals
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #306 on: July 27, 2020, 10:30:00 AM »
And the system collapses at 600-900, so the current trajectory isn’t sustainable.
Hadassa & Shaari Tzedek already stopped accepting Covid patients, so people from Jlem are now being transported to Tel Aviv hospitals
Why does the health ministry keep just saying this? How have they not already built more capacity? Why just wait for it to happen?
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #307 on: July 27, 2020, 11:09:52 AM »
Why does the health ministry keep just saying this? How have they not already built more capacity? Why just wait for it to happen?
I guess the logic is that it's impossible to keep on building as the numbers surge and inevitably will need to lockdown to bring the numbers down, so may as well do it earlier rather than later. The earlier the lockdown comes, the shorter and more effective it can be.

My guess is Netanyahu is allowing chaos until Gantz caves on the one-year budget (which gives Bibbi an exit point to cancel the rotation and call elections in another year), then Israel will lockdown and bring the numbers back down. In the meantime he is priming public opinion by forming expert panels
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #308 on: July 27, 2020, 07:05:51 PM »
Why does the health ministry keep just saying this? How have they not already built more capacity? Why just wait for it to happen?

This bothers me too, but one answer might be that it takes time to train more doctors and nurses - you may be able to quickly convert any building to hospital beds, but you need to staff it.
The only way to get more staff quickly is to transfer from other duties - nurses in kupot cholim, psyc wards, schools - but even this is limited (have you ever been to a mirpa: nurses are only there till 9 or 10 am) and would still require some sort of retraining - plus I would guess that Israeli union rules would make it difficult to do anyway.

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #309 on: July 27, 2020, 07:25:16 PM »

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #311 on: July 28, 2020, 09:08:42 AM »
https://www.theyeshivaworld.com/news/featured/1887167/crisis-brewing-thousands-of-yeshiva-bochrim-and-seminary-girls-may-have-no-where-to-go-in-3-weeks.html
Why is it more of a problem then what's been going on from after Pesach? The article makes it seems as if it's a new problem not a continuing one.

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #312 on: July 28, 2020, 12:26:58 PM »
Does anyone know how the quarantine works in Israel now?
How do you know when you can go out?
If you arrive 5pm do they count that as 1 day? Or 14 days means 24 hours?
Are they coming to see you? Call you?

Can anyone recommend a house with a pool for quarantine?
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #313 on: July 28, 2020, 12:31:44 PM »
Does anyone know how the quarantine works in Israel now?
How do you know when you can go out?
If you arrive 5pm do they count that as 1 day? Or 14 days means 24 hours?
Are they coming to see you? Call you?

Can anyone recommend a house with a pool for quarantine?
Tia
My understanding is that it's 14*24 hours
They come to see you
But that the entire ministry is in complete disarray, so who knows.

House with a pool will be very very expensive now. Good luck finding something nice
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #314 on: July 28, 2020, 12:32:40 PM »
Does anyone know how the quarantine works in Israel now?
How do you know when you can go out?
If you arrive 5pm do they count that as 1 day? Or 14 days means 24 hours?
Are they coming to see you? Call you?

Can anyone recommend a house with a pool for quarantine?
Tia

This sounds like a Meseches Niddah question about Me'es L'Es or M'Pekidah L'Pekidah.

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #315 on: July 28, 2020, 12:41:33 PM »
Why is it more of a problem then what's been going on from after Pesach? The article makes it seems as if it's a new problem not a continuing one.
It kind of is. After Pesach they were just finishing the year so too finish a year not such a problem. Now you have whole new group of girls and guys that don't know what to do since they were planning on going to Israel....

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #316 on: July 28, 2020, 02:16:19 PM »
Does anybody know if it's possible to travel to Israel to visit a dr there (with a dr's note recommending them to travel)
Also is it possible for a couple to fly to for the husband to learn in Yeshiva there for the 1st time? or they are only working now with single Bucharim and dormitories?

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #317 on: July 28, 2020, 02:23:29 PM »
Does anybody know if it's possible to travel to Israel to visit a dr there (with a dr's note recommending them to travel)
Try your luck with the LA consulate
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #318 on: July 28, 2020, 02:25:30 PM »
Try your luck with the LA consulate
LA is better than NY?
and which one is better, a DR's note or Student? Bot are true, he's going  for a dr and plans to be there as student

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #319 on: July 28, 2020, 02:27:37 PM »
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/284351
Uh...what took them 4 months to come up with this "plan"?
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