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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


PCR In Jerusalem :

Beit hadfus  givat shaul                  100 shekel

Mada via Ichilov.simple-sites.co.il    135 shekel

Refuit  romema                              170 shekel

Ichud hatzalah          romema         269 shekel
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Form to request to get out of Bidud
https://govforms.gov.il/mw/forms/QuarantineExceptionExit%40health.gov.il?

List of Serological testing sites.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1lF14LuxDKrwPCUc2ZdMbhHoplTQcaQmfS02I4GsnGlI/edit

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3500 on: June 17, 2021, 09:48:58 AM »
The elephant in the room as I see it is what about children under 12 who are not eligible for vaccinations?  Babies?

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3501 on: June 17, 2021, 09:50:41 AM »
The elephant in the room as I see it is what about children under 12 who are not eligible for vaccinations?  Babies?
Israeli kids are sent to quarantine.. so i wouldn't get my hopes up regarding foreign kids

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3502 on: June 17, 2021, 02:10:25 PM »
Israeli kids are sent to quarantine.. so i wouldn't get my hopes up regarding foreign kids

Upon arrival in Israel or upon exposure to quarantine?

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3503 on: June 17, 2021, 02:11:49 PM »
Upon arrival in Israel or upon exposure to quarantine?
Upon arrival.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3504 on: June 17, 2021, 02:46:17 PM »
https://www.globes.co.il/news/article.aspx?did=1001374804

Seems like LHG gets discounts in multiple places, not only Ichilov.
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3505 on: June 18, 2021, 04:38:14 AM »
 :-X
For what it's worth - this is the line for those who haven't prepaid for the test


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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3506 on: June 18, 2021, 09:24:15 AM »
:-X
For what it's worth - this is the line for those who haven't prepaid for the test

Can't go online and pay on the spot?
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3507 on: June 18, 2021, 09:29:30 AM »
Can't go online and pay on the spot?
Can  :)

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3508 on: June 18, 2021, 09:57:11 AM »
Can  :)
Went to the Biodome in Montreal and there was a truly massive line to bought tickets. Went online, bought tickets, and skipped the whole line.
Go figure.
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3509 on: June 18, 2021, 10:03:18 AM »
Went to the Biodome in Montreal and there was a truly massive line to bought tickets. Went online, bought tickets, and skipped the whole line.
Go figure.

When I landed there last week, the line for prepaid was by far longer than the line for those that didn't. However, I suspect that those that didn't had to get on another line after paying on the spot. IDK the actual facts, that's what was claimed there. However, while the line for prepaid was definitely long, it was moving at a rather rapid pace.
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3510 on: June 18, 2021, 10:43:23 AM »
When I landed there last week, the line for prepaid was by far longer than the line for those that didn't. However, I suspect that those that didn't had to get on another line after paying on the spot. IDK the actual facts, that's what was claimed there. However, while the line for prepaid was definitely long, it was moving at a rather rapid pace.
Isn't it the new company since like 2 days ago?

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3511 on: June 18, 2021, 11:07:03 AM »
Isn't it the new company since like 2 days ago?

Right. And the tweet posted above seems to indicate that the situation took a turn for the worse.

I'm not sure if it's doable from a legal standpoint, but I would say that a decent approach would be a pooled test (or a few pooled tests) at check-in. If pool is OK then everyone clears with no further testing. If the pool has any positive results, then test individually on arrival. (In TLV the previous provider took two swabs, and the way it looked like to me, one is an individual and the other is a pool).
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3512 on: June 18, 2021, 11:09:55 AM »
(In TLV the previous provider took two swabs, and the way it looked like to me, one is an individual and the other is a pool).
What do you mean by pool swab?
 They did a nose swab and a mouth swap and put them both in the same tube sent for analysis.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3513 on: June 18, 2021, 11:12:14 AM »
What do you mean by pool swab?
 They did a nose swab and a mouth swap and put them both in the same tube sent for analysis.

No. They use one swab and swab the nose and mouth and put in a tube with a personalized label. Then a second swab (of nose and mouth) was put in some larger separate tube.
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3514 on: June 18, 2021, 11:15:18 AM »
No. They use one swab and swab the nose and mouth and put in a tube with a personalized label. Then a second swab (of nose and mouth) was put in some larger separate tube.
Then it must have changed compared to when I flew 2 weeks ago..

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3515 on: June 18, 2021, 11:16:39 AM »
There are definitely hoops to jump, but if some global concerted effort could be made to implement such a system, I think it could contribute to global travel opening and easing.

https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/coronavirus-covid-19-and-medical-devices/pooled-sample-testing-and-screening-testing-covid-19

Get pooled sample testing for flights originating from approved countries, with random individual samples. And then adjust arrival procedure accordingly.

In any event (for Israel) it would be more reliable than the current system of Photoshop Labs. And the hassle upon arrival.
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3516 on: June 18, 2021, 11:17:48 AM »
Then it must have changed compared to when I flew 2 weeks ago..

Possibly. I also didn't recall this being done the previous time, but I definitely got two swabs. One went into a vial with my label on it, and the other went into something else. Both swabs were nose and mouth. (very superficial).
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3517 on: June 18, 2021, 11:38:26 AM »
Possibly. I also didn't recall this being done the previous time, but I definitely got two swabs. One went into a vial with my label on it, and the other went into something else. Both swabs were nose and mouth. (very superficial).

Same, a month ago

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3518 on: June 18, 2021, 03:55:49 PM »
Can a girl get a permit to enter Israel for shiduch purposes?

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3519 on: June 18, 2021, 04:03:00 PM »
Can a girl get a permit to enter Israel for shiduch purposes?
Can definitely ask.