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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 (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #440 on: October 14, 2020, 05:47:00 PM »
Finally antibody tests officially recognized.

So now no need to re-expose yourself?
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #441 on: October 14, 2020, 05:56:52 PM »
We were told in advance that it would be done at the airport (for a charge). However, as I said, DW walked up to the immigration agent, handed her passport was asked where she was coming from, to which she responded Brooklyn, NY, was asked which flight she's coming off, to which she gave the DL flight information, was asked for the boarding authorization, and was let in. When DW asked about quarantine, she was told she didn't need to. I really don't know what happened, was this some kind of an error, was it based on info previously provided, but she was definitely not sent to quarantine!
Did she provide antibody test documentation?
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #442 on: October 14, 2020, 07:26:46 PM »
Did she provide antibody test documentation?

They didn't ask for it. She had it ready.
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #443 on: October 14, 2020, 07:28:29 PM »
So now no need to re-expose yourself?

Unofficially.

Based on the official rules they will want to do their own antibody test. Can't take a risk of it coming too low.
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #444 on: October 14, 2020, 07:51:01 PM »
Dont be so afraid of officially needing to be in quarantine.

I came back recently from israel the quarantine in NYC is more strict then israel

NYC called me every day to ask if im quarantined. ..just asked but they did something

in israel nobody called nobody came to check. you don't even need to write a building number where you go. Nothing

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #445 on: October 14, 2020, 08:53:01 PM »
Dont be so afraid of officially needing to be in quarantine.

I came back recently from israel the quarantine in NYC is more strict then israel

NYC called me every day to ask if im quarantined. ..just asked but they did something

in israel nobody called nobody came to check. you don't even need to write a building number where you go. Nothing
Someone I know returned to EY before RH. I asked him what he is going to do about quarantine. He told me my phone will quarantine.

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #446 on: October 14, 2020, 10:30:58 PM »
Someone I know returned to EY before RH. I asked him what he is going to do about quarantine. He told me my phone will quarantine.
What if someone has no Israeli phone.

I know of people who were visited to confirm quarantine.

DW is lucky to have been expressly told that she doesn't need to quarantine. Ignorance is bliss. All of this is especially true given the places she is visiting. She is doing so without fear knowing that she isn't infecting anyone. The quarantine would have been a formality, and a pure nuisance (at best).
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #447 on: October 15, 2020, 01:27:36 PM »
Will ask my doctor if they are offering to the hamon am
Still not available via the kupot cholim :(
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #448 on: October 18, 2020, 12:02:28 PM »
So Israel will do antibody tests to confirm? Where will that be done?
https://matzav.com/attention-israel-arrivals-antibody-tests-now-accepted-for-quarantine-exemptions/

They list a few places you can get the test.

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #449 on: October 18, 2020, 12:07:24 PM »
We were told in advance that it would be done at the airport (for a charge). However, as I said, DW walked up to the immigration agent, handed her passport was asked where she was coming from, to which she responded Brooklyn, NY, was asked which flight she's coming off, to which she gave the DL flight information, was asked for the boarding authorization, and was let in. When DW asked about quarantine, she was told she didn't need to. I really don't know what happened, was this some kind of an error, was it based on info previously provided, but she was definitely not sent to quarantine!
Did they give that in writing that she doesn't need to quarantine? I would imagine someone getting busted breaking quarantine and saying "but the officer at the airport told me I don't need to quarantine" without any proof isn't going to fly.

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #450 on: October 18, 2020, 12:17:55 PM »
Did they give that in writing that she doesn't need to quarantine? I would imagine someone getting busted breaking quarantine and saying "but the officer at the airport told me I don't need to quarantine" without any proof isn't going to fly.
In Israel is usually works the other way. The immigration officer doesn't allow people in before they register on MoH website as being subject to quarantine.
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #451 on: October 18, 2020, 12:28:28 PM »
In Israel is usually works the other way. The immigration officer doesn't allow people in before they register on MoH website as being subject to quarantine.
I was under the impression you fill out the quarantine form before you leave and everyone coming from a red country is subject to quarantine till they get their negative test. (I have a relative going who has a positive antibody test with a negative covid test and am trying to understand the process).

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #452 on: October 18, 2020, 01:27:42 PM »
I was under the impression you fill out the quarantine form before you leave and everyone coming from a red country is subject to quarantine till they get their negative test. (I have a relative going who has a positive antibody test with a negative covid test and am trying to understand the process).
That's the way it should work.
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #453 on: October 19, 2020, 03:54:16 AM »
Somewhat related to this thread, possibly more so to "would you fly now" or "when will air travel resume" threads, but I'm not up to searching for them now, and I'm no @TimT

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-10-19/iata-working-with-who-and-civil-aviation-body-on-testing-regime?srnd=premium
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #454 on: October 19, 2020, 06:54:48 AM »
The Israeli government announced today that  the Health Ministry list of people in quarantine will be synced with the border control to stop anybody in quarantine from leaving Israel.
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #455 on: October 19, 2020, 07:01:48 AM »
The Israeli government announced today that  the Health Ministry list of people in quarantine will be synced with the border control to stop anybody in quarantine from leaving Israel.
It was about time

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #456 on: October 19, 2020, 08:02:01 AM »
The Israeli government announced today that  the Health Ministry list of people in quarantine will be synced with the border control to stop anybody in quarantine from leaving Israel.

Is there any way to check the list?
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #457 on: October 19, 2020, 08:28:31 AM »
It was about time
I would be surprised if it works as advertised. I bet the border officers would need to cross reference the quarantine list manually
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #458 on: October 19, 2020, 08:30:46 AM »
I would be surprised if it works as advertised. I bet the border officers would need to cross reference the quarantine list manually
Does anyone know if this is only for Israeli citizens  or will include those entering the country?

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #459 on: October 19, 2020, 09:36:59 AM »
Another question:
Does anyone know how to apply for an ishur for business related reasons?