All passengers arriving in Israel are required to quarantine for 14 days. The Health Ministry has now established certain criteria for possible exemptions from quarantine for passengers who have … [Read more...] about Quarantine Exemptions
Chaim V'Chessed continues to be inundated by calls relating to the ongoing Coronavirus crisis. While the inquiries span the entire gamut of concerns, we have been particularly attentive to issues specific to English speakers. Towards that end, please see the updates below.
The new Interior Ministry arrangement for student visa holders to return to Israel has taken effect. After Chaim V'Chessed appraised yeshiva and institution heads of the new rules, we are happy to … [Read more...] about Students Begin Receiving Entry Permits
On Friday May 22, new rules were issued, easing the way for student visa holders to enter Israel. From now on, institutions are to apply on behalf of their students. As is common, there is a great … [Read more...] about Yeshivas & Schools Appraised of New Rules
As we reported on Friday, May 22, a new arrangement has been established allowing the entry of of student visa holders into Israel. The primary intent of this arrangement is the return of student … [Read more...] about More Details for Visa Holder Families
Numerous families who had been detained abroad have recently returned to Israel. In light of the the recent changes in government policy, many more are expected to return to Israel in the coming … [Read more...] about URGENT – Quarantine Must be Observed Scrupulously by Returnees
Late on Friday, May 22, Interior Minister Aryeh Deri produced relief for the thousands of student visa holders currently seeking to enter Israel. Deri issued a letter (below) announcing that an … [Read more...] about May 22 Update- Good News!
On Wednesday, May 20, the Israeli government, once again, extended the ban on foreigners entering the country. The ban will stay in effect until at least June 15. Several airlines had previously … [Read more...] about Foreigner Ban Extended until June 15
On Wednesday, May 20, El Al announced that it was postponing its resumption of flights until at least June 20. The airline had previously pushed back its resumption date several times. The company … [Read more...] about Delta Beginning Flights, El AL Postpones Again
Today's update on the process for foreign students wishing to enter Israel is ... that there is no update! As we reported previously, the process for foreign students seeking to Israel is … [Read more...] about May 20 Update: Students Seeking to Enter Israel
As we reported yesterday, on May 15, the Foreign Ministry altered the process for foreign students wishing to enter Israel. Unfortunately, this change has effectively brought entry permit issuance to … [Read more...] about May 19 Update: Students Seeking to Enter Israel
The Foreign Ministry has, once again, altered the process for foreign students wishing to enter Israel. As of Friday, May 15, students are not to reach out to Israeli consulates or embassies for … [Read more...] about May 18 Update: Students Seeking to Enter Israel
On Sunday, May 18, Chaim V’Chessed was pleased to serve the community by providing an enjoyable, live webinar, featuring Mrs. Chani Juravel, LCSW, a well known therapist and lecturer, and Rabbi … [Read more...] about FOR WOMEN: Mrs. Chani Juravel- Webinar Replay