Entering Israel As of August 16, all travelers entering Israel, both Israelis and foreigners (holding permit to enter) must complete a special online form, found here. NOTE: A separate form must … [Read more...] about Online Form Required of All Travelers to/from Israel
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.
On July 12, we reported on permission granted for grandparents to visit Israel for birth of grandchildren in Israel. This permission is normally given one month before or after the birth. As a one … [Read more...] about Grandparents Can Now Enter Israel for Any Births Since March
The government has recently distributed special Corona funds, known as Maanak L’Kol Ezrach. Foreign citizens who are Bituach Leumi members are also eligible for these funds. However, there have been … [Read more...] about Maanak L’Kol Ezrach – Directions for Foreign Citizens Holding Bituach Leumi
On Friday, we reported on the new policy governing entry to Israel from Green countries. Israelis and foreigners holding entry permits arriving from Green countries are now allowed to enter Israel … [Read more...] about Quarantine Ends for Those Already Arrived from Green Countries; Stopovers Permitted
The Misrad haRishui (Drivers License Bureau) on Jerusalem's Jaffa Street will be closed for the next ten days. This is because a person with Covid-19 recently visited the location. All employees … [Read more...] about License Bureau (Yafo St.) Closed due to Covid Exposure
On Friday, we reported on the new policy governing entry to Israel from Green countries. Israelis and foreigners holding entry permits arriving from Green countries are now allowed to enter Israel … [Read more...] about Students from Green Countries to be Exempt from Quarantine
On Thursday, August 13, in a joint statement, the Health, Foreign and Transportation Ministries announced that the so-called ‘Opening of Israel’s Skies’ will begin on August 16. In truth, this is a … [Read more...] about Opening of Israel’s Skies?
As Israel continues to endure the so-called second wave of Corona, more and more government offices have closed their doors to the public. Mrs. Chana Rothstein of the Chaim V’Chessed Bureaucratic … [Read more...] about Numerous Government Offices Shuttered
Two weeks ago, we reported on the new arrangement which will allow yeshiva and seminary students to enter Israel. The agreement came after weeks of intensive work by the recently formed Yeshiva & … [Read more...] about Students Begin Receiving Entry Permits – Violators Might be Deported
On Wednesday, July 29, Health Ministry Deputy Director General Itamar Grotto told a Knesset panel that entry to Israel without quarantine, from some counties, may be soon be permitted. Grotto … [Read more...] about Quarantine MAY be Cancelled for Travelers from Some Countries
As reported earlier, permission will be granted to foreign students to enter Israel, despite the general ban on entry of foreigners. The understanding at the time of publication was that only single … [Read more...] about Entry to be Allowed for Stymied Married Students
On Wednesday July 22, Interior Minister Aryeh Deri and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein announced that permission would be granted to foreign students to enter Israel, despite the general ban on entry … [Read more...] about Foreign Students to be Granted Entry to Israel