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Israel’s Borders Close Again

in Tourism & Nature

With less than 200 cases of new COVID variant Omicron worldwide, and a fourth case confirmed in Israel, the country has chosen to bar entry from tourists for at least the next two weeks despite just having reopened its borders.  An official statement released on Saturday says that vaccinated or recovered Israelis will be required…

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Israel Opens for Vaccinated Tourists

in Tourism & Nature

As of November 1, tourists who are vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 will be able to enter Israel for the first time since April 2020. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Health Minister Nitsan Horowitz made the announcement last Thursday, as the country’s numbers continue to decline from the most recent wave of coronavirus. For Israeli…

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Supreme Court Reopens Airport

in Uncategorized

A Supreme Court ruling has deemed the airport closures and limits unconstitutional, especially running so close to Israel’s fourth round of elections, which took place on March 23. As of Sunday, travel quotas were dropped, and there was no longer a need for the approval committee to enter and exit the country for Israeli citizens.…

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Airport Drama During COVID-19

in Economy & Innovation/Health & Science

One year later, with COVID-19 still filtering into our 2021, Israel has experienced a full spectrum of effects. While over half of the country has received their first vaccination given major campaign efforts, the Ben Gurion Airport remains shuttered, with some exceptions to the rule. The airport was closed on January 25 as the country…

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Israel’s Slow Reopening Amidst Corona

in Health & Science

As lockdown lifted last week, Israel is slowly reopening its roads, doors, and economy – and its residents are flooding out with a new sense of restrained freedom. The corona crisis remains prevalent, and precautions are being taken to prevent another increase in the spread of the virus and a fourth national lockdown. Around 25%…

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