2011 Warden Messages
February 19, 2011
As a precautionary measure, the U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem has suspended all personal travel of official American personnel to Jericho and has restricted personal travel of official American personnel on routes 1 and 90 (including to and from the Allenby Bridge) to pre-authorized travel only. These restrictions are in effect Saturday through Monday, February 19-21, 2011.
U.S. citizens traveling abroad should regularly monitor the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs website: http://www.travel.state.gov/, where the current Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts,
and Country Specific Information can be found. U.S. citizens are also
encouraged to review "A safe trip abroad": http://travel.state.gov/
U.S. citizens are advised to maintain valid travel documents and
register with the Department of State or through the State Department
travel registration website: https://travelregistration.
For further information, U.S. citizens may telephone the Consulate General in Jerusalem at (972) (2) 622-7221 or the Embassy in Tel Aviv at (972) (3) 519-7575 during working hours. After hours (for emergencies), U.S. citizens may telephone either the Consulate General at: (972) (2) 622-7250, or the Embassy in Tel Aviv at: (972) (3) 519-7551.
Current information on travel and security in Israel, Jerusalem, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip may be obtained from the Department of State by calling 1-888-407-4747 within the United States and Canada, or, from overseas, 1-202-501-4444.
For additional and more in-depth
information about specific aspects of travel to these areas, U.S.
citizens should consult: the Country Specific Information for Israel,
Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza; and the Worldwide Caution <http://travel.state.gov/
These along with other Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts and Country Specific Information http://travel.state.gov/