In short, the security situation in Israel and in the Occupied Palestinian Territories often changes.
You should always exercise caution and stay up-to-date with your country’s latest travel reports.
“While you should stay open to developments of the conflict, travel in Israel is still safe.
Is it safe to travel to Israel in 2020?
2020 Update: That’s especially true as tensions increase in the Middle East and Israel continues to experience internal turmoil after a contentious election. However, the State Department has not issued new travel advisories for Israel, and it’s business as usual for the country’s tourism industry.
When should you not go to Israel?
Other times to avoid are The last 10 days of December, Easter, Passover and July and August. To avoid heat, don’t go in July and August, even early September (and in September you often have holidays to worry about).
Is Jerusalem safe to travel to?
Is it safe to travel to Jerusalem? The Foreign Office (FCO) said: “There will be enhanced security measures in place across Jerusalem, including the Old City. “Roads may be periodically closed, including those linking Jerusalem with Ben Gurion Airport.” The FCO also warns people to avoid demonstrations at all costs.
Which part of Israel is dangerous?
The Department of State urges U.S. citizens to avoid travel to the Gaza Strip and the West Bank. The Gaza Strip is under the control of the terrorist organization Hamas and is not considered safe for foreigners. West Bank visitors can be caught in violent disturbances and demonstrations that occur without warning.