Jerusalem and Israel are safe.
There were some disturbances recently that you may have heard about, and that could happen from time to time.
But it’s important to understand that any problems are in specific and limited areas that can easily be avoided.
Is it safe to travel to Jerusalem?
The main tourist areas- Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa, the Negev, Dead Sea, and Galilee, remain as safe as always. The area of the country around Gaza is not touristic and there is no reason for tourists to go travel there. Tourists should also be very vigilant when traveling to the West Bank or east Jerusalem.
Is it safe to visit Jerusalem 2020?
Jerusalem is very safe. Of course nobody can foresee what might happen at any time in the future (anywhere in the world), but there is no reason not to visit. Two and a half months from now is an eternity in Middle East politics, and the chances are that it will all have blown over long before then.
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.
Is it safe to visit Bethlehem?
The West bank in general is a safe place for tourists to visit, including Bethlehem. The Palestinians are making sure tourists feel safe since they give many of them an income 😉 If you have any further questions, feel free to ask.