'So Easy': How Unvaccinated Tourists Can Skirt Israel's Entry Rules

New protocols are meant to ensure that only fully vaccinated or recovered visitors can enter Israel, but loopholes based around an online ‘honor system’ raise major concerns

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Rose Kemps flew to Tel Aviv from Los Angeles on Saturday after carefully filling out what she thought was all of the necessary paperwork. Her rabbi’s secretary helped the 70-year-old type her vaccination dates into a page on the Israeli Health Ministry website – and that was all the proof she needed to enter Israel.

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