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Security Message for U.S. CitizensU.S. Consulate General JerusalemJune 2, 2014 The U.S. Consulate General advises U.S. citizens to be aware of the possibility of demonstrations within Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Israel associated with “Naksa Day” and the “Global March to Jerusalem” on Thursday, June 5 and Friday, June 6 respectively.  The U.S. Consulate General takes this opportunity to remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence.  U.S. citizens should avoid areas of demonstrations, if possible, and exercise caution if within the vicinity of any demonstrations.  As always, U.S. citizens should remain aware of their surroundings and monitor our public information for updates. For the latest security information, U.S. citizens traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department of State’s Internet website where the Worldwide Caution,  Country Specific Information for Israel, the West Bank and GazaTravel Warnings, and Travel Alerts can be found, including the current Travel Warning for Israel, the West Bank and Gaza.  You can also follow the Bureau of Consular Affairs on Twitter and on Facebook.  Up-to-date information on security can also be obtained by calling 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada, or, for callers outside of the United States and Canada, on a regular toll-line at 1-202-501-4444.  These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).    U.S. citizens are advised to maintain valid travel documents and enroll with the Department of State or the U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem through the State Department Smart Traveler Enrollment Program website,
For further information, U.S. citizens may telephone the Embassy in Tel Aviv at (972) (3) 519-7575 during working hours or the Consulate General in Jerusalem at (972) (2) 630-4000 or.  After hours (for emergencies), U.S. citizens may telephone either the Embassy in Tel Aviv at: (972) (3) 519-7551  or the Consulate General in Jerusalem at: (972) (2) 622-7250. Up-to-date information on security conditions can also be accessed at or