Security Our Number One Priority
We at ECJS understand that applicants may be concerned about the security situation in Israel. The safety and security of our participants is ECJS
and Taglit - birthright israel's
number one priority. Taglit - birthright israel
would never take on this endeavor if we felt we were unable to adequately provide an absolutely safe and secure trip. Taglit - birthright israel
takes whatever precautions that are necessary to ensure the safety of all participants.
The following are some of the basic security precautions taken on the trip: Taglit - birthright israel
is in direct contact with the appropriate Israeli security and public safety authorities on a minute-to-minute basis. Before traveling to any destination, we are first cleared by the Israeli government.
|» All groups are accompanied by a GPS tracking system which is monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by a special security room (cheder matzav) whose sole responsibility is the safety and security of our groups.
» ECJS, Taglit - birthright israel tours do not travel to or through certain unsafe areas such as the West Bank, Gaza or crowded areas.
» Only private transportation is used on the program.
» The ECJS, Taglit - birthright israel tour is a very full and structured program and participants are forbidden from ever leaving the group or going anywhere unsafe alone.
» As per Israel government regulation, an armed guard and a medic accompany the group 24 hours a day for the duration of the tour.
Security precautions in Israel are extensive, taken seriously and executed with total precision and professionalism. The government of Israel, a partner in this project, is devoted to the safety and security of visitors and citizens alike. All participants are given a detailed safety and security orientation upon arrival in Israel.
Since the creation of the State of Israel, there has never been a perfect time to visit Israel. Something is always going on. Now, though, you have the opportunity to take advantage of the ECJS, Taglit - birthright israel gift.
Taglit - birthright israel has brought well over 147,000 participants to Israel without one security related incident. Not one.