Tag: Counter Terrorism Bureau

CTB issues travel warnings ahead of High Holidays

| August 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Counter-Terrorism Bureau (CTB) issued on Monday a list of updated travel warnings ahead of the High Holidays. It is recommended to avoid non-essential visits to Turkey, Kenya, Nigeria and Azerbaijan due to continuous potential threat. "The High Holidays coming ahead, specifically Rosh Hashana and Sukkot, could be a target for terrorists to conduct attacks […]

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World Jews on high alert ahead of Pesach

| March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Counter-Terrorism Bureau has instructed Chabad centers and Jewish communities in several sensitive countries to boost security and go as far as hiring local security companies to guard the mass Passover Seders planned during the Jewish holiday. In some countries there are even preparations to have hikers conduct security checks at the entrance to Passover […]

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Israel NSC issues High Holiday travel warning

| August 11, 2009 | 2 Comments

The Counter-Terrorism Bureau issued a warning Tuesday against traveling to Sinai at the current time and during the upcoming holidays in September. The bureau stressed that "Hezbollah continues to accuse Israel of the death of Imad Mughniyeh, which increases threats of terror made by Hezbollah towards Israeli targets abroad". The bureau warns of kidnapping and […]

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