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The U.S. Transportation Security Administration issues Sukkot advisories

A U.S. agriculture specialist will inspect the ethrog. If either insect stings or pests are found, the ethrog will be prohibited from entering the US. If neither is found, the traveler will be allowed to rewrap & re-box the ethrog for entry.



WASHINGTON — U.S. authorities released travel guidelines for Sukkot.

“TSA’s screening procedures do not prohibit the carrying of the four plants used during Sukkot – a palm branch, myrtle twigs, willow twigs, and a citron – in airports, through or security checkpoints, or on airplanes,” the Transportation Security Administration said in a statement, noting the dates of this year’s Sukkot holiday, from Sept.

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