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The Israel Antiquities Authority file libel suit against ‘Emek Shaveh’ following a Facebook post

In the Facebook post, Emek Shaveh claimed that the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) committed to releasing the archaeological site at Tel Motza for construction in exchange for covering the Authority’s...

The government approved the Cable Car to the Old City

The outgoing government today voted on and approved the plan to build a cable car to the Old City in a move that breaks with all rules of good governance....

The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) threatens libel suit against Emek Shaveh, carrying punishment of imprisonment for its members of staff, following Facebook post

In a Facebook post, Emek Shaveh claimed that the IAA had committed to releasing the Tel Motza site for development, regardless of the findings of the archaeological dig. Emek Shaveh: we...

The Expected Presence of the American Ambassador at the Dedication Ceremony for the “Pilgrims’ Road” in Silwan will be the closest the US will have come to date to recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Old City Basin

On Sunday an inauguration ceremony will be held for “Pilgrims’ Road” in Silwan.  The United States Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, the White House envoy to the Middle East, Special...

Emek Shaveh’s Public Objections to the Cable Car

The cable car will damage Jerusalem’s Historic Basin. The developers misrepresented the project to the committee and are withholding information from the public Among the signatories: senior archaeologists and architects...

Putting an end to Elad’s religious discrimination at the Gihon Spring

The appeal by Emek Shaveh and the residents of Silwan to the District Court against the Israel Nature and Parks Authority and the Elad Foundation has resulted in a decision...

Wall from Early Islamic Period Prevents Continued Excavation of Tunnel between Silwan and the Old City

Over the past three years, the Israel Antiquities Authority has been excavating a tunnel along the route of an ancient street that was dated by the excavators to the Byzantine...

Thirty leading international architects call on the Government of Israel to withdraw from the plan to build a cable car to the Old City and avoid damagingl cultural assets precious to all of humankind  

Signatories include Thom Mayne, Peter Eisenman, Ron Arad, Moshe Safdie and Santiago Calatrava   In an unusual step, a series of leading international architects and architecture scholars have rallied around...

“Emek Shaveh” Requests the Company for the Reconstruction and Development of the Jewish Quarter to Consider Opening the “Nea Church” to the Public

The Nea is one of the most important archaeological sites in the Jewish Quarter, yet it has remained neglected and closed to the general public for over 40 years. Recently,...

a Freedom of Information Request to expose Reports of the Cable Car was filed

A request under the Freedom of Information Law was filed to the District Court on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, after the Jerusalem Development Authority refused to provide information regarding the...