Publications

Hinnom Valley Monitoring Report – The City of David Expanded

Download as a PDF   Executive Summary Over the past twenty-five years consecutive Israeli governments have worked in cooperation with right-wing organizations to create a biblical theme park in Jerusalem’s...

Biannual Summary of Developments:

Introduction: In the first eight months of 2022, new historic sites in East Jerusalem and the West Bank emerged as conflict zones as settlers and government bodies seized land or...

Elad Settlers take over Parking Lot and Access Road in Wadi Rababa Neighborhood of Silwan 

* Settlers of the Elad Foundation received the right to develop the Sambuski Cemetery in the Hinnom Valley adjacent to the Wadi Rababa neighborhood in Silwan * In the past...

Archaeological Excavation in the West Bank Sponsored by an Israeli University

26/07/2022 Yesterday (25/7/2022) an archaeological excavation sponsored by the Israeli Bar-Ilan University commenced at Tel Tibnah, an archaeological mound in the Ramallah district near the villages of Nabi Salih and...

Alert: Government asked to Approve Tomorrow a Budget of Millions to Settler Led Archaeological-Touristic Projects in Jerusalem’s Historic Basin

Not only the Flag Parade: To honour Jerusalem Day tomorrow the government of Israel is expected to announce a decision to finance stage II of the “Shalem Plan” to the sum...

Alert: High Court Green Lights Jerusalem Cable Car Plan Condemning Historic City to Irreversible Damage

This morning, Sunday, May 15th, the High Court of Justice ruled that the plan to build a cable car in Jerusalem’s historic core can go ahead thus bringing to an end a three-year...

High Court of Justice: Heritage Ministry is for Jewish Heritage Only

Emek Shaveh: High Court Decision is a Slippery Slope The Ministry for Jerusalem and Heritage claimed that it is responsible for the preservation of Zionist heritage exclusively.  Emek Shaveh and...

Update Passover/Ramadan 2022 Violence

Passover/Ramadan Violenceon Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif Threatens Integrity of World Heritage Site Mosque and Other Structures  Emek Shaveh is concerned over recent events on the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif ■ Vandalism of...

Mount Ebal “Curse Tablet” revealed last week was probably procured illegally from Area B of West Bank

Claims to have found a 3,200 year-old “Curse Tablet” at the site of Mount Ebal/el Burnat near Nablus last week constitute a record low in the sacrifice of archaeological standards to serve a...

Guide to the Archaeological Sites in East Jerusalem’s Central Business District

Introduction This is a guide to the “Central Business District (CBD) East,” an historically important area in Jerusalem. The district includes four neighborhoods: Sheikh Jarrah, Masoudiya, al-Husseini and Bab a-Zahara....