Publications

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...

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....

The Valley of Hinnom

Trees and Flowerbeds in the Political Struggle over East Jerusalem   Preface This paper focuses on the recent wave of touristic development in the Valley of Hinnom in Jerusalem jointly...

Netanyahu’s career as prime minister bookended by conflagrations on the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif

One of the memorable events during Netanyahu’s first term as prime minister in the 1990’s was the opening of the Western Wall tunnels.  The Western Wall tunnels had been opened...

The Last Gate

The Struggle Over Damascus Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem After two weeks of violence in Jerusalem, the Israeli police finally backed down and removed the barricades and restrictions...

The Threat of Mass Palestinian Displacement in East Jerusalem

Action Alert – Emek Shaveh, Ir Amim and Peace Now, April 2021 Download as a PDF Since the beginning of 2020, the Israeli courts authorized the evictions of 36 Palestinian...

Ancient Sites Recruited in Battle Over Area C

Summary of Developments in 2020  To download as a PDF click here   Over the last few years, we’ve been witnessing an organized campaign by the settlers focusing on what...