West Bank

Antiquities Sites in Master Plans for Area C in the West Bank

Download the full report Antiquities Sites in Master Plans for Area C in the West Bank as PDF file   Introduction Almost every Palestinian village or locality in the West Bank is situated...

The role of ancient sites in the political struggle in the Bethlehem area (“Gush Etzion”) and their economic and educational potential

To download the full report as PDF  Introduction “Gush Etzion,” as many Israelis refer it to, is located in the West Bank bordering on Jerusalem to its north. It includes...

Tel Shiloh (Khirbet Seilun): Archaeological Settlement in the Political Struggle over Samaria

For PDF file about Tel Shiloh please click here 1. Location of Tel Shiloh and the organizations involved in its management Tel Shiloh (Shiloh Mound) is situated in southern Samaria...

Tel Rumeida – Hebron’s Archaeological Park

To read PDF file: Tel Rumeida – Hebron archaeological park 1. Tel Rumeida – General Features Hebron is the only Palestinian city in the West Bank that contains a Jewish settlement...

Tel Shiloh (Khirbet Seilun)

Introduction The inauguration ceremony for the Migdal Ha-Ro’eh (“the Tower of the Seeing Prophet”) at Tel Shiloh, which took place in July 2013, was attended by the heads of religious...

Israel’s “National Heritage Sites” Project in the West Bank: Archeological importance and political significance

Introduction: The Rehabilitation and Empowerment of National Heritage Infrastructures Project In February 2010, the Israeli government adopted the “National Heritage Sites Project.” The project’s stated goal is to strengthen the...

Nabi Samwil – A Village Trapped in a National Park

Introduction The Nabi Samuel National Park is one of the largest national parks in the West Bank. The antiquities site and religious center located on the grounds have become a...