City of David

Wartime Developments in Old City Basin Carry Grave Implications for Palestinian Rights and the Political Future of Jerusalem

December 20th, 2023  The following alert is jointly issued by Bimkom, Emek Shaveh, Ir Amim and Peace Now Under the cover of war, the most extreme rightwing government in Israel’s history...

Suspension Bridge,Expropriations for Jerusalem Cable Car and West bank Developments

* Suspension Bridge over Hinnom Valley Opened to the Public • Expropriations for Jerusalem Cable Car Approved • SOA Conducts Enforcement Activities at Tel Aroma in Area B • Red...

Update: Jerusalem Day 2023

Update: On Jerusalem Day, government announces a budget of millions for settler-led projects in Jerusalem’s Old City basin and extra funding for projects in the Western Wall plaza area Sunday’s (21.5.23)...

Press Release: Tel Sebastia and Jerusalem Day

Government decision to restore Tel Sebastia is a new record in Israel’s use of ancient sites in creeping annexation efforts, and what’s on the menu for Jerusalem Day Introduction Sunday’s...

Cornerstone laid for Suspension Bridge over Valley of Hinnom and conflictual Olive Harvest in the Valley

On Thursday 6th of October, a cornerstone was set for the pedestrian bridge over the Valley of Hinnom/Wadi Rababa in Jerusalem. It was officiated by Minister of Jerusalem Affairs and...

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...

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...