City of David

The Jewish Yemenite Settlement in Silwan

In the late 19th century, Jewish Yemenites moved to live in the Arab village of Silwan. Nowadays, among many parties, specifically right-wingers and settlers, the old Yemenite settlement is considered...

Archaeology in the shadow of the conflict: The Mound of Ancient Jerusalem (City of David) in Silwan

Archaeology in the shadow of the conflict: The Mound of Ancient Jerusalem (City of David) in Silwan Introduction   The subject of this brochure is archaeology in the heart of...

Silwan/City of David Tour

Emek Shaveh’s archaeological tour in the Village of Silwan and at City of David aims to expose the cultural wealth of the site and to describe the role of archaeology...

In the Shadow of King David

Are Israeli settlers taking control of archaeological digs to manipulate history and consolidate claims to Palestinian land? Some Israeli archaeologists are starting to speak out. The Palestinian village of Silwan...