City of David

Emergency Conference – the Cable Car to the Old City

You are cordially invited to an emergency conference following approval of the Cable Car Plan. The conference will take place this Thursday, December 19, 2019, at Mishkenot Sha’ananim from 17:00-20:00. 17:00 -18:00...

Coalition for the Preservation of the Historic Basin

To Download The Coalition Position Paper Click Here Background The plan to build the cable car in the Old City was set into motion by a government decision in 2017...

An Alternative Guide to the City of David Archaeological Park

A guide for the visitor to the City of David National Park in Silwan. The guide features information about the archaeological site, the way it is being run, and how...

An Apeal to Stop the Cable Car To The Old City Plan

Leading architects, archaeologists, and other professionals appealed to the High Court of Justice together with “Emek Shaveh” to withdraw the plan to build a Cable Car to the Old City....

The Expected Presence of the American Ambassador at the Dedication Ceremony for the “Pilgrims’ Road” in Silwan will be the closest the US will have come to date to recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Old City Basin

On Sunday an inauguration ceremony will be held for “Pilgrims’ Road” in Silwan.  The United States Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, the White House envoy to the Middle East, Special...

Following approval of the cable car by the National Infrastructure Committee:

Emek Shaveh asks Attorney General to prevent transitional government from making a decision on politically motivated project   Yesterday, June 3rd the National Infrastructure Committee (NIC) approved submitting the plan...

Six Feet Under: The Cultural Heritage of Minorities in Jerusalem

Introduction The guiding principle of human rights conventions is that all human beings, regardless of religion, race, or gender, are equal and entitled to the same system of rights. In...

Emek Shaveh’s Public Objections to the Cable Car

The cable car will damage Jerusalem’s Historic Basin. The developers misrepresented the project to the committee and are withholding information from the public Among the signatories: senior archaeologists and architects...

Putting an end to Elad’s religious discrimination at the Gihon Spring

The appeal by Emek Shaveh and the residents of Silwan to the District Court against the Israel Nature and Parks Authority and the Elad Foundation has resulted in a decision...

Wall from Early Islamic Period Prevents Continued Excavation of Tunnel between Silwan and the Old City

Over the past three years, the Israel Antiquities Authority has been excavating a tunnel along the route of an ancient street that was dated by the excavators to the Byzantine...