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The High Court Issues Order Nisi Against State for Cable Car to Jerusalem’s Old City

The order includes 5 clauses which pose serious legal challenges for the developers (the State). The order suggests that the court has recognized the position of Emek Shaveh and other organizations regarding the irregular planning and...

Cable Car land expropriations of 10,000 sqm. on Jerusalem committee’s agenda

The Jerusalem Municipality’s local planning committee is slated to discuss this week the expropriation of over 10,000 sqm. of private property in areas situated along the route of the planned cable...

The Debate Over “King David’s Palace”

The Case of the Large Stone Structure at the City of David The site known as “The City of David” is the location of ancient Jerusalem and one of the...

Press Release – The Cable Car to the Old City Reaches the High Court of Justice

On Monday, June 29 at 9am, the High Court of Justice will consider the legality of the approval process for the cable car. Emek Shaveh and experts have argued in a public...

Shalem Plan Overview – The Plan to Reveal Ancient Jerusalem

To Download as a PDF click here Introduction Each year, the Israeli government marks Jerusalem Day through a festive government meeting at a select site in the city. On May...

Fissures and Cracks – Damage to homes in the Wadi Hilweh neighborhood of Silwan

  Introduction For over a decade, Palestinian residents of the neighborhood of Wadi Hilweh in Silwan have reported damage to their homes. Almost all the complaints come from families living...

In the shadow of the coronavirus crisis, the Nature and Parks Authority is carrying out development work in the Ben Hinnom Valley in areas that are the subject of legal proceedings

In June, the Jerusalem Municipality issued public gardening orders for private land owned by Palestinians for the purpose of development work near the Elad Foundation’s café in Abu Tor.  The...

The sanctification of antiquity sites in the Jerusalem section of the ‘Peace to Prosperity’ plan

For the last twenty years, the settlers together with successive right-wing governments have invested efforts in creating a Bible land in Jerusalem.  An examination of the section on Jerusalem’s Historic...

High Court permits the closure of public space in Silwan to prevent violation of the Sabbath and Jewish festivals

Emek Shaveh: The High Court upheld the decision by the Nature and Parks Authority and the Elad Foundation from 2015 to close the gates to what were previously accessible public areas...

When Green Zones meet the Green Line

A new Emek Shaveh report on the impact of new tourism projects on the green areas along the Green Line in Jerusalem With the goal of obliterating the Green Line,...