Legal Petitions

Judges Demand Proof Jerusalem Cable Car will Substantially Advance Tourism

Following the High Court of Justice hearing on June 29th, the judges yesterday asked the State to provide proof that the cable car project would promote tourism. If the State fails to...

Defense Minister Benny Gantz Announces Intention to Expedite Construction of Lift at the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron

Today the Minister of Defence and Alternate Prime Minister Benny Gantz announced that he is working to expedite the construction of a lift for disabled visitors at the Tomb of...

Emek Shaveh and Residents of Hebron Have Submitted an Objection to the Construction of an Elevator for Persons with Disabilities at the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron

The grounds for the objections: The plan was illegally approved  by a transitional government;  The plan is in contravention of international agreements to which Israel is a signatory;  This is an...

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...

The government approved the Cable Car to the Old City

The outgoing government today voted on and approved the plan to build a cable car to the Old City in a move that breaks with all rules of good governance....

Petition to the HCJ: Prevent the Interim Government from Approving the Old City Cable Car Project

“Emek Shaveh”: Approval of the Cable Car by the Interim Government – An Election Grab to Push Through Costly Political Project On June 3, 2019, the National Infrastructure Committee approved...

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...

High Court Rules to Conceal the Identities of Archaeologists

The ruling’s implication:  The law relates differentially to information inside the Green Line and information in the West Bank, implying that  continued Israeli control over the West Bank requires two...

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...

Release release – Petition: Nature and Parks Authority discriminate against residents of Silwan at the Gihon Spring

On Thursday, October 4, the residents of Silwan and the organization Emek Shaveh filed a petition against the Israeli Nature and Parks Authority (INPA) and the Elad Association. The petition...