National Parks

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...

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 National Infrastructure Committee Will Discuss a Train to the Western Wall

This coming Monday, February 17, the National Infrastructure Committee will discuss the plan to extend the Tel-Aviv-Jerusalem train route all the way to the Western Wall. The plan was advanced...

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...

Naftali Bennett’s declaration of national parks in the West Bank is another step toward annulling the Oslo Accords

The implications: Israeli takeover of new territory in the West Bank ■ Violating the rights of Palestinians who live in these territories ■ Expanding tourism in West Bank territory and...

When Green zones meet the green line

Political and environmental aspects of development along the green line in Jerusalem To Download the Report click here Over the past two years, we have witnessed a proliferation of development...

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...