Resident’s Rights

Underground Jerusalem: The excavation of tunnels, channels, and underground spaces in the Historic Basin

Introduction The majority of the area of the Old City is densely built. As a result, there are very few open spaces in which archaeological excavations can be undertaken. From...

Two High Court Petitions in case of Tel Shiloh against settlers’ management of archaeological site and construction of a tourism complex

Press Release October 11, 2015 Emek Shaveh petitioned the High Court after the Planning Commission of Judea and Samaria approved the construction a 11,000 square meter tourism complex within Tel...

Update: The Nature and Parks Authority has resumed fencing the Muslim cemetery Bab el-Rahmeh, east of Temple Mount

This morning (Wednesday, September 2) inspectors of the INPA (Nature and Parks Authority), accompanied by security personnel, continue fencing the cemetery Bab al-Rahmeh, adjacent to the Temple Mount / Haram...

Petition to High Court to prevent closure of space in the archaeological site in Silwan / City of David

2 September 2015 Emek Shaveh and group of Silwan residents petitioned the High Court to prevent closure of “Area G” (No. 3 on map) in the City of David archaeological...

Antiquities Sites in Master Plans for Area C in the West Bank

Download the full report Antiquities Sites in Master Plans for Area C in the West Bank as PDF file   Introduction Almost every Palestinian village or locality in the West Bank is situated...

The Kedem Center hearing has been stopped and postponed to the end of May

During the hearing about Kedem Center, we learned that one of the hearing committee members is the son of Giora Solar, the conservation consultant for the Kedem plan, hence forming...

Conference: Who does Archaeology Serve?

Invitation to a public conference by Emek Shaveh: “Who does Archaeology Serve? Archaeology in the political conflict and in Israeli Society” Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 5:30-9:30pm Nalaga’at Center, Jaffa Port The first...

Legal battle against the archaeological excavations in Tel Rumeida – Update

16 December 2014 In early 2014 the City of Hebron and Tel Rumeida residents petitioned the Israeli High Court against the archaeological excavations conducted by the Israel Antiquities Authority in...

Tel Shiloh (Khirbet Seilun): Archaeological Settlement in the Political Struggle over Samaria

For PDF file about Tel Shiloh please click here 1. Location of Tel Shiloh and the organizations involved in its management Tel Shiloh (Shiloh Mound) is situated in southern Samaria...

Tel Rumeida – Hebron’s Archaeological Park

To read PDF file: Tel Rumeida – Hebron archaeological park 1. Tel Rumeida – General Features Hebron is the only Palestinian city in the West Bank that contains a Jewish settlement...