Settlers

Petition

Academics call Tel-Aviv University to desist from their connection with Elad We, members of the academic community in Israel and abroad, representing a wide range of disciplines, wish to protest...

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

Introduction The tunnels being dug in the Old City and in the adjacent Palestinian village of Silwan have reached the headlines once again. In the four years since 2007, the...

From Shiloah to Silwan – A Visitor’s Guide

What is the guide? This guide is based on Emek Shaveh’s alternative archeological tour in the village of Silwan and at the City of David national park. The tour, initiated...

Elad’s Settlement in Silwan

Introduction Elad Association (in Hebrew El Ir David – to the City of David) was established in 1986, and has been operating mainly in the Palestinian village of Silwan in...

The Jewish Yemenite Settlement in Silwan

In the late 19th century, Jewish Yemenites moved to live in the Arab village of Silwan. Nowadays, among many parties, specifically right-wingers and settlers, the old Yemenite settlement is considered...

In the Shadow of King David

Are Israeli settlers taking control of archaeological digs to manipulate history and consolidate claims to Palestinian land? Some Israeli archaeologists are starting to speak out. The Palestinian village of Silwan...