The Civil Administration

Farce at the Civil Administration’s Supreme Planning Committee

The committee chairperson at the start of the session on objections to build a lift for the disabled at the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron, said: “We have all...

Update: In Speedy Procedure Civil Administration to Discuss Plan to Build Lift at Tomb of the Patriachs Next Week

Following pressure from the settlers, the Civil Administration Supreme Planning Committee has booked a discussion of the plan at the Subcommittee for Planning and Licensing on July 28th, just two weeks after...

Civil Administration’s Clandestine Operation Follows Settler Complaints it is not Doing Enough to Protect Antiquities

  Early on Monday, the Civil Administration entered the Palestinian village of Tuqu’ near Bethlehem and took a Byzantine-era baptismal font from near the mayor’s house which is in area...

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...

State announces it will dismantle illegal construction at Nabi Aner following nullification of Regularization Law

In the wake of the nullification of the law to regularize the settlements, and following a petition by Palestinian landowners: The state announces that it will demolish illegal construction at...

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...

Humanitarianism Hebron Style

In February this year, shortly before the third round of elections held within the space of 12 months, the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, headed by Gabi Ashkenazi, discussed...

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...

National parks in Israel and the West Bank – On which Side is the Grass Greener?

Please press here to download On which side is the Grass Greener as PDF Introduction There are 346 national parks and nature reserves in Israel, constituting approximately 25% of the country’s...

Achievement for residents of Nabi Samuel: Tourism development plan is cancelled

The Civil Administration’s subcommittee for objections in the planning council for the West Bank has decided to reject the development plan for the Nabi Samuel antiquities site. The plan which...