Field Division

Through intensive field work, we document, monitor, and map out what’s happening on the ground throughout the Land of Israel.

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Research Division

We formulate, promote, and publicize position papers and legislation on a wide range of issues affecting governance and public policy in Israel.

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Legal Division

We prosecute exemplar cases from the ground, through the bureaucratic system, all the way to the High Court of Justice, spotlighting selective enforcement and lacunae in Israeli law.

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Israelis should demand their gov’t shake off the self-delusional reverie of peace with the PA

PRESIDENT ISAAC Herzog speaks as US Secretary of State Antony Blinken looks on, in Tel Aviv on Tuesday. While the PA proudly declares its full partnership with Hamas, the US continues to maintain that this twisted leadership is a viable alternative for post-war Gaza, says the writer. Many Israelis have begun to understand that on […]

Ground-breaking verdict brings hope for justice in the Negev

Beer Sheva District Court instructs the government to remove the squatters of Al Zarnog: “The State cannot condone the violation of individual proprietary rights.” A decisively-worded verdict was recently handed down by Judge Chani Slotki of the Be’er Sheva District Court, in a petition demanding that enforcement procedures be taken against hundreds of Bedouin squatters […]

Reasonableness, unreasonableness and the abuse of the legal system

Under a newly adopted law, the “reasonableness doctrine,” created by former Chief Justice Aharon Barak as a means of vastly expanding the power of Israel’s High Court to overrule policy choices made by officials, has been curtailed.  In what may come as a surprise to critics of the move in Israel and abroad, the sky has not fallen, […]

Party’s Over: Regavim Petitions Against Illegal Event Venue

After months of unanswered complaints and correspondence, Regavim has taken its battle against an illegal events venue up a notch: A new petition filed jointly with the Gush Etzion Regional Council demands immediate enforcement. “The Palestinians are partying at our expense.“ A new petition to the Jerusalem District Court demands the immediate demolition of an […]

Building a vision for the Negev

Big news for the State of Israel: The government has outlined a historic and strategic plan that will restore governance and personal safety to the Negev. Last week, Prime Minister Netanyahu convened a meeting of the Ministerial Committee on Legalizing the Settlement, and the Economic Development, of the Bedouin Sector in the Negev to discuss […]

Number of kilometers our field coordinators have clocked up over the last year

165624

Number of field tours we’ve conducted with MKs and policymakers in the Negev, Galilee, and Judea & Samaria

31

Number of legal letters and documents we’ve sent to the authorities over the last year

391

Number of peititions we’ve submitted to the Courts over the last year

19

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