• Under our noses, the illegal Kfar Kassem Commercial Zone

    Under our noses, the illegal Kfar Kassem Commercial Zone

    In the last few years, in central Israel, next to Kfar Kassem and on lands zoned for agricultural use, an enormous commercial zone has popped up illegally. With massive warehouses, garages, stores, factories, and sprawling over more than 2000 dunams, the commercial zone is the largest illegal one in Israel. What’s so problematic about the ... ...

  • Schools and the #BattleforAreaC

    Schools and the #BattleforAreaC

    In 2009, then-Prime Minister Salaam Fayyad unveiled his plan for the creation of a Palestinian state. Ever since, driven by European funding and the cynical use of the most vulnerable members of society as pawns, the PA has illegally created facts on the ground. While the Israeli government has failed to meet this challenge, the ... ...

  • It’s the largest quarry in Israel – and it’s illegal

    It’s the largest quarry in Israel – and it’s illegal

    In its most recent Supreme Court petition, Regavim sues the Ministers of Defense and the Environment, the IDF Commander of Central Command, the Civil Administration and the Israel Police. (JNS Wire, August 14 2020) The Regavim Movement recently petitioned the Jerusalem District Court against the continued operation of the Beit Fajar quarry in eastern Gush ... ...

  • Report: The War of Attrition -The Takeover of Area C

    Report: The War of Attrition -The Takeover of Area C

    In recent years, Regavim has exposed the issue of illegal Palestinian construction and its gargantuan proportions. A decade after the Fayyad Plan became operational, we conducted a comprehensive mapping project, based on comparison of aerial photos documenting illegal structures on the ground in 2008, on the eve of the Fayyad Plan’s launch, with current aerial ... ...