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Polygamy in Israel: Overview and Recommendations

Polygamy in Israel

This report examines the practice of polygamy (more precisely, polygyny – marriage to multiple wives) in the Bedouin community in southern Israel. Polygamy is illegal in Israel and constitutes a criminal offense under Israeli law. Many publications and studies have analyzed the social and economic repercussions of the practice of polygamy in the Bedouin sector. Other studies, some of which ... Read More »

The Truth About the Bedouin

Truth about the bedouin

The land issues relating to the Bedouin citizens have been simmering on the national agenda for decades. The situation has now reached the boiling point and requires our immediate understanding and attention, and the correct course of action by the State of Israel. Read More »

Khan al Ahmar: Who’s Testing Whom?

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Khan al Ahmar: Who’s Testing Whom? Take Take 2 minutes and learn why Khan al Ahmar is a crucial test – for Prime Minister and Defense Minister Netanyahu, for the State of Israel, for the Palestinian Authority, for the European Union – and for each and every one of us. Read More »

The New Arab City Growing in the Judean Desert – on IDF Training Ground 917

The State admits: Illegal construction for Arabs was whitewashed– but policy has changed In the course of a High Court of Justice hearing on  Regavim’s petition against the illegal Arab city growing in the Judean Desert, the State’s attorney admitted that in the past Arabs had been allowed to build without permits or planning approval. On 20 November 2018, Israel’s ... Read More »

The Roots of Evil: Land Theft in Area C is Creating a De Facto Palestinian State

  The Roots of Evil: The Palestinian Authority’s Systematic Annexation of Tens of Thousands of Acres in Judea and Samaria   Regavim’s latest report exposes the Palestinian Authority’s systematic but silent plan, powered by massive European Union financial support: Strategically-positioned agricultural land-seizure projects covering tens of thousands of dunams of land in areas under full Israeli jurisdiction are creating irreversible facts ... Read More »

New Regavim-Bedouin Cooperative Initiative

Regavim enables residents of Arab and Bedouin communities, who are victims of rampant violation of firearms regulations but are afraid to lodge formal complaints with the Israel Police,  to file complaints discreetly and receive legal counsel: Complaints may be submitted through Regavim’s new Hebrew-Arabic “Hot-Shot Hotline” Facebook page, called “Stop the Shooting.” The problem of illegal guns in the Arab ... Read More »

Knesset Internal Affairs Committee: “Police Must Provide Transparent, Itemized Case Management Statistics”

A recent hearing of the Knesset Internal Affairs Committee, initiated by Regavim, exposed gaps in the Police Force’s reporting of enforcement operations regarding planning and construction violations. The Police Force was required to submit a “transparent” and detailed report of its activities, and to explain why the specialized unit created to deal exclusively with building-code cases has been diverted, time ... Read More »

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