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Regavim Reveals: Israel pays millions to Bedouin in massive protection racket under guise of ‘school security’

In an investigation conducted by Regavim, it was revealed that the Israeli government pays millions of shekels to Bedouin under the guise of “school security” in a massive protection racket. The Bedouin municipalities of southern Israel have admitted that these millions of shekels are classified as “school security” expenditures, which simply vanish into thin air. Read about it HERE in ... Read More »

Precedent: Polygamist sentenced to prison

“The Beer Sheva District Court accepted an appeal by the State Prosecutor and sentenced Ayman Abu Skaeiyak, the first man convicted of polygamy since enforcement was reinstated nearly one year ago, to seven months in prison…The Regavim Movement, which has taken an active role in the fight against polygamy in Israel, applauded this morning’s District Court judgement.” Read more about it HERE ... Read More »

Khan al Ahmar: Who’s Testing Whom?

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Khan al Ahmar: Who’s Testing Whom? 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 »

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 »

Ein al Hilweh and Umm Jamal: Facts on the Ground

Regavim welcomes the new, even-handed  application of “delimitation orders” by the Civil Administration. For nearly 15 years, these orders were used exclusively against Jewish settlers – until two years ago, when Regavim’s petition to the High Court against this discriminatory, racist application of the law led to its amendment. Read More »

In-Depth Jpost article explains situation in the Negev

Following a Regavim air-tour of the Negev given to Jerusalem Post columnist and editor Seth Frantzman, and a video he put together documenting his experience, Frantzman then wrote a detailed article for the paper explaining the situation in regard to the Bedouin housing crisis.   Here is the link to his in-depth article.   Read More »