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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 »

Jerusalem Post Tours the Negev By Air with Regavim

The The Jerusalem Post / JPost.com‘s op-ed editor, columnist, and reporter Seth J. Frantzman wrote in detail about his experience visiting the Negev by land and by air with Regavim. Included in the post is the video below, which he put together from his seat on a small plane above the Be’er Sheva area, where he saw firsthand the expansive illegal building in ... Read More »

Explaining Why Order is Needed in the Negev (audio)

Listen to a radio interview on the Land of Israel Radio Network with Regavim’s Meir Deutsch on the organization’s new policy paper and campaign on the need for Israel to restore law and order in the Negev when it comes to Bedouin settlement. Click here to LISTEN Read More »

Bedouin lives could be improved if anti-Israel radicals ignored

Below is an important article in the weekend The Jerusalem Post / JPost.com by David M. Weinberg on how Arab MK’s, anti-Israel activists, EU officials and others are stirring up the Bedouin in the Negev. These entities are discouraging the Bedouin from taking any deals from the government, no matter how generous, on re-settling those living in illegal communities into ... Read More »

The truth about Umm Al-Hiran and Hiran

Please read this important Jerusalem Post column by Regavim Senior Adviser Ari Briggs debunking the media’s myth that #Israel is demolishing the Bedouin “village” of Umm Al-Hiran to replace it with a “Jewish” town called Hiran. The fact is that Hiran is open to Jews, Christians, Muslims, Bedouins or anyone else who wants to buy there. For those Bedouin who ... Read More »