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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 photos, reflecting the changes that ... Read More »

Defense Minister Appoints Administrator to Spearhead Campaign to Combat Illegal Arab Construction in Area C

“Defense Minister Naftali Bennett on Thursday appointed Kobi Eliraz to head Israel’s campaign against illegal Arab construction in Area C in Judea and Samaria and head off the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) efforts to claim it. The appointment came a day after Bennett launched the campaign to reclaim land in Judea and Samaria that is under full Israeli control, which is being ... Read More »

Regavim Confronts UN Envoy for Supporting Illegal PA Activities in Area C

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent announcement of the US government’s reassessment of the legality of Israeli settlement in Judea and Samaria has prompted United Nations Special Envoy to the Middle East Nikolai Mladenov to denounce the “unilateral moves” that “fuel anger and disillusionment” that the American policy supposedly inspires. Regavim’s Director General Meir Deutsch dispatched a sharp-worded response ... Read More »

Khan al-Ahmar: The gift that keeps on giving

Director of the International Division of Regavim Naomi Kahn recently published a column for the Jewish News Syndicate (JNS) on the ongoing saga of the illegal Bedouin outpost Khan al-Ahmar. Khan al-Ahmar is one of more than 170 illegal outposts created by the Palestinian Authority and funded by the European Union to undermine Israeli rule of law and sovereignty. Read all ... Read More »

Regavim Discovers PA Funded Reconstruction of Terrorist House

IDF forces this morning demolished the home of terrorist Islam Yusef Abu Hamid, who murdered Duvdevan Sergeant Ronen Lubarsky by dropping a slab of marble on his head in May of 2018. A few weeks ago, after an investigation of Arab media sources, we revealed that the Palestinian Authority had provided funds for the rebuilding of the house. Read the story HERE at Arutz 7. Read More »

300 Israelis march during the Jewish Sabbath to block Arab construction

Nearly 300 Israelis living in Samaria marched to an Arab construction site intentionally situation on top of a new Israeli community, using their bodies to stop the construction. This is just one of many instances of illegal Palestinian construction taking place on Israeli lands in order to undermine Israeli authority and sovereignty over the land. “Known as the Plan for ... Read More »