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Restoring Balance to Israeli Democracy

Regavim recently assembled a coalition of Zionist organizations to press for the passage of the Override Clause, a crucial piece of legislation that will restore the power to create and enforce national policy to the hands of our democratically-elected representatives. Below is an op-ed outlining Regavim’s position on the Override Clause , which appeared in our new Times of Israel ... 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 »

8 EU Countries Demand Compensation for Illegal Building

Published on MenaWatch (in German), Mena-Watch – The Independent Middle East Thinktank (Vienna): EU-Länder fordern Entschädigung für illegale Siedlungen in der Westbank The recent “threat” by 8 European Union members to sue the Israeli government for compensation would be funny if it weren’t so infuriating: With this claim for compensation, these countries finally admit that they were actively involved in ... Read More »

Sussiya and Khan al Akhmar: Truth and Lies

A Day of Reckoning for the Anti-Israel Left Arik Ascherman’s recent article in the Jerusalem Post, in which he reported on his “testimony” before a US Senate briefing convened by the Rebuilding Alliance, is a pristine example of selective reporting and purposeful omission. In a manipulative misuse of the emotive words of our liturgy, Ascherman implied that the Government of ... Read More »

Who’s Robbing Us of Our Legacy?

We are blessed and privileged to live in a country whose earth covers the physical remains of thousands of years of history. Apparently, grave robbers and antiquities bandits aren’t all that interested in the story behind the artifacts; their only interest is cash, and in pursuit of an easy payday they don’t care if they destroy the physical record of ... Read More »


Regavim’s Josh Hasten writes in the Jerusalem Post about the continuing Palestinian Authority/European Union plan to establish facts on the ground in order to try and take over strategic corridors of Area ‘C’ and create a de facto Palestinian State on the ground. CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE OP-ED   Read More »

Facts ignored – the invention of a village

      Published Jerusalem Post 22nd. July 2015 On July 16, the daily press briefing of the State Department astonished legal circles in Israel. In response to the second question, preceded only by an inquiry on the Iran agreement from which Israel is still reeling, State Department Spokesperson, John Kirby responded, with a prepared statement, pressuring Israel not to ... Read More »

Beware Ottoman Land Law

    31st. July, 2015 According to Arab claimants, the area of Susiya, which includes an ancient Jewish village that was built about 1,600 years ago, and perhaps as early as the late Second Temple period, is “private Palestinian land” owned by Arabs who started illegally building in the area about two decades ago and have been squatting there ever ... Read More »

Media Reports on Regavim’s report on EU Illegal building in Jerusalem and Area C

You may be familiar with the fact that we recently released an extensive report documenting illegal activity of the European Union  in Jerusalem and the surrounding areas.   Channel 2 News did an exclusive expose on the issue which warranted a response from PM Netanyahu instructing the Defence Minister to ensure the law is upheld and the illegal structures are torn down.     ... Read More »

Bedouin settlement, are we missing the point?

 Jerusalem Post    Ari Briggs   10th Decenber,  2013 Recently a day of rage in Israel was initiated to protest the Begin Plan, the Governments’ proposal to accommodate Bedouin settlement in the Negev.   To understand why the position of the government and the position of some Bedouin seem so irreconcilable, all we have to do is stand in the ... Read More »