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Tower & Stockade Settlements – Version 2.0

Jerusalem Post 6th September, 2012 In the middle of the Arab uprising of 1936, the Jewish settlement of Kfar Hittim in the Gallil was established, on 2000 dunam of land which the Jewish National Fund had purchased in 1905. David Ben Gurion, who was then the head of the Jewish Yishuv, gave his tacit approval, as long as it could ... Read More »

Abu Basmah

  Following a petition submitted by Regavim, the District Court of Be’er Sheva ordered the demolition of tens of Bedouin houses that were built within the municipal boundary of Abu Basmah in the Negev   The order was issues following after Regavim requested the court to instruct the state to demolish tens of structures built in the area without authorization ... Read More »

“There is a Solution” to Unauthorized Bedouin Settlement in the Negev

  After many months of hard work by the Regavim Movement, the program “There is a Solution” has been presented. This program provides the Israeli government direction as it comes to organize Bedouin settlement in the Negev. At the end of 2007 the Israeli government made a decision to set up a public commission headed by Judge Eliezer Goldberg (retired), known ... Read More »

An End to Unlicensed Filling Stations

  After Regavim raised the issue of pirate gas stations in southern Israel, it seems that the authorities are finally dealing with the phenomenon.  In the course of the last months, Regavim contacted all the relevant authorities, including the police, Interior Ministry, Ministry of Infrastructures and to the Environmental Protection Ministry and demanded that they take action against the hundred ... Read More »

Bedouin disrupt IDF tank exercise

Using fast ATV's the Bedouin steal metal from shells and casings under the noses of the Army. Working with Channel 2 News, Regavim exposes this to the public in an effort to get it stopped. Read More »

The Underground Economy

An established and organized underground economy has developed among the Negev Bedouins. Hundreds and thousands of businesses know nothing about keeping books or paying taxes. They have never even heard about a cash register – actually, they have heard, but they’ve decided not to pay attention. As simple citizens who want to make a living, we all know about the ... Read More »

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