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“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 »