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Law and Order: SUCCESS!

We are Pleased and Proud to Announce Success! Yesterday’s headlines ( http://bit.ly/2sutT0q) brought the public some encouraging news: Indictments will be handed down in the case of the illegal Bedouin outposts near the Tel Nof Air Force Base. For many months, Regavim documented, researched, double-checked (see, for example, our “hidden camera” expose’ http://bit.ly/2Jgaxmi ) – and only then, reported and submitted evidence that ... Read More »

Bir Hadaj: Crime Capital of the Negev

Today (Wednesday), the Israel Police and General Security Service (Shabak) announced the capture and arrest of a crime and terror cell from the Bedouin town Bir Hadaj in the Negev. All five suspects have been charged with damaging the IDF’s security installations on the Israel-Egypt border in order to facilitate their drug-smuggling operation. ****** Regavim would like to remind the ... Read More »

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 »

Regavim in the English-Language Media

In a recent edition of the NSN Radio Network’s Israel Show with Meir Weingarten, the topic of the day was the current situation in the Negev. The show’s host, a long-time follower of Regavim’s activities, had some important words for his listeners about Regavim. Catch the entire show here, or tune in to the segment about Regavim beginning at 14 ... Read More »

If the Mountain Won’t Come to Mohamed, Who Will?!

Don’t be alarmed by the attached photo; our account hasn’t been hacked. What you see is our most recent attempt to overcome the bureaucratic hurdles that stand in the way of our fight to defend the law and pursue justice. Recently, Israel’s High Court of Justice began requiring us to serve papers to the defendants in a number of lawsuits ... Read More »

High Court to Bedouin Municipalities: Collect Taxes or your Budgets Will Be Docked

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As a result of a lawsuit filed by Regavim against Bedouin municipalities that have never collected local residential or commercial taxes (arnona), the High Court of Justice issued a stern warning: “If taxes are not collected by August, a commensurate sum will be deducted from the budget paid by the State to these municipalities.” The High Court of Justice has ... Read More »

An Important First Step Toward Restoring Israeli Sovereignty in The South

In a pre-dawn raid, a large force of Israel Police and Border Police, with aerial support provided by helicopter and ground support provided by canine units and horseback forces, descended on the Bedouin village of Bir Hadage, near the IDF Training Base at Tze’elim. In the course of the police action, two stolen IDF Sufa jeeps, which had been concealed ... Read More »

No More Burying Our Heads in the Sand

The Camel Law Passes its First Reading in the Knesset Regavim publicized and petitioned, wrote letters and legislation, kept the issue alive in the media and the Knesset, and at long last, our efforts paid off: The Camel Law passed the first legislative hurdle towards enactment. Although there’s still a long way to go before the final ratification of the ... Read More »

The Palestinian Millionaire and the Road to Rawabi

What Happens When a Palestinian Millionaire Paves an Illegal Road on Private Land? The benefactor-developer of the Palestinian city of Rawabi is a Palestinian multi-millionaire named Bashar Al-Masri. The massive new city is located in Area A, under full Palestinian Authority jurisdiction – but the access road to the city lies in Area A, an area under full Israeli jurisdiction, ... Read More »

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