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PR: MK Smotrich urges Sen. Feinstein to Refrain from Undermining Israel’s High Court of Justice

For immediate release: July 29th, 2015 MK Betzalel Smotrich, formerly of Regavim, a legal advocacy organization in Israel, respectfully asks Senator Dianne Feinstein to respect Israeli rule of law and refrain from meddling in Israel’s well respected legal system. MK Betzalel Smotrich (Bayit HaYehudi) and formerly Director of Operations of Regavim responded today to the letter Senator Dianne Feinstein ( D-Cal) sent ... 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 »

Supreme Court Rejects all claims of Bedouin ownership to Al Arakib

The Justices of the Supreme Court have rejected all of the claims of the Bedouin to ownership of the lands of Al Arakib in the Negev. A significant judicial loss for the extreme leftist NGOs in the battle of the Bedouin for Negev lands. The Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of the residents of the Bedouin village of Al ... Read More »

REGAVIM SLAMS HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH FOR DENIGRATING & DELEGITIMIZING THE ISRAELI LEGAL SYSTEM

For immediate release: 21st May 2015 REGAVIM SLAMS HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH FOR DENIGRATING & DELEGITIMIZING THE ISRAELI LEGAL SYSTEM. Regavim a legal advocacy organization in Israel strongly condemns Human Rights Watch (HRW) for its attack on and blatant attempt to undermine the Israeli legal system. Regavim is responding to a report issued by HRW Middle East and North Africa director ... Read More »

Press Release – VIDEO: STONE THROWERS NARROWLY MISS REGAVIM DRONE OVER ILLEGAL EU SETTLEMENT NEAR JERUSALEM

VIDEO: ARAB PALESTINIAN STONE THROWERS NARROWLY MISS REGAVIM DRONE OVER ILLEGAL EU SETTLEMENT NEAR JERUSALEM JERUSALEM- The Regavim organization have released real-time footage of a research drone that was almost downed during a routine surveillance mission over an illegal EU settlement on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The drone was collecting evidence of continued illegal EU building in and around Jerusalem on behalf ... 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 »

Shana Tova from the Regavim Advocacy Project

Information and Knowledge: Everyone knows about the need for effective hasbara – Israel advocacy – all over the world, especially regarding issues about which there is a great deal of ignorance, or where leftist organizations spread misinformation. We provide reliable, accessible and real-time information regarding land issues in Israel. With the combination of Regavim’s  fieldwork, our legal department and the ... Read More »

Shana Tova from the Flowering North

Regavim initiated and participated in discussions in Knesset committees, dealing with the strengthening of Israeli sovereignty in the North and ensuring the equal application of the law there. We had the privilege of supporting the farmers and making improvements in a law that will enhance deterrence against incursions into their land. We thwarted an attempt to impose a municipal tax ... Read More »

Shana Tova from the Southern Region

This year the Begin Law, which attempted to resolve Beduin land claims in the Negev, was halted and there was a turn towards a better alternative for national and Zionist interests. We continued working with the authorities to implement operative regulations to preserve state property. In the media we continued to expose serious phenomena that were hushed-up, such as looting ... Read More »