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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 »

Regavim Interview on Israel Now News

During Summer 2013 with the Negev plan being hotly debated in Israel and over 50 NGO’s doing everything they can to ensure world public opinion is against Israel, Israel Now News interviewed Ari Briggs from Regavim on their “Ask the Source” segment about Regavim’s goals and work in the field and Knesset and how Regavim intends to counter those NGO’s ... Read More »

Bedouin Myth #1 – Indigenous?

  Around twenty-five years ago, a global discussion began surrounding the term “indigenous peoples” as it relates to ethnic minorities around the world.  International law however began to address the issue of indigenous peoples as far back as the 17th century, and by and large the matter was left to the discretion of the particular state. With the passing of ... Read More »

The story of a farmer -Yehuda Marmor

Since 1997 Yehuda has grazed 200 cattle in the Galil on 500 acres of land leased from the Israel Land Authority (ILA). 10 years ago people from the neighbouring village of Bir al Maksor started to tear down his fences and graze their flocks on his land. After 200 complaints to the Police, who dismissed them as not in the public interest, ... Read More »

Arab members of Parliament call for 3rd. intifada

The Knesset approved on Monday evening 24th June the first reading of the bill that will legalize pirate Bedouin settlement in the Negev, but not before a heated debate during which the Arab MKs got up to the podium and tore up the bill. MK Afo Agbaria from the Hadash (communist party) called for a 3rd. intifada if the bill ... Read More »

UCI interviews Ari Briggs of Regavim

Regavim offers field trips all over the country to see first hand the damage done by the unequal application of the law and the silent conquest of Israel’s National lands. Judith Nussbaum from the UCI joined Regavim recently for a field trip to the Negev. What she saw with her own eyes shocked and disturbed her. however she was encouraged ... Read More »

Et tu, EU? No Dutch Treat here

Jerusalem Post    Ari Briggs  21st. May, 2013   Recently the EU formally recommended that its 27 member states “prevent” Israeli activity in Judea, Samaria, the Golan Heights, and East, Jerusalem, by means of discriminatory labeling of Israeli products from these areas– in effect, an economic boycott of Jewish communities in those regions. This recommendation is clearly immoral, on at ... Read More »

He came, he saw, he posted – now he’s branded a racist

By Ari Briggs – Jerusalem Post May 5th, 2013  Last Thursday TV personality Avri Gilad went on a trip to the Northern Negev with Regavim – an independent, professional research institute & policy planning think tank involved in protecting Israel’s National Lands. So disturbed by what he saw on that trip, he returned and immediately penned the following post on Facebook “I ... Read More »

Pesach Newsletter – Standing with the Farmers

Alongside the concern with general land policy, we were called upon this year to stand up for the “great people”, the idealistic, pioneering farmers who cling to the land of Israel and suffer the persecutions of the radical left-wing organizations and the justice system. Regavim employed a full-time attorney this year to conduct the legal battles on behalf of the ... Read More »

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