Home » Maps & Position Papers

Maps & Position Papers

A triumph for truth, a victory for fact

Breaking News: In an historic reversal of US policy, the Trump Administration announced  that it does not view Israeli settlements in the West Bank as illegal. Regavim’s Adam v’Adamah Center for Zionism, Law, and Society has been a major force in paving the way this historic breakthrough. For years, the legal experts convened by our Adam v’Adamah Center for Zionism, ... Read More »

The Roots of Evil: Land Theft in Area C is Creating a De Facto Palestinian State

  The Roots of Evil: The Palestinian Authority’s Systematic Annexation of Tens of Thousands of Acres in Judea and Samaria   Regavim’s latest report exposes the Palestinian Authority’s systematic but silent plan, powered by massive European Union financial support: Strategically-positioned agricultural land-seizure projects covering tens of thousands of dunams of land in areas under full Israeli jurisdiction are creating irreversible facts ... Read More »

Plan for regulating Bedouin settlement in the Negev

                                        Since the founding of Regavim over a decade ago, one of the major issues we have been working on is finding a solution for the colossal problem of illegal construction by the Bedouin community in the Negev desert. There are ... Read More »

Illegal Automotive Junkyards in the North of Israel

This environmental status report details the dangers of illegal scrap yards, which have become a tremendous cause for concern in the north of Israel.  Huge swaths of land that in the past had been orchards and vineyards have been turned into automotive junkyards. This is the scenery that greets anyone travelling on the roads in the north of Israel: the roadsides ... Read More »

Polygamy in Israel: Overview and Recommendations

Polygamy in Israel

This report examines the practice of polygamy (more precisely, polygyny – marriage to multiple wives) in the Bedouin community in southern Israel. Polygamy is illegal in Israel and constitutes a criminal offense under Israeli law. Many publications and studies have analyzed the social and economic repercussions of the practice of polygamy in the Bedouin sector. Other studies, some of which ... Read More »

The Numbers Don’t Lie: Measure for Measure 2018

Full Report

It’s a Fact: Israel’s Supreme Court Discriminates Against Right-Wing Petitions More than 100 petitions were filed in Israel’s Supreme Court against illegal construction in Judea and Samaria – by organizations on both sides of the political spectrum. Regavim analyzed the procedural aspects of all the petitions filed in the past 13 years; the findings paint a dire portrait of deep-seated, ... Read More »

EU involvement in Illegal Building in Area C – Position Paper

Over many years, the Palestinian Authority (PA) has benefited from the virtually unqualified support of the European Union.  In recent years, European support has moved from passive diplomatic and financial assistance to a situation of active cooperation in illegal building which the Palestinian Authority has been advancing unilaterally since 2009, as part of its strategic plan to create a Palestinian ... Read More »

The Truth About the Bedouin

Truth about the bedouin

The land issues relating to the Bedouin citizens have been simmering on the national agenda for decades. The situation has now reached the boiling point and requires our immediate understanding and attention, and the correct course of action by the State of Israel. Read More »

The Wild South – The Stealth Encroachment of the Judean Desert

Read Regavim’s new policy paper exposing how the Palestinians are illegally building what amounts to a “city” on the outskirts of the Judean Desert with the goal of connecting area “C” to the Negev, in their quest to create a de facto Palestinian State on the ground in lieu of negotiations with Israel.   [gview file=”http://www.regavim.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/The-Wild-South-The-Stealth-Encroachment-of-the-Judean-Desert.pdf”] Read More »

The Big Bluff v2

The Big Bluff II 2013-5774 Ineffectiveness of the Law Enforcement Authorities in Judea and Samaria Follow-up Report Introduction In recent months the issue of the absence of law enforcement in Judea and Samaria has appeared once more on the public agenda. The state comptroller, retired Judge Yosef Shapira, even devoted a special chapter in the last State Comptroller’s Report[1] to ... Read More »

Follow by Email