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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 building by the Bedouin community in the Negev desert. There are ... 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 »

The facts about Umm-Hiran

The Abu Al Qian family (approx. 50 people at the time) lived in the area of Bet Kama in the Negev. Based on a 1957 official Government letter, the Abu Al Qian agreed to be moved to another location because they were involved in weapons smuggling and security incidents. The larger tribe in the area of Bet Kama, Al Huzayyal, ... Read More »

Report on the Illegal EU building the Adumim Region

Regavim has released its latest report into the illegal EU building in the Adumim Region. The survey conducted by Regavim reveals that the EU illegally financed, within the Adumim area, between 2012-2014, the establishment of more than 400 structures. Among them, Regavim identified 181 residential structures and in addition, 232 service structures (located separately from the residential structures). In other ... Read More »

Levy Report translated into English

Regavim is happy to announce the completion of the English translation of the Levy Commission Report. Especially in today’s challenging environment and as a major contributor to the commission we felt it was important for the details of the Levy Report to be available to as wide an audience as possible. We especially want to thank publicly the anonymous donor who made it possible. ... Read More »

EU involvement in Illegal Building in Area C – Position Paper

Over many years, the Palestinian Authority (PA) has benefitted from the virtually unqualified support of the European Union. Unqualified in its automatic siding with the PA and against Israel on diplomatic issues, and unqualified in its financial support and regular donations amounting to hundreds of millions of Euros annually. In recent years, European support has moved from passive diplomatic and ... Read More »