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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 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 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 »

The Numbers Don’t Lie: Measure for Measure 2018

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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 »

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 »

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 »

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