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Regavim’s work bears fruit with passing of Knesset Regulation Bill

Regavim’s Josh Hasten penned an op-ed in the February 14 Jerusalem Post explaining how Israel’s Regulation Bill came about, which passed into law last week with 60 votes in the Knesset. The bill became necessary as a result of the redrawing of the “Blue Lines” around communities in Judea and Samaria, where residents woke up one day only to find ... Read More »

Regavim – protecting the environment – against PA water pollution

Regavim isn’t just about reporting illegal building. We are extremely pro-active in protecting Israel’s environment for future generations. The video below (made for a conference Regavim  on Thursday Jan. 12, 2017 at Tel Aviv University) highlights natural streams throughout Judea and Samaria, and elsewhere, which have been severely polluted by those living under the Palestinian Authority. The pictures of sewage, ... Read More »

State to Supreme Court: “Rawabi paved part of the road on private land”

The access route to the city of Rawabi was built partly on private land – and without the consent of the owner, according to the latest comments by the State prior to the hearing of a petition filed by Regavim. Following the discussion, the Court gave Rawabi six months to prove ownership of the land. Two years ago, Regavim appealed ... Read More »

Who will save the lifeguard? – When law enforcers don’t do what they need to do until we “remind” them

Last May, our area scouts noticed activity at an illegal garage in an area of eight plots of land designated for residential area in the Darijat village. At the same time, we approached the chairman of the Design and Construction Committee, Abu Basma, and we warned the committee about the garage operations. Beyond the problem of illegality in operating the ... Read More »

Public Works Department Paves the Way to Illegal Quarries

PWD works carried out in recent weeks on the access roads Meitzad and Pnei Kedem communities are not exactly paving the right roads. Our field staff noticed that the contractor that is doing the road paving took all the excess asphalt and paved a road connecting Wadi Sair, and the beit fajr quarries.  These are the illegal quarries that the ... Read More »

Camels Are Costing Lives in Southern Israel

Amichai Yogev from the Regavim Organization, that is tracking the phenomenon of stray camels in the Negev, arrived yesterday at the scene of the fatal accident in which a woman was killed by a camel. “How much blood must be shed in order to begin to enforce the law?” The camels wandering on the roads in the Negev took another ... Read More »

A Break Through the Wall of the Temple Mount

Who is behind the planned Break through the wall of the Temple Mount? (And why is the country ignoring it completely ?!) Lately, the Muslim Waqf has been carrying out destructive work on the archaeological site adjacent to the Temple Mount for the purpose of preparing a public use for the benefit of Muslim worshipers. This can cause sewer from ... Read More »