On Thursday afternoon (29 September), shots were fired at Regavim’s Field Coordinator for Judea and Samaria.
On a routine field patrol near Kiryat Arba, Regavim’s Field Coordinator for Judea and Samaria and the Municipality’s Land Protection Officer were targeted by gunfire. The incident ended without casualties. Regavim’s Field Coordinator, Menash Shmueli, alerted security forces who are combing the area in search of the terrorists.
The field team was documenting a new phenomenon in Area C: the creation of cemeteries in open areas, as another element in the massive takeover of land by the Palestinians to create Arab territorial contiguity while isolating and suffocating Jewish communities and disrupting their access to major traffic arteries.
Today we got a close-up view of how the battle for Area C, which we have been sounding the alarm about for years, morphs from illegal construction and seemingly-innocent agricultural expansion into life-threatening live fire – all in the blink of an eye.
In the video that was being filmed on location, the sounds of gunfire can be heard clearly in the final seconds.
“Reasonableness” and the High Court of Justice
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You won’t silence us!
Naomi Kahn, Regavim’s International Director, was in Toronto for a speaking tour last week, and met hundreds of people from the local Jewish community to discuss issues such as governance and sovereignty in the Negev and in Judea and Samaria, and about Regavim’s activities in general. Naomi also encountered hostile, anti-Israel organizations and BDS activists […]