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Naomi Khan of Regavim Interviewed on Kan English News

Kan English News interviewed Director of Regavim’s International Division, Naomi Kahn, who explained why rescinding the Kaminitz Law would cause havoc in Israel’s Galilee and Negev. The Kaminitz Law, also known as Amendment 116 to Israel’s plumbing and building code, was passed in the Knesset in 2017. It has resulted in cutting illegal building and construction across all sectors of ... Read More »

Report: Gantz to Make Deal Allowing Arabs to Conquer Galilee

“The United Arab List is set to recommend to President Reuven Rivlin that he appoint Benny Gantz to attempt to form a government – and a report on Channel 13 said that the recommendation comes at a price: The cancellation of a law that increases penalties for illegal construction in the Negev and Galilee.” Read more HERE at Breaking Israel ... Read More »

Important First Steps in Resolving the Question of Galilee Green or Metallic Green

Do you think that illegal construction only affects people involved in a land dispute? Think again. ‘Following Regavim’s petition against an illegal, highly-polluting scrapyard in the Israeli Arab town of Rameh, the Israel Police carried out enforcement measures last week, an important first step in protecting Israel’s delicate and highly vulnerable ecosystem.’ Read more HERE on the Love of the Land ... Read More »

Shana Tova from the Flowering North

Regavim initiated and participated in discussions in Knesset committees, dealing with the strengthening of Israeli sovereignty in the North and ensuring the equal application of the law there. We had the privilege of supporting the farmers and making improvements in a law that will enhance deterrence against incursions into their land. We thwarted an attempt to impose a municipal tax ... Read More »

Pesach newsletter – Northern update

This year we expanded our activity in the Golan and Galilee regions and for that purpose added a full-time attorney. Most of the activity in northern Israel is involved with environmental protection and that is because the region is rich in natural reserves and valuable historical sites. We have already filed several petitions this year against the ecological damage to ... Read More »

Presentation about Regavim

Ari Briggs — International Relations Director of Regavim introduces the work Regavim does at the Regavim Public Forum held during Sukkot 2012 in Jerusalem as part of Regavim’s Emergency Campaign to Save the Negev.     Read More »

Is Government and Supreme Court inaction poisoning our children?

  Jerusalem Post – 15th July 2012   By ARI BRIGGS   Illegal and unregulated production of charcoal, illegal due to the fact that the businesses are not registered and take place on land zoned for agriculture or in some cases on government land, is causing sever health consequences for our children. Most disturbing is that the government and the ... Read More »

Little House in Peki’in

  A Jew whose home in Peki’in in the Upper Galilee was burned down by local rioters has now been ordered to demolish the house or renovate it – without the government compensation due to a victim of nationalistic violence.   Asher Hazan who bought his home, which had been owned by Jews for generations, in Peki’in sixteen years ago, ... Read More »

Illegal building Mt. Meron Nature Reserve

10's of houses are being built illegally  in the beautiful Mt. Meron Nature Reserve and only Regavim is fighting to have this phenomena halted Mt. Meron National Park Building:  Illegal construction offenders are involved in widespread building and development as they destroy the Mount Meron Nature Reserve in the upper Galilee – all without permits or authorization. The Regavim coordinator ... Read More »

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