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Regavim Discovers PA Funded Reconstruction of Terrorist House

IDF forces this morning demolished the home of terrorist Islam Yusef Abu Hamid, who murdered Duvdevan Sergeant Ronen Lubarsky by dropping a slab of marble on his head in May of 2018. A few weeks ago, after an investigation of Arab media sources, we revealed that the Palestinian Authority had provided funds for the rebuilding of the house. Read the story HERE at Arutz 7. Read More »

Israeli Police Raid Mosque Built at Gate of Mercy on Temple Mount

“During Yom Kippur, the Jerusalem police entered a mosque that was illegally built at the Gate of Mercy on the Temple Mount and confiscated prayer rugs, curtains, and furniture. The move came following a bombshell expose by right-wing NGO Regavim who revealed to the High Court that the mosque at the Gate of Mercy is still up and running despite ... Read More »

Israel arrests five Palestinians at Temple Mount’s Mercy Gate over illegal mosque construction

“Israeli police have arrested five Palestinians and removed wooden separators from the Temple Mount’s Gate of Mercy building, reports the Palestinian Safa news service…Regavim, an Israeli NGO which deals with illegal Arab building and land issues, discovered – based on documentation of the Waqf’s activities at the site – that the purpose behind the construction was to build a mosque.” Read about ... Read More »

The EU Parliament member realizes that the EU is waging war on Israel

We guided Joachim Kuhs, EU Parliament member on the Budget Committee for the Alternative for Germany party (AfD), around Judea and Samaria to demonstrate how the European Union routinely undermines Israeli sovereignty and the peace process by funding illegal Arab settlements in Area C. Read his op-ed about the experience in Arutz 7 HERE.    Read More »

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 »

Palestinian Authority prepares action plan to extend authority to Area C

“The Palestinian Authority plans to promote and authorize Palestinian building in Area C of the West Bank, which is under the Israeli military and civilian control. All Palestinian building in Area C is regulated by Israel’s Civil Administration. Right-wing politicians and the right-wing NGO Regavim have long argued that the PA was attempting to silently take over Area C of the West ... Read More »

The EU Is Battling Israel in Area C

“Less in public view but no less important are the southern Hebron hills. Strategically, these hills dominate the city of Beersheba. Immediately to their west sits Israel’s largest air force base. Demographically, concentrated Palestinian settlement in the southern Hebron hills would create a continuity of Arab settlement stretching from Gaza through the Arad-Beersheba axis. Regavim, the underfunded organization that monitors illegal Palestinian ... Read More »

State ignoring illegal takeover of planned industrial zone

“Yishai Hemo of the Regavim organization said: “In recent months, we have uncovered the extent of data showing how the Palestinian Authority and its entities are taking control of tens of thousands of dunams in Judea and Samaria, but this is a new record of impertinence, since it is state land designated for an Israeli industrial zone.” Read more HERE ... Read More »

Regavim Warns Islamic Waqf Inaugurates New Mosque on Temple Mount

“Despite a prior announcement by Prime Minister Netanyahu that he had instructed the authorities to prevent the opening of a new mosque at the Temple Mount’s Mercy Gate (Sha’ar HaRahamim), the Regavim NGO reports the Jordanian Islamic Waqf on the Temple Mount has continued construction work at a feverish pace, causing irreparable damage to the ancient structure.” Read the full ... Read More »

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