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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 »

The Facts about the Arab encampment near Susiya

A historical village? Not really!    The claim that this is an Arab village which existed hundreds of years, or even decades, is completely false. According to travelers in the 19th century, and from surveys of villages and population conducted by the British mandatory powers in 1945, which mention all of the villages in the area and even some of the ... Read More »

REGAVIM SLAMS HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH FOR DENIGRATING & DELEGITIMIZING THE ISRAELI LEGAL SYSTEM

For immediate release: 21st May 2015 REGAVIM SLAMS HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH FOR DENIGRATING & DELEGITIMIZING THE ISRAELI LEGAL SYSTEM. Regavim a legal advocacy organization in Israel strongly condemns Human Rights Watch (HRW) for its attack on and blatant attempt to undermine the Israeli legal system. Regavim is responding to a report issued by HRW Middle East and North Africa director ... Read More »

Media Reports on Regavim’s report on EU Illegal building in Jerusalem and Area C

You may be familiar with the fact that we recently released an extensive report documenting illegal activity of the European Union  in Jerusalem and the surrounding areas.   Channel 2 News did an exclusive expose on the issue which warranted a response from PM Netanyahu instructing the Defence Minister to ensure the law is upheld and the illegal structures are torn down.     ... 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 »

EU involvement in Illegal Building in Area C – Position Paper

Over many years, the Palestinian Authority (PA) has benefitted from the virtually unqualified support of the European Union. Unqualified in its automatic siding with the PA and against Israel on diplomatic issues, and unqualified in its financial support and regular donations amounting to hundreds of millions of Euros annually. In recent years, European support has moved from passive diplomatic and ... Read More »

Shana Tova from Judea & Samaria

This year the Supreme Court issued a number of decisions to our petitions, that set significant precedents in the defense of Jewish settlement. In the parliamentary field, we initiated many discussions in Knesset committees that dealt with a variety of topics: illegal Arab construction, “quiet annexation” by the Palestinian Authority, illegal activities by foreign countries, selective law enforcement by the ... Read More »

The Gradual Annexation of Area ‘C’ Territories by the Palestinian Authority

  Sivan 5773 May 2013 Synopsis As part of Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad’s plan to unilaterally establish a de facto Palestinian state, the Palestinian Austhority (PA) is operating towards the establishment of various national infrastructures – civilian and security control structures, establishment of physical and economic infrastructures, and reforms in the central and local governments. The PA’s blatant efforts to establish ... Read More »