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The Numbers Don’t Lie: Measure for Measure 2018

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It’s a Fact: Israel’s Supreme Court Discriminates Against Right-Wing Petitions More than 100 petitions were filed in Israel’s Supreme Court against illegal construction in Judea and Samaria – by organizations on both sides of the political spectrum. Regavim analyzed the procedural aspects of all the petitions filed in the past 13 years; the findings paint a dire portrait of deep-seated, ... Read More »

Illegal, Dangerous – and (Hopefully) a Thing of the Past

IDF Firing Zones 917 and 918 are situated in a strategic area in the Hebron Hills, a region that connects Israel’s eastern flank to the Negev and the Dead Sea. For the past few years, a massive take-over of land in this area has been underway, and we at Regavim have made a major effort to combat the phenomenon and ... Read More »

High Court to Bedouin Municipalities: Collect Taxes or your Budgets Will Be Docked

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As a result of a lawsuit filed by Regavim against Bedouin municipalities that have never collected local residential or commercial taxes (arnona), the High Court of Justice issued a stern warning: “If taxes are not collected by August, a commensurate sum will be deducted from the budget paid by the State to these municipalities.” The High Court of Justice has ... Read More »

Regavim Responds to High Court Rejection of Petition

“Despite the Court’s disappointing but not unexpected decision, our petition achieved its purpose by spotlighting the problematic conduct of Israel’s judiciary. This decision is one more example of Supreme Court rulings that blur the boundaries between the three branches of government. In this most recent instance, the Court has once again eroded the authority of the executive and legislative branches ... Read More »

Regavim responds to Chief Justice Naor:

What does Political Bias Smell Like?     Chief Justice Miriam Naor’s response to the motion filed by Regavim is another example of Israel’s Judicial Branch overstepping its boundaries: The only body empowered with the authority to decide whether or not a ceremony is an official state event is the Government of Israel, the Executive Branch. Chief Justice Naor’s response ... Read More »

REGAVIM SUES THE SUPREME COURT

“The High Court of Justice is not above the law.” Following Chief Justice Miriam Naor’s decision to prevent an official representative of the Judicial Branch from participating in an official State ceremony marking 50 years since the liberation of Judea and Samaria, scheduled for tomorrow evening in Gush Etzion, The Regavim Movement filed an emergency motion with the High Court ... Read More »