Conference: Does the Old City as a multicultural historic space require protection?

Conference: Does the Old City as a multicultural historic space require protection?

Conference

Wednesday 9th, May, 2018, 7 pm, Hansen House in Jerusalem Since 1967 and particularly in the last decade Israel has been developing numerous archaeological sites, tourist attractions, museums and holy sites in the Old City and its surroundings which […]

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Mr. Trump, we want to Exchange the Gift

Mr. Trump, we want to Exchange the Gift

A message to Trump

Jerusalem is a lot more than just a city for Israelis, Palestinians and millions of believers from around the world. It is a border crossing between the material and the spiritual, between vibrant daily lives to ancient roots. It is a national symbol […]

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Next tours

Next tours

Archaeological-political tours

Details and registration to the coming tours to Silwan/City of David or the National Parks (The Green Belt) in East Jerusalem. Emek Shaveh’s archaeological tour in the Village of Silwan and at City of David aims to expose the cultural wealth of the […]

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The High Court ordered the State to ensure public spaces for Silwan’s residents

The High Court ordered the State to ensure public spaces for Silwan’s residents

Legal Action

The High Court judges ruled Monday (November 20, 2017) that the Israel National Parks Authority (INPA) and the Elad Foundation cannot close public spaces without proposing an alternative for Silwan’s residents. The appeal, submitted through Attorney […]

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The Jerusalem Cable Car Project and its potential impact on the Historic Basin

The Jerusalem Cable Car Project and its potential impact on the Historic Basin

Position Paper

During a government meeting on Jerusalem Day (28 May 2017), the ministers approved the plan to build a cable car that would transport tourists from West Jerusalem to SilwanCity of David and the Western Wall area. For the first phase of the project, […]

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Videos

Our animation film tells Jerusalem's long and diverse history in just two minutes!

Emek Shaveh is an Israeli NGO working to prevent the politicization of archaeology in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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