conference Archaeology in the West Bank: Academic Research, National Identity, and Military Rule

conference Archaeology in the West Bank: Academic Research, National Identity, and Military Rule

Conference

Time: Thursday, December 7, 18:00-20:00 Location: Agron Youth Hostel, 6 Agron st. Jerusalem The West Bank, occupied by Israel in 1967, is considered many Israelis to be the cradle of the nation, the place where the stories of the Bible actual […]

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In an blatant act of political meddling Minister Zeév Elkin cancelled  Emek Shaveh’s participation in the “Open House” Festival

In an blatant act of political meddling Minister Zeév Elkin cancelled Emek Shaveh’s participation in the “Open House” Festival

Press Release

Over the past week, members of the Israeli Right had approached Minister for Jerusalem Affairs, Zeév Elkin, in a bid to cancel Emek Shaveh’s tours of the Muslim Cemetery in Mamilla planned for the “Open House” Festival scheduled to take place this we […]

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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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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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