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

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The plan to construct a cable car linking West Jerusalem to the Old City that will carry 73 cars and 3000 visitors per hour will alter the ancient city's skyline and detrimentally impact the Palestinian residents of Silwan.  But there are those who s […]

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High Court of Justice - Why Public Spaces in the City of David are Closed

High Court of Justice - Why Public Spaces in the City of David are Closed

Court petition

The High Court of Justice Demands an Explanation from the Nature and Parks Authority as to Why Public Spaces in the City of David are Closed to Silwan’s Residents on the Sabbath and Jewish Holidays On Tuesday, January 14, 2018, the High Court heard […]

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Cable Car Plan for Old City of Jerusalem Submitted

Cable Car Plan for Old City of Jerusalem Submitted

Jerusalem Cable Car

After a protracted public struggle, and despite widespread criticism by planning organizations, the cable car plan was submitted Monday, January 28th, 2019 for reservations and objections by the district committees and the public. After the plan’s su […]

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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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Conservation in Israel, Content and Practice

Conservation in Israel, Content and Practice

New report

To date, Israel's conservation policy has been grounded in Ottoman and British sources – the original basis for legislating the conservation of local, physical heritage.  Over time, this policy has undergone various incarnations. The legal approach t […]

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