The Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif – Archaeology in a Political Context

The Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif – Archaeology in a Political Context

Publication

Since the Six Day War, the area surrounding the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif has been subject to continuous development and attempts by both sides to modify the agreements reached in 1967. In this document we will discuss the use of archaeological ex […]

Full Report

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 […]

Register to the Tour

Court petition demands a halt to Western Wall Tunnels excavations

Court petition demands a halt to Western Wall Tunnels excavations

High Court petition

Emek Shaveh submitted a petition to the High Court of Justice today (June 26, 2017) demanding that the Israel Antiquities Authority be instructed to cease excavations and other archaeological work within the Western Wall Tunnels until a ministerial […]

For further reading

Facts Underground: How Israel is using antiquities to preempt a territorial compromise in Jerusalem's Historic Basin.

Facts Underground: How Israel is using antiquities to preempt a territorial compromise in Jerusalem's Historic Basin.

Reshaping historic Jerusalem

"Facts Underground" charts the political struggle over Jerusalem's Historic Basin from 1995 to 2017. This animated infographic focuses on the main organizations shaping the political landscape of the OId City and the village of Silwan/City of David. […]

Go to Video

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.

Join Us: