Activities

Press Release High Court hearing the religious status of the Western Wall tunnels

On Wednesday, March 22, the High Court of Justice will hear Emek Shaveh’s petition against the Minister of Religious Services concerning the sanctity of the Western Wall tunnels running underneath...

Conference: Heritage, Politics and Everything In-between: UNESCO in Israel and Jerusalem

Open invitation: Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 6:00pm The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute Greetings: Dr. Abigail Jacobson, The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute Yonathan Mizrachi, Emek Shaveh   Chairperson: Dr. Leah Shamir...

Press Release – High Court Ruling On Tel Shiloh: Developers Ordered to Provide Court with Basic Plan and to Represent all Historical Periods at the Site

At the court hearing concerning construction at the Tel Shiloh archaeological site in the West Bank on Wednesday, February 15 before Judges Rubinstein, Sohlberg and Barak-Erez, it was ruled that...

Press Release Layers of illegality at the Tel Shiloh archaeological site – High Court hearing

On Wednesday, February 15 the High Court will hear Emek Shaveh’s petition against the plan to build a 11,000 sqm. building at the Tel Shiloh archaeological site in the settlement...

Appeal to the High Court – to reveal archaeological activity in the WB

Emek Shaveh and Yesh Din appealed to the High Court demanding to reveal the names of the archaeologists excavating in the West Bank and the locations of the archaeological finds...

Community Excavation: Ein Lamur/Ein Limon

The film documents a community archaeological excavation conducted by Emek Shaveh with participation of residents of Ein Rafa village, west of Jerusalem. The excavation focused on the ancient pool Ein...

Community Excavation – Rogem Ganim

The film “Rogem Ganim: The Past on our Doorstep” tells the story of a summer spent at community excavations in Jerusalem’s Ganim neighbourhood. For years, there was a dump in...

Community excavation: Mamilla

A community excavation is an excavation in which professional archaeologists excavate an ancient site together with local residents. Its goal is to empower the community through the experience of researching the past, and...

Press release: The Supreme Court permits the transfer of a library and archaeological artifacts from the Rockefeller Museum to West Jerusalem

 July 21, 2016 In May of 2016 the Emek Shaveh organization appealed to the Supreme Court demanding not to transfer the Rockefeller Museum’s archaeological library and its archaeological artifacts. The...

Petition to the High Court to stop illegal activity at the ancient site the Biyar Aqueduct and return the property to its owners

July 12, 2016 Residents of the al-Khader village, along with the organizations Emek Shaveh and Yesh Din, petitioned the High Court yesterday (July 11) demanding a court order to stop...