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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 – How many Ritual Baths(Mikveh) does the Old City need? And why are there so many routes to Temple Mount?

On Thursday, February 9, Jerusalem heritage minister Ze’ev Elkin and mayor Nir Barakat will inaugurate the new “Ritual Baths Trail” which was prepared as part of the Davidson Center, at the...

Court Petition: Western Wall Tunnels a Holy Site for Christians, Muslims

The High Court of Justice has agreed to hear a petition asking why the Western Wall Tunnels have been declared a holy site for Jews and not for Muslims and...

High Court Petition to regulate the religious status of the Western Wall tunnels

This morning (Monday, December 5) Emek Shaveh submitted a petition to the High Court of Justice against the Minister of Religious Services concerning the sanctity of the Western Wall tunnels...

Fearing BDS, West Bank Archaeologists and Digs to Remain Under Wraps

A Jerusalem court upheld on Wednesday the state’s decision to maintain the anonymity of Israeli archaeologists digging in the West Bank. The court also approved the withholding of information about...

The Court Allowed the Civil Administration to Conceal Archaeological Activity in the West Bank

Yesterday (Monday, November 21), the Jerusalem District Court rejected most of the petition submitted by Emek Shaveh and Yesh Din demanding that the State reveal the names of archaeologists who...

Court: Names of Israeli Archaeologists Digging in West Bank Can Stay Secret

The names of Israeli archaeologists excavating in the West Bank should be kept secret, likewise the location of where dug-up artifacts are stored, Jerusalem District Court has ruled. It thereby...

How Archaeology Became an Israeli-Palestinian Battleground

A controversial Unesco vote and new finds in Jerusalem highlight the struggle over the past and future of a divided Holy Land Ilan Ben Zion, 4 November 2016 Archaeology has...

Israel State Comptroller warns of the State’s cooperation with the Elad Foundation

  A new report was published yesterday by Israel’s State Comptroller Yosef Shapira. Here are a few of the highlights from the report, which we at Emek Shaveh have already...

Emek Shaveh’s Response to UNESCO Executive Board 200 decision

  In response to UNESCO’s Executive Board’s decision on Palestine in the (Executive Board 200 session on Occupied Palestine) we would like to say the following:   In the last year...