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Press Release – Elad’s Kedem Center in Silwan was approved by all the planning committees

Last Friday, July 14, a notice appeared in the media announcing the approval of plans for the Kedem Center due to be built at the entrance to Silwan, across the...

Press Release: Comments on the proposal to recognize Hebron as a World Heritage Site in Danger

The diplomatic struggle over Hebron’s recognition as a World Heritage Site in Danger is reaching the final stretch. At the vote scheduled for Friday, at the 41st session of UNESCO’s...

Press Release – The Israel Antiquities Authority’s plan to excavate beneath Silwan, all the way to the Western Wall Plaza

On Sunday, May 28 the Israel Antiquities Authority presented the “Shalem Plan” the purpose of which is to conduct extensive underground excavations from Silwan  to the Western Wall Plaza. The...

Conservation works at Tel Rumeida, Hebron have resumed as a final stage before opening the site as a tourist park

Excavation and conservation works have resumed at the archaeological site of Tel Rumeida, situated at the heart of Hebron. The purpose of these works, which began two days ago (May...

The UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem – balanced and necessary. But weak European support indicates Israeli steps towards annexation of East Jerusalem

UNESCO’s decision on Jerusalem yesterday is one of the best, most just and most long-awaited by the organization. On the other hand, it is a great success for Netanyahu whose...

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...