Kidron Valley

Underground Jerusalem: The excavation of tunnels, channels, and underground spaces in the Historic Basin

Introduction The majority of the area of the Old City is densely built. As a result, there are very few open spaces in which archaeological excavations can be undertaken. From...

Tours

Emek Shaveh Tours > Silwan/City of David > Jerusalem’s Green belt (National Gardens)

Press release: Israel Nature and Parks Authority is Cooperating with Elad Foundation in take-over of site holy to Christians, Jews and Muslims

About two months ago the Elad Foundation, in cooperation with the Israel Nature and Parks Authority, put forth a plan to establish a tourism center named ‘Ha-Gihon Spring’ in Silwan...

Press release: Tourist Center at the “Spring House” Beit HaMaayan

The Elad organization has recently (January 2014) deposited plans for construction of the tourist compound above the Spring House in the Village of Silwan (City of David).[1] The plans include...

Hinnom Valley/ Wadi Rababa: A socio-political, archeological overview

Location Hinnom Valley/Wadi Rababa is bordered by Mt. Zion on the north and on the west by the Jerusalem Cinematheque.  The Abu-Tur neighborhood lies to one side of the valley,...

Graveyard Metropolis East of Jerusalem’s Old City

Location This document reviews cemeteries located east of Jerusalem’s Old City from the Kidron Valley to the Mount of Olives. The graves, which are part of Jerusalem’s established tourist trail,...