The plan to construct a cable car linking West Jerusalem to the Old City that will carry 73 cars and 3000 visitors per hour will alter the ancient city's skyline and detrimentally impact the Palestinian residents of Silwan. But there are those who s […]
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The High Court of Justice Demands an Explanation from the Nature and Parks Authority as to Why Public Spaces in the City of David are Closed to Silwan’s Residents on the Sabbath and Jewish Holidays
On Tuesday, January 14, 2018, the High Court heard […]
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After a protracted public struggle, and despite widespread criticism by planning organizations, the cable car plan was submitted Monday, January 28th, 2019 for reservations and objections by the district committees and the public. After the plan’s su […]
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 […]
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To date, Israel's conservation policy has been grounded in Ottoman and British sources – the original basis for legislating the conservation of local, physical heritage. Over time, this policy has undergone various incarnations. The legal approach t […]
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Emek Shaveh is an Israeli NGO working to prevent the politicization of archaeology in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
עמק שווה - Emek Shaveh.