Activities

Prominent archaeologists object to the “Kedem Compound” plan and to construction on ancient ruins opposite the walls of Jerusalem’s Old City

A group of prominent archaeologists from various universities, joined by Emek Shaveh and residents of the village of Silwan, have submitted an objection to the “Kedem Compound” (“The Bible Compound”)...

Petition

Academics call Tel-Aviv University to desist from their connection with Elad We, members of the academic community in Israel and abroad, representing a wide range of disciplines, wish to protest...

Community excavations

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...

Lectures

We offer a number of lectures about the relationship between archaeology, politics and society. The subject can be focused on three different locations: 1. Silwan village and the archaeological site...

Silwan/City of David Tour

Emek Shaveh’s archaeological tour in the Village of Silwan and at City of David aims to expose the cultural wealth of the site and to describe the role of archaeology...