The Jerusalem Cable Car Project and its potential impact on the Historic Basin

The Jerusalem Cable Car Project and its potential impact on the Historic Basin

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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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Legal petition: discontinue agreement between INPA and the Elad

Legal petition: discontinue agreement between INPA and the Elad

Court petition

On July 2, 2018, Emek Shaveh petitioned the Administrative Affairs Court to obligate the Israel Nature Parks Authority (INPA) to discontinue  their partnership with the Elad Foundation at the City of David. Emek Shaveh submitted the petition followin […]

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Mr. Trump, we want to Exchange the Gift

Mr. Trump, we want to Exchange the Gift

A message to Trump

Jerusalem is a lot more than just a city for Israelis, Palestinians and millions of believers from around the world. It is a border crossing between the material and the spiritual, between vibrant daily lives to ancient roots. It is a national symbol […]

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Next tours

Next tours

Archaeological-political tours

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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The High Court ordered the State to ensure public spaces for Silwan’s residents

The High Court ordered the State to ensure public spaces for Silwan’s residents

Legal Action

The High Court judges ruled Monday (November 20, 2017) that the Israel National Parks Authority (INPA) and the Elad Foundation cannot close public spaces without proposing an alternative for Silwan’s residents. The appeal, submitted through Attorney […]

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