Hinnom Valley

Historic Jerusalem – Challenges and Proposals for Interim Steps

Introduction This document deals with the role of archaeology and tourism in reshaping the identity of Jerusalem’s Historic Basin, and the implications for the dispute over sovereignty. In the past...

Update: Jerusalem Municipality Announces Taking possession of 60 dunams of Private Land in Silwan and Abu Tor for Gardening Purposes

Recently the Jerusalem Municipality announced that it issued gardening orders on 27 plots in Silwan and Abu Tor consisting of approximately 60 dunams.  According to the law, the municipality can...

The cable car to Jerusalem Old City

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...

Tours

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

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,...