Holy Basin

High Court hearing of Emek Shaveh petition against Western Wall tunnel excavations

On Thursday, May 17 at 11:30am, the High Court will hear the petition filed by Emek Shaveh via Attorney Itay Mack, demanding a halt to the Western Wall tunnel excavations...

Government Meeting on Jerusalem Day: Strengthening the Settlements in the Historic Basin, State-Funded Excavations, and Promotion of Cable Car Project as “National Priority”

At a government meeting held on Sunday, May 13, it was decided to finance and expand archaeological-tourist development in Silwan, the Old City, and the Mount of Olives area. This...

Conference: Does the Old City as a multicultural historic space require protection?

Emek Shaveh and Erev Rav invite the public to a panel   Does the Old City as a multicultural historic space require protection?   Wednesday 9th, May, 2018, 7 pm,...

The Cable Car to Jerusalem’s Old City: Who Gains and Who Loses?

Please press here to download  position paper cable car to old city as PDF Background On Wednesday, December 13, the National Infrastructure Committee met for a public presentation of the Old City...

Government Ministries Officially Promote the Temple Mount Movement

Last week the Minister of Culture and Sport Miri Regev along with the Minister for Jerusalem Affairs and Heritage Ze’ev Elkin published a tender calling for candidates to submit proposals...

Mr. Trump, we want to Exchange the Gift

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...

Update: Unprecedented Speed of Development in Jerusalem’s Historic Basin

To view PDF please click link: Biannual update – Unprecedented Speed of Development in Jerusalem’s Historic Basin   The cable car to the Old City   In a meeting in May...

Press Release – Minister Zeév Elkin cancelled Emek Shaveh’s participation in the “Open House” Festival

Over the past week, members of the Israeli Right had approached Minister for Jerusalem Affairs, Zeév Elkin, in a bid to cancel Emek Shaveh’s tours of the Muslim Cemetery in...

Press Release – Elad’s Kedem Center in Silwan was approved by all the planning committees

Last Friday, July 14, a notice appeared in the media announcing the approval of plans for the Kedem Center due to be built at the entrance to Silwan, across the...