Tel Rumeida

Update – The Site of Tel Rumeida in Hebron will Open to the Public

The Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben-Dahan has succeeded to transfer the management of the archaeological site of Tel Rumeida to the Civil Administration. In the coming months the site will...

Tel HaEl is an imaginary site in the West Bank

Although this little animation is a parody featuring a fictional site, it is not so far from the truth. If you are a fan of Indiana Jones or perhaps care...

Press Release: Comments on the proposal to recognize Hebron as a World Heritage Site in Danger

The diplomatic struggle over Hebron’s recognition as a World Heritage Site in Danger is reaching the final stretch. At the vote scheduled for Friday, at the 41st session of UNESCO’s...

Conservation works at Tel Rumeida, Hebron have resumed as a final stage before opening the site as a tourist park

Excavation and conservation works have resumed at the archaeological site of Tel Rumeida, situated at the heart of Hebron. The purpose of these works, which began two days ago (May...

Tel Rumeida – The Story of a Family

In 2014 an excavation began in Tel Rumeida led by the Israel Antiquities Authority and the University of Ariel in preparation for an archaeological park that would be managed by...

Press release: Contract allocating Hebron archaeological site (Tel Rumieda) to settlers cancelled

November 5, 2015 Following a petition by Breaking the Silence, Emek Shaveh, and Tel Rumeida residents, the Civil Administration announced that by the end of the year it will nullify...

Update: new developments in the antiquity sites in Silwan, the area surrounding the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif and in Hebron

In the past few weeks right wing settler NGOs have taken over new areas in Silwan/City of David, at the Davidson Center adjacent to the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif, and in...

Press release: High Court decision regarding archaeological excavations Tel Rumeida

On 31 December 2014 a hearing was held in the Israeli High Court of Justice regarding the archaeological excavation in Tel Rumeida. The petition was filed by the City of...

Legal battle against the archaeological excavations in Tel Rumeida – Update

16 December 2014 In early 2014 the City of Hebron and Tel Rumeida residents petitioned the Israeli High Court against the archaeological excavations conducted by the Israel Antiquities Authority in...