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Shana Tova from the Flowering North

Yishai Chamo - Northern Area co-ordinator: Bet Hakerem Valley in the Galil

Regavim initiated and participated in discussions in Knesset committees, dealing with the strengthening of Israeli sovereignty in the North and ensuring the equal application of the law there. We had the privilege of supporting the farmers and making improvements in a law that will enhance deterrence against incursions into their land. We thwarted an attempt to impose a municipal tax ... Read More »

The story of a farmer -Yehuda Marmor

As we can see from the security cameras intruders break through the fence to get onto Yehuda's land

Since 1997 Yehuda has grazed 200 cattle in the Galil on 500 acres of land leased from the Israel Land Authority (ILA). 10 years ago people from the neighbouring village of Bir al Maksor started to tear down his fences and graze their flocks on his land. After 200 complaints to the Police, who dismissed them as not in the public interest, ... Read More »

Pesach newsletter – Northern update

Illegal house built in Hermon Nature reserve

This year we expanded our activity in the Golan and Galilee regions and for that purpose added a full-time attorney. Most of the activity in northern Israel is involved with environmental protection and that is because the region is rich in natural reserves and valuable historical sites. We have already filed several petitions this year against the ecological damage to ... Read More »

Little House in Peki’in

  A Jew whose home in Peki’in in the Upper Galilee was burned down by local rioters has now been ordered to demolish the house or renovate it – without the government compensation due to a victim of nationalistic violence.   Asher Hazan who bought his home, which had been owned by Jews for generations, in Peki’in sixteen years ago, ... Read More »

Illegal building Mt. Meron Nature Reserve

10's of houses are being built illegally  in the beautiful Mt. Meron Nature Reserve and only Regavim is fighting to have this phenomena halted Mt. Meron National Park Building:  Illegal construction offenders are involved in widespread building and development as they destroy the Mount Meron Nature Reserve in the upper Galilee – all without permits or authorization. The Regavim coordinator ... Read More »