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Shana Tova from Judea & Samaria

Ovad Arad, Judea & Samaria Manager - Investigating the Binyamin Region

This year the Supreme Court issued a number of decisions to our petitions, that set significant precedents in the defense of Jewish settlement. In the parliamentary field, we initiated many discussions in Knesset committees that dealt with a variety of topics: illegal Arab construction, “quiet annexation” by the Palestinian Authority, illegal activities by foreign countries, selective law enforcement by the ... Read More »

Pesach Newsletter – Negev Update

Mark holding title deeds to Al Zarnog

The key sentence for our work in the Negev is “to bring the State back to the Negev”. We believe that sovereignty is not a theoretical matter and if it is not enforced – it doesn’t exist. Consequently, we believe that the key to changing the situation in the Negev and to solving the conflict with the Bedouin population lies ... Read More »

Abu Basmah

  Following a petition submitted by Regavim, the District Court of Be’er Sheva ordered the demolition of tens of Bedouin houses that were built within the municipal boundary of Abu Basmah in the Negev   The order was issues following after Regavim requested the court to instruct the state to demolish tens of structures built in the area without authorization ... Read More »

Justice Delayed

  According to the results of the Regavim investigation, since early 2008 the Supreme Court has issued 162 interim orders against demolition of illegally constructed Palestinian buildings in Judea and Samaria, and the State Attorney defers discussion on the judicial orders time after time. In the field – chaos reigns.       As soon as the Civil Administration inspectors ... Read More »

A Tale of Two Houses of Worship

  New Theological Insights of the Civil Administration- Immunity for Illegal Mosques. Synagogues – That’s Another Story. Two illegal houses of prayer. Two identical petitions to the Supreme Court. Two identical interim orders against continued construction. Two violations of judicial orders. The development of the facts is amazingly similar. But, at this point, the paths diverge. This one for life, ... Read More »

Extremely Preferential Treatment for the Extreme Left

  The Regavim Report: Israel’s Supreme Court gives extremely preferential treatment to petitions filed by the extreme left.  A report prepared by Regavim statistically indicates what many of us have felt all along: the Supreme Court, and in particular President Dorit Beinish, shows preferential treatment towards extreme leftist organizations. This is expressed by expediting procedures in a fashion that is ... Read More »

Illegal Quarry in Gush Etzion

  Regavim submitted a petition against the authorities responsible for law enforcement with a demand that the court direct them to halt the illegal operation of a quarry in the Gush Etzion area.   Over three years ago, Regavim sent a letter to the Civil Administration and security forces with a request that they halt an illegal quarry in the Gush ... Read More »