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Media Reports on Regavim’s report on EU Illegal building in Jerusalem and Area C

Media storm over Regavim expose of EU illegal activity

You may be familiar with the fact that we recently released an extensive report documenting illegal activity of the European Union  in Jerusalem and the surrounding areas.   Channel 2 News did an exclusive expose on the issue which warranted a response from PM Netanyahu instructing the Defence Minister to ensure the law is upheld and the illegal structures are torn down.     ... Read More »

Report on the Illegal EU building the Adumim Region

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Regavim has released its latest report into the illegal EU building in the Adumim Region. The survey conducted by Regavim reveals that the EU illegally financed, within the Adumim area, between 2012-2014, the establishment of more than 400 structures. Among them, Regavim identified 181 residential structures and in addition, 232 service structures (located separately from the residential structures). In other ... Read More »

EU involvement in Illegal Building in Area C – Position Paper

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Over many years, the Palestinian Authority (PA) has benefitted from the virtually unqualified support of the European Union. Unqualified in its automatic siding with the PA and against Israel on diplomatic issues, and unqualified in its financial support and regular donations amounting to hundreds of millions of Euros annually. In recent years, European support has moved from passive diplomatic and ... Read More »

Shana Tova from the Southern Region

Giving a tour of the Negev

This year the Begin Law, which attempted to resolve Beduin land claims in the Negev, was halted and there was a turn towards a better alternative for national and Zionist interests. We continued working with the authorities to implement operative regulations to preserve state property. In the media we continued to expose serious phenomena that were hushed-up, such as looting ... Read More »

Response to the resignation of Former Minister Benny Begin.

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  12th December 2013 Press Release Regavims' response to the resignation of Former Minister Benny Begin.   Former Minister Begin’s decision to resign, must be seized by the government as an opportunity to change the Begin plan and make it an improved and more just solution for all citizens of Israel, especially the Bedouins in the Negev.   We call ... Read More »

Regavim Interview on Israel Now News

During Summer 2013 with the Negev plan being hotly debated in Israel and over 50 NGO’s doing everything they can to ensure world public opinion is against Israel, Israel Now News interviewed Ari Briggs from Regavim on their “Ask the Source” segment about Regavim’s goals and work in the field and Knesset and how Regavim intends to counter those NGO’s ... Read More »

Bedouin Myth #1 – Indigenous?

  Around twenty-five years ago, a global discussion began surrounding the term “indigenous peoples” as it relates to ethnic minorities around the world.  International law however began to address the issue of indigenous peoples as far back as the 17th century, and by and large the matter was left to the discretion of the particular state. With the passing of ... 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 »

Suspicion: Bedouin Helped Hamas Pinpoint Negev Targets – INN – 27th Nov. 2012

  Video shows Bedouin thieves in ATVs driving freely among IDF tanks in Negev military zones.   By Gil Ronen Elements within the defense establishment suspect that Bedouin from the Negev relayed information to Hamas and Islamic Jihad in Gaza during Operation Pillar of Defense,according to Maariv. It is believed that the Bedouin roamed about in forbidden military zones and gave ... Read More »