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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 – 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 »

November Newsletter – Supreme Court Ruling – Regavim defeats air pollution

After 3 years of fighting on behalf of the residents in the Northern Sharon/Shomron region to have illegal highly polluting charcoal kilns closed down, the Supreme Court last week ruled in Regavim's favor and ordered the Civil Administration to enforce the law and have them shut down. Outside the Supreme Court building a protest was held by residents of Pardes ... Read More »

Is Government and Supreme Court inaction poisoning our children?

  Jerusalem Post – 15th July 2012   By ARI BRIGGS   Illegal and unregulated production of charcoal, illegal due to the fact that the businesses are not registered and take place on land zoned for agriculture or in some cases on government land, is causing sever health consequences for our children. Most disturbing is that the government and the ... Read More »

An End to Unlicensed Filling Stations

  After Regavim raised the issue of pirate gas stations in southern Israel, it seems that the authorities are finally dealing with the phenomenon.  In the course of the last months, Regavim contacted all the relevant authorities, including the police, Interior Ministry, Ministry of Infrastructures and to the Environmental Protection Ministry and demanded that they take action against the hundred ... 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 »

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 »

Northern Sharon Charcoal Kilns

llegal Charcoal Kilns spread poisonous fumes over the Northern Shomron. Regavim on behalf of the residents went to the Supreme Court to get them closed down.     Read More »