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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 »

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 »

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 »

Interview on IBA English News re Negev

Ari Briggs — International Relations Director of Regavim interviewed by IBA English News on situation in the Negev after the Regavim Public Forum held during Sukkot 2012 in Jerusalem as part of Regavim’s Emergency Campaign to Save the Negev.     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 »

Al-Zarnoog and Bet El- A Tale of two settlements

Mark holding title deeds to Al Zarnog

  Jerusalem Post - In the beginning of the twentieth century, a group of Zionist Jews acquired a parcel of land measuring around 160 acres (65 hectares) in the Negev, in the area of Moshav Nabatim, between Beersheba and Dimona. It was registered in the names of the purchasers in the Land Registry of the British Mandate, and after the establishment ... Read More »