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|Archaeology & Conflict|
|Silwan (City of David)|
|Archaeology in Silwan (City of David)
A report covering the the political-archaeological developments in Silwan.
|Excavations in Silwan - Interactive Map
Descriptions, including an interactive map and photos, of the current excavations in Silwan.
|Timeline of Silwan Archaeology
Information about the various periods and findings in the area of Silwan since 5000 BCE.
|“Beit Haliba” and the Givati Parking Lot
In this document we examine the significance of the archeological excavations that were conducted before presenting the plans to the construction committees, and the ways in which these excavations have in fact furthered the construction plans.
|Jerusalem (Old City)|
|Between Holiness and Propaganda
Archaeology and political claims over the Old City of Jerusalem.
|Principal Archaeological Activities in the Old City
Principal archaeological activities in the Old City of Jerusalem in 2011, and their socio-political Impact.
|Archaeology in the Central Holy Sites
The holy sites in Jerusalem’s Old City have a central role in the political struggle in the region.
Jerusalem Underground - the excavation of tunnels, channels, and underground spaces in the Historic Basin.
|Frequent Questions about Jerusalem's Old City
Read the answers to frequent questions about Jerusalem's Old City.
|Archaeological Activity in the Old City of Jerusalem and Its Environs - 2010 Update
A report about the archaeological excavations and their socio-political implications in the Old City of Jerusalem. Includes an interactive map and photos.
|Cemeteries in the Historical Basin|
|Hinnom Valley/Wadi Rababa
Hinnom Valley/Wadi Rababa is a uniquely picturesque, archeologically-compelling stretch of land in the center of a political conflict.
|Graveyard Metropolis East of Jerusalem’s Old City
This document reviews cemeteries located east of Jerusalem’s Old City from the Kidron Valley to the Mount of Olives.
|The Mamilla Cemetery in West Jerusalem
A heritage site at the crossroads of politics and real estate.
|National Parks in East Jerusalem|
|Elad’s sifting project in Emek Tzurim National Park
The Temple Mount Sifting Project, sponsored by ELAD and the Israel Nature and Parks Authority, is often portrayed in the media and in popular publications as a vital salvage operation of utmost scientific import. This report summarizes our findings in the matter.
|National Parks between the Old City of Jerusalem and Area E1
This report examines the ways in which antiquities (real or imagined) are used by the Israeli Nature and Parks Authority in order to assume responsibility for a given area, and thereby, de facto, to appropriate it.
|Refaim Valley (al-Wallaja & Battir)
A report about the area of Refaim Valley, its archaeological importance and uniqueness, and the implications of the current plans for construction of the separation wall and a new neighborhood.
|Israel’s “National Heritage Sites” Project in the West Bank
Read about the archeological importance and political significance of the "National Heritage Sites" project in the West Bank.
Searchable Map of West Bank Archaeology and Sourcebook on Israeli Archaeology in the West Bank 1967–2007.
A list of our publications including a visitor's guide, booklets, a film and a sourcebook. You can view, download or order each of the publications.
|Media & Info|
Searchable archive of Internet articles about archaeology, politics and policies in Israel and the Palestinian Territories.
Archive of past newsletters sent to the mailing list.
|The Yemenite Settlement
An article covering the period of Jewish Yemenite settlement in Silwan and its demise.
|The Current Settlement
Reviewing the current Jewish settlement in Silwan run by Elad organization.
|Cultural Heritage Protection
Details and clarifications of cultural heritage protection in international conventions.
Covering publications about archaeology in the fields of ethics, policies, and archaeology in Israel.
|Read & Sign the Petition
An international petition to change the way archaeology is being conducted in the City of David.
A report about the positive effects and new causes for concern following our original petition.
|Email the Petition
Downloadble files of the signed petition, and email addresses of key persons who should read and react to the petition.
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Ways to donate to our organization. We work with paypal for online credit/debit card donations.
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|Who We Are
Information about Emek Shaveh.
Our beliefs and guiding principles in the field of archaeology.