JNF – Jewish National Fund

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2016-02-01
Changes that followed petitions filed by human rights organizations twelve years ago in 2004 “provide a partial solution, but do not solve the fundamental problem”
2016-01-07
Adalah & ACRI: The JNF's loyalty is not and cannot be for the benefit of the Israeli public; its principles prevent the transfer of land rights to non-Jewish people.
2014-01-22
Nizar Bakri and Qassem Bakri had bought apartments in the Carmiel region of Haifa in 2010, but have been unable to register their properties with the Israeli Land Registrar because the lands on...
An overview of the latest developments regarding the Prawer-Begin Bill, which if enacted into law and implemented, would lead to the eviction and destruction of most of the remaining unrecognized...
2012-02-28
In January 2012, Adalah worked on a series of legal submissions regarding the unrecognized Arab Bedouin village of Atir-Umm al-Hieran in the Naqab. The village is slated to be demolished and the...
The people of Atir–Umm al-Hieran have been waging an uphill battle in the corridors of Israel’s courts and governmental land planning authorities for almost ten years to prove what is obvious...
According to French philosopher Henri Lefebvre, “the right to the city” is a call for the restructuring of social, political and economic contexts in cities. This in turn requires a...
In states that experience national and ethnic conflicts, the “space” is usually an expression of the official and privileged narrative of the dominant group. The dominant narrative, and the...
Petition submitted in 10/04 against the Israel Lands Administration (ILA), the Jewish National Fund (JNF) and the Minister of Finance (MOF), demanding the cancellation of an ILA policy and a...
2011-12-30
Arab Bedouin residents of the unrecognized village of Atir ask for cancellation of the "Yatir Forest Plan" (264/03/11). This plan seeks to evacuate the villagers, who are citizens of Israel,...
2011-01-10
The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (“the Committee”) issued its "List of Issues" for Israel in December 2010. This list consists of 39 questions concerning Israel's...
2010-12-13
On 13 December 2010, Adalah sent a letter to the Israel Land Administration (ILA) demanding the cancellation of an internal ILA decision issued in 2007 that orders public land to be transferred to...
2009-12-08
On 2 December 2009, Adalah held its annual briefing on legal developments and major Israeli Supreme Court cases concerning Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel for representatives of foreign...
2009-08-13
On 5 August 2009, Adalah sent an urgent letter to the Director of the Israel Land Administration (ILA) and Jewish National Fund (JNF) officials in the south of Israel demanding that they...
2009-08-03
The new land reform law is wide ranging in scope: it institutes broad land privatization; permits land exchanges between the State and the Jewish National Fund (Keren Kayemet Le-Israel)...
The Knesset Economic Committee recently considered the issue of the Israel Land Administration reform, and approved a draft law on the subject. The draft law, inter alia, institutes a regime of...
2008-09-29
Supreme Court of Israel held a hearing on petitions filed by Adalah; by the Association for Civil Rights in Israel; and by the Tel Aviv University Law Clinic with Mossawa demanding the cancellation...
2008-09-10
On 8 September 2008, the Magistrates’ Court in Beer el-Sabe (Beer Sheva) rejected a request by the Israeli police to expel Mr. Nouri Al-Uqbi from his land in the Arab Bedouin village of...
2007-11-29
Adalah met with 18 representatives from Consular Offices, Representative Offices to the Palestinian Authority (PA), and international development and human rights organizations on 21 November 2007...
2007-10-30
On 15 October 2007, the Northern District Planning and Building Committee issued its decision regarding objections filed by Adalah in August 2006 on behalf of 16 Arab farmers from around the...