Hundreds demonstrate against 'state's effort to take over Beduin land'

Hundreds demonstrate aga

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 3, 2009 21:13

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Hundreds of residents of the Negev, among them Jews and Arabs, gathered near the Lehavim-Rahat Junction on Saturday to protest what they described as "the state of Israel and the JNF's effort to take over Beduin lands in the Negev." In a press statement released by the Coalition of Organizations for the Recognition of Unrecognized Beduin Villages, the demonstrators accused the JNF of "making a legal battle redundant by taking over land and planting trees [there]."

Related Content

Breaking news
July 19, 2018
IAF strikes Hamas terror cell in Gaza, reports of 1 dead, 3 injured

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF