Petition Slams Tel Aviv University's Involvement in East Jerusalem Dig

Over 80 academics call on university administration to withdraw its participation in archaeological excavations in the City of David national park, operated by the pro-settlement NGO Elad.

Tel Aviv University administrators on Monday received a petition signed by dozens of senior academics from Israel and abroad calling on the university to withdraw its participation in archaeological excavations in East Jerusalem’s City of David. The national park is indirectly financed by the right-wing NGO Elad, which administers the national park.