Updated: Sep 19, 2021
HaBayit is an Israeli-Palestinian grassroots movement which focuses on developing relations between Jews and Arabs on the entire Land both Peoples are connected to. from the neighboring and hostile communities in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem, promotes activities based on respect for man and the Land, and raises the issue of the political future of the Land of Israel for public discussion.
The purpose of HaBayit is to produce a gradual process from the bottom, between populations from the ground, that will lead to the formation of a political outline for a joint future, prosperity, security, and respect among the inhabitants of the Land, as different parts in one, whole and united picture.
HaBayit is open exclusively to locals and opposes the intervention of foreign stakeholders in the conflict over the Land of Israel.
Inon Dan Kehati, founder and chairman of HaBayit:
Born in Israel in 1980, a descendant of a Jewish family of Yemeni-Ashkenazi origin.
His Yemenite grandfather, Moses Kehati, who traveled the long way from the Arabian Peninsula to Jerusalem on donkeys, was the president of the Yemenite Jewish community in Jerusalem and one of the Land redeemers in the Mandatory Land of Israel during the British occupation. His Ashkenazi grandfather, Zvi Danziger, left the orthodox way of life and immigrated to Israel before World War II, and survived the fate of most of his family members who were murdered during the Holocaust along with most of Europe's Jews.