Daniel Estrin

Associated Press

Daniel Estrin appears in the following:

A Palestinian Preaches Positive Thinking To A Tough Crowd: His Own People

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Motivational speaker Saed Karzoun has a tough sell in the West Bank as he tries to preach optimism and self-empowerment at a time when pessimism runs high among Palestinians.


Palestinians Wonder: Who Will Be Our Next Leader?

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is 81, a heavy smoker and has a history of health problems. He was elected more than a decade ago, and it's not clear how he would be replaced.


How Effective Was Shimon Peres' Social Media Push For Peace?

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Shimon Peres spent his final years as a grandfatherly figure, using social media to urge young Israelis toward his optimistic vision of peace. They liked him — but some were skeptical of his message.


Obama Delivers Speech At Funeral For Former Israeli President Shimon Peres

Friday, September 30, 2016

President Obama spoke at the funeral for former Israeli president and founding father Shimon Peres, saying Peres' dream of peace with the Palestinians should stay alive.


Israelis, World Leaders Say Goodbye To Shimon Peres

Friday, September 30, 2016

Mourners from around the world were in Jerusalem for the funeral of former President Shimon Peres. The U.S. delegation includes President Obama and former President Bill Clinton — both gave eulogies.


In Israel, Mourners Come To Terms With Shimon Peres' Complex Legacy

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

After former Israeli President Shimon Peres' death, the country has been somber in remembrance. Leaders and mourners marked the passing of one of Israel's last remaining founders.


Israeli Prime Minister Opens Probe Into Alleged Yemeni Children Abductions

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered a probe into an old question: whether Israel systematically took children from Yemeni Jewish immigrants decades ago.


Muslim Sisters Face Obstacles In Efforts To Help French Army

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

After the recent attack in Nice, two Muslim sisters wanted to help the French army. What happened when they tried to volunteer says a lot about France and young French Muslims.


West Bank Water Crisis: Palestinians Put Blame On Israel

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Israel has reduced the flow of water to the West Bank, causing hardship for Palestinians living there. Depending on whom you ask, the problem comes from either leaky pipes or politics between.


French Army Asks Citizens To Enlist — But No Muslim Headscarves, Please

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Two sisters, devout Muslims and French patriots, wanted to help the military following a terrorist attack. They were told they had to remove their headscarves. So what did they do?


Munich Mourns Mass Shooting Victims While Police Search For A Motive

Saturday, July 23, 2016

The German city of Munich is in shock today, after nine people and a gunman died in a mass shooting Friday. Police are trying to determine the motive of the 18-year-old shooter.


In Nice, Residents And Tourists Struggle To Adjust After Attack

Friday, July 22, 2016

After last week's truck attack, "We're lost," says one resident. "We just don't know how to deal with it. We're living in endless doubt."


Despite Heightened Security, France Struggles To Cope With Terrorism

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The vacation city of Nice has hundreds of police surveillance cameras posted across the city. But that didn't stop Thursday's truck attack that killed 84 people and injured more than 200. Security officials in France are struggling to find the right way to counter lone-wolf attacks and make people feel safe.


French Investigators Release New Information About Driver In Nice Attack

Monday, July 18, 2016

The chief investigator of last Thursday's truck attack in Nice, France, has released new information about the driver. Investigators still don't know why he did it or what connections, if any, he had to ISIS.


Amid Mourning In Nice, Residents Look For Ways To Pitch In

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Hospitals in Nice, France are full of grieving and angry families following the Bastille Day attack. But residents are lining up to give blood and filling flower shops.


Archaeological Dig May Counter Bible's Version Of The Philistines

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Archaeologists in Israel have unearthed an ancient cemetery believed to be the final resting place of some 200 Philistines. They hope the bones will show a new side of the notorious biblical people.


Israel's Health Minister To McDonald's: 'Not In Our Country'

Friday, April 22, 2016

McDonald's is super popular in Israel — the chain even offers potato-starch buns for Passover. But now McD's is fighting back against government accusations that it's "junk food."


In Hebron, A City Hit Hard By Violence, A Palestinian Preaches Nonviolence

Sunday, January 10, 2016

The West Bank city of Hebron is where Palestinians and Israeli settlers live within yards of each other – separated by Israeli barricades and soldiers. It's long been a place filled with friction, and over the past three months, nearly one out of three Palestinian attacks have taken place here, ...


Amid Attacks In Jerusalem, A New Fear: That Person Next To You On The Street

Saturday, January 02, 2016

Rabbi Reuven Birmajer finished teaching his Talmud class at a religious seminary in Jerusalem last week, and then told his students he had to rush home. Deliverymen were bringing a new bed.

"He was afraid a Palestinian guy was going to deliver the bed, and his wife was going to ...


Ongoing Violence Mutes West Bank's Christmas Celebrations

Friday, December 25, 2015

Several Palestinians were killed as they attempted attacks, Israeli officials say. Palestinian security officials say they arrested Islamic extremists to prevent potential attacks.