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Emily Harris

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Israel's Ultra-Orthodox Put Faith In Unorthodox Dating Service

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Young ultra-Orthodox Jews are increasingly pursuing college degrees or joining the workforce. That's challenged matchmaking customs and led to a new service that connects like-minded men and women.

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Ukrainians Disagree Over Sniper Inquiry

Friday, April 04, 2014

A Ukrainian police medic and a protester differ over whether their country should probe who committed crimes during February's violence in Kiev.

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Two Israeli Settlers Speak Of Life โ€” And Plans โ€” On Disputed Land

Thursday, April 03, 2014

From the Palestinian perspective, a big obstacle to peace is the presence of 350,000 Israelis on land expected to be part of any future Palestinian state. Two of those settlers offer their viewpoints.

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Stay Or Go: How Israeli-Palestinian Peace Would Redefine Home

Thursday, April 03, 2014

More than 1 million Arabs are Israeli citizens. About 350,000 Jewish Israelis live in the West Bank. What happens to them if a formal border is ever set between Israel and the Palestinians?

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Labor Ruling May Be Tipping Point For College Sports

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Last week, a National Labor Relations Board ruling gave football players at Northwestern University the right to unionize. Northwestern is challenging the decision. The NCAA supports the appeal.

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Arabs In Israel Contemplate Borders Of Palestinian State

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Mideast peace talks pushed by the U.S. could include a borderline that leaves some Arabs, who are in Israel as part of a minority of non-Jewish Israeli citizens, into a new Palestinian state.

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Israeli Prisoner Release Steps Toward Peace And Draws Controversy

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Israel is preparing a prisoner release as part of the peace process with Palestinians. Arab citizens of Israel are set to be let go, a move more controversial than releasing non-citizen Palestinians.

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In A 'Brilliant' Move, Hamas Puts A Woman Out Front

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Isra al-Modallal is the first woman to be the public face of Hamas, the conservative group that rules the Palestinian territory. "Brilliant" is how one Gaza observer describes the decision.

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Political Split In Ukraine Divides Families

Thursday, March 13, 2014

One couple has survived many political changes over their 47-year marriage, but the current political crisis in Ukraine is dividing them too.

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U.S. Still Exploring Diplomatic Ways To End Crimea Standoff

Monday, March 10, 2014

Ukraine's prime minister travels to Washington this week for talks with President Obama. On Sunday, leaders of Germany and Great Britain spent time on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Russian Troops Continue Movements In Crimea

Sunday, March 09, 2014

As the standoff continues in Crimea, Russia warns the U.S. against "hasty" sanctions. Ukraine officials accuse pro-Russian forces of armed aggression.

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Locals Join Crimean Defense Forces, Allied With Russia

Saturday, March 08, 2014

In Ukraine, tensions are high in the Crimean Peninsula. NPR's Emily Harris reports on the swearing in of new members to the Crimean defense force.

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In Kharkiv, A Snapshot Of Ukraine's Tumult And Hope

Friday, March 07, 2014

In Ukraine's second largest city, Kharkiv, both pro-Europe and pro-Russian groups are planning more rallies this weekend. Some residents fear civil war; others believe compromise is still possible.

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Crisis With Russia Propels Ukrainian Nationalism

Friday, March 07, 2014

During Ukraine's recent revolution, ultra nationalist groups were prominent among the protesters battling police in Kiev's Maidan Square. A nationalist party was included in the interim government.

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With Little Money And Lots Of Verve, Kiev Reporter Fights Corruption

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

In 20 years of independence, corruption in Ukraine has grown to a vast scale. In Kiev, a former journalist now heads a new anti-corruption unit โ€” with no office, few resources and lots of conviction.

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Western Diplomats Visit Kiev, Bringing Few Answers With Them

Monday, March 03, 2014

Western leaders are showing support for Ukraine with high-profile visits to Kiev. British Foreign Secretary William Hague is there Monday, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will be there Tuesday.

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Is Ukraine's Army Prepared For A War With Russia?

Monday, March 03, 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry will head to Kiev to meet with and show support for officials of a Ukrainian government that's less than a week old. That government is trying to stand firm.

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A Greek Treasure Pulled From The Sea Disappears Again In Gaza

Thursday, February 27, 2014

The Hamas government says it has an important relic: an ancient statue of the god Apollo, found by a fisherman. It hopes the bronze figure attracts foreign interest but hasn't yet shown it publicly.

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Even Among Their Own, Consensus Eludes Israelis And Palestinians

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Internal disagreements among Israelis and Palestinians can be just as sharp as disputes between the two sides. NPR's Emily Harris heard these conflicting views as she traveled through the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank.

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What It Costs To Cover Your Noggin In Jerusalem

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Jews, Muslims and tourists just trying to avoid sunburn all have their own distinct headwear in Jerusalem. NPR's Emily Harris takes us on a shopping tour in the Holy Land.

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