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Emily Harris

Emily Harris appears in the following:

Here's Why Israel's New Defense Minister Is So Controversial

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has named hard-liner Avigdor Lieberman his new defense minister, a move that has ignited a fierce debate inside Israel and beyond.

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Israelis Hope Subsidies Will Help To Counter Skyrocketing Housing Prices

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Data show housing prices have climbed around 80 percent over the past eight years. The trend is upsetting Israelis and alarming politicians as they deal with policies that helped cause the high costs.

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People Aren't Coming To See The Pyramids Or Snorkel In The Red Sea

Monday, May 23, 2016

The crash last week of an EgyptAir passenger plane flying from Paris to Cairo is not likely to help Egypt's battered tourism industry.

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EgyptAir Debris Photos Released As Crash Investigation Continues

Saturday, May 21, 2016

The Egyptian military released photos Saturday of debris recovered from the missing EgyptAir plane. New communications from the plane have also emerged.

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'What Can You Say?' An Egyptian Man Mourns The Loss Of 4 Loved Ones

Friday, May 20, 2016

At mosques across Egypt, worshippers prayed on Friday for those killed when an EgyptAir plane plunged into the Mediterranean a day earlier. The cause of the crash still isn't known.

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Debris From EgyptAir Flight 804 Found In Mediterranean

Friday, May 20, 2016

France has sent warships, aircraft and aviation investigators to help find the cause of Thursday's crash of EgyptAir flight 804. The flight vanished from radar screens over the eastern Mediterranean.

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Egyptian Officials Continue Investigation Into EgyptAir Crash

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Egyptian officials are urging the world to await facts before concluding what brought down a Cairo-bound airliner. But families and the public clamor for news about another Egyptian aviation incident.

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A Fall In Knife Attacks On Israelis, Amid A Shifting Palestinian Mood

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Seven months after it began, a wave of Palestinian stabbing attacks against Israelis appears to be slowing. Some Palestinian schools say they have been trying to combat the violence.

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Why The U.S. Is Promoting Crops Grown In Gaza

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Before Hamas took over Gaza, agriculture was a big contributor to its economy. The U.S. hopes reviving the industry will boost not only farmers, but also security — by creating economic opportunity.

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#NPRreads: Take Flight With These 3 Stories This Weekend

Saturday, May 07, 2016

Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.

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The Mother Who Wouldn't Let A Teacher Shame Her 3-Year-Old

Saturday, May 07, 2016

The little girl did something lots of kids do. She took her clothes off. The teacher acted as if the child had ruined her life. The Gaza Strip mother found the courage to rebuke the teacher.

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In Israeli Kindergartens, An Early Lesson In The Holocaust

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Israeli schools on Thursday carried out a standardized lesson plan for the first time to teach kindergartners the meaning of the country's annual Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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Is This Week's Jerusalem Suicide Bombing A Warning Of More To Come?

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Days after the first bus bombing in Jerusalem in years, Israel is investigating whether the young Palestinian man who carried the bomb on the bus acted on his own or as part of an organized effort.

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Security Concerns Heighten After Bus Explosion In Jerusalem

Monday, April 18, 2016

A small bomb exploded on a Jerusalem bus Monday, wounding at least a dozen people. Separately, Israel charged a soldier for shooting a Palestinian who was lying wounded on the ground.

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Violence Threatens Relations Between Israeli-Palestinian Security Forces

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Israeli and Palestinian security forces have cooperated for years and helped keep a lid on the violence. But in recent months there have been tense incidents straining the relationship.

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#NPRreads: 3 Stories To Go Beyond Headlines This Weekend

Saturday, April 09, 2016

Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.

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The View Of Gaza, On 24/7 Video

Saturday, April 09, 2016

At the high-tech center where Israel's military keeps an eye on Hamas-controlled Gaza, soldiers monitor the border using remote-controlled cameras and machine guns.

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In Gaza, A Few New, Shiny Homes Rise Amid The Rubble

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

There's now limited reconstruction in the territory that was badly damaged in the 2014 war with Israel. But it's very uneven, depending on factors like whether money comes from Qatar or Kuwait.

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When 500 Palestinians Lose Their Jobs At SodaStream, Who's To Blame?

Sunday, March 27, 2016

When the Israeli company left the West Bank amid international pressure, it left behind hundreds of Palestinian employees, too. SodaStream's CEO lays blame for the lost jobs with Israel's government.

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Can Israelis And Palestinians Change Their Minds?

Thursday, March 24, 2016

The rival positions are so entrenched that change can seem impossible. NPR Jerusalem correspondent Emily Harris talks to two Israelis and two Palestinians who explain why they changed their thinking.

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