Emily Harris

Emily Harris appears in the following:

Trying To Organize A Marathon, An Arab-Israeli Woman Runs Into Opposition

Monday, May 25, 2015

Conservatives in Tira pushed back hard at the idea of women and men running together in a public race. Someone went so far as to shoot at race organizer Haneen Radi's car. For now, the run is off.


For Israel, Soccer Becomes A Geopolitical Football

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The head of FIFA visited Israel and the West Bank this week, where Palestinians are petitioning to expel Israel from soccer's governing body — and its biggest international tournaments.


Will Israel Charge Soldiers In Gaza Civilian Deaths?

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Israel is investigating potential criminal actions by its troops last summer during the war against Hamas in Gaza, including three attacks that killed nearly 50 civilians taking refuge in schools.


Why Everyone's Talking About Israel's New Justice Minister

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Ayelet Shaked is a secular Jew who belongs to a religious party closely tied to West Bank settlers. She's faced criticism for controversial statements about Palestinians.


With Small Shifts, Israel Eases Restrictions On Some Palestinians

Monday, May 11, 2015

Older Palestinians can enter Israel without prior authorization; 100 Palestinian doctors are now permitted to drive to work. An Israeli officer describes these modest policy changes as an experiment.


Netanyahu Forms Coalition Government After Tough Negotiations

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Hours before hitting a midnight deadline, the Likud Party announced that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had managed to clinch a deal on a coalition government.


Prime Minister Netanyahu Forms Coalition Before Midnight Deadline

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

In Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu races to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline Wednesday.


Who's To Blame? Eritrean Refugee Killed By ISIS After Israel Deported Him

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

An Eritrean refugee, who had made his way to Israel, spent time in a detention center and prison, but Israeli officials sent him back Africa. In Libya, he was killed by members of the Islamic State.


Israeli Soldiers: Lax Rules In Gaza War Led To Indiscriminate Fire

Monday, May 04, 2015

Dozens of soldiers have offered testimonials saying indiscriminate fire was tolerated, even encouraged in last summer's war in Gaza. This contributed to the high numbers of civilian deaths, they say.


Protesters Clash With Israeli Police Over Treatment Of Ethiopian Jews

Monday, May 04, 2015

In Tel Aviv on Sunday, Israeli security forces battled several thousand people. Discrimination and police brutality toward Israelis of Ethiopian descent were at the heart of the demonstrations.


Israeli Dads Welcome Surrogate-Born Baby In Nepal On Earthquake Day

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Mazel tov, it's a global baby boy! The egg was from a South African donor; the sperm was from Israel. The surrogate mom lived in Nepal. And when the dads came to meet their son, an earthquake struck.


Clearing The Tangled Path For Land Ownership In The West Bank

Friday, April 24, 2015

Palestinians often buy and sell land without title deeds, or proof of ownership. That's because most of the land doesn't have them. It's a problem dating back generations.


And The Fate Of The Hermaphrodite Goat Is...

Monday, April 13, 2015

The authorities in Gaza decided that the animal had to be slaughtered.


With Few Choices, Gaza Family Makes Bombed-Out Shell Its Home

Sunday, April 12, 2015

The war between Israel and Hamas completely destroyed over 9,000 homes in Gaza. Not one has been rebuilt. Some, like the Otaish family, are cramming into the rubble-strewn rooms that remain.


A Hermaphrodite Goat Could Be The Ultimate Scapegoat

Friday, April 10, 2015

It lives in Gaza. It has male private parts — and udders. People think its milk might have special powers. The government thinks it's a scam and wants to kill it. We'll find out its fate on Sunday.


After Reelection Win, Netanyahu Faces Demands From Right-Wing Base

Monday, March 30, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trying to form a center-right government following the election. But pressure from President Obama might make Netanyahu back off some campaign pledges.


Making Cheese In The Land Of The Bible: Add Myrrh And A Leap Of Faith

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Spring in the West Bank means Bedouin herders' ewes and nanny goats are full of milk — and cheese making abounds. The traditional method relies on a few simple ingredients and a long cultural memory.


Israelis Hope Obama-Netanyahu Rift Will Result In Change

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

"Business-like" is how Obama characterized his relationship with the Israeli prime minister. He says the rift is based on fundamental differences in policy regarding the future of a Palestinian state.


After Netanyahu Win, What's Next For Israel Still Unknown

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's victory in parliamentary elections shows that Israelis are backing the status quo. But the shape of a new government and the international implications of Netanyahu's victory are still being worked out.


Netanyahu Emerges With Victory In Israeli Election

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Benjamin Netanyahu's center-right Likud party has won at least a five-seat victory over its principal rival, the center-left Zionist Union. If he succeeds in forming a coalition government, Netanyahu would begin a historic fourth term as prime minister of Israel.