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Emily Harris

Emily Harris appears in the following:

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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For One Palestinian Woman, There Will Not Be Peace

Thursday, March 24, 2016

A Palestinian woman talks about going out on a limb years ago to work with left-wing Israelis on co-existence — an effort that ended in disappointment.

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Israeli Woman Describes Journey From Criticizing Settlers To Becoming One

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

An Israeli woman talks about the surprising journey her life took after being raised in a secular, mainstream Jewish family.

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A Palestinian Takes A Different Road In His Fight

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Bassam Aramin grew up hating Israel and spent years in prison. Yet he's now a voice for peace, a position that did not change even when his daughter was killed by Israeli police.

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The Moment When An Israeli Soldier Saw Himself Through A Palestinian Child's Eyes

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

A young Israeli grew up on stories of the Holocaust, determined to enter Israel's army and not let Jews be victims again. But his encounter with a small Palestinian girl would change his outlook.

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#Hamas: The Islamist Group Cracks Down On Social Media Activists

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Gazans are increasingly taking on the Hamas government via social media, pressing for improved living conditions and increased cooperation with its Palestinian rival, Fatah.

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That's No Bottlecap! Hiker In Israel Finds Rare Gold Coin

Monday, March 14, 2016

A hiker in Israel found a gold coin so rare that Israeli archaeologists say there's only one other with the same symbols known in the world.

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Slain American Tourist Puts Spotlight On Stabbing Attacks In Israel

Thursday, March 10, 2016

The latest Palestinian stabbing attacks on Israelis are getting increased public and political attention.

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#NPRreads: 3 Stories To March Right On Into This Weekend

Saturday, March 05, 2016

#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: 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.

From Steve Mullis, digital editor:

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In The West Bank, Barriers Don't Necessarily Make Good Neighbors

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

A fence is often thought of as something that provides protection. But even amid recent attacks on Israeli settlements in the West Bank, not all Israelis support more fencing.

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New Western Wall Rules Break Down Barriers For Jewish Women

Saturday, February 06, 2016

Israel made a decision last week that supporters are calling game-changing. Men and women will be allowed to worship together at the holiest place where Jews can legally pray. This could lead to other changes in Israel.

Batya Kallus, who helped negotiate the deal that led to the government decision, ...

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Israel's Return Of Palestinian Bodies Is Fraught With Emotion And Politics

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Israel holds the bodies of scores of Palestinians killed in years of violence. It has returned many in recent weeks, but earlier had resisted doing so, partly in fear of triggering more attacks.

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Brazil Rejects Israel's Ambassador; Israel Threatens Relations Downgrade

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Brazil is refusing to receive the envoy Dani Dayan because of his ties to settlers on the occupied West Bank. The Israeli government says the refusal could lead to a downgrade in ties with Brazil.

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