Sheera Frenkel appears in the following:
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
On the eve of a new round of peace talks in Jerusalem, Israel is expected to release a first batch of Palestinian prisoners who were jailed on terrorism charges for more than 20 years.
Monday, August 12, 2013
Just days before U.S. brokered peace talks are to resume, the Israeli government has cleared the way for construction of more than a thousand new housing units in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem. The move is sure to cast a shadow over the talks, but Israeli expectations for the talks are already very low.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Plans by the Israeli government to build in E1 have been decried by Palestinian officials who claim that building a new settlement between Jerusalem and Maale Adumim would, "effectively cut the West Bank in two." Israeli officials have accused the Palestinians of exaggerating E1's importance, and pro-Israel groups have argued that alternative roads will still run through the area, connecting the northern and southern halves of the West Bank. A trip between Bethlehem and Ramallah that 10 years ago would take 15-20 minutes, will take upwards of 2.5 hours on the new roads.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Sirens have beachgoers diving into the sand and pedestrians ducking behind cars in a city that has not seen a rocket strike in more than two decades. Israel's political and military echelons are calling for a harsh response.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
One of the world's most treasured foods comes from an unlikely source — a sturgeon farm on a kibbutz in northern Israel. The prized sturgeon eggs — or osetra caviar, if you must — fetches a hefty price and has a top-chef following.
Monday, December 12, 2011
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict invariably comes up in U.S. presidential politics. Now, Republican candidate Newt Gingrich has drawn the ire of Palestinians by calling them "an invented people."
Thursday, August 04, 2011
Sheera Frenkel, correspondent for NPR and The Times of London in Jerusalem, joins from Israel to talk about protests and political news from the country.
Friday, February 04, 2011
Friday, February 04, 2011
It’s a nervous time for all the entire region for all of the current governments and given that Egypt is the cornerstone for Israel’s peace policy in the entire region, Israel’s probably the most nervous of them all, and I don’t think it’s going to something that’s going to be cleared up or resolved on the coming days. I think it’s going to be quite a long process.
— Sheera Frenkel, special correspondent in Jerusalem for McClatchy Newspapers on the Brian Lehrer Show.