Daniel Estrin


Daniel Estrin appears in the following:

Is Humanitarian Aid Getting Into Gaza?; Searching for the Origins of James Bond

Monday, June 17, 2024

Israel has announced a daily pause in fighting in an effort to allow more food and other humanitarian aid into Gaza. But some are criticizing the move. We go to the border crossing.

And in London, our correspondent descends beneath the streets in search of the inspiration behind the world's most famous secret agent.


The deaths of Iran's president and others are being closely watched in Israel

Monday, May 20, 2024

In April, Iran and Israel traded attacks and came close to full-on war. Now Iran's government is in transition — while Israel's is in turmoil.


On Israel's Independence Day, a rally calls for Jewish settlements in Gaza

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Senior Israeli government ministers advocated for the settlements — presenting a political obstacle for Prime Minister Netanyahu, who hasn't articulated a clear plan for who will rule Gaza post war.


Both Israelis and Palestinians gather in Tel Aviv to honor victims

Monday, May 13, 2024

A joint Israeli-Palestinian memorial ceremony was held to honor victims of the Israel-Hamas conflict. About 150 families have joined a group of bereaved Israelis and Palestinians despite criticism.


Iran strikes Israel in retaliation for an attack that killed top Iranian officers

Monday, April 15, 2024

The unprecedented strikes were in retaliation for an attack earlier this month that killed top Iranian officers at Iran's embassy compound in Syria — an attack attributed to Israel.


Iran launches attack drones toward Israel

Saturday, April 13, 2024

Israel's military says Iran has launched drones toward Israel and that the unmanned aircraft will take hours to arrive to Israeli airspace.


Israelis are returning to Sderot, the biggest city attacked by Hamas

Thursday, April 11, 2024

Almost everyone fled Sderot after Hamas militants killed 50 residents and visitors on Oct. 7. Now most have returned, but soldiers are guarding schools and residents are traumatized and feel insecure.


Palestinians return to destruction in Gaza's second largest city, Khan Younis

Monday, April 08, 2024

Displaced Palestinians in Gaza are returning to get a glimpse of the massive destruction to Khan Younis, after Israeli ground troops completed four months of heavy fighting against Hamas in the city.


Netanyahu promises to increase aid to Gaza after a phone call with Biden

Friday, April 05, 2024

President Biden warned Israel its behavior would determine future U.S. policy on Gaza, after an Israeli airstrike killed seven workers from the food charity World Central Kitchen.


Freed Israeli Hostage recounts time in captivity

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Former Israeli hostage Luis Har speaks to NPR about how he endured 129 days of captivity in Gaza. He was freed in February by an Israeli special forces raid.


Israelis hesitantly return to Sderot

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Almost everyone fled Sderot, the biggest city invaded by Hamas attackers on Oct. 7. Now most have returned, soldiers are guarding schools, and residents are traumatized and insecure.


Ceasefire resolution, growing support for Gaza in the U.S. sour relations with Israel

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Daniel Estrin and Minister for Strategic Affairs in Israel, Ron Dermer.


Gaza bakery that kept making cakes in wartime suffers heavy blow

Monday, March 25, 2024

After a Gaza baker spoke to NPR about baking cakes for Palestinians seeking joy during war, his bakery's main branch suffered extensive destruction in combat during an Israeli ground incursion.


Experts say Gaza faces imminent famine. Israel says that is a myth

Friday, March 22, 2024

Israel denies it is using starvation in Gaza as a military strategy. Many Israelis do not approve of aid entering Gaza and blame Hamas for hunger.


How the UN is recruiting locals in Gaza to secure food aid to a starving population

Friday, March 15, 2024

The UN is recruiting the heads of major clans in Gaza to secure food aid to a starving population. The role these families could play now could also lay the ground for who runs Gaza after the war.


The war in Gaza alters they way many Muslims around the world celebrate Ramadan

Monday, March 11, 2024

The world has been pushing for a pause in the fighting in the Israel-Hamas war by the start of Ramadan. The Muslim holy month has begun and still no cease-fire agreement is in place.


What Israelis believe now, five months after Oct. 7

Thursday, March 07, 2024

We look at five ways Israelis have been changed through five months of war. The Oct. 7 Hamas attack was the single deadliest day for Israelis in history, prompting the deadly Israeli assault on Gaza.


It's been 5 months since Oct. 7 when Hamas attacked Israel

Thursday, March 07, 2024

Palestinian lives in Gaza were changed by Israel's deadly military response. Israeli lives changed as well, and the state of Israeli society is crucial to understanding where this war might lead.


Negotiators in Cairo aim to strike a deal for a cease-fire in the war in Gaza

Monday, March 04, 2024

Both Israel and Hamas agree to the basic framework of the deal: a six-week cease-fire, an exchange of some of the Israeli hostages in Gaza for Palestinian prisoners and getting more aid to Gaza.


Some Gazans are paying tens of thousands of dollars to escape with their families

Friday, March 01, 2024

Gaza's borders are tightly controlled and most Palestinians can't escape. Some are managing to enter Egypt by paying thousands of dollars to a company with reported ties to Egyptian security services.