Daniel Estrin


Daniel Estrin appears in the following:

Amid New Surge In Virus Cases, Israel's Top Public Health Official Resigns

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

Siegal Sadetzki said Tuesday that Israeli leaders ignored her warnings and the country reopened too fast. "The compass handling the pandemic lost its direction," she said in her resignation letter.


Israel's Contact Tracing System Creates Confusion Among Thousands Of Israelis

Monday, July 06, 2020

Israel hoped tracking people's cellphones would help contain the coronavirus as the country reopened. But the tracking system has displayed major flaws, and cases are now on the rise.


New Coronavirus Cases Surge In Israel As Employment Crisis Worsens

Monday, July 06, 2020

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces growing criticism for focusing on West Bank annexation rather than a new surge of COVID-19 infections and an unemployment crisis.


Israel To Clarify Its Plans For Annexing Occupied West Bank Lands

Monday, June 29, 2020

Israel is expected to clarify its plans for annexing occupied West Bank. EU says Israel would face repercussions if it annexes, and Arab allies say their warming ties with Israel would be affected.


Israel's Government Wants Spy Agency To Resume COVID-19 Tracing. Spy Chief Objects

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

As the country's coronavirus cases surge, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is pushing for law reform to resume a surveillance program that the Supreme Court halted earlier this month.


At Jerusalem's Request, U.S. Embassy Briefly Takes Down Its LGBTQ Pride Banner

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

The city's deputy mayor said the banner was removed because he received complaints that it was offensive to residents.


Netanyahu Plans To Annex Parts Of The West Bank. Many Israeli Settlers Want It All

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Some religious Jewish settlers are mounting vocal opposition as the prime minister prepares to annex parts of the territory. The wider Israeli public is confused and unenthused by the prospect.


Besides Palestinians, Israelis Have Qualms About West Bank Annexation Plans

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's plan to annex parts of the West Bank is getting pushback — not just from Palestinians under occupation — but, unexpectedly, from right-wing Jewish settlers.


As Israel Vows Annexation, Palestinian Leaders Embark On Risky Form Of Protest

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Palestinian leaders have stopped coordinating with Israel on matters of daily Palestinian life, from tax collection to policing and medical care. Some Palestinians see the move as self-defeating.


'Everybody's Getting Along Here': How 'Hotel Corona' United Israelis And Palestinians

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

A Jerusalem hotel hosted 180 quarantined COVID-19 patients from different backgrounds. Despite concerns they might clash, some became friends. The biggest test of togetherness came during Passover.


Israeli Police Killing Of Palestinian Leads To Apologies And Echoes Of The U.S.

Friday, June 05, 2020

A fatal police shooting of an unarmed Palestinian man with autism in Jerusalem last weekend has stirred protests.


After Reopening Schools, Israel Orders Them To Shut If COVID-19 Cases Are Discovered

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

At least 244 students and school employees have tested positive for the coronavirus in recent weeks, according to the education ministry. At least 130 cases occurred in a single school in Jerusalem.


As He Leads Israel, Prime Minister Netanyahu Faces Corruption Trial

Sunday, May 24, 2020

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared in court to face charges of bribery and fraud, just as he started a new term in office.


What To Know As Israel's Netanyahu Goes On Trial For Corruption Charges

Saturday, May 23, 2020

The Israeli prime minister is due in court Sunday for corruption charges, including that he allegedly offered a media company regulatory favors for positive coverage.


Drama On Saudi Arabian TV Sparks A Debate About Relationships Between Arabs And Jews

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Jews and Israel are a sensitive subject in the Middle East. But a Ramadan drama about Jews in an Arab country on a Saudi Arabian TV channel has sparked a debate about Arab-Israeli relationships.


Israelis And Palestinians Are Quarantined Together In Hotel Corona

Monday, May 18, 2020

Israel quarantines COVID-19 patients in hotels. In one nicknamed Hotel Corona, groups that don't normally mix, were getting along and having fun. NPR's podcast Rough Translation brings us the story.


How Opposition Parties In 3 Countries Are Performing In Pandemic Politics

Saturday, May 16, 2020

The coronavirus gave a boost to many presidents and prime ministers around the globe. Take a look at three democracies: the U.K., Israel and Brazil.


Pompeo Travels To Israel, His 2nd Trip Abroad Since COVID-19 Crisis

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes a quick trip to visit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu where the topics are expected to be Iran and the coronavirus.


Israeli Voters Protest After Center-Left Candidates Partner With Netanyahu

Monday, May 11, 2020

As Israel moves to form a new government, many center-left politicians are breaking their promises to voters and joining a coalition with right-wing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.


In Gaza, Coronavirus Sparks Wedding Fever

Thursday, April 30, 2020

With wedding halls closed, Palestinians have saved big money with low-key parties.