Daniel Estrin

NPR

Daniel Estrin appears in the following:

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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'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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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In Gaza, Coronavirus Sparks Wedding Fever

Thursday, April 30, 2020

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

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Ramadan Callers In Gaza Remind People To Wash Up

Monday, April 27, 2020

The men who bang drums to wake people up for the early-morning Ramadan meal in Gaza have added rhymes to their cadences to remind people to wash their hands and stay safe.

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Health vs. Privacy: How Other Countries Use Surveillance To Fight The Pandemic

Thursday, April 23, 2020

The U.S. is calling for more tracking and surveillance to stem the spread of the coronavirus. Such technology is already heavily used in other countries, fueling debates over health versus privacy.

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New Report Notes Rise In Coronavirus-Linked Anti-Semitic Hate Speech

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

The report, released Monday by researchers at Tel Aviv University, notes an 18% increase in anti-Semitic violence in 2019 and recent accusations blaming Jews for causing and spreading the coronavirus.

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Netanyahu To Remain Israel's Prime Minister In Deal With Election Rival

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

After three inconclusive elections over the past 12 months, Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu manages to negotiate another 18 months in office as the coronavirus pushes aside political wrangling.

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