Daniel Estrin appears in the following:
Friday, April 14, 2017
Muslims in Israel held an American Idol-style competition to for young men who chant the call to prayer. It was held in protest of an Israeli effort to quiet the calls in the early morning hours.
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Israel says it's going to restrain settlement construction in order to please the Trump administration. But critics say their plan allows for a lot more construction.
Friday, March 24, 2017
Israeli authorities arrested a man suspected of calling in bomb threats to Jewish community centers in the U.S. and elsewhere. It was the result of an investigation by the FBI and Israeli police.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
An Israeli teenager has been arrested in connection with a series of bomb threats made to American Jewish community centers and other organizations. Police described the suspect as a hacker whose motives are unclear.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is embattled in police investigations and with the press, but it doesn't seem to be hurting him with his supporters.
Monday, March 20, 2017
Jesus' tomb has been freshened up in time for Easter. "This monument today is free," said Antonia Moropoulou, who led the Greek team that handled the renovations.
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
President Trump's indications that he would consider other solutions to the Mideast conflict besides two states has opened the door to lots of proposals from Israelis and Palestinians.
Sunday, February 26, 2017
The finalists were a Palestinian, a Yemeni and a Palestinian Israeli citizen. The show highlights and erases the region's borders. The Israeli citizen was given an honorary permit to travel to Beirut.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Some Israelis criticize Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for offering a less forceful response to anti-Semitic acts in the U.S. than elsewhere. Some say he wants to keep pressure off President Trump.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
The military's archaeology unit conducts excavations but keeps some information about the digs secret. "This approach raises suspicions," says an Israeli archaeologist who favors greater transparency.
Monday, February 13, 2017
The Israeli army has an archeology unit and it digs up artifacts in the occupied West Bank. It's so controversial that some aspects are not made public by the army.
Sunday, January 08, 2017
A truck rammed into a group of Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem on Sunday. Israeli police have called it a terrorist attack. Freelance journalist Daniel Estrin gives us the latest on the attack.
Monday, January 02, 2017
A farmer couple from Canada has enlisted the Israeli government's help in moving Jacob Sheep, a breed they say has biblical roots, to Israel. Sheep experts tell a different story about their pedigree.
Saturday, December 31, 2016
As Palestinians watch Israeli settlements being built, many were glad to hear U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry say the construction undermines the chances of peace between Israelis and Palestinians.
Monday, December 26, 2016
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reproached the U.S. for abstaining — which allowed the resolution to pass — and accused the Obama administration for orchestrating the vote.
Saturday, December 24, 2016
The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem is more than 1,500 years old and in the midst of a large restoration project, cleaning grime off mosaics and giving the church its first face-lift in centuries.
Friday, December 16, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen David Friedman as America's next ambassador to Israel. The lawyer is strongly critical of the two-state solution and supports settlement building in the occupied West Bank.
Monday, December 12, 2016
Israel's right wing believes it's on the verge of big victories with Trump. Some in the Palestinian private sector are also optimistic. The picture is less clear for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Monday, November 28, 2016
A new museum in Ramallah features the life and times of the late Palestine Liberation Organization leader, from his Nobel Peace Prize to his pistol, glasses and bedroom.
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Tens of thousands of people in the Israeli city of Haifa are evacuating their homes as military reservists, police, firefighters and even allied nations join forces to battle a wildfire threatening Israel's third largest city.