Daniel Estrin appears in the following:
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.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
No U.S. administration has ever officially recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but Trump has promised to do so — and move the U.S. embassy there from Tel Aviv.
Sunday, October 23, 2016
Motivational speaker Saed Karzoun has a tough sell in the West Bank as he tries to preach optimism and self-empowerment at a time when pessimism runs high among Palestinians.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is 81, a heavy smoker and has a history of health problems. He was elected more than a decade ago, and it's not clear how he would be replaced.
Saturday, October 01, 2016
Shimon Peres spent his final years as a grandfatherly figure, using social media to urge young Israelis toward his optimistic vision of peace. They liked him — but some were skeptical of his message.
Friday, September 30, 2016
President Obama spoke at the funeral for former Israeli president and founding father Shimon Peres, saying Peres' dream of peace with the Palestinians should stay alive.
Friday, September 30, 2016
Mourners from around the world were in Jerusalem for the funeral of former President Shimon Peres. The U.S. delegation includes President Obama and former President Bill Clinton — both gave eulogies.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
After former Israeli President Shimon Peres' death, the country has been somber in remembrance. Leaders and mourners marked the passing of one of Israel's last remaining founders.
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered a probe into an old question: whether Israel systematically took children from Yemeni Jewish immigrants decades ago.