Daniel Estrin Daniel Estrin is NPR's international correspondent in Jerusalem.
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Daniel Estrin

Daniel Estrin
Daniel Estrin
Daniel Estrin

Daniel Estrin

International Correspondent, Jerusalem

Daniel Estrin is NPR's international correspondent in Jerusalem.

Since joining NPR in 2017, he has reported from Israel, Gaza, the West Bank, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon. He has chronicled the Trump Administration's policies that have shaped the region, and told stories of everyday life for Israelis and Palestinians. He has also uncovered tales of ancient manuscripts, secret agents and forbidden travel.

Estrin has reported from the Middle East for over a decade, including seven years with the Associated Press. His reporting has taken him to Britain, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Jordan, Russia and Ukraine. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, The New Republic, PRI's The World and other media.

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Trump's Middle East Peace Plan Met With Objections By Netanyahu Supporters

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List Of Companies Working With Israeli Settlements Made Public

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Orthodox Jewish women are increasingly joining a custom called Daf Yomi, Hebrew for "daily page," which involves reading a page a day of the Talmud, a centuries-old, multivolume collection of rabbinic teachings, debates and interpretations of Judaism. Here women read the last pages of the cycle at their first women's mass Talmud celebration in Jerusalem in January. Tanya Habjouqa/NOOR for NPR hide caption

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Orthodox Jewish Women Take A New Lead In Talmud Study In Israel

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A worker piles boxes of strawberries inside the Ground Berries Association in northern Gaza. An unwritten deal between Israel and Hamas gives Gaza residents more access to jobs, trade and travel. Loay Ayyoub for NPR hide caption

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'Like A Prisoner Being Let Free': Israel-Hamas Truce Lends Hope To Gaza's Jobless

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Disputes Cast A Shadow Over Auschwitz Liberation Anniversary

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Israel-Hamas Aim To Reduce Hostilities As Gaza Restraints Eased

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Israeli lawyer Lea Tsemel, 75, in her Jerusalem office. The documentary Advocate, about her work representing Palestinian suspects accused of attacks on Israelis, has sparked controversy in Israel. Film Movement hide caption

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The 'Losing Lawyer' In Israel Who Defends Palestinians Charged With Violence

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An Opening Between Israel And Gaza — For Now

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Oscar-Shortlisted Israeli Documentary 'Advocate' Faces Backlash

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Global Reactions To Soleimani Killing

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Israelis Wonder If Iran Will Avenge Soleimani Killing By Attacking Israel

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Facing Indictments, Israel's Prime Minister Requests Immunity

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In Israel, Netanyahu Seeks Immunity From Prosecution While Facing Indictment

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Netanyahu Faces Primary Challenge

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News Brief: Homeless Crisis In LA, Netanyahu Primary Challenge, Zambia

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