Stories from Daniel Estrin
Daniel is an American journalist in the Middle East. He reports for The World, the Associated Press and other media.
Israel and Iran disagree on almost everything — except the deliciousness of Iranian pistachios. With US-Iran nuclear agreement, Americans now can get them. But Israelis? Not officially.
Lifestyle & Belief
Jews celebrated the holiday of Purim this week, marking the survival of the Jewish people from an attempt by the Persian Empire to destroy them. But the holiday is controversial for some.
The US primary elections are getting a lot of attention in Israel, including from two Israeli university students rooting for two very different candidates.
Arts, Culture & Media
Rana Samara became interested in painting intimate scenes of Palestinian life after visiting a friend in a refugee camp, and she wondered how do people have sex here?
Conflict & Justice
Palestinian record stores are selling CDs with titles like "The lovers of stabbing" and "Jerusalem is Burning."