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'Numbers matter because the truth matters'
UK launches inquiry into deaths at sole Nazi concentration camps on British soil
Death toll on the occupied island of Alderney, or ‘Little Auschwitz,’ is hotly debated, as a possibly faulty postwar report has experts saying thousands more may have been killed
Netanyahu’s extremists target Israel’s vital last sphere of consensus – the military
This Editor’s Note was sent out on Wednesday in ToI’s weekly update email to members of the Times of Israel Community. To receive these Editor’s Notes as they’re released, join the ToI Community here. Our external enemies must be rubbing their eyes in disbelief, astounded at their good fortune. Since before its foundation, tiny Israel has...
September showdown: Israel’s branches of government to face off in three key cases
Petitions against two coalition Basic Law amendments, and justice minister’s refusal to convene crucial panel, give retiring court chief chance to leave final far-reaching mark
What Matters Now to women’s justice lawyer Susan Weiss: The rise of theocracy
Some Democrats ‘dumbfounded’ by Biden’s willingness to hand major gifts to Netanyahu
Two lawmakers say timing not right for actions that will bolster PM’s far-right government
US pushes back on White House invite claim as PM seen trying to raise visit’s profile
Israel says it will ease travel curbs for Gazan Americans following outcry
Europe’s far-left is normalizing antisemitism, report co-authored by ADL warns
Eclipsed by neo-Nazi hostility, radicals on the other side of the political divide are bringing Jew hatred mainstream, the US group and four European partners say
'Why oppress us when we're still a minority?'
Fear and frustration run deep around sex-segregated swimming plan at natural springs
An attempt to accommodate summertime Haredi visits to nature reserves is adding heat to the raging fight over Israel’s character
Attorney general blocks plan for sex-segregated swimming at 2 natural springs
If not now, when? Saving Israel’s educational system
For some time, the right wing has influenced which values Israeli schools promote; it’s up to parents and teachers to shift the focus
We kidney donors must make this difficult commitment on our own terms
Turning down willing donors for limiting who can get their organs means more patients die, a terrible price for ideological purity
Arnold E. Resnicoff
Praying to leaders, for leaders within
More rabbis have prayed before the US Congress than before the Knesset; this week, I had the honor to serve as guest chaplain for the 20th time
Can Israel have its Marbury v. Madison moment?
Israel’s Supreme Court should borrow from John Marshall to create balance and avoid a ’constitutional’ crisis
'We now have what to give to the community, to empower them'
Seeding STEM centers in Africa, NGO looks for crop of scientists to cultivate continent
Based on the hands-on-science vision of a Boston-based former physicist, can STEMpower’s long-term bet on bringing science and computing to African youth lead to a revolution?
'I didn’t want to talk about the Holocaust'
In a Romanian synagogue, a play has ghosts ‘eavesdrop’ on a town’s Jewish past
Channeling everyday Jewish life before the Holocaust, playwright Sarah Brown’s ‘A Secret About Joy’ has been performed for thousands of Romanians since last year’s premiere
Christina Aguilera puts on ‘Beautiful’ show at first-ever Israel concert
Pop star proves she still has the vocals as she wows 14,000 concertgoers in Rishon Lezion with powerhouse performance, including a duet with local superstar Eden Ben Zaken
Not playing around
Meet the Israeli-American Mattel CEO who made ‘Barbie’ a movie star
The spy who loved her: How wife shielded US nuclear scientist after intel leak to USSR
New documentary ‘A Compassionate Spy’ reveals the crisis of conscience that led Manhattan Project physicist Ted Hall to spy for the Soviets, and how his spouse Joan kept his secret
Anthony Hopkins to star in film on ‘British Schindler’
Sacklers made $10 billion in profits from OxyContin alone
Netflix’s ‘Painkiller’ is mesmerizing drama about Sackler role in ongoing opioid crisis
Premiering August 10 with a cast led by Matthew Broderick, the six-part series zeroes in on the death and destruction wrought by OxyContin on a community in western Virginia
Created from stem cells, Israeli researchers grow tiny, beating model of human heart
More than a third of young Israeli doctors say they plan to leave country soon
Couple sues Assuta Hospital for $9.2 million over IVF paternity mix-up
An epic tale: New book details over two millennia of Roman Jewish life
Immerse yourself in the Holy Land’s history by visiting these ancient ritual baths
Aviva and Shmuel Bar-Am
Essential to Jewish religious life, mikvehs can be found throughout Israel — and some tell captivating tales of life millennia ago
Round-the-clock excavations at Church of Holy Sepulchre yield historical treasures
Diver finds 2,500-year-old disc used by ancient mariners to ward off ‘the evil eye’
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