David Halbfinger

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Israel hasn’t been hit as hard by the COVID-19 outbreak as countries like China, Italy, or even neighboring Iran.

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Israel hasn’t been hit as hard by the COVID-19 outbreak as countries like China, Italy, or even neighboring Iran.

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This week, the few, the proud, the film composers.  Danny Elfman talks about fighting with directors, composing on planes, and delivering the goods.

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