David Halbfinger

Reporter for the New York Times

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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.

Privacy concerns of Israel using cell phone data to track people with coronavirus

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.

Film Composers Keep Their Composure

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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