A list of Holocaust movies sometimes forgotten, but always worth a watch
Ruth Schuster is Senior Editor at the Haaretz-TheMarker English Edition.
Schuster has worked in writing, editing and translation for English and Hebrew-language publications for more than two decades. She holds a BSc in biology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
She lives in Tel Aviv with her daughter and multiple pets and in her spare time, promotes animal rights.
This tiny stone weight found by the foundation stones of the Western Wall may have been used in the First Temple itself, if users were unfazed by its backwards engraving
A billion years ago, a dwarf galaxy started to lose its stars to two giants next door. A team of scientists, including two Israelis, have found its remains in the endless night of space
Levallois-toolmaking technique didn’t spread from Africa and Europe: It was locally invented in Asia too, suggests new paper
Very little early Christian art has survived the centuries in the Holy Land – but then an Israeli art historian looked at the apse of a ruined Byzantine church in Shivta, and saw Jesus’ face and short curly hair
Crocodiles also found among the animals embalmed to gratify the gods of the Fifth Dynasty 4,500 years ago
Whoever drew the boats in the Roman-era water reservoir in Be'er Sheva knew exactly how to build them, the archaeologists say
Severing ears and penises as trophies of war is all very well but then proof of identity becomes tricky
Analysis of Neanderthal teeth from France found earliest known exposure to lead 250,000 years ago, and deduced that they nursed until late toddlerhood
Groundbreaking study connects the interplay of dangers and warns that policies don’t even see the problems, let alone offer solutions
Maniraptors that evolved into birds had exactly same pigments in their eggshells as today’s avians, while triceratops and sauropods had none
Chew on this: Hunter-gatherers and somewhat later early farmers in Southeast Asia had different problems but similar disease loads, Australian researchers show
Pythons Invading Florida Are Evolving Unexpectedly Fast... Offering Hope for Surviving Climate Change
Burmese giant snakes shouldn’t have survived icy weather – but they did, because they evolved really fast, scientists discover
How many bottles of beer will be lost from the wall if climate change isn’t checked? 30.3 billion a year at the least, Haaretz calculates based on groundbreaking study on barley yield
Dinosaurs could dream too, we can assume, based on the discovery that reptiles have sleep patterns just like mammals and birds – so our common ancestor 350 million years ago probably did too
A genetic repair system activated by light turns out to exist in everything from germs to animals – except for mammals and eyeless cavefish in Somalia
Ramat Gan Safari Park finally gets photo of its shy new acquisition – a Persian leopard who arrived in Israel from Athens a month ago and hid until this week
Scientists have finally sequenced the shark genome, revealing that humans and sharks derive genes for reproduction, sleep and obesity from the same early fish
Scientists detect the genetic cause of blue eyes in huskies, a mutation in chromosome 18 now appearing in the Israeli dog population
Neptune-sized exomoon can’t have formed from a primordial cosmic collision because like its home planet, it isn’t rock, it’s made of gas, astronomers say