All the signs are there: From amass refusal to pay fines for violating Covid-19 regulations to an ever-diminishing legitimacy of the government and law enforcement agencies to take action. Has the pandemic brought Israel to the brink of civil uprising?| Doron Avigad
Of the 74 laws enacted by the Knesset in the eight months since it was sworn in, no fewer than 50 are temporary provisions. How does it work and why should it trouble us? A Shomrim special report | Zeela Kotler Hadari
Unsupervised free-loan funds have been operating for decades among Israel’s ultra-Orthodox community. Under threat from the coronavirus pandemic, the entire pyramid could come crashing down. A special Shomrim and Calcalist report | Amir Kurz
In a special project for Shomrim, photographer Bea Bar Kallos went into the COVID-19 units at various hospital and documented, from the inside, the fight against the pandemic that changed the world.
From the Yom kippur War veterans to the young army recruits from the Gaza border area; From children to parents - Post-traumatic stress spread like a virus in the Israeli society. A Special project by investigative journalist Renen Netzer
Leaked bank reports reveal that the transfers began just months after a $1.6 billion arms deal was signed between IAI and the Azerbaijani government | Uri Blau
Leaked Suspicious Activity Reports detail unusual transfers involving five companies. Leviev’s lawyer: "The money transfers involve companies outside Leviev’s circle" | Uri Blau
Leaked banking documents now confirm that Abramovich controls or is affiliated with these companies. Those donations helped to change the face of a Palestinian village | Uri Blau
A special project brings you the sounds and voices from the Black protest movement that has already started to bubble over into the Israeli art and culture scenes. Ten monologues.
Once a cornerstone of the Israeli education system, education for democracy is being erased from state-run schools and has been replaced by a fresh emphasis on Jewish heritage | Renen Netzer
Police insist that their response to the recent wave of protests has been proportionate. A Shomrim analysis of crowd־control measures, however, highlights a range of questionable tactics | Roni Singer
Israel’s haphazard and tone-deaf response to the Coronavirus crisis has exacerbated an already worrying erosion in public faith in state institutions| Shahar Smooha.
Israel’s relations with the United States have never been closer - or more complex. Experts on Israel-U.S. relations offer their take on the bond between Trump and Netanyahu | Adar Primor
A new report confirms: vitamin D can help in the fight against COVID-19, but Local health authorities haven’t bothered to keep the public informed | Ze’ela Kotler Hadari
Thousands of Israeli Arab students choose to study in the Palestinian Authority - despite the sky-high tuition fees, cultural tensions and even racism toward students from inside Israel | Shahar Smooha and Baker Zoabi
The Education Ministry hoped its differential budget policy would narrow the gaps in education investment in Israel. But a special Shomrim-Calcalist project reveals how local authorities are actually making the problem worse | Shahar Ilan
Photographer Jonathan Bloom went out into the field to document just some of the eyesores that remind us that profits for the few means losses for the rest of us. Special Project
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