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What You Missed in the News: November 10 - 17

Our Top Stories this week include our 8-day Essential Hanukkah Gift Guide packed with giveaways, exclusives with Racelle Rosett, Lynn Roth, Ashley Dyke, Bo Lidegaard, and more

By: Daniel Koren
Published: November 17th, 2013 in News » World
Check out the Hanukkah Gift Guide for great gift ideas for the Holidays

EXCLUSIVE: Interview With ’12 Years a Slave’ Actress, Ashley Dyke

Dyke plays Anna in Steve McQueen’s latest masterpiece, ’12 Years a Slave’.

Breakthrough Jew - Audrey Gelman

This 26-year old is a study in contrasts: self-identified nerd, political spokeswoman, 'Girls' actress, Mets fan, and much more.

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Countrymen’ author, Bo Lidegaard, Explores Jewish Survival in World War II Denmark

Lidegaard discusses his fascinating novel, one that is harrowing but ultimately tells of survival, one that has also ruffled some feathers in Denmark.

Movie Review: When Jews Were Funny

Shalom Life reviews the award-winning documentary by Alan Zweig

Theatre Review: 'The Woman in Black' Surprises and Spooks Toronto Audiences

The Lower Ossington Theatre's current production of 'The Woman in Black' plays in Toronto until December 1st

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Jewish Top 10s: Villains

For this week's list, we look at some of the most complicated and unsettling Jewish antagonists in literature, film, and television; warning, this is not a list about Jewish heroes

Syracuse Second School To Suspend Ties with Al-Quds University

Following a Nazi-style presentation held at Al-Quds, American University Brandeis ended its long-standing relationship with Al-Quds; now Syracuse University has followed suit

Ultra-Orthodox anti-Zionist Group Tries to Leave Quebec for Iran

Lev Tahor (Pure Heart), led by convicted child abuser Shlomo Helbrans, tried to flee Quebec for Iran, but were intercepted by police in the process

Canadian Friends of TAU Presents: A Hanukkah Networking Party [GIVEAWAY]

The first annual 'Secret to my Success' merges Hanukkah celebrations and business networking into one fun-filled event; see inside for your chance to win two tickets

Elderly Jewish Woman Latest Victim of 'Knockout' Game

The 78-year-old grandmother is the latest victim of a disgustingly racist 'game' that sees teens punching older Jewish pedestrians

Jewish Hall of Fame: Mark Spitz

The third inductee into the Hall of Fame is legendary Olympian Mark Spitz, whose broken over a dozen records in his lifetime and holds nine Olympic Gold medals, one Silver, and one Bronze

Jewish Top 10s: Villains

For this week's list, we look at some of the most complicated and unsettling Jewish antagonists in literature, film, and television; warning, this is not a list about Jewish heroes

Syracuse Second School To Suspend Ties with Al-Quds University

Following a Nazi-style presentation held at Al-Quds, American University Brandeis ended its long-standing relationship with Al-Quds; now Syracuse University has followed suit

Ultra-Orthodox anti-Zionist Group Tries to Leave Quebec for Iran

Lev Tahor (Pure Heart), led by convicted child abuser Shlomo Helbrans, tried to flee Quebec for Iran, but were intercepted by police in the process

Canadian Friends of TAU Presents: A Hanukkah Networking Party [GIVEAWAY]

The first annual 'Secret to my Success' merges Hanukkah celebrations and business networking into one fun-filled event; see inside for your chance to win two tickets

Elderly Jewish Woman Latest Victim of 'Knockout' Game

The 78-year-old grandmother is the latest victim of a disgustingly racist 'game' that sees teens punching older Jewish pedestrians

The Essential Hanukkah Gift Guide: Mensch on a Bench [GIVEAWAY]

For our last day of the Guide, Shalom Life speaks to Neal Hoffman, creator of the most trending Hanukkah action figure available these days: Moshe the Mensch

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