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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

It was an incredible week in the news, particularly here at Shalom Life. To recap, we have compiled a list of Shalom Life's top stories for the week of November 10th, containing our most read, most interesting, and most talked about material focusing on a range of topics that include news, culture, business, technology, politics and more.

The Essential Hanukkah Gift Guide: [8-DAY GIVEAWAY]

As Hanukkah draws nearer, Shalom Life is proud to continue with our Essential Hanukkah Gift Guide: 8 crazy nights of amazing gift ideas, and 8 crazy nights of free giveaways, poised to make this year's holiday a bit easier, a bit less stressful, and a bit lighter on your wallet.

Check out Days 1 - 5 of the Essential Gift Guide featuring Zazzle, Shmaltz Brewing Company, SugarRush, Israeli-T and Ketubah Love, and tune in tomorrow (Monday) for Day 6.

Jewish Top 10s: Moustaches

In honour of Movember, Shalom Life lists the greatest moustaches to be donned by contemporary Jewish figures, including celebrities, musicians, and more

EXCLUSIVE: Interview With ‘Moving Waters’ Author and TV Writer, Racelle Rosett [GIVEAWAY INSIDE]

Rosett’s debut short story collection explores ancient Jewish rituals in modern Los Angeles

Jewish Hall of Fame: Rick Rubin

For our second inductee into the Hall of Fame, we are proud to present Rick Rubin, one of the most important music producers of all time

The Nosh Pit - Kosher Italian Recipes

Now that we are preparing to hunker down for the winter, it's time to begin collecting yummy hearty recipes for those cold snowy nights.

Coffee, Food, Yada Yada Yada: Interview with the Creators of 'Tom's Restaurant: A Documentary About Everything"

Shalom Life chats with the makers of the doc about the famous Seinfeld diner

Shalom, Norway: A Jewish Culture Guide

Although there are only an estimated 1200 to 1400 Jews residing in a country of over 5 million, Norway has a strong Jewish community in both Oslo and Trondheim that is continuing to grow and thrive.

Holocaust Education Week: 3500 Testimonies of Tragedy

Respected scholar Dr. Alain Goldschläger speaks about his vast multilingual Holocaust memoir collection - the third largest in the world - with '3500 Holocaust Memoirs: Voices of the Shoah'

EXCLUSIVE: Director Lynn Roth Talks ‘Shepherd: The Story of a Jewish Dog’

‘Shepherd: The Story of a Jewish Dog’, centered on a German Shepherd during the Holocaust, is currently seeking funding on Indiegogo.

Startup Club: Fiverr

In a mere three years, Fiverr has successfully developed its own 'gig' economy; with over 2 million gigs currently online, Shalom Life takes a look at the company's successful strategy

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The Essential Hanukkah Gift Guide: RECAP [BONUS GIVEAWAY]

Join us as we recap the highlights of our 8-day Essential Hanukkah Gift Guide, and take part in our bonus giveaway with AlefBet, which creates custom wooden Hebrew letters

Eight Fun Facts about Hanukkah

Do you know where the word ‘dreidel’ comes from, and how many calories are in a sufganiya? We have the answers

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

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

Congregation Transforms Auto Shop into Beautiful Synagogue

Congregation Or Hadash has converted a rusty old auto shop into a breathtaking place of worship

White Supremacist Executed for Synagogue Killing

Joseph Paul Franklin was executed early Wednesday morning for the 1977 shooting of Gerald Gordon outside a St. Louis synagogue

Eight Fun Facts about Hanukkah

Do you know where the word ‘dreidel’ comes from, and how many calories are in a sufganiya? We have the answers

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

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

Congregation Transforms Auto Shop into Beautiful Synagogue

Congregation Or Hadash has converted a rusty old auto shop into a breathtaking place of worship

White Supremacist Executed for Synagogue Killing

Joseph Paul Franklin was executed early Wednesday morning for the 1977 shooting of Gerald Gordon outside a St. Louis synagogue

Op-Ed: Let's Welcome Converts to Judaism

American Jews should be encouraging those who wish to join them on a historic spiritual journey

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