Shalom Life | August 05, 2015

What You Missed in the News: July 20 - 27

Our Top Stories this week include Howard Stern, Woody Allen, Joan Rivers, Support the IDF Facebook campaigns, and more

By: Daniel Koren

Published: July 28th, 2014 in News » World

What You Missed in the News: July 20 - 27

It was an informative week in the news, particularly here at Shalom Life. To recap, we have compiled a list of our top stories for the week of July 20th, 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.

Color Code:

The Ten Best Seinfeld Memes

We look at some of the most entertaining memes inspired by the iconic TV show

Startup Club: GetYou

The new app has been described as the “Tinder-Meets-Secret-Meets-Flirting Game”

Op-Ed: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan – With Friends Like This Who Needs Enemies?

A look at the once prosperous relationship between Turkey and Israel, and where it all went wrong

Woody Allen Shares His Thoughts on The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

The legendary director has little faith that a resolution will be met any time soon.

Ron Dermer to CNN: You Do Your Viewers A Disservice [VIDEO]

The Israeli ambassador to the US slams CNN for its coverage, or lack of, regarding the Israel-Palestinian conflict

Israeli UFC Fighter to Return Home to Defend His Country

After this Saturday's matchup against Steven Siler, Noad Lahat will take the next flight home to Israel

Israeli Women Bare All to Support the IDF

New Facebook page "Standing With the IDF - Maintaining a Protective Edge" is a way to boost morale

Joan Rivers Staunchly Defends Israel, Insults Selena Gomez [VIDEO]

The controversial comedian slammed Gomez for her #PrayForGaza tweet

Belgian Café Posts "No Jews Allowed" Sign

The Belgian League Against Anti-Semitism has since filed a complaint against the parties responsible

Continue Reading on Page 2 for More Headlines

Jewish Groups Refuse Air France's Apology for Excluding Israel from Map Jewish Groups Refuse Air France's Apology for Excluding Israel from Map TrendingAnti-Semitic Twitter Troll Ordered to Pay Compensation Anti-Semitic Twitter Troll Ordered to Pay Compensation TrendingPharrell Williams to be Protested by BDS Activists in South Africa Pharrell Williams to be Protested by BDS Activists in South Africa Trending
 

Islamic Rock Star Banned from Iran after Playing Israel Show

August 05, 2015 | By B. Shane Morganstein
Islamic Rock Star Banned from Iran after Playing Israel Show

Traveling to Israel is a crime in Iran, with a maximum penalty of 5 years in prison

Read More

Jewish Groups Refuse Air France's Apology for Excluding Israel from Map

August 05, 2015 | By B. Shane Morganstein
Jewish Groups Refuse Air France's Apology for Excluding Israel from Map

Though the airline blames the omission on a technical glitch, many Jews want to see more action taken by the airline

Read More

Op-Ed: Rivlin is Diregarding Threats on his Life - Just like Rabin

August 05, 2015 | By Eitan Haber
Op-Ed: Rivlin is Diregarding Threats on his Life - Just like Rabin

It takes only one crazy Jew out of eight million Israeli citizens to hurt and kill or injure, slain prime minister's bureau chief tells President Reuven Rivlin

Read More

2,000-Year-Old Mikveh Discovered in Jerusalem

August 05, 2015 | By B. Shane Morganstein
2,000-Year-Old Mikveh Discovered in Jerusalem

Archaeologists find mikveh featuring drawings on its walls in an underground cave

Read More

'Birthright Excel' a Success for 5th Year in a Row

August 05, 2015 | By B. Shane Morganstein
'Birthright Excel' a Success for 5th Year in a Row

The Excel program pairs students with Israeli businesses in the business and technology sectors

Read More

Israel Set to Launch Designer Store in Hong Kong

August 05, 2015 | By JNS.org
Israel Set to Launch Designer Store in Hong Kong

The store will promote the "Made in Israel" brand and help fashion designers break into the Far East market

Read More

Empowering Haredim and Uniting Israel Through Technology Education

August 05, 2015 | By Avi Rosenfeld
Empowering Haredim and Uniting Israel Through Technology Education

We need to ensure that Orthodox Jews who wanted to break the cycle of poverty have the resources to do so

Read More

The Top Ten Tel Aviv Restaurants

August 05, 2015 | By Noam Matas
The Top Ten Tel Aviv Restaurants

With over 4,500 restaurants, it is clear that Tel Aviv takes food seriously: here's some of our favorites

Read More

More Headlines