Shalom Life | October 21, 2014

What You Missed in the News: October 13 - 20

Our Top Stories this week include the Israeli army girl calendar, the best Steven Spielberg films, an interview with Ari Goldkind, and more

By: Daniel Koren

Published: October 20th, 2014 in News » World

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 October 13th, 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.

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The Ten Best Spielberg Flicks Every Film Lover Needs To See

Spielberg has directed over 50 films and produced more than 140. How can you possibly narrow his masterpieces down to just 10? We somehow managed to

Startup Club: SheTaxi

A way for excusively female passengers to be paired up with exclusively women taxi drivers when they need them

Presenting the World's First Israeli Army Girl Calendar

Israeli designers launch military-inspired fashion line

Montreal Boutique Sells Hitler With an Afro Shirt

The t-shirt is captioned with the phrase “Too fast to live, too young to die”

Jewish Hall of Fame: Levi Strauss

After immigrating to San Francisco in the mid-1800's, Strauss forever changed the fashion world with the invention of blue jeans

Breakthrough Jew - Simon Rich

Rich is the author of the critically-acclaimed comic novel 'Spoiled Brats' and is the youngest writer to ever be hired by 'Saturday Night Live'.

iPhone 6's in Israel Are Among the Priciest in the World

Want the brand new iPhone to show off to your Tel Aviv friends? It'll cost you

Shalom, Minneapolis: A Jewish Culture Guide

Despite it's rocky (and anti-Semitic) beginnings, Minneapolis is now a booming Jewish hub.

Tel Aviv's Gan Hahashmal: the 2nd Sexiest Neighborhood in the World

First place went to Ipanema in Rio De Janiero

Mark Zuckerberg Donates $25 Million to Ebola Research

The Facebook founder and his wife are donating the large sum to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation

The Love Jewce: Is Dating Dead?

You tell us

Ari Goldkind, Toronto’s 'Underdog' Mayoral Candidate

‘I’m a threat to the establishment in terms of who a candidate has to be,’ Goldkind says in a Shalom Life exclusive

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Sleater-Kinney is Back Together After 10 Years

October 20, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Sleater-Kinney is Back Together After 10 Years

The band is releasing their first album since 2005 and going on tour.

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The Nosh Pit: Vegan Soups and Stews

October 20, 2014 | By Sara Torvik

What's better than comforting and healthy soups and stews on these damp and rainy days?

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Jerry Seinfeld Honors Jay Leno, Wonders Where His Mark Twain Prize Is

October 20, 2014 | By Sara Torvik
Jerry Seinfeld Honors Jay Leno, Wonders Where His Mark Twain Prize Is

Seinfeld was one of many comedians that celebrated the former 'Tonight Show' host

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'The Real Housewives of New York' Welcomes Back Bethenny Frankel

October 20, 2014 | By Sara Torvik
'The Real Housewives of New York' Welcomes Back Bethenny Frankel

The Skinnygirl founder will be returning for the seventh season of the popular reality series.

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Known for Chemistry, Israeli Nobel Laureate Also Champions Tech Entrepreneurship

October 20, 2014 | By Alina Dain Sharon, JNS.org
Known for Chemistry, Israeli Nobel Laureate Also Champions Tech Entrepreneurship

Dan Shechtman, winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry and a candidate in last June's Israeli presidential election, has long championed technological entrepreneurship and its potential to improve lives around the world

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Israeli Study Says Diet Soda Can Lead to Diabetes and Obesity

October 20, 2014 | By NoCamels Team
Israeli Study Says Diet Soda Can Lead to Diabetes and Obesity

Is this the reason why diet soda drinkers are often overweight?

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Report Claims Nazi War Criminals Received Millions in U.S. Social Security Benefits

October 20, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
Report Claims Nazi War Criminals Received Millions in U.S. Social Security Benefits

Investigation by Associated Press finds that dozens of Nazis collected payments as part of a deal to force them to leave the U.S. voluntarily

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Mango Under Fire For Selling 'SS Blouse'

October 20, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
Mango Under Fire For Selling 'SS Blouse'

The Jewish-founded fashion company has faced increased criticism this week after unveiling a new shirt that boasts a lightning-bolt motif

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