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Shalom Life's Top Stories of the Week

Links to our most popular stories from the week of March 24-30

By: David Shear

Published: March 30th, 2012 in News » World

Shalom Life's Top Stories of the Week

We know you’re busy and we can’t expect you to read every story we publish (although we would love it if you did), so we’re starting a weekly feature every Friday highlighting the top stories of the week, in case you missed any.

This week Germany elected its first Jewish Mayor since the Holocaust, new Israeli innovation helps premature babies, Jewish school punishes students for using our favorite social media site and much more.

- Frankfurt Elects First Jewish Mayor Since Holocaust

- New Israeli Device Helps Detect Respiratory Problems in Premature Infants

- Education or Facebook: Jewish School Asks Students to Choose

- Rapper Shyne is Turning Music Into Humanitarian Aid

- Roseanne Tweets Zimmerman’s Home Address, Threatens to go Herself

- Israeli-Canadian Author Ayelet Tsabari Talks the Best Place on Earth

- Deadmu5 Bashes Madonna for Promoting Ecstasy Use

- For Linkedin Founder Reid Hoffman, Relationships Rule the World

Northwestern University Faces Third anti-Semitic Attack this Year Northwestern University Faces Third anti-Semitic Attack this Year TrendingMarriage Equality to ‘Echo Throughout the World,’ Including the Knesset Marriage Equality to ‘Echo Throughout the World,’ Including the Knesset Trending#MyNameIs Campaign Marches Against Facebook’s ‘Real-Name Policy’ During Pride Parade #MyNameIs Campaign Marches Against Facebook’s ‘Real-Name Policy’ During Pride Parade Trending
 

Walmart Makes ISIS Cake

July 01, 2015 | By Daina Goldfinger
Walmart Makes ISIS Cake

The company denied making a Confederate flag cake, and made an Islamic State one instead

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Apple to Open Sales Booths Across Israel

July 01, 2015 | By B. Shane Morganstein
Apple to Open Sales Booths Across Israel

Almost all major cities will receive an Apple sales booth, to be found in Partner stores by end of August

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Robber Caught by Israeli-developed App

June 30, 2015 | By Jeff Low
Robber Caught by Israeli-developed App

Salient Eye is an Israeli-developed android app that repurposes old and unused smartphones into household alarm systems

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WATCH: Jon Stewart Makes Fun of Supreme Court's Antonin Scalia

June 30, 2015 | By Daina Goldfinger
WATCH: Jon Stewart Makes Fun of Supreme Court's Antonin Scalia

The 'Daily Show' host quips about Scalia's opposition to gay marriage, which he referred to as "jiggery-pokery" and "pure applesauce"

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Pita Sandwiches Can Now Hack Into Your Laptop

June 30, 2015 | By B. Shane Morganstein
Pita Sandwiches Can Now Hack Into Your Laptop

TAU study: hardware can now be hidden in a pita sandwich that can infiltrate your laptop and steal your data

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Israeli Jewish-Arab School Vandalized for 2nd Time in 8 Months

June 30, 2015 | By B. Shane Morganstein
Israeli Jewish-Arab School Vandalized for 2nd Time in 8 Months

The elementary school, which aims to foster Arab-Israeli cooperation, was vandalized with swastikas and racist slurs

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Amy Schumer Explains Why She Turned Down 'Daily Show' Hosting Gig

June 30, 2015 | By Daniel Koren
Amy Schumer Explains Why She Turned Down 'Daily Show' Hosting Gig

"It felt like it would be betting against myself," Schumer said on Howard Stern's show on Sirius XM radio

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Giant 2,000-Year-Old Dolphin Statue Discovered Near Gaza

June 30, 2015 | By Maria Cruz
Giant 2,000-Year-Old Dolphin Statue Discovered Near Gaza

Archeologists discovered a 16-inch marble statue during an excavation earlier this year

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