Shalom Life | November 26, 2014

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

Miss America Thanks Russian Jews For Their Support Miss America Thanks Russian Jews For Their Support TrendingMiddle Eastern Men Attacked a 4-Year-Old Jewish Boy in New Zealand Middle Eastern Men Attacked a 4-Year-Old Jewish Boy in New Zealand TrendingUniting the World in One Tree Uniting the World in One Tree Trending
 

The Essential Hanukkah Gift Guide 2014: Piece of History [GIVEAWAY]

November 25, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
The Essential Hanukkah Gift Guide 2014: Piece of History [GIVEAWAY]

See inside for your chance to win the "Zion's Action Figures" 4-pack, including all your favorite Jews from Golda Meir to David Ben-Gurion

Read More

Shalom, Cancun: A Jewish Culture Guide

November 25, 2014 | By Sara Torvik
Shalom, Cancun: A Jewish Culture Guide

As it turns out, the development of a Jewish community in the city is actually quite recent, dating back to the mid-1970s

Read More

Seth Rogen: James Franco is a "Weird Guy" [VIDEO]

November 25, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Seth Rogen: James Franco is a "Weird Guy" [VIDEO]

While the two may be best friends, Rogen at least admits what we've all been thinking

Read More

Detroit Lions Star Reggie Bush Compares Mike Brown to Palestinians

November 25, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
Detroit Lions Star Reggie Bush Compares Mike Brown to Palestinians

The NFL player posted a photo onto his Instagram account, holding a sign that reads 'The Palestinian People know what mean to be shot while unarmed because of your ethnicity. #Ferguson #Justice'

Read More

Deaths of Joan Rivers, Robin Williams & Jennifer Lawrence Nude Photos Are Top Internet Search Items for 2014

November 25, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Deaths of Joan Rivers, Robin Williams & Jennifer Lawrence Nude Photos Are Top Internet Search Items for 2014

Other hot topics include the Israel/Hamas conflict, Ebola, Ray Rice, and Kim Kardashian

Read More

Belgian Parents Demand Teacher Be Fired After anti-Semitic Facebook Post

November 25, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
Belgian Parents Demand Teacher Be Fired After anti-Semitic Facebook Post

The teacher at a Jewish school wrote that Jews were the most "difficult and unworldly" people she knew

Read More

Turkish President Erdogan Says Women Are Not "Equal" to Men

November 25, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
Turkish President Erdogan Says Women Are Not "Equal" to Men

At a meeting on women and justice, Erdogan said feminists "don't accept motherhood"

Read More

More Headlines