Shalom Life | July 01, 2014

What You Missed in the News: June 1 – 8

Our Top Stories this week include our Top 10 Israeli foods, interviews with Marty Friedman, Oz Noy, and Ori Dagan, JDate, will.i.am., and much more!

By: Daniel Koren

Published: June 8th, 2014 in News » World

It was a good week in the news, particularly here at Shalom Life. To recap, we have compiled a list of our top stories for the week of June 1st, 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 Top 10 Israeli Foods

From shawarma to hummus, Israeli foods are a staple in Mediterranean cuisine

Looking To Organize Your Life? Barbara Reich Can Help

Shalom Life speaks to the professional organizer who tackles everything from playrooms to overnight bags

Jewish World Cup Fans Can Keep Kosher in Brazil

Ahead of this summer’s World Cup, one Jewish family in Brazil is making sure visiting fans can keep kosher and find religious services.

Does Circumcision Lower Your Risk of Prostate Cancer?

New Canadian study suggests a possible leak between male circumcision and a lower risk of prostate cancer

An Exclusive Interview with Former Megadeth Guitarist Marty Friedman

“Performing in a Jewish state is exactly the same as anywhere else, except all the longhaired heavy metal kids are named Shlomo Goldstein and Irving Cohen. It always cracks me up, I love it.”

Startup Club: Check

The Israeli online payment company is being acquired by Intuit Inc. for $360 million

Israeli Schools say Darwin In, Human Evolution Out

Natural selection now included in core curriculum, but no mention of human-primate relation

Breakthrough Jew – Ansel Elgort

Elgort is the star of the highly-anticipated film adaptation of ‘Fault in Our Stars’

Jewish Hall Of Fame: Dennis Gabor

This week’s inductee is the Nobel Prize winner who invented the hologram

Israelis Develop First Blood Test for Breast Cancer

Octava Pink, a groundbreaking achievement in cancer detection, follows eight years of research at EventusDx in Jerusalem

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The Ten Best Deli’s in North America

September 19, 2014 | By Caitlin Marceau
The Ten Best Deli's in North America

Got a hankering for a smoked meat sandwich? Look no further

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New Study Suggests Artificial Sweeteners Harmful For Diabetics

September 19, 2014 | By Caitlin Marceau
New Study Suggests Artificial Sweeteners Harmful For Diabetics

A new study From Israel cautions diabetics to think twice about sugar substitutes

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Daniel Radcliffe Repays His Debt to Irish Football Team Two Years Later

September 19, 2014 | By Sara Torvik
Daniel Radcliffe Repays His Debt to Irish Football Team Two Years Later

‘The F Word’ star paid back the cab fare he borrowed while partying with the team.

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Seth Rogen Teams Up With Adam McKay and Ben Schwartz For New Film

September 19, 2014 | By Sara Torvik
Seth Rogen Teams Up With Adam McKay and Ben Schwartz For New Film

The ‘This Is The End’ star will also be producing.

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Joan Rivers Writes Forward For New Jewish Cookbook

September 19, 2014 | By Sara Torvik
Joan Rivers Writes Forward For New Jewish Cookbook

The comedian contributed some Jewish jokes and sentiments for ‘Eating Delancey: A Celebration of Jewish Food’

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Robert Downey Jr. To Be Honored At Britannia Awards

September 19, 2014 | By Sara Torvik
Robert Downey Jr. To Be Honored At Britannia Awards

The ‘Iron Man’ star will be joined by Mark Ruffalo, Judi Dench, Emma Watson, and others

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James Franco Says ‘Alien’ From ‘Spring Breakers’ is Most Relatable Character

September 19, 2014 | By Sara Torvik
James Franco Says ‘Alien’ From ‘Spring Breakers’ is Most Relatable Character

The actor thinks that he’s very similar to the corn-rowed, gun-toting character from Harmony Korine’s film.

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Jamie Geller And Tom Franz Explore The Bible’s Superfoods

September 19, 2014 | By Caitlin Marceau
Jamie Geller And Tom Franz Explore The Bible’s Superfoods

Two of Israel’s most renown Kosher chefs explore biblical foods in the City of David

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