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What You Missed in the News: June 15 – 22

Our Top Stories this week include the best Jewish soccer players, Glamsquad, Leonard Cohen, and much more

By: Daniel Koren

Published: June 22nd, 2014 in News » World

What You Missed in the News: June 15 - 22

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 15th, 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 Ten Jewish Soccer Players Of All Time

In celebration of the World Cup, we look back at the best Jewish soccer players of all time.

Judd Apatow’s New Book Features Lena Dunham, Seinfeld, and Louis C.K

‘Sick in the Head’ includes a collection of interviews with comedians over 30 years

Say Yo! Why This Ridiculously Simple Israeli App Is Going Viral

‘Yo’, ‘Sup’, ‘How’s it going’? They may be grammatically challenged, but these simple phrases are pretty much all there is to the Yo! application that is quickly becoming viral.

Breakthrough Jew – Micah Wexler

Wexler is the founder and chef at Los Angeles’ much-lauded restaurant, Wexler’s Deli

Startup Club: Glamsquad

Victoria Eisner’s company brings hair and makeup to the comfort of your home or office at the touch of a button

Shaw Festival Review: ‘Cabaret’ Takes a New Direction

Peter Hinton’s ‘Cabaret’ introduces modern audiences to a history they may be unfamiliar with

Jewish Hall of Fame: Leonard Cohen

Canada’s Cohen is considered by many as one of the greatest songwriters of all time.

NaNose: The Breathalyzer Test That Sniffs Out Lung Cancer Before It Spreads

Now a new device developed by a team of Israeli, American, and British cancer researchers may turn the tide by both accurately detecting lung cancer and identifying its stage of progression.

The Love Jewce: Great Sex is Yet Another Reason to Keep it in The Tribe

The Torah encourages unlimited orgasms. That is, as long as they’re Holy.

Google Chairman Believes Tel Aviv is the Next Silicon Valley

Eric Schmidt was visiting Israel on Monday to inaugurate the Innovation Endeavours incubator and venture capital fund in which he is a founding partner.

Shalom, Uruguay: A Jewish Culture Guide

Although the Uruguayan Jewish community is relatively young, it is large, proud, and strong. With so much to offer, Uruguay is definitely worth the visit.

Israeli Startup Invents Vibrating Capsule That Frees Up Intestinal Traffic Jams

A new treatment comes out of Tel Aviv University that may help to alleviate chronic constipation.

12 Year Old Stand Up Comedian Wows ‘AGT’ Audience With Sex Jokes [VIDEO]

Sixth grader Josh Orlian impressed all four judges on ‘America’s Got Talent’

The Nosh Pit – Kosher Brazilian World Cup Recipes

Celebrate this year’s World Cup with these yummy brazilian dishes!

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World Cup Fans Find Nazi Uniforms at Brazil Exhibit Offensive

June 23, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
World Cup Fans Find Nazi Uniforms at Brazil Exhibit Offensive

An exhibit at Brazilian host city Salvador features Nazi and Mussolini-era uniforms

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The Nosh Pit – Refreshing Kosher Watermelon Recipes

June 23, 2014 | By Sarah Bauder

In the summer, watermelon adds the refreshing quench that we desire in every dish. Check out these delectable kosher treats!

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Bethenny Frankel to Take Barbara Walters’ Place on ‘The View’?

June 23, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Bethenny Frankel to Take Barbara Walters' Place on ‘The View’?

The former reality star is apparently being considered for the popular daytime talk show.

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Kim Jong Un Is Not Impressed By James Franco and Seth Rogen’s New Film

June 23, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Kim Jong Un Is Not Impressed By James Franco and Seth Rogen’s New Film

‘The Interview’ follows a pair of journalists who try to assassinate the North Korean leader.

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William Shatner Thinks His Job is More Important Than Yours

June 23, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
William Shatner Thinks His Job is More Important Than Yours

The ‘Star Trek’ actor went on a Twitter rant telling others they don’t deserve to be verified.

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Jerusalem Student Invents Bacteria-Free Food Packaging

June 23, 2014 | By NoCamels Team
Jerusalem Student Invents Bacteria-Free Food Packaging

Graduate student from Hebrew University has discovered a way to attack potentially harmful bacteria

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Israel 2nd Only to US in Cyber Technology Profits

June 23, 2014 | By Daniel Koren

Israel’s National Cyber Bureau reports that Israeli cyber exports reached $3 billion in 2013

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IDF Chief Encourages Soldiers to be Respectful During Search for Missing Boys [VIDEO]

June 23, 2014 | By Daniel Koren

Chief of Staff Benny Gantz tells soldiers to "behave accordingly" and to "be mindful" when searching through Arab villages

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