Shalom Life | July 01, 2014

What You Missed in the News: June 29 – July 6

Our Top Stories this week include Shahar Pe’er, the top Bob Dylan songs, Yo!, the top Israeli models, and more

By: Daniel Koren

Published: July 6th, 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 29th, 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 Bob Dylan Songs

In light of new, previously unreleased recordings from the music icon, we look at some of his greatest works

Breakthrough Jew – Shahar Pe’er

This year, Pe’er competed at the 2014 Wimbledon Championships losing to Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki. As of June 2014, Pe’er was ranked no. 78 in the world

Shaw Festival Review: Arms and a Man

George Orwell once described ‘Arms and a Man’ as Shaw’s wittiest play

Jewish Hall of Fame: Paul Zoll

This week we honor the renowned doctor and early pioneer who helped develop the pacemaker

Startup Club: Yo

We speak to CEO Or Arbel about the social media platform that started off as a joke and now has over a million followers

Shalom, Myanmar: A Jewish Culture Guide

This week we travel to Myanmar, where Jews have settled since the early 18th century

Brooklyn Cyclones Holding Seinfeld Themed Baseball Game

The minor league team’s “Salute to Seinfeld” will take place at Vandelay Industries Park (usually known as MUC Park)

Israeli Tech Introduces Intelligent Voice Recognition for Cars

Israeli-California startup, Robin Labs, gives drivers up-to-date directions, traffic info, and more

The Love Jewce: How to Woo A Jew Review

We examine the book written by JDate columnist Tamar Caspi about the messy world of Jewish dating

Nazis’ Poster Aryan Child Was Actually Jewish

Hessy Taft’s baby photograph was selected as the perfect Aryan baby by Joseph Goebbels himself

Colombia’s Jewish Football Coach A National Hero

Coach Jose Pekerman has been receiving much praise and adoration following the squad’s latest victory

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