Shalom Life | July 01, 2014

What You Missed In The News: October 26 – November 3

Our Top Stories this week include our exclusive with Ron Jeremy, James Deen & Joanna Angel, Bansky, Jewrotica, Robin Weingert, J.J. Abrams, Snapchat, Boston Red Sox, & more

By: Daniel Koren

Published: November 3rd, 2013 in News » World

It was an incredible week in the news, particularly here at Shalom Life. To recap, we have compiled a list of Shalom Life’s top stories for the week of October 26th, 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.

EXCLUSIVE: Ron Jeremy to James Deen: An Inside Look at Jews in Porn

Shalom Life explores Jews within the adult entertainment industry, past and present, including interviews from the first ever Sex Awards featuring Ron Jeremy, James Deen, and Joanna Angel

Banksy Increases Value of Thrift Shop Painting by Adding Nazi Soldier

Street artist Banksy departs from his usual style for his 29th piece in New York City

The Oi-Face: Exclusive Interview with Jewrotica Founder Ayo Oppenheimer

Shalom Life speaks to Ayo Oppenheimer, founder of Jewrotica (publisher of the Hottest Rabbis list), on leading a Jewish sexual revolution with her forum that discusses sexuality, relationships, and Judaism

The Nosh Pit – Vegan Halloween Candy Recipes

Try out some yummy candy recipes with ingredients you can actually pronounce this Halloween

Jewish Top 10s: Mythological Creatures

Looking for strange, interesting ideas for this weekend’s Halloween parties? Look no further, and join us as we enter the realm of Jewish mythology and folklore

EXCLUSIVE: Promising Startup Panorama Education Gets Big Bucks, Names

Shalom Life speaks to Aaron Feuer on his revolutionary education software and on receiving investments from Mark Zuckerberg and Ashton Kutcher

BOOK REVIEW: J.J Abrams and Doug Dorst’s S.

S. is a story that could only be told on paper, and it’s one that, in lesser hands, could have collapsed under its own ambition.

Breakthrough Jew – Robin Weingert

Weingert was just nominated in the Breakthrough Actor category at the Gotham Awards for her incredible performance in ‘Concussion’

Rabbi: Eating Soy Makes You Gay

A rabbi from the ultra-orthodox Gur hasidic sect has claimed that eating any soy-based products will make you gay, forbidding the students to consume any

Shalom, Newfoundland: A Jewish Culture Guide

Although the Jewish community of St. John’s is small in number, like all inhabitants of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, they are fiercely proud of their heritage and traditions.

Startup Club: Snapchat

Snapchat, currently valued at $4 billion, is the most talked about social platform of 2013; the company is reportedly undertaking their next round of investments later this week

Israeli Company That Turns Tumors Into Ice Balls Looks to Cure Lung Cancer

IceCure’s tumor-freezing technology has destroyed breast tumours by freezing them into ice balls; can they do the same with lung cancer?

Boston: Home to Jewish Sports Fans

Following Breslow and co’s World Series victory, and with the Patriots eyeing another Superbowl win, it seems Beantown is the city to root for, particularly for Jewish sports fans

Student: Disgraced Rabbi Took University Students On Unauthorized Field Trips to Ritual Baths Trending Ultra Orthodox Jews Vandalize Women of the Wall Ads in Jerusalem TrendingRussian Social Media Site Hosts 'Miss Hitler' Beauty Pageant Russian Social Media Site Hosts ‘Miss Hitler’ Beauty Pageant Trending
 

The Love Jewce: Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce

October 22, 2014 | By Andria Kaplan
The Love Jewce: Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce

Lisa Edelstein stars in a new Bravo show based on the books by Vicky Iovine

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Faces on LP Album Covers, From Madonna to Bob Dylan, Beatbox to Israeli Musician’s A Capella [VIDEO]

October 21, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
Faces on LP Album Covers, From Madonna to Bob Dylan, Beatbox to Israeli Musician's A Capella [VIDEO]

Check out this amazing must-see video for Roy Kafri’s "Mayokero"

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Jewish Author Naomi Wolf Compares Israel to the Nazis….Again

October 21, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
Jewish Author Naomi Wolf Compares Israel to the Nazis....Again

The feminist political activist has yet again condemned Israeli settlements, saying it’s the "same as those of Nazis cutting off the beards of Jews"

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Joan Rivers to Publish ‘Burn Book’ Posthumously

October 21, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Joan Rivers to Publish ‘Burn Book’ Posthumously

The legendary comedian requested her diaries be released after her death.

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Barbara Walters ’10 Most Fascinating People’ is Returning

October 21, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Barbara Walters ’10 Most Fascinating People’ is Returning

Scarlett Johansson, Chelsea Handler, and Oprah will be among Walters’ guests.

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Monica Lewinsky Leads Anti-Bullying Campaign, Calls Herself “Patient Zero”

October 21, 2014 | By Ashley Ramnarain
Monica Lewinsky Leads Anti-Bullying Campaign, Calls Herself "Patient Zero"

Bill Clinton’s former intern speaks out at the Forber 30 Under 30 Summit.

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Early Brooke Burke Nude Photos Featured in Art Gallery

October 21, 2014 | By Ashley Ramnarain
Early Brooke Burke Nude Photos Featured in Art Gallery

The former ‘Dancing With The Stars’ host can be seen topless at the Lilac Gallery in New York City.

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Student: Disgraced Rabbi Took University Students On Unauthorized Field Trips to Ritual Baths

October 21, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
Student: Disgraced Rabbi Took University Students On Unauthorized Field Trips to Ritual Baths

Towson University student says Rabbi Barry Freundel, charged with voyeurism, insisted female students accompany him to a Georgetown synagogue

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