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What You Missed In The News This Week: June 23-30, 2013

Our Top Stories this week include Bar Refaeli, Adam Lambert plus exclusives with Rick Moranis & The Neighbourhood.

By: Daniel Koren
Published: June 30th, 2013 in News » World
(clockwise) Rick Moranis, Bar Refaeli, The Neighbourhood, Bar Paly

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 June 23rd, 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: Rick Moranis Interview and ‘My Mother’s Brisket’ Giveaway

The ‘Ghostbusters’ star discusses ‘My Mother’s Brisket and Other Love Songs, his new collection of smart, cheeky, and catchy tunes infused with Jewish life and jazzy styles.

Plus, Shalom Life's Exclusive Giveaway: For a chance to win 1 of 5 copies of Rick Moranis’ album ‘My Mother’s Brisket & Other Love Songs’, ‘Like’ Shalom Life on Facebook. Winners will be selected randomly on Friday, July 5th, 2013.

Breakthrough Jew - Bar Paly

The past year been a big one for Israel’s other “Bar” export – Bar Paly that is. The Russian born, Israeli bred model-turned-actress, appeared in Roman Coppola’s A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III, alongside Charlie Sheen and Bill Murray. She then received the Michael Bay seal of approval, starring in his action comedy, Pain & Gain, with Mark Wahlberg, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Oh yes, and there was the sexy-time photo shoot for Maxim, that essentially put Paly in the same stratum as other “Bay Girls”, Megan Fox and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. With beauty, brains, and a down-to-earth demeanor, Paly will undoubtedly take Hollywood by storm.

EXCLUSIVE: Interview With California Alt-Pop Band, The Neighbourhood

California-based alt-pop band, The Neighbourhood (spelled with a u), recently released their first full-length album entitled ‘I Love You’ through Columbia Records, effectively completing a trilogy following the two EP’s ‘I’m Sorry…’ and ‘Thank You’.

The band’s drummer, Bryan Sammis, chatted with us about California, the band’s Black & White movement, the spelling of their name, and much more.

Bar Refaeli is Stunning in Sexy (and Odd) New Lingerie Campaign [PHOTOS]

In a recent photo shoot for the lingerie company, Passionate, Refaeli takes on many different roles in an effort to display the diversity of the upcoming Fall 2013 collection.

Pass Me Another Cupcake: The Story Of A Young Woman's Battle With Cancer

A talented wordsmith, Steph began a blog a few months after her diagnosis - Pass Me Another Cupcake ('fighting cancer and eating cupcakes') - originally as a way to keep her friends and family up to date with her treatment. But her story - raw, well written, detailed, heartfelt, honest and indistinguishably human - would make headlines for her ability to reach out to us all.

The Nosh Pit - Yummy Campfire Recipes

Now that the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer are upon us, folks get the itch to pack the car to capacity, and light off to wilder places. Whether your bound for a cottage or campsite, chances are there will be a campfire that everyone will congregate around. However, there’s much more to campfire cooking than wieners on a stick, or the obligatory, and tasty s’mores. Feast your eyes on these sumptuous, and surprisingly easy recipes to cook over a campfire.

Adam Lambert Sings ‘The Star Spangled Banner’ at AIDS Benefit [VIDEO]

Adam Lambert opened up the festivities at this year’s BROADWAY BARES with a rendition of ‘The Star Spangled Banner’. Created by Tony Award-winning Broadway producer, Jerry Mitchell, {‘Kinky Boots’) BROADWAY BARES combines “the naughtiness of burlesque with the razzle-dazzle of Broadway.” Currently in it’s 23rd year, the annual event has been successfully raising funds and awareness for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

Shalom, Costa Rica: A Jewish Culture Guide

With its lush, pristine rainforests, stunning beaches, sweeping vistas, not to mention a history that spans from Pre-Columbian to Spanish Colonialism, to the modern age, Costa Rica has become a haven for travelers who are on a quest to find paradise.

Google Takes It Up A Notch With New Tel Aviv Offices

The illustrious masters of the tech industry, known for designing their offices with poise and originality, have brought their brand of modern-era office spaces to Tel Aviv.

Mount Sinai Receives $35-million Donation from Judy and Larry Tanenbaum

At a press conference Monday morning, Mount Sinai Hospital announced a $35-million donation from Toronto businessman, and Chairman of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, Larry Tanenbaum and his wife Judy.

Israeli Researchers Develop New Ways To Help Alcoholics Stay Sober

A new study, lead by Dr. Segev Barak of Tel Aviv University’s School of Psychological Sciences and the Sagol School of Neuroscience, Professor Dorit Ron and Professor Patrician Janak of the University of California at San Francisco, offers new methods for alcoholics to remain sober and stave off relapse.


Related articles: Rick Moranis, Bal Paly, Adam Lambert, Bar Refaeli, Mount Sinai, Pass Me Another Cupcake, Larry Tanenbaum
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What You Missed In The News This Week: June 23-30,

Our Top Stories this week include Bar Refaeli, Adam Lambert plus exclusives with Rick Moranis & The Neighbourhood.

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What You Missed In The News This Week: June 23-30,

Our Top Stories this week include Bar Refaeli, Adam Lambert plus exclusives with Rick Moranis & The Neighbourhood.

U.S. Same Sex Ruling Will Provide Benefits for Israeils, Too

The American Supreme Court finally recognizes same-sex marriage, some Israelis considering emigration

Controversial Right-Wing Blogger, Pamela Geller, Banned From Entering England

Known for her radically anti-Islam views, Geller was to speak at an anti-Muslim rally in London

Maccabi Haifa PG Gal Mekel May Be In Full NBA

The Toronto Raptors, Milwaukee Bucks and Dallas Mavericks have all expressed interest in the Israeli bball star

New Ruling Grants Women Right To Say Kaddish

Orthodox rabbis of Beit Hllel say they've found halachic sources that allow women to recite certain prayers

Monica Lewinsky’s Personal Items Included in Clinton’s Impeachment Being Auctioned

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