Shalom Life | August 09, 2015

What You Missed In The News This Week: August 4-11, 2013

Our Top Stories this week include Our Jewish Top 10s: Baby Names, an interview with Noel Biderman, a review of Osheaga 2013, Mikey Pauker, The 'Betches' and more

By: Daniel Koren

Published: August 11th, 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 August 4th, 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.

Jewish Top 10s: Baby Names

Welcome to Jewish Top 10s, where we compile lists that highlight the best and the brightest of everything yehudi, from delicious recipes to funniest actors, to most obnoxious Jewish wedding songs.

For this week's edition, we've decided to take a look at the most popular, and most adorable, baby names for all you soon-to-be parents out there who are having a tough time deciding on one.

Is the First Lab Grown Burger Also the First Kosher Burger?

This Monday, the first ever lab-grown burger was introduced and tasted. For many, the event was full of promise, with prominent animal rights, environmental, and vegetarian groups singing its praise. Even PETA, the traditionally polarized group, hailed it as a ‘first step’ towards humanely made meat products. This is all great news, but the best reason to be excited? It could be kosher.

The Nosh Pit - Top 10 Fun Twists on Hummus

It could get messy, but it will always be memorable. Every week in the Nosh Pit, we’ll lead the gathering of an impassioned group of foodies, offering delectable dishes, seasonal treats, and other goodies to nosh upon.

Risky Business: An Interview with Noel Biderman, Creator of Ashley Madison

The Founder of Ashley Madison and CEO of Avid Life Media talks with Shalom Life about the burgeoning business of unconventional online dating. All begging the question, is the business of infidelity and deviant dating a risky one?

Israel's Underwater Strip Club [PHOTOS]

The Huffington Post has just revealed a series of beautiful and extraordinary photos taken by marine biologist and photographer Gil Koplovitz.

Israeli Researchers Argue Galileo Was Even More Advanced Than We Thought

A new study from the University of Haifa suggests that Galileo Galilei, the Italian physicist, astronomer, philosopher and 'Father of Modern Science' who made significant advancements to the way we use telescopes and view the solar system, may have been even more advanced than we originally thought.

Shalom, Detroit: A Jewish Culture Guide

And we’re off, to anywhere and everywhere, as we say ‘Shalom’ every week to different global travel destination. World cities, provincial towns, and even the most unassuming of suburbs are infused with Jewish history and culture, some of which is waiting to be discovered.

REVIEW: Osheaga 2013

Montreal's Osheaga 2013 was three days of non stop music; Shalom Life's Daniel Koren recaps the festival highlights, and the talented Jewish acts in attendance

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Study: 80% of Jewish Israelis Think the State is in Danger

August 07, 2015 | By Maria Cruz
Study: 80% of Jewish Israelis Think the State is in Danger

The results from the monthly Peace Poll are in

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Fox Wants a Long-running X-Men TV series

August 07, 2015 | By Maria Cruz
Fox Wants a Long-running X-Men TV series

The co-chairman of the company is pushing for the Marvel series to happen

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Op-Ed: Anti-Semitism Gets a Boost From the Iran Deal

August 07, 2015 | By Ben Cohen
Op-Ed: Anti-Semitism Gets a Boost From the Iran Deal

An empowered Iran can be regarded as the most important hub of anti-Semitism in the world today

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WATCH: Jeffrey Tambor Praises Caitlyn Jenner

August 07, 2015 | By Daina Goldfinger
WATCH: Jeffrey Tambor Praises Caitlyn Jenner

The actor commended Jenner on the 'Late Late Show'

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Religious Jews Order Woman to Move to Back of the Bus

August 07, 2015 | By Itzchak Tessler
Religious Jews Order Woman to Move to Back of the Bus

Jerusalem resident in her 50s forced to get off bus after being harassed for sitting in the front part; driver fails to intervene

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Mark Zuckerberg Working to Break Down Miscarriage Stigmas

August 07, 2015 | By Maria Cruz
Mark Zuckerberg Working to Break Down Miscarriage Stigmas

In light of his wife's recent pregnancy, he opens up about their previous heartbreaks

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WATCH: Stephen Colbert Goes Off Script to Thank Jon Stewart in Tearful Goodbye

August 07, 2015 | By Maria Cruz
WATCH: Stephen Colbert Goes Off Script to Thank Jon Stewart in Tearful Goodbye

The Daily Show host got emotional when his long-time friend thanked him for the last 16 years

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This Popular Cam Girl Just Got Shut Down for Doing a Nazi Striptease

August 06, 2015 | By Daina Goldfinger
This Popular Cam Girl Just Got Shut Down for Doing a Nazi Striptease

Sunny Olivia's session attracted at least 3,300 viewers

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