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What You Missed In The News: August 18-25, 2013

Our Top Stories this week include the dreaded 'Cronut', interviews with Austin Basis and Etgar Keret, Howie Mandel, our Jewish Top 10s list: Scandals, and more!

By: Daniel Koren
Published: August 25th, 2013 in News » World
Shalom Life's Top Stories this week

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 18th, 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.

Being A Good Jew Kept Me From Eating the Cronut

34 people have reported symptoms of illness after trying the Cronut Burger at the CNE; luckily for me, my dietary restrictions kept me from being one of them

The Nosh Pit - Top 5 Vegetarian Sushi Recipes

Check out these innovative and yummy vegetarian sushi recipes. Impress your fish-loving friends with colourful rolls sans fish, eggs, or roe.

Looking at the Holocaust through a Different Lens

Shalom Life speaks to Gregory Pappas & Steven Priovolos, producers of No Man Is An Island - a story of a Greek Jewish Community who didn't lose a single soul during the Holocaust

Shalom, San Diego: A Jewish Culture Guide

San Diego is one of the oldest communities in the United States. With such a rich and vibrant history, eclectic neighbourhoods, and beautiful beaches, the city is certainly worth a visit.

Howie Mandel Returns Home for UJA Campaign Launch

The iconic Toronto-born comedian provided a wonderfully entertaining shtick full of awkward pauses, Jewish stereotypes, and a whole lot of laughs

EXCLUSIVE: Interview With ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Star, Austin Basis

CW’s J.T Forbes discusses the Actor’s Studio, the next season of ‘Beauty and the Beast' and a comic book character he created- ‘Super Schlep’!

Jewish Top 10s: Scandals

As controversy and disparagement continue to follow certain Jewish politicians and officials, we've decided to compile a list of the most infamous scandals

New Israeli Knee Implant Gives Hope to Athletes

Move over torn knee ligaments, the Knee-T-Nol implant is here! For all the professional and semi-professional athletes who have encountered the pain of a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), both physically and competently, there is now new hope.

Startup Club: Piece of History

Shalom Life speaks to Asaf Harari on his innovative design studio that brings Israeli and Jewish folklore to the modern era via collectibles, action figures, prints and more

Breakthrough Jew - Dena Kaplan

Australia's Kaplan is currently the star of two popular shows, 'Dance Academy' and 'Camp'

Israeli Among Top 35 Innovators Under 35

26-year-old Kira Radinsky, Ph.D, on list of world's brightest young entrepreneurs alongside Mark Zuckerberg, Larry Page and more

EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Israeli Author Etgar Keret

Keret discusses his participation in Miranda July’s ‘We Think Alone’ project, his work being translated from Hebrew, and the difference between his Israeli and international persona.

Shocking Fake Mercedes Ad Shows Hitler Being Murdered as a Child [VIDEO]

The short film created by German film students has become a viral hit

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A Preview of Sukkahville 2013 [PHOTOS]

Sukkahville 2013, an initiative of UJA's Kehilla Residential Programme, will feature 6 finalists, 6 celebrity judges, and 1 important cause: affordable housing

The Truth about Tattoos and Jews [VIDEO]

Rabbinical scholar attempts to answer the age old question, can a person with a tattoo be buried in a Jewish cemetery?

Rare Pics of Nuclear Center at Dimona Released For 1st

Photos of various buildings from the Nuclear Research Center at Dimona in Israel's Negev region have been published

Nixon's anti-Semitic Rhetoric Exposed

Recently made public, tapes of former President Richard Nixon recoded him saying "Jews must realize they're American first"

Jewish Top 10s: Scandals

As controversy and disparagement continue to follow certain Jewish politicians and officials, we've decided to compile a list of the most infamous scandals

Quebec Proposal to Ban Religious Symbols Sparks Public Outcry

The Parti Québécois government plans to ban workers in the public sector from wearing religious symbols of any kind

A Preview of Sukkahville 2013 [PHOTOS]

Sukkahville 2013, an initiative of UJA's Kehilla Residential Programme, will feature 6 finalists, 6 celebrity judges, and 1 important cause: affordable housing

The Truth about Tattoos and Jews [VIDEO]

Rabbinical scholar attempts to answer the age old question, can a person with a tattoo be buried in a Jewish cemetery?

Rare Pics of Nuclear Center at Dimona Released For 1st

Photos of various buildings from the Nuclear Research Center at Dimona in Israel's Negev region have been published

Nixon's anti-Semitic Rhetoric Exposed

Recently made public, tapes of former President Richard Nixon recoded him saying "Jews must realize they're American first"

Jewish Top 10s: Scandals

As controversy and disparagement continue to follow certain Jewish politicians and officials, we've decided to compile a list of the most infamous scandals

Being A Good Jew Kept Me From Eating the Cronut

34 people have reported symptoms of illness after trying the Cronut Burger at the CNE; luckily for me, my dietary restrictions kept me from being one of them

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