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What You Missed In The News: September 29 - October 6

Our Top Stories this week include Nuit Blanche, Israel's handwashing rap video, exclusives with Mark Masters, Steve Loft and Ron Frank, reviews on Gravity and JFL42's Family Guy, and more

By: Daniel Koren
Published: October 6th, 2013 in News » World
Shalom Life's Top Stories for week of Sept. 29

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 September 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.

Jewish Top 10s: Installations @ Nuit Blanche 2013

Nuit Blanche is a night-long art festival that runs all over the city of Toronto; in anticipation for tomorrow night's event, we've compiled a list of the top ten installations that feature Jewish artists or Jewish themes

The Nosh Pit - Kosher Comfort Food Recipes

Now that we’re in the midst of the lazy, hazy days of summer, who has time to slave in the kitchen? Check out these tasty (and easy) slow cooker recipes

EXCLUSIVE: Mohawk-Jewish Art Curator, Steve Loft, Discusses ‘Ghost Dance: Activism. Resistance. Art’

Loft is the guest curator of a new exhibit focusing on indigenous and aboriginal cultures at Ryerson Image Centre.

New Therapy for Brain Cancer?

The Israeli discovery of a cancer-driving protein could lead to a new weapon in the currently losing battle against brain tumors

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with TSN Reporter Mark Masters

As the Leafs gear up for tonight's season opener, we caught up with TSN reporter Mark Masters on his connection to Judaism, his predictions for the 2013-14 season, and if Reimer or Bernier will start as goalie for the Leafs

Shalom, Glasgow: A Jewish Culture Guide

Although small in numbers, Glasgow’s Jewish community is fiercely proud, and essentially enjoying a spirit of renaissance.

REVIEW: ‘Family Guy Live’ at Toronto’s JFL42

MacFarlane isn’t afraid to be dirty, be daring, and almost always be dancing.

Study: Legalizing Marijuana Equals Financial Gains for Israel

The study suggests that legalizing marijuana in the country will end the black market, and generate $450 million annually

Startup Club: TestFairy

Shalom Life speaks to Yair Bar-On, CEO of TestFairy and Macadamia Apps, developer of Best of Apple 2012 app 'Groupshot', on his latest venture, TestFairy

Israeli Hospital's Hand-Washing Rap Has Gone Viral [VIDEO]

Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem released a video where its staff breakdance and rap about hygiene

Breakthrough Jew - Rebecca Skloot

Skloot is the New York Times best-selling author of 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, which is currently being adapted for an HBO film by Oprah Winfrey.

EXCLUSIVE: Director Ron Frank on the Impact of the Catskills and Jewish comedy

The director of “When Comedy Went to School” chats with Shalom Life about his latest documentary

REVIEW: 3D Space-Thriller 'Gravity' Could Be The Most Intimate Film Ever Made

Alfonso Cuaron's latest masterpiece starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney is more of a life-changing experience than a film.

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Janet Yellen to be Nominated for U.S. Federal Reserve Chair

Yellen would become the first woman, though not the first Jew, to lead the Reserve

Christies Appraisal of Detroit's Art Collection Near Completion

Detroit spends $250,000 on art appraisal to satisfy rabid creditors

Israeli-Americans Win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Arieh Warshel, Michael Levitt, and Australian Jew Martin Karplus have won the 2013 Nobel Prize in chemistry

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Jew or Not Jew

Shalom Life speaks to the founders of the popular 'who's Jewish?' site on their latest venture: using Kickstarter to crowd-fund a new book called '50 States - 50 Jews'

What You Missed In The News: September 29 - October

Our Top Stories this week include Nuit Blanche, Israel's handwashing rap video, exclusives with Mark Masters, Steve Loft and Ron Frank, reviews on Gravity and JFL42's Family Guy, and more

Jewish Top 10s: Installations @ Nuit Blanche 2013

Nuit Blanche is a night-long art festival that runs all over the city of Toronto; in anticipation for tomorrow night's event, we've compiled a list of the top ten installations that feature Jewish artists or Jewish themes

Janet Yellen to be Nominated for U.S. Federal Reserve Chair

Yellen would become the first woman, though not the first Jew, to lead the Reserve

Christies Appraisal of Detroit's Art Collection Near Completion

Detroit spends $250,000 on art appraisal to satisfy rabid creditors

Israeli-Americans Win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Arieh Warshel, Michael Levitt, and Australian Jew Martin Karplus have won the 2013 Nobel Prize in chemistry

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Jew or Not Jew

Shalom Life speaks to the founders of the popular 'who's Jewish?' site on their latest venture: using Kickstarter to crowd-fund a new book called '50 States - 50 Jews'

What You Missed In The News: September 29 - October

Our Top Stories this week include Nuit Blanche, Israel's handwashing rap video, exclusives with Mark Masters, Steve Loft and Ron Frank, reviews on Gravity and JFL42's Family Guy, and more

Jewish Top 10s: Installations @ Nuit Blanche 2013

Nuit Blanche is a night-long art festival that runs all over the city of Toronto; in anticipation for tomorrow night's event, we've compiled a list of the top ten installations that feature Jewish artists or Jewish themes

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