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What You Missed In The News: December 1 - 8

Our Top Stories this week include Stephen Harper singing in support of Israel, a photo collection of 19th century Israel, interviews with Cheryl Shuman, the creators of 'Hipster Jew' and much more

By: Daniel Koren

Published: December 8th, 2013 in News » Israel

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 December 1st, 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.

Stephen Harper Sings for Israel [VIDEO]

At annual JNF dinner in Toronto, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper sang a medley of classics in support of Israel, while hundreds of Palestinian supporters protest Israel's 'apartheid' policies

The Nosh Pit - Classic French Dishes, Kosher Style

Check out these kosher twists on classic French favorites that even Julia Child would approve of.

19th Century Israel, in Colour [PICS]

The US Library of Congress presents a fascinating collection of photos taken by American who toured country from 1890 to 1900

Shalom, Peru: A Jewish Culture Guide

Although Peru only has a Jewish population of approx. 3,000 at present, they are very proud of their heritage and culture.

High Society: An Exclusive Interview with Cheryl Shuman

Shalom Life speaks to the founder of the Beverly Hills Cannabis Club, the 'Martha Stewart' of Marijuana, on her campaign to legalize medicinal marijuana all across the United States

Jewish Hall of Fame: Felix Mendelssohn

This week's Hall of Famer is perhaps the most influential Jewish composer and musician of all time, known as one of the most significant musicians of the Romantic period

Startup Club: Viber

With over 200 million users around the world, the wildly successful multi-platform messaging service led by Israeli CEO Talmon Marco continues to dominate its industry, particularly in the U.S. and U.K.

We Knew about Hipster Jew Before it was Cool

Our exclusive, random interview with the elusive Chicky and Duckie, founders of the always entertaining Hipster Jew, covering Jewish news and culture for the hip and contemporary

Breakthrough Jew - Cayucas's Zach Yudin

California-born Yudin is the brainchild behind indie band, Cayucas and their popular debut album, 'Bigfoot'

Jewish Top 10s: Guilty Pleasures

We've decided to be positively sinful this week in listing the best guilty pleasures available to a modern day Heeb, particularly, of the non-kosher variety

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

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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

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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

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

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Barbara Walters ’10 Most Fascinating People’ is Returning

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

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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

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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

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