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What You Missed in the News: December 15 - 22

Our Top Stories this week include our Best Television Shows of 2013, free tickets to Matzoball 2013 in Toronto, Gertrude Stein, the Shave for the Brave campaign, and much more

By: Daniel Koren
Published: December 22nd, 2013 in News » World
Merry Chrismakah!

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 15th, 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: Television Shows of the Year

Continuing with our Best of 2013 Lists, Shalom Life is proud to present the best television shows to have graced your screens in the year 2013

Shave for the Brave Campaign Will Go On in Memory of 'Superman Sam'

8-year-old Sam Sommer, who inspired the 36 Rabbis Shave for the Brave initiative, died peacefully on Saturday; the campaign founded by his mother will continue to raise awareness and funding for cancer research

The Nosh Pit - Kosher Brunch Recipes

Over the decades, brunch has evolved into an integral, and enjoyable component to any relaxed weekend. Take a look at these sumptuous recipes for kosher brunch.

REVIEW: Lower Ossington Theatre's 'Little Shop of Horrors'

'Little Shop of Horrors' is the perfect remedy for the winter blues.

Matzoball 2013: A Quarter Century of Jews Partying Together on Xmas [GIVEAWAY]

This year's annual Matzoball party is poised to be the biggest event yet for Jewish singles looking to network, party, and dance the night away

Shalom, Puerto Rico: A Jewish Culture Guide

Although the Jewish community in Puerto Rico is young by many standards, it is none-the-less, strong and proud of its heritage.

Jewish Hall of Fame: Gertrude Stein

This week's inductee into the Hall of Fame is the American novelist and infamous mentor to those who surrounded her, including Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce and Pablo Picasso

Startup Club: Fresh City Farms

Shalom Life speaks to Ran Goel, founder of Toronto-based Fresh City Farms, on challenging the status quo with their local, organically produced foods, delivered right to your doorstep

Breakthrough Jew - Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson

Glazer and Jacobson star in 'Broad City', a new series that “follows two friends in New York City navigating their way though the minutiae that is life”.

Op-Ed: God Created Me Gay

An articulate, poignant and beautiful letter written by a gay religious teen to MK's from Jewish Home, a right-wing Israeli political party that has been under fire from the LGBT community

Related articles: Jewish News, Television Shows, Nosh Pit, Startup Club, Matzoball, Jewish Hall of Fame
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What You Missed in the News: December 22 - 29

Our Top Stories this week include Evan Spiegel, our Best Movies of 2013, Louis C.K., Bob Dylan, Rap Genius and more

I'm A Jew, A Social Jew, On Christmas

Contrary to popular belief, there are many outings and festivities that Jewish people can take part of this Christmas Eve and Day. Looking for something to do this Christmas? We got you covered

The New Dr. Ruth: Max Grunberg's Campaign to Promote Sexuality

Shalom Life speaks to author/sex therapist Max Grunberg on his 'radical' views on Jewish orthodox sexuality

What You Missed in the News: December 15 - 22

Our Top Stories this week include our Best Television Shows of 2013, free tickets to Matzoball 2013 in Toronto, Gertrude Stein, the Shave for the Brave campaign, and much more

How Rabbis Helped Save Santa in NYC

In the ongoing debate of Santa's ethnicity, New York's The Sun calls in a group of rabbis for help

Jewish Groups Appalled by Huffington Post Article

Simon Wiesenthal Centre has said the Huffington Post article "Saboteur Sen. Launching War Push" presents Jews as 'warmongers'

What You Missed in the News: December 22 - 29

Our Top Stories this week include Evan Spiegel, our Best Movies of 2013, Louis C.K., Bob Dylan, Rap Genius and more

I'm A Jew, A Social Jew, On Christmas

Contrary to popular belief, there are many outings and festivities that Jewish people can take part of this Christmas Eve and Day. Looking for something to do this Christmas? We got you covered

The New Dr. Ruth: Max Grunberg's Campaign to Promote Sexuality

Shalom Life speaks to author/sex therapist Max Grunberg on his 'radical' views on Jewish orthodox sexuality

What You Missed in the News: December 15 - 22

Our Top Stories this week include our Best Television Shows of 2013, free tickets to Matzoball 2013 in Toronto, Gertrude Stein, the Shave for the Brave campaign, and much more

How Rabbis Helped Save Santa in NYC

In the ongoing debate of Santa's ethnicity, New York's The Sun calls in a group of rabbis for help

Jewish Groups Appalled by Huffington Post Article

Simon Wiesenthal Centre has said the Huffington Post article "Saboteur Sen. Launching War Push" presents Jews as 'warmongers'

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