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What You Missed in the News: April 20 - 27

Our Top Stories this week include our favorite Twitter users, Mural Mural on the Wall, Judd Apatow, Game of Thrones, and more

By: Daniel Koren

Published: April 27th, 2014 in News » World

What You Missed in the News: April 20 - 27

It was a good week in the news, particularly here at Shalom Life. To recap, we have compiled a list of our top stories for the week of April 20th, 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.

The Top 10 Jewish Twitter Users

Our look at some of the most entertaining and thought-provoking tweeters out there

Breakthrough Jew - DJ Tennis

Manfredi Romano aka DJ Tennis is the co-founder of techno and house label, Life and Death.

Startup Club: Samba

The Tel Aviv-based fun video messaging app recently won the 'Best App' Award at SXSW for its sleek, innovative design

Jewish Hall of Fame: Émile Durkheim

The French sociologist, social psychologist and philosopher is considered to be one of the founding fathers of social science

Jews in New York Dorm Served Mock Eviction Notices

The notices were handed out by activists from Students for Justice in Palestine and have made Jewish students feel 'targeted and unsafe'

Arabs and Israelis Find Togetherness with Soccer

After Hapoel Petah Tikva lost many of its players to Israel's national squad, the founder decided to recruit Arab villagers, creating a positive atmosphere among Arabs and Israelis in the process

Judd Apatow’s ‘The Simpsons’ Episode Will Air After 24 Years

Before Apatow became famous for ‘The 40 Year Old Virgin’, he submitted a script to ‘The Simpsons’ in 1990.

Mural, Mural on the Wall Brings Animations to Life for Your Children

We speak to cartoonist/animator Shannie Van Buren about the fantasy worlds she creates through her art

Shalom, French Polynesia: A Jewish Culture Guide

Approximately 130 islands comprise French Polynesia, with Tahiti being the most famous, largest, and most populated.

WhatsApp Hits 500 Million Active Users

The messaging service owned by Facebook and led by CEO Jan Koum continues to grow exponentially, particularly in underdeveloped countries

The Nosh Pit - Chocolate Dessert Recipes

Need we say more?

Game of Thrones Given 'Google Maps' Treatment

Explore the lands of Westeros and Essos as if they were real


Photo Credit: Mural Mural on the Wall Facebook Page

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Michael Ian Black or Amy Schumer to Take Over ‘Late Late Show’

May 01, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen

Who will replace Craig Ferguson on 'Late Late Show' starting in 2015?

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Bob Dylan’s ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ Lyrics Going to Auction at $1 Million

May 01, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Bob Dylan’s ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ Lyrics Going to Auction at $1 Million

Sotheby's will make the famous song lyrics available for bidding this summer

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Netanyahu: You Are 'Slaves' to Technology [VIDEO]

May 01, 2014 | By Daniel Koren

In a new YouTube video, the Israeli Prime Minister says he "doesn't understand this new world"

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Drake Inspires Toronto Raptors Official Lint Rollers

May 01, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen

The NBA team rolled out custom lint rollers ahead of Game 5 on Wednesday

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Intel to Invest $6 Billion to Upgrade Israel Facility

May 01, 2014 | By ShalomLife Team
Intel to Invest $6 Billion to Upgrade Israel Facility

The U.S. chipmaker made the announcement Wednesday

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Google Now Remembers Where You Parked Your Car

May 01, 2014 | By Daniel Koren

No longer will you have to spend a half an hour looking for your vehicle

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Germany Renames Airport After Son of Nazi General

May 01, 2014 | By Daniel Koren

Stuttgart Airport will reportedly be renamed to Rommel Airport, honoring the son, and previous Mayor of Stuttgart, of the infamous Nazi commander

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Torah Sells for $3.87 Million, Breaks Records

May 01, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
Torah Sells for $3.87 Million, Breaks Records

Printed in 15th century Bologna, three bidders tried to outdo each other in a bid to own the rare Biblical text

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