Eat, Drink + Think

Vegetables Are the New Bacon at Dirt Candy

Amanda Cohen, the owner of New York’s Dirt Candy, talks about her favorite Jewish food memories and how vegetables may just be the new bacon.

New Look, Old Hate: A trial of neo-Nazi killers transfixed Germany. The suspects looked every bit like average teenagers.

Germany Pays $2.6M to Neo-Nazi Victims

The German government has paid some $2.6 million to victims of neo-Nazi violence, including more than $1.2 million to victims of the National Socialist Underground neo-Nazi cell discovered in 2011.

CIA Offers Spooks Tips for Israel Airport Screening

The Central Intelligence Agency offers guidelines for its operatives using false identities to get through a “secondary screening” at Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport, according to a secret CIA document uploaded to WikiLeaks.

Unusual Creatures That Ruled the World in 2014

The definitive ten best from the world of unusual creatures by Liana Finck — with apologies to Edward Gorey.

Sister of Slain Lone Soldier Moves to Israel

The sister of American-Israeli lone soldier Max Steinberg, who was killed during this summer’s Gaza operation, has moved to Israel.

Controversial: One of Theater J’s disputed productions was 2011’s ‘Return to Haifa,’ which critics claimed took an anti-Israel approach.

61 Theater Chiefs Slam Firing of Theater J Director Ari Roth

Sixty-one artistic directors of U.S. theater companies denounced the DC Jewish Community Center’s firing of Ari Roth, the artistic director of its Theater J who staged numerous works critical of Israel.