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.

Photograph by Richard Avedon
© The Richard Avedon Foundation
From the Collection of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Richard Avedon, Photographer of Influence and Power

Photographer Richard Avedon made his living on fashion, beauty and celebrities. But the eye behind some of the 20th century’s most iconic images also brought a keen political edge to his work.

4 Holy Land Bands Building Peace Through Music

A few weeks ago, we introduced you to eight Israeli bands worth listening to right now. Now, we bring you four bands whose Israeli and Palestinian members are choosing art over war.

Exiled Twice: Frederic Morton, the author of twelve books, in 2013.

Frederic Morton, Author and Viennese-in-Exile, Dies at 90

Born Fritz Mandelbaum in Vienna, Frederic Morton escaped to New York and came to fame writing about the country that expelled him.

Deborah Waxman

Reconstructionists May Lift Ban on Intermarried Rabbis

The Reconstructionist movement is on the cusp of making a historic decision about whether to drop its longstanding ban against intermarried rabbinical school students.

Moishe Perl surveys the wreckage in his neighborhood.

Rising From the Wreckage of the East Village

A March 26 explosion in New York’s East Village killed two people and destroyed three buildings. Ab Cahan’s great nephew Alan Kaufman is on a mission to help and rebuild.