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.

South African Jews To File Charges Against Union Official Who Called For Violence

A South African Jewish group said it would file charges for alleged hate speech against a trade union leader who accused it of complicity in murder in Gaza.

A pro-Palestinian demonstration in Marseilles in August.

Jewish Man Assaulted in Marseilles Over Gaza War

A man in his 60s was lightly wounded in an apparent anti-Semitic assault in Marseille.

Dutch Man Who Saved Jews During the Holocaust Returns His Medal

A Dutch man who risked his life to save a Jew during the Holocaust gave back a medal he received for his actions in order to protest Israel’s actions in Gaza.

Israeli Human Rights Group No Longer An Alternative to Military Service

Israeli human rights group B’Tselem is no longer eligible for Israeli national service volunteer placements because it has acted “against the state and its soldiers.”

Let the Wild Rumpus Start: ‘The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter’ runs until September 7 at the main branch of the New York Public Library.

New York Exhibit on Children’s Books Highlights Many Jewish Contributions

From Maurice Sendak’s ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ to ‘The Phantom Tollbooth,’ written by Brooklyn Jews Norton Juster and Jules Feiffer, children’s books have had many Jewish contributors. Here’s why.