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 York Governor Andrew Cuomo Visits Israel on Solidarity Trip

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo noted New Yorkers’ deep ties to Israel during a one-day solidarity visit there.

Gaza Fishermen Caught Between Israeli-Palestinian Sea Feud

After hours casting their nets close to the Gaza shore, Palestinian fishermen sift through their catch in the dim dawn light, managing to scrape together a few piles of puny fish.

Hamptons Synagogue Raises $1 Million For Israel in One Night

Congregants at a synagogue in the Hamptons on New York’s Long Island pledged more than $1 million at a fundraiser for Israel.

17-month-old Wisam and his family are among the 200,000 Yazidi families driven out of Iraq by ISIS.

17-Month-Old Yazidi Child Receives Heart Surgery in Israel

A child from the persecuted Yazidi ethnic group of northern Iraq received heart surgery in Israel.

Whistling Past the Anti-Semites: Lauren Bacall, seen here in 1951, died on August 12 at the age of 89.

How Lauren Bacall Faced and Overcame Anti-Semitism

Fond memories of Lauren Bacall have been flooding the Internet following her death at age 89. But less has been said about the actress’s long-time battles with anti-Semitism. Benjamin Ivry explains.