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.

Escape: A podiatrist during the day and famed escapologist at night, Dr. Aaron Weiss emulated his Jewish hero Harry Houdini’s act in front of stage, radio and television audiences.

Riots Break Out After Bank Loses Money

A wild riot took place last week on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, in front of Yarmulovsky’s Bank on East Broadway and Essex Street, after depositors discovered that the bank had no money for them.

Ladies Night With Bulletproof Stockings

An all-female, all-Hasidic rock band? Alright! Throw in an all-women crowd, and you’ve got the Bulletproof Stockings show which took place at Arlene’s Grocery.

Cutie Cantor: Believed to be the youngest cantor in the world, 12 year old Kalmele Weitz arrived in New York City in July, 1928 from Posen, Germany. He had already been singing half his life.

The Forverts Calls For Demonstration by New York City Socialists

A Nazi war criminal, Hans-Walter Zech-Nenntwich, has turned himself in to West German police after escaping from a German prison. At the prison, he had been serving a four-year sentence for his participation in the destruction of the Jews of Pinsk.

No Soccer for You: Israeli fans hold up sign as Barcelona star Lionel Messi plays in friendly match in Tel Aviv last year.

Israel Soccer Season Delayed by Gaza War

The start of the Israeli soccer season was delayed for the second weekend in a row on Friday following the resumption of rocket fire by Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip, the Israel Football Association said.

Chaos Reigns: Pro-Russia militant roams terminal in Donetsk Airport in Eastern Ukraine.

150 Eastern Ukraine Jews Flee to Israel

At least 150 Jews who fled fighting in eastern Ukraine are expected to land in Israel next month in one of the largest group of arrivals of its kind this year.