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.

Tale of 2 Struggles? Mural in Northern Ireland depicts struggle against British rule. A Sinn Fein councillor suggested Israel should be bombed to get it to negotiate seriously.

Northern Ireland Pol Rebuked for 'Bomb Israel' Remark

Sinn Fein distanced itself from a councilor in an Irish city who called on the United Nations to bomb Israel.

Rising Toll: Palestinians walk by trail of blood near desks as a Gaza school hit by Israeli shelling.

10 Killed in Israel Strike on Gaza School

An Israeli air strike killed at least 10 people and wounded about 30 others on Sunday in a U.N.-run school in the southern Gaza Strip, witnesses and medics said, as dozens died in renewed Israeli shelling of the enclave.

Israeli Soldier Hadar Goldin Was Killed Not Captured

  • Hadar Goldin, an Israeli soldier feared abducted by Hamas Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip, was determined to have been killed in action during Israel’s operation in the Gaza Strip, an army statement said on Sunday.

Why Did John Kerry Mock 'Pinpoint Operation’ in Gaza?

John Kerry’s made a ‘helluva’ mistake when he mocked Israel’s efforts to prevent civilian casualties in Gaza. Philologos writes that his language may be more ambiguous than you think.

Israel Suggests It May Wind Down Gaza War

Israel signaled it was winding down the 25-day-old Gaza war unilaterally, saying on Saturday it would not attend Egyptian-hosted negotiations for a new truce and giving Palestinians who had fled fighting in one northern town the all-clear to return.