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.

Growing Opposition: Protester demonstrates against Gaza war in New York.

Gallup Poll Shows Americans Evenly Split on Gaza War

A Gallup poll shows support among Americans for Israel during the Gaza Strip conflict is divided, and is low among younger Americans.

Brazil Jews Blast Recall of Envoy to Israel

Representatives of Brazil’s Jewish community said their government’s recall of its ambassador from Israel amounted to a defense of Hamas.

Barack Obama Defends Israel Flight Ban as 'Safety' Measure

President Obama said the Federal Aviation Administration ban on Israeli flights was based purely on safety considerations.

Intifada on Way? More than 10,000 Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops in the occupied West Bank — raising the spectre of a spreading uprising across the Palestinian territories.

5 Killed as Violence Spreads to West Bank and 10,000 March

Secretary of State John Kerry pressed regional proxies to nail down a Gaza ceasefire on Friday as the civilian death toll soared, threatening to spread Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed to the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem.

Cushioning Reality: Anya Ulinich, who is now debuting as a graphic novelist, poses in front of one of her paintings at her home.

Anya Ulinich Makes Her Graphic Debut

“You will stomp us into the dirt,” is how her mother responded to Anya Ulinich’s new tragicomic graphic novel. Paul Berger had a more open view of ‘Lena Finkle’s Magic Barrel’!