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.

Brazil Jews Apologize for Israeli Spokesman’s Mockery

Brazil’s Jewish community apologized for statements by the spokesman of Israel’s foreign ministry after Brazil recalled its envoy over the Gaza conflict.

Israel Insists It Didn't Kill 15 at Gaza School Shelter

A mortar fired by Israeli troops in the direction of a United Nations school in Gaza did not cause casualties as was widely reported, Israel’s military said.

Kerry’s Rejected Proposal for Israel-Gaza Ceasefire Leaked

Details of the week-long cease-fire proposal U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry offered and Israel rejected emerged in leaks to various media outlets.

Chief Suspect: Yosef Chaim Ben-David

Suspect in Abu Khdeir Killing Claims To Be 'The Messiah'

The trial began for the main suspect in the revenge murder of Palestinian teen Muhammad Abu Khdeir. Yosef Haim Ben-David told Jerusalem District Court that he is ‘the messiah.’

Eye of the Storm: A Palestinian woman looks on through a hole in a sheet which covers her improvised tent in Gaza City.

Is De Facto Truce Taking Shape in Gaza?

Fighting subsided in Gaza on Sunday after Hamas militants backed a 24-hour truce, but there was no sign of any comprehensive deal to end their conflict with Israel.