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.

Wounded Comrade: Israeli soldiers evacuate fellow soldier injured in Gaza fighting.

2 More Israeli Soldiers Killed — Gaza Ground War Toll at 5

Two more Israeli soldiers were killed in Gaza, bringing the number of soldiers killed to five.

Rage on Streets: Angry Turkish demonstrators protest outside Israeli consulate in Ankara.

Turkey Leader Slams Israel Attack on Gaza as 'More Barbaric Than Hitler'

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Israel was worse than Hitler, but appeared to heed calls to urge his political allies to tone down attacks on the country’s Jews.

Protecting the Homeland: The author poses in front of a tank in the Carpathian Mountains.

My Hunt for the Cossacks in Ukraine

Every Jew of European heritage has heard of the Cossacks. Tuvia Tenenbom went to Ukraine in search of the feared figures of his childhood nightmares — but found something very unexpected.

Israel Takes Extension of Iran Nuclear Talks in Stride

Israel responded skeptically to the extension of Iranian nuclear talks with world powers on Saturday, saying it saw no cause for the optimism voiced by some Western diplomats about prospects for an accord.

Tears and Rage: Palestinian children mourn two relatives killed by Israeli shelling in Gaza.

Desperate Palestinians Flee Deeper Into Gaza as Israel Rolls In

In a school in northern Gaza, scores of families sweat in cramped classrooms. Babies cry, while restless kids draw on chalkboards and worried parents give thanks for their relative safety.