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.

Modern Music With Minimalist Roots

Bang on a Can’s performance at the Jewish Museum is a reminder that Minimalism influenced music just as much as it influenced visual art.

U.N. Chief Jets to Israel in Gaza Truce Bid

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will travel to the Middle East on Saturday in a bid to end the fighting between Israel and Palestinians, alarmed at a serious escalation that includes a ground offensive by Israel, said a senior U.N. official.

Splash: Camp Kinder Ring on Sylvan Lake, New York was a beloved summer destination for Jews. Famous sculptor Chaim Gross (far right on dock) taught arts and crafts at the camp.

Lower East Side Anarchist Declares Hunger Strike in Prison

Rebecca Edelson, a well-known anarchist on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, has declared a hunger strike in prison, where she is serving a three-month stint after being arrested for refusing to stop giving a speech on a street corner.

Bird’s Eye View: Built by the Zeppelin company, the USS Los Angeles was an airship given as World War I reparation to the United States by Germany. The Allies permitted the U.S. to have the airship for commercial and experimental uses only. Seen here in 1930 flight over Lower Manhattan.

Shady Lower East Side Salesman Takes Advantage of Young Women

A report has arrived from Beirut, Syria, that there are four ships wandering around the coastline of Palestine that, combined, contain more than 2,500 Jewish refugees and that are looking for a port to disembark.

Masked Man: Palestinians battle Israeli troops on the West Bank as unrest spreads in wake of Israel’s ground invasion of Gaza.

Israel Instensifies Gaza Fight — 300 Dead With Worse to Come

Israel intensified its land offensive in Gaza with artillery, tanks and gunboats on Friday and warned it could “significantly widen” an operation Palestinian officials said was killing ever greater numbers of civilians.