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.

Jake, Jason and Cameron Shoot a Porno: Jake Kasdan directs Jason Segel and Cameron Diaz in a scene from the new film ‘Sex Tape.’

What's a Nice Jewish Boy Like Jake Kasdan Doing Making a 'Sex Tape?'

Hollywood scion Jake Kasdan is following up ‘Bad Teacher’ with ‘Sex Tape,’ starring Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel. Curt Schleier gets to the, umm, bottom of it and Kasdan’s Jewish upbringing.

Israel Launches 'Limited' Ground War in Gaza

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday instructed the military to begin a ground offensive in Gaza, an official statement from his office said.

July’s Author: Nadine Gordimer passed away this month at the age of 90.

The Gift Nadine Gordimer Gave to Me

Obituaries celebrating the life of Nadine Gordimer have focused on her anti-aparththeid work. But for Kenneth Bonert this praise overlooks her brilliance and originality as a writer.

Pray for Peace: Israeli soldier prays as brief truce goes into effect in Gaza. Talks have reached agreement on a permanent ceasefire deal, but both Hamas and Israel must formally approve it.

Israel Downplays Chance of Permanent Gaza Ceasefire Deal With Hamas

An Israeli official said on Thursday that Israeli senior representatives at talks in Cairo had accepted an Egyptian proposal for a comprehensive Gaza ceasefire starting on Friday, but Israel’s leaders still had to approve the deal.

British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg Blasts Israel for Gaza 'Collective Punishment'

Israel’s retaliatory air strikes on Gaza have been “deliberately disproportionate” and amount to “collective punishment”, Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said on Thursday, in unusually robust criticism of a close British ally