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.

Her Brilliant Career: Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer has passed away at 90.

The Jewish Life and Times of Nadine Gordimer

Nadine Gordimer, the Nobel Prize-winning novelist, has died at the age of 90. Benjamin Ivry remembers the Jewish life and legacy of the anti-apartheid literary icon.

3 Jews Confess to Revenge Killing of Palestinian

Three Israeli Jews arrested for the murder of a Palestinian teenager have confessed to abducting him and burning him alive, officials said on Monday, an incident that helped trigger a week of Israeli-Hamas fighting around the Gaza strip.

Shots Fired by Federal Officer at Los Angeles Pro-Palestinian Protesters

A federal officer fired his weapon in the direction of counter demonstrators at a rally in support of Israel held in Los Angeles.

Palestinian Protester Killed by Israeli Soldiers in West Bank

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian man during clashes with stone-throwers in the occupied West Bank on Monday, both sides said, as tensions mounted over Israel’s military offensive in Gaza.

Purple Fame: Prince collaborated with artists from the Jewish section of Minneapolis.

The Secret Jewish History of Prince

We’re all jamming on the 30th anniversary of ‘Purple Rain,’ by the artist formerly known as Prince. But what about the Jewish story behind the legendary album?