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.

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?

When Having It All Is Too Much

Kevin Asch’s film, ‘Affluenza,’ is about a disease that seems to strike people with too much money and too much time but not enough of a moral compass to guide them.

Israel Holds Off on Gaza Invasion as Truce Push Mounts — Toll at 166

Israel appeared to hold off on a threatened escalation of its week-old Gaza Strip barrage on Monday despite balking at Western calls for a ceasefire with an equally defiant Hamas.