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.

Crime Scene: Israeli police discovered the body of an Arab youth in the Jerusalem forest.

Palestinian Youth Slain in Suspected Revenge for Kidnap Killings

Police have found the charred body of a Palestinian teenager outside Jerusalem. Officials suspect he was killed by Jewish extremists in revenge for the murders of three Israeli teens.

Not Her Father’s Talmud: Leah Vincent is collaborating with two artists to create illustrated Talmud stories for children.

An Atheist’s Case for Talmud

As a rabbi’s daughter, Leah Vincent was never allowed to learn Talmud. Years after abandoning ultra-Orthodoxy, she sets out to rediscover the ancient Jewish law books.

60,000 Israelis Download App To Notify of Abduction

Some 60,000 Israelis have downloaded a free app designed to assist in the event of an abduction.

Paul Mazursky poses during a ceremony honoring him with the 2,515th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2013.

Remembering the Life and Films of Paul Mazursky

Born Irwin Mazursky in Brooklyn, Paul Mazursky became the quintessential American filmmaker of the 1970’s. Benjamin Ivry remembers his life and legacy.

LISTEN: Kidnapped Israeli's Anguished Call for Help

The plea for help — ‘They’ve kidnapped me’ — came in a whisper on a furtive cell phone call to Israeli police. Listen to the heartbreaking recording here.