The Voodoo That Jews Do

The Tree of Life, the lost books of Moses and a healthy dose of neurosis — Judaism or Louisiana voodoo? We travel to New Orleans to find the secret connections between the faiths.

Pumpkin Pie Alternative: Marta's Torta di Zucca

Coming clean about her dislike of pumpkin pie, the author sets out to recreate an Italian alternative: a winter squash and olive oil cake.

Harlem, Self-Help and Hollywood

John Herzfeld wrote and directed the comedy drama, “Reach Me.” It’s about a neurotic widower who writes an anonymous motivational book that becomes a wildfire phenomenon.

Moshe Yaalon and the Anti-Defamation League Praise Hagel As He Announces Resignation

Israel’s defense minister and the Anti-Defamation League lavished praise on U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on the day he announced his resignation.

Two Jewish Men Stabbed in Jerusalem During Fight With Palestinian Youths

Two Jewish men were stabbed in Jerusalem during a fight with local Palestinian youths.