Today on Tablet
Unbuilt synagogues, a gay-friendly Orthodox rabbi, and more
On Tablet Magazine today, Diana Muir Appelbaum takes a look at grand plans for 1920s synagogues, left unfulfilled thanks to the 1929 stock-market crash. James Kirchick profiles Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld, the gay-friendly Orthodox clergyman in Washington, D.C. Contributing editor Eddy Portnoy considers the gruesome 1871 death of a young girl at the hands of a immigrant from Plotsk masquerading as a doctor. And art critic Jeannie Rosenfeld examines the work of artist Ron Arad, the subject of a retrospective at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. There will be more throughout the day, plus regular updates here on The Scroll.
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