The new culture of progressive right-think may be even worse for Jews—and liberalism—than Obama’s Iran deal
The 100th anniversary is the time for Israel to rethink the moral concession it has made by abetting Turkish denial
Staying silent in the face of radical evil is wrong. It’s time for us to engage.
When a young Yiddish poet killed a Ukrainian leader who allowed pogroms, he helped forge a lasting link between Jews and Armenians
Happy 200th birthday, you ‘hair-oil using, false-jewel wearing, tailorish non-gentlefolk.’ You’re one of us.
Betty Misheiker, who died recently at 96, created hazy, imaginative masterpieces in South Africa and Israel
How do we teach kids that gender equality is fabulous?
Video: Fry up these savory snacks at home, and make your own spicy harissa for dipping
If the point of marriage is not happiness but religion, what constitutes grounds for divorce? Plus: tips for grooming pubic hair.
A morally bankrupt exhibition in New York suggests how not to look at architecture in the Middle East—by neglecting the works’ political contexts
Brooklyn-born photographer Julius Shulman, the subject of two recent books, captured Los Angeles’ development into a center of modernism
None of Poland’s spectacular wooden synagogues survived the war. Now a team of experts and novices is bringing one of them back to life.
The French ambassador to Israel’s distinctive residence in Jaffa tells the story of an unusual—and eventually ruptured—friendship between a Jewish Zionist architect and his Arab Muslim client
By reimagining landmark New York buildings like the Astor Library, which became the Public Theater, Giorgio Cavaglieri championed the architectural preservation that shaped the modern city
God wants his people to build opulently, as he instructs Moses in this week’s parasha. While today they mostly don’t, there’s always Ralph Lauren, who built a new Beaux Arts mansion in New York.
As he unveils a new line of affordable Judaica, architect Richard Meier reflects on his Jewishness
Sukkah City, in New York’s Union Square, was my attempt to bring Sukkot the attention it deserves
Plus Iran’s big day, U.N. sanctions near, and MoHouse in the news
Plus Merkel’s pledge, Labor’s pains, Boteach’s bid, and more
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice
In a new biography, Annie Cohen-Solal looks at the immigrant child who changed modern art