Hands-On Synagogue

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.

Two-Family Home

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

The Rebuilder

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

Built to Last

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.

Design Within Reach

As he unveils a new line of affordable Judaica, architect Richard Meier reflects on his Jewishness

Rebooth

Sukkah City, in New York’s Union Square, was my attempt to bring Sukkot the attention it deserves

Daybreak: A Same-Named Killing

Plus Iran’s big day, U.N. sanctions near, and MoHouse in the news

Sundown: U.S. Reps. Urge Less Hardship on Gaza

Plus Merkel’s pledge, Labor’s pains, Boteach’s bid, and more

Gehry Speaks Out on Canceled Museum Project

Contradicting Tablet, he says move is not political

Unbuilt

Architect Frank Gehry withdraws from plan to build Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem

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