Jewishness was the “hand inside the puppet” of Christian Europe.
Of Moorish synagogues and Lewis Carroll.
Thessaloniki’s Monastiriotes synagogue.
Erich Mendelsohn, Austen St. Barbe Harrison, and Spyro Houris.
Setting the record straight about “the good Nazi.”
Their old neighbors won’t even speak of them.
A new history.
A museum exhibit returns.
Herod the trendsetter?
Morocco is launching a renovation of Casablanca’s Beth El synagogue, the city’s most beautiful.
As violence has shaken the Arab world from Libya to Iraq, numerous Jewish religious sites have been effaced—both synagogues and putative tombs of biblical prophets.. . .
During its 90-year reign, the “Latin Kingdom” rehabilitated ancient landmarks and built and rebuilt churches, leaving an enduring mark on the city’s architecture.
Jewish home designers and architects, many of them refugees from Hitler, helped shape an enduringly influential and distinctly American aesthetic.
Political scandals aside, Israel’s capital city is suffering from a wave of degraded architecture and offensive urban design.