For one 16th-century child of forced converts, being a Christian in Antwerp alternated with being a Jew in Venice—until being caught and tried by the Inquisition.

Renée Levine Melammed
June 10 2014 12:01AM

Antique Hebrew prayer books discovered in a Dutch synagogue bear pencil markings that show a surprising continuity in ritual practice from then till now. 

May 30 2014 12:01AM

The architectural look of 19th-century synagogues in Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris, and London reflected the look of Jewish emancipation and assimilation in each country.

Vladimir Levin
Aug. 16 2013 12:00AM