Today in Tablet Magazine, Allan M. Jalon praises the Italian-Jewish architect Giorgio Cavaglieri on what would have been his 100th birthday, whose revolutionary-at-the-time ideas of preservation greatly shaped New York City’s current zoning regulations and conservation projects. Jalon reminds us that we have Cavaglieri’s history-based forward-thinking to thank for the Highline, the elevated park in Chelsea that was transformed from an old freight track.

Vox Tablet host Sara Ivry offers a stirring look at Stuart Nadler’s new collection, The Book of Life, in which, she explains, stories of family are weaved together with the enduring theme of endings.

Daphne Merkin, a judge at the 28th Jerusalem Film Festival in July, reflects on the somewhat scattered event in light of Israel’s prolific film industry.

The Rebuilder
Family Feuds
Screen Doors