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In Italy, a Unique Connection Between Women and the Torah

Creating special Torah coverings—often from discarded scraps of fabric—has a long history for Italian women

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Will Make a Cameo Surrounding Production of ‘The Merchant of Venice’

The Supreme Court Justice will play the role of the judge in a mock trial of Jewish moneylender Shylock in Italy

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Her Money and Her Nose

An excerpt from Francine Prose’s new biography of the eminent art collector and socialite Peggy Guggenheim

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A Jewish Ghetto Worth Saving

The ghetto that trapped Venice’s Jews is getting a renovation after 500 years

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Diane Von Furstenberg Restoring Venice Ghetto

Designer launches $12 million preservation project of 500-year-old ghetto

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Krakow’s Main Square Ranked #1 in World

Lonely Planet names Rynek Głowny most beautiful square

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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

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