Union Square

Sukkah City Goes West

How Funky is Your Sukkah? The sukkah-building competition hits St. Louis.

10/13/2014
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Manhattan’s Union Square achieved national attention in 2010 for temporarily turning into “Sukkah City,” a collection of modernistic sukkah huts created by some of the country’s leading designers and architects. The sukkot – all adhered to the specifications of Jewish law – were the result of a national competition sponsored by Reboot, the Jewish cultural innovation organization, in partnership with the Union Square Partnership.

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Secular Lens, Religious Vision

Italian photographer’s view of religious women upended by project.

05/01/2013
Special To The Jewish Week

A woman from Sderot carries her 6-month-old baby while she picks grapes on a kibbutzPhotos by Federica Valabrega

A member of the Breslov sect dances at sunset near her home in Beit Meir, Israel.

Editor's Note: For staff writer Steve Lipman's story about the Gil Cohen-Magen's photography of Mea Shearim and other haredi communities, click here.

Italian photographer Federica Valabrega always believed religious women were oppressed and unhappy.

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