The Rite Stuff

More than ever, design—and design-awareness—is influencing every aspect of our lives. Join designer Jonathan Adler and artist Allan Wexler in a wide-ranging discussion about the role of design in modern life in the panel discussion The Rite Stuff: Design and Modern Observance. The panel is next week, Thursday, October 22, 6:30 pm, and moderated by [...]

Sheltering Sky

We’re midway through Sukkot, the harvest holiday that also marks the wanderings of the Jews through the desert after the Exodus. A main ritual of this holiday is the construction of a temporary outdoor shelter open to the sky. Jews eat in this hut for seven days reminding them of the fragility of life and [...]