Photograph by Richard Avedon
© The Richard Avedon Foundation
From the Collection of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Richard Avedon, Photographer of Influence and Power

Photographer Richard Avedon made his living on fashion, beauty and celebrities. But the eye behind some of the 20th century’s most iconic images also brought a keen political edge to his work.

Roast Chicken Paprikash Recipe

JCC Manhattan’s ‘The Community Table’ cookbook is a great source for fresh takes on traditional Jewish dishes. This Hungarian classic recipe proves it.

Read Patti Smith's Emotional Tribute to Lou Reed

If you ever need someone to move an entire room —  including herself — to tears, just give Patti Smith a call. The rocker gave a moving tribute to Lou Reed during his posthumous induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

William Shatner as Captain Kirk in 'Star Trek.'

William Shatner Wants To Raise $30 Billion To Build a Water Pipeline

William Shatner in full Captain Kirk mode is looking to marshal a crew for a project with an astronomical budget to deal with California’s drought problems, although some might call it a pipe dream.

Morton and Friends: From left, Austrian Consul General in New York Georg Heindl, Hope Leichter, former New York State Senator Franz Leichter, Kurt Sonnenfeld, Austrian President Heinz Fischer, Nobel Prize winner Martin Karplus, Frederic Morton, and Austrian Cultural Forum sirector Christine Moser, in New York.

Frederic Morton, Author and Viennese-in-Exile, Dies at 90

Born Fritz Mandelbaum in Vienna, Frederic Morton escaped to New York and came to fame writing about the country that expelled him.