Husband of NY Times Jerusalem Bureau Chief Brings Seinfeld to the Holy City

As the man behind Jodi Rudoren, who holds perhaps the most scrutinized job in American journalism, it helps that Gary Rudoren is no stranger to improvisation, either in comedy or in life. He has brought his Jewish, New York humor with him to Jerusalem.

For Gary Rudoren, a funny thing happened on the way to Jerusalem. A longtime Chicago comic who moonlights as an architect by day, Rudoren is now director of...