Saadia Mandel, Architect Who Helped Rebuild Jerusalem’s Old City, Dies at 85

Mandel never opposed building in the occupied territories but insisted he planned for all communities, whether Hebron settlers, Jaffa Arabs or Sinai Bedouin

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“There is no architecture without politics,” architect Saadia Mandel told Haaretz’s Esther Zandberg in 2005. “There is no doubt that I – though there’s all the difference in the world – like Hitler’s architect...