Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine.
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The View From Tel Aviv

Israeli leftists are no strangers to sudden electoral defeats. Is there anything American liberals can learn from them?

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Relax, the Nazis Aren’t Marching on Brooklyn

Trump’s victory may embolden some jerks—and a few real bigots—but now more than ever reasonable people need to stay reasonable

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How to Finally Get Egalitarian Prayer at the Western Wall

American Jewish groups need to broaden their Israeli coalition and work with sympathizers in the government, rather than engage in satisfying but counterproductive hard-sell tactics

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What to Do About Trump? The Same Thing My Grandfather Did in 1930s Vienna.

Historical analogies are always flawed, but some moral principles shine eternal

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Want to Understand the Futile Rage of Trump’s Supporters? Consider the Palestinians.

In the midwest and the Middle East alike, cultures that favor outrage over outcome never get very far

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Goodbye, Leonard

The poet’s greatest talent was his gift for healing

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The Case for Hope

On my 40th birthday, contemplating life—and the value of compassion—in Trump’s America

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Is Israel’s Biggest Military Hero a Fake? And Does It Matter?

Bitter division after news reports call the greatest story of the Yom Kippur War into question

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All We Need Is Love—and Leonard Cohen

At 82, the prophet releases another profound and beautiful chapter in his manual for living with defeat

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Philip Roth Fails Yet Another Screen Test

Not even Ewan McGregor can turn the author’s narcissism into a relatable work of art in his adaptation of ‘American Pastoral’

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Is the Shawarma Robot the Beginning of the End for Humanity?

A new machine endangers a time-honored street food tradition

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Why Bibi Deserves the Nobel Peace Prize

Unless we change the award’s silly criteria, there’s a good case to be made for the Israeli prime minister’s significant contribution to regional stability

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Upset About UNESCO’s Bigotry? Let Jews Pray on the Temple Mount

Freedom of worship, not appeasement, is the only just foundation for future peace

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Five Readings For Yom Kippur

Let Leonard Cohen, T.S. Eliot, and more, inspire some contemplation

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We’re All Laotian Now

His Israeli restaurant targeted by bigots, one German chef gets creative

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In Defense of Kapparot

After years of avoiding the jarring ritual, I’ve realized there’s no substitute to its terrible beauty

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Bring Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul Back Home: A Yom Kippur Plea

An open letter to John Kerry and Samantha Power, who can’t end the war in Syria, but can repent and take action for the dead IDF soldiers still held by Hamas

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Oh, Jerusalem

The Met’s new exhibit reimagines the holy city as a pleasant pile of objects, conveniently free of people and their delusions

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A Look Inside the Latest Gaza Women’s Flotilla

The activists on board are no peaceful bunch

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Jerusalem 1000–1400: Every People Under Heaven

At New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art through Jan. 8, 2017

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I Alone

For terrorists and activists alike, an identity addiction spells trouble

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Goodbye to Anna Dewdney, Writer of Beloved Books for Children

Her works, like the great texts of Jewish tradition, came to life only when read aloud

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Who Said It: Yair Lapid or Ikea?

A viral new online quiz dares you to differentiate between Israel’s most popular politician and the world’s most popular furniture store

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Going Back to School? Here’s How To Fight the Israel Haters

Campus Week: A three-point guide to blocking out BDS, SJP, and other evils on campus

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Don’t Be Afraid of Politics

Campus Week: Shouting trendy slogans is just noise; building communities is an act of love

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We Are All Anthony Weiner

In the former congressman’s fall from grace, Judaism offers lessons in empathy

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Dear Social Justice Warriors: Your Religion Is Progressivism, Not Judaism

It’s time to stop pretending our politics and our theology are one and the same

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‘Stranger Things,’ a Show of Faith

The new Netflix hit is a serious meditation on doubt, belief, and the perils of growing up

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Soros Hack Reveals Evidence of Systemic Anti-Israel Bias

Millions clandestinely funneled to organizations dedicated exclusively to opposing the Jewish state

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