Liel Leibovitz

Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine.

Israeli Comedy Scores Points by Bringing Together Soccer and Gay Politics

In the movie ‘Kicking Out Shoshana,’ a popular athlete pretends to be gay. The result is both funny and surprisingly meaningful.

Listen to the First Single from Leonard Cohen’s New Album

At 80, the prophet is still busy at work

Ctrl-F-Genocide

Sam Harris reminds Andrew Sullivan to choose his words wisely on Gaza

Eight Questions About the Yazidis

Members of the Kurdish religious sect are under siege in Iraq. Who are they? What do they believe? And what is to be done?

The Summer’s Hottest Video Game Is About a Scholar Named Hershel

Forget blowing stuff up: Nintendo’s new hero is a brainy, puzzle-solving Jew

BuzzFeed Gets a Big Story Wrong

But it’s other journalists who turned it into a viral conspiracy theory

Did the U.N. Call on Israel to Share Iron Dome With Hamas?

No, what it actually said was even more outrageous

Birthrighters Banned From IDF Soldiers’ Funerals

Program CEO fears American visitors just won’t get it

The Ding Dong Derby, Week 2

More of the shallowest, least thoughtful commentators of the week

How Stupid Can You Get? Rethinking Israel Is the Way To Find Out.

A new genre of journalism brings up the good, the bad, and the ugly of liberal soul-searching

Hey, Liberals Who Oppose Israel: You’re All Right-Wingers Now

Don’t call yourselves progressives if you put up with religiously zealous, violent maniacs like Hamas

Brooks, Stephens Get it Just Right

Getting to the bottom of what the war in Gaza is about

The Ding-Dong Derby

The Shallowest, Least Thoughtful Commentators of the Week

Watch Joan Rivers’s Rant in Defense of Israel

Rips into Hamas, Selena Gomez

Weird Al: America’s Greatest Living Artist

With the No. 1 album in America, the parodist proves yet again the full depth of his genius

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