Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine.
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Gorka

The campaign against Trump’s adviser teaches us why we should never, ever flatten our history to score cheap political points

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The Cycle of Violence Must End!

Israel must stop provoking Palestinian violence by welcoming cancer patients, pursuing peace initiatives

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To Make America Great Again, Let’s Bring Back the Draft

To deal with the PC crazies on college campuses, and to heal the rifts between red and blue America, just make military service mandatory

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How Anne Frank Was Astro-Turfed

A defender of civil rights gets roped into a partisan attack on a public servant

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In Syria and Elsewhere, Let’s Do Like the Pharaoh

There’s another reading of the Exodus story, and it has much to teach us about might and right

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The Instant Pot Is the Kitchen Gadget You Need This Passover

More flavor in a fraction of the time? Now that’s going from bondage to freedom.

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On Being Prepared

How I found myself—and my Jewish identity—in the woods of Tennessee

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Richard Gere’s Hebron Surprise

Actor makes poor historical analogy, reality responds

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Daniel Deronda, Conservative Jewish Hero

In an essential new online course, Ruth Wisse gives George Eliot’s hero a timely and insightful reading

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Tale of Trump Adviser’s Alleged Nazi Ties Unravels

Sebastian Gorka denies a report of his affiliations with Vitézi Rend

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‘Get Out’ Is Terrifying and—for American Jews, in Particular—Essential

The real monster in Jordan Peele’s brilliant horror film is the toxic strain of liberalism that makes blacks—and Jews—invisible

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Billy Joel, the Donald Trump of Pop Music

To stave off our spiritual crisis, let’s begin by rejecting pop’s ultimate con man

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Donald Trump, America’s First Middle Eastern President

To avoid our own failed ‘American Spring,’ learn the region’s lessons about effective opposition

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Moral Equivalence Is Our New Religion

That brutal history of suspicion and conflict between Jews and Catholics? It's a wash, according to 'The New York Times.'

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The Five Books of Donald: A Jewish Reading List to Beat Your Trump Anxiety

Tired of ominous news updates and social media outrage? Here are classic Jewish texts to help revive the spirit and soothe the soul

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A Rebbe for Our Time

A new book reminds us why Menachem Schneerson’s genius for community is more vital today than ever

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The Real Question at the Heart of Trump’s Immigration Order

It’s not about refugees, or security, or travel bans. It’s about what America is—and what it ought to be.

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Trust This Immigrant: Trump’s Ban Is a Moral Crisis

The identity of America—unity—is under attack by Trump's administration, whose key goal is to divide. So stand up, shout out, and love thy neighbor.

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Scorsese’s ‘Silence’ Is One of the Greatest Jewish Films Ever Made

Sure, it’s about Portuguese Jesuits in Japan, but the movie’s theological message is one we should all embrace

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With ‘Sherlock’ and ‘The Young Pope,’ TV Has Its Trump Moment

When our heroes are all simpering children, is it any wonder our president is, too?

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German Court Rules Synagogue Burning Is Merely Anti-Israel Criticism, Not Anti-Semitism

If attacking Europe's Jews over the purported acts of Middle Eastern Jews isn't the definition of historical anti-Semitism, what is?

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The Anthropological Case of Bibi Netanyahu

Is there anything behind repeated criminal allegations against the prime minister? Depends on your definition of ‘anything.’

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Want to Resist Trump? Banning Books Isn’t the Answer.

‘The New Yorker’ offers a master class in how not to respond to cheap alt-right provocations

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Free Elor Azaria

Why the soldier’s conviction is a moral outrage

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New Zealand’s Settler Problem

A Colonialist state founded on the theft of Maori land blames Israel for its own crimes 

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The Knesset Member and the Terrorist

Why did a prominent Israeli parliamentarian smuggle cell phones to a convicted murderer?

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Need Empathy? Play This Game.

‘The Last Guardian,’ a new video game, is a masterly meditation on learning to care for, and communicate with, others

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Chuck Schumer and the Sycophantic Style of American Politics

The Senate’s ranking Democrat sees himself as a guardian of the Jews. So why does he insist on palling around with their detractors on the left and the right alike?

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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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