Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine.
From ‘Space Invaders’ to ‘Skyrim,’ video games offer valuable lessons that could help Israeli-Palestinian negotiations
The slew of animated creatures on screen suggests that we once again feel the same fears that brought the original monster to life
Fox’s new animated block replicating the popular Adult Swim means the end of TV’s Golden Era and its great Jewish sensibility
An excerpt from the original Tablet Kindle Single ‘Conspiracy of Letters,’ available from Amazon.com today
Fourteen years ago, Fox canceled a brilliant show about a Hollywood producer. Too bad: With America in a slump, he’s just the hero we need.
The notorious political assassination, still unsolved 80 years later, is instrumental in in keeping Israeli politics sane
For the past three months, the country’s foreign ministry, gutted of its powers by political agreements, has been in disarray
Blogger’s bizarre ideology sees America and Israel in active cahoots to destroy the freedoms of the entire world
The Israeli army has always relied on its creativity. It could do with shedding even more prejudices, bad ideas, and pants.
Why Justin Bieber, Elton John, Madonna, and, yes, Alicia Keys, love to play Tel Aviv—and why Israel loves them back
The ‘Color Purple’ author showed more than just naivete in penning an open letter to the pop star. She also showed ignorance.
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Recipes featuring the Talmud’s five ingredients for a sweet new year
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New project uses statistics to spot—and publicize—potential mass killings
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Says Jerusalem bureau pulled his 2009 story about Israeli peace offer
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When it comes to brines, Sandor Katz bubbles with enthusiasm
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More proof the language isn’t dying: interactive online courses
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Anti-Semitic write-in candidate affiliated with white supremacist group
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Discovery enables further research of the Nazi extermination camp
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A case of mistaken MacArthur identity
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If Israel and the Holocaust are most Jews’ points of identification, which holidays are really the High Holidays?
By Yair Rosenberg — These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by nameBy Lee Smith — One Middle Eastern nation does indeed pay to influence U.S. foreign policy. Hint: It’s not Israel.By Joan Nathan — Video: Throw away your jars of gray fish patties. This Rosh Hashanah, make a terrine that’ll have doubters asking for seconds.
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
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