Liel Leibovitz

Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine.

Obama’s Sarah Silverman Problem

The comic’s political videos are actually the worst representation of the president’s subtlety and values

What Theodor Adorno Wrought

Judith Butler is the perfect recipient for a prize named after the patron saint of obfuscation

The Jewish Sherlock Holmes

The world’s most famous detective, returning to TV tonight, is the embodiment of the non-Jewish Jew

The Penitent of Jenin

Once Israel’s worst enemy, Zakaria Zubeidi forswore violence. He’s now starving in a Palestinian prison.

Stopping Suicide Online

A comic’s commitment to human contact over computer chatter is just the right inspiration for the Days of Awe

Obama’s Grave Misstep on YouTube Video

White House censure attempt fuels Islamist logic

Israeli Band Invades Britain

Tel-Aviv-based band Men of North Country has become a neo-Mod sensation in London

Real Speech in Virtual Worlds

What a character named Adolf Critler means for the future of video games and the First Amendment

The Secular Revival

Jacques Berlinerblau’s book How To be Secular makes a historical case for a strong church-state division

Israel’s Olympic Shame

Leaving London’s games without a single medal, Israel needs to get serious about its commitment to sports

The Rabbi of Rock Criticism

Richard Meltzer’s new album is as timeless and immediate as his 40-year-old classic, The Aesthetics of Rock

Radio Bibi

Right wing reality TV star is now public radio anchor

Banning Guns Isn’t the Answer

Stricter gun-control laws won’t prevent the next mass shooting, but better mental-health policies might

Settlement University Approved

A new school in Ariel is funded by the state, even though it doesn’t fall under Israeli jurisdiction

Disney Kin Joins BDS Call

Promises to donate profits from investments in Ahava

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