Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine.
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The Party for Israel Season Begins

The more precarious the political situation, the rowdier the festivities

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How To Look at Troubling Pictures

A comic book controversy reopens an ancient debate on graven images and moral responsibility

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Can the Israeli Left Ever Win Again?

Not unless it gets rid of some very bad ideas

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Times Flubs Israel’s Elections, Slams Bibi’s ‘Racist’ Rant

Was his comment really worse than American politicians’ electioneering?

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What Israel’s Upcoming Elections Are Really About

It’s not security or the economy or even that speech to Congress. It’s about two competing visions of the Jewish state.

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Israel’s Rabbinic Court System Is Divorced From Reality

‘Gett,’ a stellar new Israeli movie, sheds light on the plight of women crushed by a byzantine legal authority

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UMass Amherst to Train Iranian Nuclear Scientists

Bomb-makers of tomorrow gain access to U.S.-funded graduate education

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It’s Time for Europe’s Jews To Arm Themselves

European Jews are soft targets for jihadists who want to kill them. They need guns.

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The ‘New York Times’ Violates My Protocol

The true rift between Netanyahu and Obama is about policy, not politesse

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The Palestinian Authority Has No Future Leader

Forget about the Israeli elections; it’s the vote that isn’t happening that we should be worried about

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The Correction

The Times admits major screw-up on Bibi’s so-called breach of protocol

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Israel’s New Zionist Camp Is Anything But

Lacking a vision of the future, Labor reinvents itself by misreading the past

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Chelsea Handler’s Holy Land Adventure

A proposed itinerary for the unorthodox comedian’s trip to Israel

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The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Shooter

Clint Eastwood’s ‘American Sniper’ and Israel’s ‘Zero Motivation’ both capture the solitude that lies at the heart of military service

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Israel’s Arab Parties to Unite For the First Time

Running together in upcoming elections, despite ideological differences

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Why Doesn’t the Times Care About European Jews?

Solicits stories about harassment from Muslims only*

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After Paris, Whither the BDS Movement?

Showing no empathy and spinning crazy theories, Israel’s fiercest critics show that it’s Jews, not the Jewish state, they despise

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The Real Threat in France? Don’t Ask the NYT

The Gray Lady misdiagnoses a very real danger

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‘Hatikvah’ Banned at the Tel Aviv Opera

Parisian-born conductor not allowed to commemorate France attacks onstage

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Paris’ March of Folly

Inclusion of leaders like Abbas and Turkey’s Davutoglu turned a symbolic moment into a farce

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The Knicks Are the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict of Basketball

In both Madison Square Garden and the Promised Land, there’s something instructive about watching men battle despair

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The IDF Doesn’t Do Snowdays

Amid snowstorm, army makes sure students take their exams on schedule

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Je Suis Charlie

The massacre in Paris and the freedom to say stupid things

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Why Jewish Fathers Are the Opposite of TV Dads

Forget our perfect models; what we need is a dose of Jewish dadhood

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U. of Illinois: Donors Didn’t Derail Salaita Hiring

Report finds ‘no evidence’ job offer was revoked due to donor pressure

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Israel’s Labor Party Roiled by Demands To Out a Closeted Gay MK

The left is bitterly divided about whether lawmakers should be allowed to keep their sexual orientation private

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The Israeli Election Flow Chart

A guide to what will probably happen

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Video Game Pioneer Ralph Baer Saw Play as a Religious Experience

Having fled the Nazis as a boy, he built his own technological utopia

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Palestinian Minister Dies After IDF Confrontation

Ziad abu Ein collapsed during West Bank protest, died en route to hospital

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Rolling Stone Apologized. Will the Times?

The Gray Lady publishes a fraud of a piece