Liel Leibovitz

Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine.

No. 70: The Great Dictator

Adenoid Hynkel has a double

No. 72: Operation Thunderbolt

Heaven sent

Zionism and the Diaspora

The ad campaign revealed Israel’s view of itself as center of Jewish life

No. 76: Private Parts

A biopic that would have played better as fiction

No. 79: The Pianist

A Holocaust film of uncommon grace

No. 84: The Garden of the Finzi-Continis

Keeping the weeds at bay

No. 85: Gentleman’s Agreement

An understated American classic

No. 87: Once Upon a Time in America

The spaghetti Western turns Borscht Belt

No. 94: Sleeper

The future of humanity

No. 96: The Wedding Singer

Crashing New Jersey

No. 97 Hem Hayu Asara (They Were Ten)

The hardscrabble version of the founding of the Jewish state

No. 100: Schindler’s List

Steven Spielberg’s astoundingly stupid Holocaust melodrama

A List of Our Own

Tablet Magazine’s ’100 Greatest Jewish Films’ premieres Monday

Obscenity Charges

Sarah Silverman seemed poised to usher in a new generation of secure, sexual, and powerful female comics. Instead, she went for empty shocks and cheap laughs.

Roth Redux

Philip Roth’s defenders point to his later, more serious works to argue for his place in the canon. In truth, those books make clearer his weaknesses.

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