Liel Leibovitz

Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine.

No. 15: The Big Lebowski

A Coen brothers classic

No. 17: Shoah

The Holocaust as a human event

No. 22: Night and Fog

An early Holocaust film sets the tone

No. 26: Battleship Potemkin

The masterpiece that shaped a medium

No. 27: Army of Shadows

Wartime’s beastly chaos

No. 30: 12 Angry Men

Talmudic interpretations of the law

No. 32: The Sorrow and the Pity

Ordinary life under extraordinary circumstances

No. 34: Metropolis

Silent masterpiece

No. 42: The Battle of Algiers

The immoralities of occupation

No. 44: Ben-Hur

A parting of the waves

No. 45: The Natural

At least third base

No. 48: Givat Halfon Eina Ona (Halfon Hill Doesn’t Answer)

Giving Israel a fighting chance

No. 51: Network

Mad as hell

Jewish Star

Despite his notorious pro-Hitler comments at Cannes, Lars von Trier is more of a Jew than he knows and Melancholia a more Jewish movie than he realizes

No. 60: Cabaret

This is what life is

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