Liel Leibovitz

Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine.

Lonesome Dove

Barack Obama isn’t to blame for the Tea Party’s surge. Liberals are. And if they want him to win re-election in 2012, they better listen to Moses and learn how to take initiative.

Scandal Sweeps Israel’s ‘American Idol’

Judge accused of competition-rigging. Really??

Israel’s ‘American Idol’ Reveals Larger Moral Rot

Alleged criminal ties sully popular show, boost protest movement

Another Exodus

As told in this week’s parasha, Moses couldn’t enter the Promised Land. My three brothers, the subjects of my latest documentary film, chose to leave it.

Political Class

Activists—from the youth protesting steep rents in Tel Aviv to those dejected by their failure to reform Washington—should listen to Moses, reject magical thinking, and learn how to play politics

Panel Discussion

As advocacy groups increasingly use comic books in efforts to reach young minds, an art form created by immigrant Jews working out identity issues has instead become a ham-fisted tool for indoctrination

Plain Evil

This week’s parasha is a reminder of why we must never exaggerate evil, a lesson ignored by recent pop culture hits, from TV’s Damages to Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy

Two Households—Both Alike in Dignity?

Illicit love flourishes in a West Bank supermarket

Left For Dead

The Israeli left has collapsed in the last decade. But the right, despite its successes, is dying, too, brought down by Russian-imported maximalism and American-imported political consultants.

Israel’s Housing Crisis, Rooted in the Settlements

Not that you’d know it from the anti-‘politics’ protesters

No Harm

The government should follow Moses’ example and drop its prosecution of hacker Aaron Swartz, who downloaded millions of academic articles but broke no discernible law

Our Heroes

What if movie superheroes—Thor, Wolverine, The Fantastic Four, and Captain America—got in touch with their Jewish roots?

Pit Stop

For kids growing up in Israel in the 1970s and 1980s, before cable TV and video games, summer meant apricots and the apricot-pit game called gogoim, mindless child’s play with political overtones

How Hamas Busted My Ingenious Scheme

It is game over for me and Shin Bet

No, the Anti-Boycott Law Really Isn’t OK

Some responses to your objections

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