Liel Leibovitz

Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine.

Bibi the Traitor

In which the PM is an innocent bystander to the criminalization of dissent

Unclean

Julian Schnabel’s controversial film Miral, like this week’s parasha, is a meditation on impurity. But while the Torah decries the risks of impurity, the movie extols its virtues.

Tel Aviv Prof Resigns Over Controversy

Controversy is not easily summarized

Kosher Firearms

Meet the southern, Orthodox face of gun rights

No Bull

This week’s parasha, telling of the strange and inexplicable deaths of Aaron’s sons, is an excellent primer on truth, lies, bunk, and the crucial differences among them

Dylan Plays Israel: A Suggested Setlist

Appropriate songs for his Tel Aviv gig

IDF Is Probing Foreign, Left-Wing Groups

Why the military should stay away from non-military questions

E=Lawsuit Squared

You don’t have to be Einstein to smell a rat

Thumbs Up

This week’s parasha, an exhaustive account of ritualistic slaughter, can teach us a lot about video games, a medium governed entirely by the mechanics of prescribed motions

War and Remembrance

The Promise, a British miniseries about Israel at its founding and today, has been criticized by some Jewish groups as biased propaganda. But it’s a fair and compelling dramatization that deserves to be widely seen, not demonized.

Man Bites Dog

This week’s parasha—a careful account of the ritualistic sacrifice of animals—has much to teach us about animals, compassion, forgiveness, and Michael Vick

Calling Out Bloomberg on Gun Control

Rabbi makes Jewish argument for firearms rights

Against Accountability

In this week’s parasha, Moses stands out as the epitome of accountability. But as teachers all over the country can attest, sometimes what we need is exactly the opposite.

Shoot First

Israeli offical recommends killing conscientious soldiers

What Makes Shelly Run?

Former journalist gunning for top Labor spot

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