Liel Leibovitz

Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine.

On the Mountain

Gutzon Borglum, the monomaniacal sculptor of Mount Rushmore, was an anti-Semite, but also the kind of wise-hearted artist praised in this week’s parasha

Matisyahu ‘Feuds’ With Drake

A rap battle for the tribe

In Defense of Bernie

Like Moses, who staked his place in history to defend his people after the Golden Calf debacle, Madoff, too, realized that the true value of money isn’t always what it seems

’Tis the Treason?

Israeli NGO watchdog needs to heal itself

Reality Bites

The biggest Israeli sex scandal is on TV

Radio Daze

This week’s parasha introduces a medium for distinguishing truth from falsehood. On the radio, where actors are hired to read scripts and pretend to be real people, things aren’t so simple.

Kamenetz Defended by Dead Subject

Reb Nachman of Breslov attacks bad review of Nextbook Press’s ‘Burnt Books’

Built to Last

God wants his people to build opulently, as he instructs Moses in this week’s parasha. While today they mostly don’t, there’s always Ralph Lauren, who built a new Beaux Arts mansion in New York.

Poles Want Auschwitz Moved, on the Internet

But it’s so heavy!

Beautiful Fiasco

Lupe’s back with some harsh words for Israel

High Noon

If Jews want to influence the public conversation, they must heed the lesson of this week’s parasha—the one about an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.

Oscar Eyes Tel Aviv Documentary

Film focuses on plight of foreign children

Leave Céline Alone!

Anti-Semites still deserve their honors

Ehud Agonistes

Ehud Barak should forsake his arrogance, take a page from Moses, the hero of this week’s parasha, and recognize that leading can require giving up power

Copy That

Moses, the hero of this week’s parasha, knew about the importance of the public domain, in which shared stories shape common consciousness. But today we’re much more interested in private profit.

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