Liel Leibovitz

Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine.

Reel Deal

Yosef Shiloach, who died Monday, was Israel’s greatest comic actor, but his films helped the country grapple with its most serious issues

Astral Prophecy

Astral Weeks, Van Morrison’s seminal album, is more than a masterful piece of music; it’s a cry for redemption that Moses, the hero of this week’s parasha, would have understood

Stop Snitchin’

Moses, the hero of this week’s parasha, had his own code of silence. Like every self-respecting rapper, he understood that squealing signals a breakdown of social cohesion.

Beck, the Schlemiel

An Alvy Singer for a new generation?

The Hebrew Beatles?

No. 66 on our song list marks the birth of Israeli rock

Nothin’ But a Hounddog

The King is no Big Mama

Better than Hallelujah?

Taking issue with our song list’s Leonard Cohen selection

Tron and the Jewish Question

Why the sci-fi movie is one of the most important Holocaust films in recent memory

The Asocial Network

Jacob, the hero of this week’s parasha, understood what really mattered in life. The Facebook Generation doesn’t.

Leaky Weeks

Joseph, the hero of this week’s parasha, could teach Wikileaks’ Julian Assange a thing or two about personal responsibility

Fire the Rabbis

Bibi and Peres denounced Israel’s racist rabbis. They can do better.

Things Fall Apart

Israel’s leaders have abandoned the details of governance, as last week’s catastrophic wildfire tragically showed

Hapoel Tel Aviv’s Almost-Miracle

Squad bows out of Champions League in 2-2 draw

Eastern Front

Israeli- and Russian-born immigrants are changing the face of American Jewry

Morality Play

Israelis, as a new survey shows, could learn a thing or two from the Joseph of this week’s parasha

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