Liel Leibovitz

Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine.

In Tel Aviv’s Mayoral Elections, It’s the Left Versus the Far Left

Young, progressive voters are accusing liberal paragons like Gideon Levy of selling out. Will their split have national implications?

And So, He Won

Why Philip Roth shouldn’t have won the Nobel prize

Miley Cyrus’ Anti-Semitic Slip Is Showing

Laments that record execs are too old and Jewish to know good club music

The Tumultuous Life and Nuanced Work of Israel’s Greatest Children’s Book Writer

After tragedy, Dvora Omer found flaws, beauty in the nation’s founding figures, turning them into literary heroes

A Few Good Roths

People who are better than Philip

Samson the Nazerite, Ze’ev Jabotinsky (1927)

A political parable for the ages

Swann’s Way, Marcel Proust (1913)

A Madeleine ignites a masterpiece

Breakdown and Bereavement, Joseph Haim Brenner (1920)

The legacy of an accidental martyr and intellectual hero

Das Kapital, Karl Marx (1867)

Measuring the force of hugely influential, if ultimately dangerous ideas

Auto-Emancipation, Leo Pinsker (1882)

Zionism’s reluctant forefather

The Trial, Franz Kafka (1915)

The most Kafka-esque of Kafka’s work

The Savage Mind, Claude Lévi-Strauss (1962)

The way we think, and why

Man Is Not Alone, Abraham Joshua Heschel (1951)

A classic of 20th-century theology

Two Concepts of Liberty, Isaiah Berlin (1958)

Positive and negative

Remembering Tech Titan Danny Lewin, the Fighting Genius on Flight 11

The first victim of the 9/11 attacks was a veteran of an elite IDF unit, as well as an innovative Internet entrepreneur

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