Liel Leibovitz

Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine.

Andy Samberg Refuses To Be Jewish. Too Bad for His Television Show.

As ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ gets picked up for an entire season, the show must learn from ‘Barney Miller’ and find its Jewish soul

Rodger Kamenetz Will Explain Your Dreams

The writer and dream therapist’s new collaboration with artist Michael Hafftka

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

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