Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine.
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The Internet Is Ruining Hebrew

The language of the Bible just got stupider, courtesy of Facebook commenters (and the Academy of the Hebrew Language)

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A Lesson in Blame

The future of American liberalism is hurt when institutions like The New York Times rely on toxic logic to connect the dots in the Alexandria shooting

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Why Believing Atrocity Stories About Israel Is Stupid, Even When They’re on CNN

A recent statement by the head of the Red Crescent Society illustrates why Israel’s enemies lie—and why governments and news organizations are so quick to believe them

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Are Beatles to Blame for the Occupation?

Yes, says a Haaretz writer. Sgt. Pepper, apparently, is to blame for the Six-Day War.

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The Accidental Tourists

A new anthology, edited by Ayelet Waldman and Michael Chabon, inadvertently and correctly argues that coexistence between Israelis and Palestinians is an illusion.

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Courtney Love Slams Linda Sarsour, Calls Her ‘a Vile Anti-Semite’

‘I know a rat when I see one,’ said Love, referring to Sarsour’s fundraising tactics

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Linda Sarsour’s Way of Seeing

Why have so many Jewish leaders put their weight behind an activist whose separatist rhetoric is cloaked in the flaccid language of human rights?

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‘Twin Peaks’ and ‘House of Cards’ Offer Differing Lessons in Morality

One’s a little bit silly, the other a lot like the Talmud

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Bond. Mrs. Bond. From Kiryat Ono.

How the late Roger Moore’s first wife ended up in a small Israeli town

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Farewell, Israel’s State-Run TV. You Won’t Be Missed.

Saying goodbye to a channel that embodied the Founding Fathers’ authoritarian, socialist beliefs

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Banned at Hebrew U: ‘Hatikvah’

Academics find Israel’s national anthem too offensive for graduation

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In a Charming New Israeli Movie, Religious Women Are the Real Guardians of the Galaxy

‘The Women’s Balcony’ is the rare film that gets the joys of faith just right

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Hungry Hungry Hypocrite

Marwan Barghouti declares hunger strike, caught clandestinely noshing in his cell

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Gorka

The campaign against Trump’s adviser teaches us why we should never, ever flatten our history to score cheap political points

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The Cycle of Violence Must End!

Israel must stop provoking Palestinian violence by welcoming cancer patients, pursuing peace initiatives

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To Make America Great Again, Let’s Bring Back the Draft

To deal with the PC crazies on college campuses, and to heal the rifts between red and blue America, just make military service mandatory

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How Anne Frank Was Astro-Turfed

A defender of civil rights gets roped into a partisan attack on a public servant

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In Syria and Elsewhere, Let’s Do Like the Pharaoh

There’s another reading of the Exodus story, and it has much to teach us about might and right

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The Instant Pot Is the Kitchen Gadget You Need This Passover

More flavor in a fraction of the time? Now that’s going from bondage to freedom.

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On Being Prepared

How I found myself—and my Jewish identity—in the woods of Tennessee

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Richard Gere’s Hebron Surprise

Actor makes poor historical analogy, reality responds

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Daniel Deronda, Conservative Jewish Hero

In an essential new online course, Ruth Wisse gives George Eliot’s hero a timely and insightful reading

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Tale of Trump Adviser’s Alleged Nazi Ties Unravels

Sebastian Gorka denies a report of his affiliations with Vitézi Rend

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‘Get Out’ Is Terrifying and—for American Jews, in Particular—Essential

The real monster in Jordan Peele’s brilliant horror film is the toxic strain of liberalism that makes blacks—and Jews—invisible

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Billy Joel, the Donald Trump of Pop Music

To stave off our spiritual crisis, let’s begin by rejecting pop’s ultimate con man

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Donald Trump, America’s First Middle Eastern President

To avoid our own failed ‘American Spring,’ learn the region’s lessons about effective opposition

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Moral Equivalence Is Our New Religion

That brutal history of suspicion and conflict between Jews and Catholics? It’s a wash, according to ‘The New York Times.’

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The Five Books of Donald: A Jewish Reading List to Beat Your Trump Anxiety

Tired of ominous news updates and social media outrage? Here are classic Jewish texts to help revive the spirit and soothe the soul

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A Rebbe for Our Time

A new book reminds us why Menachem Schneerson’s genius for community is more vital today than ever

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The Real Question at the Heart of Trump’s Immigration Order

It’s not about refugees, or security, or travel bans. It’s about what America is—and what it ought to be.

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