Liel Leibovitz

Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine.

Forget the Anti-Semites—It’s the Idiots We Should Fear

The ASA’s decision to boycott Israel is just the latest in a troubling trend of sheer political stupidity, threatening Jews and others

Why We Should Keep Reading Hemingway

The Friday Review of Books

The ASA’s Guide to World Peace

The organization voted to boycott Israel. Here’s who they’re not boycotting.

An Appreciation for the Man Who Killed Shimon Peres’ Career

Sefi Rivlin, the iconic Israeli comedian who died earlier this month, revolutionized the country’s political scene

Abu Ghosh, the Anti Silicon Valley

Jerusalem’s Hummus satellite declares war on smart phones

Tila Tequila, Jew (?), Converts to Sexy Hitler

With raunchy Auschwitz shot, naturally

Jews and Booze in the Kingdom of Poland

The Friday Review of Books

In Defense of the Crass Consumerism of Walmart—and Everyone Else

Enough already with blasting shopping as soulless: Jewish tradition is nothing if not a defense of commerce

Having Boycotted Israel, American Academics Must Now Boycott Themselves

On the tricky logic of assigning guilt

In Israel, Death of a Wedding Singer Who Was an Icon of Palestinian Culture

The murder of Shafik Kabha raises questions about the rampant violence in the Israeli Arab community

Arik Einstein, Israel’s Greatest Singer, Dies at 74

The pop sensation defined and preserved Israeli culture—until he no longer could

Introducing The Friday Review of Books

Liel Leibovitz’s weekly literary series

Papers, Please: A Video Game With No Shootouts or Theft—Only the Banality of Evil

New indie hit has players make life-and-death decisions with nothing more than a desk and a set of stamps

Jewish Polish Food Is Like the Internet, Say the Knights of the Order of the Kishka

Tech-savvy aficionados of cholent and chopped liver defend the honor of Polish cuisine by likening it to advanced technology

The Most Fascinating Novel About Israel You’ll Read This Year

Don’t believe the hype: Max Blumenthal’s ‘Goliath is a brilliant work of fiction about those who want the Jewish state to disappear

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