Liel Leibovitz

Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine.

Why Religious Judaism Is Tied To Nationalism

What subjects of a recent New York Times column get fundamentally wrong

All Hail Flappy BiBird

Guess who’s back to save the popular app?

‘Lashon Hara’: Available Now on a Phone Near You

A new app called Secret lets users share gossip anonymously. It’s a very bad idea.

Donald Duck’s Anti-Semitic Tweets Ruffle Feathers

Disney fires famous fowl’s Arabic voice-over artist for extreme statements

Israeli Professor Likens the Occupation to Slavery

It’s as factually baseless and morally repugnant as it sounds

Laugh Tracks: A Film Critic Takes on the Sitcom

The Friday Review of Books

The Jewish Prescription for Inequality: Work Hard, Get Rich, Be Good

For good advice on economic policy, stop whining and listen to what Maimonides has to say

Leave Yair Netanyahu Alone!

The prime minister’s son’s love life is of no theological-historical significance

Stop Talking: Why the Cult of Dialogue Is Hurting Us

From the recent Hillel controversy to a scuffle sweeping the Israeli educational system, conversation is held as sacred. It isn’t.

All the Dirty Bits of Marcel Proust, by Harold Pinter

On stage, the English master of menace and the ponderous Frenchman find a common language in a feat of adaptation

Philip Roth: The Movie

The font, the women, the self-indulgence to hit big screen

The Other N-Word: Knesset Trying to Ban Use of the Word ‘Nazi’

The implications are far-reaching

Dungeons & Dragons Is Basically a Nerdier Spin on Judaism

The popular role-playing game, published 40 years ago this week, demands nearly Talmudic attention

Live, From New York, It’s Erev Shabbat

Israeli TV puts on a show, Joan Rivers ensues

Abbas and the Jews

Parsing the Palestinian President’s Words

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