Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine.
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Spain Ends Israel’s World Cup Dreams

And the future doesn’t look much better

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Sitting Shiva for ‘Star Trek’

Stupid and short-sighted TV executives manage what entire fleets of Klingons never could: Destroying the USS Enterprise and its precious progressive legacy

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This Week in Gal Gadot

Eating chocolate, playing charades, speaking Hebrew, Kicking Butt

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British Soap Opera Runs Into Yom Kippur Troubles

Why was a Jewish character feasting instead of fasting?

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Israel’s Lulavim, Made in Gaza

This Sukkot, say an extra blessing for peace

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In the Aftermath of the Vegas Shooting, Time to Nationalize Facebook, Twitter, and Google

Information is a public utility. We mustn’t allow it to be controlled by private corporations.

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Seven Jews Who Should Win the Nobel Prize in Literature This Week (But Probably Won’t)

Forget Roth, Oz, or Grossman. Here are the real stars.

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Is It Time to Boycott and Divest from Spain?

Those of us who are proud Zionists know intimately the hardships of wrestling with colonial forces for independence, and should support Catalan independence

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Genetic Test May Soon Tell You if You’re Really Jewish

Who’s a Jew? There’s an app for that.

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Remembering Leonard Cohen’s Yom Kippur War Tour of Duty

In October of 1973, the singer flew to Israel to entertain the soldiers on the front lines, and left with one of his finest albums

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Be Unprepared for Yom Kippur. There’s No Other Way.

You can’t get ready for repentance, which is why the holiday shuns elaborate rituals and favors awkward improvisations

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Facebook to Users: Excuse Me, Are You Jewish?

Social media giant embarrasses itself by sending Rosh Hashanah greetings to gentiles, again revealing the problematic extent of its unchecked reach

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What I Gained by Losing Weight

As the High Holidays kick in, one formerly obese writer reflects on going kosher, long runs, and mastering his sins

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Bigoted Buzzfeed Quiz Mocks Orthodox Women

Proving once again that the rules of political correctness don’t count if you’re making fun of Jews

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Israeli Kibbutz to Become Worldwide Medical Marijuana Hub

In start-up nation, the standards just keep getting higher

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For Singapore’s Jews, a Very ‘Game of Thrones’ Rosh Hashanah

At shul, some are wondering: Haven’t we heard that melody before?

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Here’s the One Kitchen Gadget That’ll Save Your Rosh Hashanah Dinner

Forget that long slog in the oven: Your brisket needs an Instant Pot

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Hurricane Irma ‘Hot Cop’ in Trouble for Posting Holocaust Jokes, Praise for Hitler

The Internet star who rose to fame with a selfie had much darker stuff on his social media channels

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Macy’s Taps Former Yeshiva Student for Exclusive New Line

Kobi Halperin got his start doodling while studying Talmud

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NYU Students Are Welcomed Back With Handbook Focusing on the Evils of Israel

The student-produced guide names the Jewish state as a singular threat to peace and justice and labels its Tel Aviv campus an imperial project

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The Real Reason Why Being Jewish is Expensive, and What to Do About It

Forget spirituality; try economics instead

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Haredi MK Who Attended His Nephew’s Same-Sex Wedding Forced to Resign

Yigal Guata became an unlikely champion of LGBT rights

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Israeli Human Rights Groups Refuse to Help Palestinians Tortured by the PA

Sorry, they told the victims, we only help those who sue Jews

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‘Greenhouse Academy,’ Another Adaptation of a Hit Israeli TV Show, Debuts on Netflix

It’s like Harry Potter meets Spy Kids meets Fauda

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Why the Internet Is Bad for the Jews

And what to do about it

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Israeli Chef Silences BDS Protestors With Delicious Dessert

You can shout all you want, but you can’t resist that chocolate pudding

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Palestinian Authority Arrests Peace Activist For Hosting Israeli MK

Under Mahmoud Abbas, having coffee and pastries with a Jew is a punishable offense

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Uber’s New Iranian-Born CEO Just Showed Silicon Valley How to Do Teshuva

To repent for your corporate sins, begin by acknowledging your vulnerability

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