Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine.
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Jamie Kirchick for Abe Foxman!

Looking for a new head to the ADL? Look no further.

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The Real Problem With Academia Isn’t the Anti-Israel Boycotts; It’s the Horrible Ideas

As a new biography of the critic and Nazi collaborator Paul de Man shows, terrible theories have terrible consequences

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Jay Leno Is the New Israel

Bill Maher delivers mortal offense by comparing comic to Jewish state

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Narrating My Audiobook Helped Me Experience a Religious Epiphany

After reading my book out loud, I finally accepted the truth: I’m just not an oral tradition kind of guy

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Comedy Central’s ‘Broad City’ Isn’t Just Funny. It’s Important.

The new TV show, starring two young Jewish women, may be as culturally significant as Lenny Bruce or Joey Ramone

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NYU’s Secret Anti-Israel Conference Revisited

An exchange with NYU American Studies professor Lisa Duggan

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NYU Holds Secret Anti-Israel Conference

American Studies department event betrays university’s academic principles

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Hollywood’s Greatest Masterpieces Get Religion, Unlike Schlocky Biblical Dramas

Forget ‘Noah’ or ‘Son of God’; to engage religious viewers, Hollywood should make more films like ‘Groundhog Day’ or ‘2001’

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Why Talk About Israel With People Who Want It To Disappear?

Not all viewpoints are reconcilable–and that’s OK

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Hey, Putin: Lay Off the Chagall

The Jewish master is as Russian as a Big Mac

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Israel’s First-Ever Zombie Movie Kills It With Cholent Joke

Fighting reanimated Hezbollah ghouls, the IDF’s heroes never lose their cool

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Israeli TV’s Wunderkind Invents Wild Shows, Goes Global

Will Omri Marcus’ brand of demented comedy television be Israel’s next great export?

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Why Religious Judaism Is Tied To Nationalism

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

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All Hail Flappy BiBird

Guess who’s back to save the popular app?

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‘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.

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Donald Duck’s Anti-Semitic Tweets Ruffle Feathers

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

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Israeli Professor Likens the Occupation to Slavery

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

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Laugh Tracks: A Film Critic Takes on the Sitcom

The Friday Review of Books

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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

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Leave Yair Netanyahu Alone!

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

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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.

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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

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Philip Roth: The Movie

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

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Dungeons & Dragons Is Basically a Nerdier Spin on Judaism

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

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Live, From New York, It’s Erev Shabbat

Israeli TV puts on a show, Joan Rivers ensues

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Abbas and the Jews

Parsing the Palestinian President’s Words

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What Does the Fox Say? Maybe Something Anti-Semitic

Are Ylvis Doing the quenelle?

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MLA Panel Discusses Israel Boycott

Abandons all pretense of reason, academic freedom, and open discourse

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