Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine.
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The Israeli Wagner

Playwright Joshua Sobol brings the composer to life on the Vienna stage but can’t bring him home to Tel Aviv

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Did Poland Invent the PC?

A surprising legacy of Jewish mathematicians and Polish resistance fighters

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Poland’s History Detective

Zygmunt Miłoszewski plumbs the country’s painful past in his best-selling thrillers

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The View from the World’s Last Fotoplastikon

Now showing: images of Warsaw’s Jewish Ghetto

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Who Owns Jan Karski?

The politics of memory hit Poland’s unsung hero

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Stop Yeshayahu Leibowitz!

By failing to name a street after the controversial philosopher, the city of Jerusalem proved he was right

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Israeli Film Gets New Festival

Showcasing a growingly popular industry

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Israel’s Starving Survivors

One in five Holocaust survivors in Israel goes hungry. We must fix this shame right away.

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Pakistan’s Jewish Ghosts

According to the state’s election commission, there are 800 registered Jewish voters. That’s bogus.

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Bring Back the Men in Black

My ancestor, an ultra-Orthodox rabbi, was nearly killed by Zionists. Anti-haredi animosity still drives Israel mad.

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The Golden Girls, American, and Israel

Taking a metaphor to its logical extreme

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Is Bar Refaeli a Threat to Israel’s Image?

The answer, according to the IDF, is yes

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Israel’s Covert Operator?

It’s becoming impossible to ignore the rumors about Sara Netanyahu’s involvement in her husband’s decisions

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Jewish Education Goes High Tech

A new start-up uses 21st-century technologies to make ancient values relatable and dynamic

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Leviticus, the Video Game

A new iPhone game turns the Bible’s most detailed book into fast-paced, educational entertainment

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Beppe Grillo, Italy’s Yair Lapid

The powerful Italian comedian-turned-politician is further proof that vacuous celebrity candidates are bad news

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How Would Jesus Rock?

Backed by music exec Jeff Ayeroff, composer Hillel Tigay tries to recreate the sounds of the ancient Temple

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Montreal, Virtual Jewish Museum

A website’s interactive map brings the city’s Jewish past to life, showcasing everything from synagogues to smoked meat

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What the People of the Book Can’t Read

A look at Israel’s (literally) byzantine press rules

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Handling Pastry Conflicts in the Start-Up Nation

Or don’t go bureking my heart

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An Orthodox Star Is Born

When Ofir Ben Sheetrit sang on Israel’s The Voice, her high school suspended her, but the country went wild

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Fighting Soccer’s Barbarians

My beloved Beitar Jerusalem has some racist fans. Instead of abandoning the team, we should take it back.

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An Intervention Letter to Kate Moss

From a fellow hummus addict

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The Israeli Business Bible

Eliyahu Goldratt’s The Goal is required reading in every business school, but it’s also a fable about Israeli-American relations

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Zionism’s New Boss

Under rookie politician Naftali Bennett, religious Zionism is finally becoming Israel’s political mainstream

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What Makes Asma Run

How Asma Agbaria-Zahalka is turning a socialist party of Arabs and Jews into a political phenomenon in Israel

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Israel’s Mister Austerity

Dov Yosef was one of the state’s founding fathers, but his unpopular economic measures made him a pariah

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To Russia With Loathing

It’s time to take on Russia

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Spiritual Moneyball

The R.A. Dickey trade; or why the New York Mets, like American Jews, are at risk of losing their soul

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Santa Meets Start-Up Nation

Popular Christmas apps, made in Israel