Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine.
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In Landmark Decision, Israel’s Supreme Court Allows Tel Aviv Businesses to Open on Shabbat

The delicate balance between civil liberties and Jewish identity is called into question

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The Knesset Goes All ‘Mean Girls’

Someone else parking in your spot? Time to take out that lipstick.

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Einstein’s Theory of Happiness Sells For $1.3 Million

A messenger asked the genius for life advice. You won’t believe what happened next.

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Anne Frank’s Diary to Be Read Out Loud at All Italian Soccer Matches This Week

After hooligans use her image to taunt their cross-town rivals

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Introducing Soviet Union Week at Tablet

Readers of the world, unite!

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Palestinians Cancel Screening of Lebanese Movie Because the Director’s Former Film Was Partly Shot in Israel

Want to get your art shown in Ramallah? First apologize for working with the Jews.

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Tel Aviv to Chabad: Excuse Me, Are You Jewish? Now Get Out.

Do you really need a license to put on tefillin?

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As Bar Refaeli Gives Birth to Second Daughter, Israelis Ask: Is She a Feminist Icon or a Shanda?

An Instagram photo of wine and Similac sparks controversy

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Hamas Tries, Fails to Smuggle Tactical Shooting Gloves into Gaza

As the strip’s population suffers, the terrorist organization remains focused on violence

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New Book Tells Forgotten Story of Hitler’s Failed Hollywood Takeover

And of how a Jewish spy stopped the brownshirts from marching down Wilshire

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Yad Vashem to Honor First Arab as Righteous Gentile

Dr. Mohamed Helmy, an Egyptian urologist living in Berlin, risked his life to hide four of his Jewish friends. The honor was initially offered in 2013, but Dr. Helmy’s relatives refused to accept it from an institution based in Israel.

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Farewell to Kolnoa Allenby, Tel Aviv’s Temple of Nightlife

For a few blissful hours, you could escape reality and feel nothing but the beat of the music

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Straight Outta Satmar: Hear the Biggest Hasidic Hit of Right Now

Go ahead, I dare you not to dance to Meilech Kohn’s ‘Ve’Uhavtu’

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The Pfefferman Pfroblem

The fourth season of ‘Transparent’ poses a real conundrum: Why are these people so awful?

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University of Florida Chabad to Counter Richard Spencer Speech with Day-Long Good Deeds Marathon

“We are responding to evil with hope, to darkness with light”

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Meet Orin Julie, IDF Veteran, Instagram Star, and Firearm Model

“No bathing suits, no bikinis, just me, my femininity, and firearms.”

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Neo-Nazi Comes Out as Gay Jew

Your Wednesday morning feel-good story

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Premature Ejaculation? There’s an Israeli App for That

Nazareth-based start-up has just the smart phone-based solution to the problem

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Prominent Israeli Politician: Families Are Bad for Kids

Merav Michaeli calls for all parental decisions to be made by the state

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Israeli TV Show About Jewish Vampires to Make International Debut

Move over, Dracula: Juda Ben-Chayim is dead and loving it.

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Spanish Soccer Star Ramos Visits Baby Ramos, Orphaned Son of Israeli Officer Shot by Terrorists

Because you know you need a little bit of feel-good news today

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100 Years Ago, a Jewish Heroine Became an Early Martyr for Human Rights

Witnessing the Armenian genocide, Sarah Aaronsohn became a spy and helped the British defeat the Ottoman Empire

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Rooting for the Yankees May Be Good for Your Soul. No, Really.

I used to loathe the Bronx Bombers, until a religious epiphany taught me something about baseball, politics, and the perils of tribalism

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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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