Liel Leibovitz

Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine.

Is Leonard Cohen’s New Album His Best Yet?

The singer has had better songs, but his new record captures his ideas more clearly than ever

New York Times Reporter Wonders Whether Hamas Kidnapped Those Three Teenagers

How much more evidence do we really need?

CUNY BDS Group Schedules Anti-Israel Vote for Shabbat

Their resolution itself is just as comically inept

Should Hebrew Be Israel’s Official Language? Has It Ever Been?

A new piece of legislation seeks to upset the status quo over which language the Jewish state deems official. It’s deeply misguided.

The Israeli Government Hates My Life

And it loves making videos telling me all about it

Steven Salaita’s Academic Work Is Just as Hateful as His Tweets

Reading the controversial scholar’s academic publications reveals carelessness, ignorance, and a very strong bias

A Guide For the Purrplexed

How Maimonides explains the Hello Kitty controversy

Tweets Cost a Professor His Tenure, and That’s a Good Thing

Steven Salaita’s case isn’t about free speech. It’s about common sense, and the rightful consequences of bigotry and violence.

Egyptian Actor Kisses ScarJo, Betrays People

Amr Waked’s Lucy smooch lands him in hot water online

Israeli Comedy Scores Points by Bringing Together Soccer and Gay Politics

In the movie ‘Kicking Out Shoshana,’ a popular athlete pretends to be gay. The result is both funny and surprisingly meaningful.

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