Liel Leibovitz

Tablet Magazine

Biography

Liel Leibovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Magazine and a contributor to a number of national publications, including The Atlantic and The New Republic. He is the author or co-author of six books of non-fiction, including The Chosen Peoples: America, Israel, and the Ordeals of Divine Election (with Todd Gitlin), and Fortunate Sons: The 120 Chinese Boys Who Came to America, Went to School, and Revolutionized an Ancient Civilization (with Matthew Miller). Liel served as a Non-Commissioned Officer in the Israel Defense Forces’ Spokesperson’s Unit, and has reported extensively from and about Israel and the Palestinian Authority. He holds a Ph.D. in Communications from Columbia University. He has also served as a visiting assistant professor at New York University and taught classes about mass media, security, and politics in a number of academic institutions, including Barnard College. (This bio is current to when the participant joined FDD’s National Security Network.)

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