Cel­e­brate Jew­ish Book Month with #30days30authors! In hon­or of the 90th anniver­sary of Fan­ny Gold­stein’s trib­ute to Jew­ish books in the West End’s branch of the Boston Pub­lic Library, Jew­ish Book Coun­cil invit­ed 30 lead­ing authors, one for each day of the month, to answer a few ques­tions.

Liel Lei­bovitz is a senior writer for Tablet Mag­a­zine and a con­trib­u­tor to sev­er­al pub­li­ca­tions, includ­ing The Wall Street Jour­nal, the Atlantic, and oth­ers. He is the author or co-author of six books, and holds a PhD in com­mu­ni­ca­tions from Colum­bia Uni­ver­si­ty. He lives in Man­hat­tan with his wife, the author Lisa Ann Sandell, and their children.


Liel Lei­bovitz is the edi­tor at large for Tablet Mag­a­zine and the host of sev­er­al of its pop­u­lar pod­casts, includ­ing Unortho­dox and Take One. He’s the author of sev­er­al works of non-fic­tion, and a fre­quent con­trib­u­tor to pub­li­ca­tions like The Wall Street Jour­nal, The New York Times, and oth­ers. A Ninth-Gen­er­a­tion Israeli, he now lives in New York with his family.