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Hillel Halkin

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Hillel Halkin’s work includes Letters to an American Jewish Friend; Across the Sabbath River: In Search of a Lost Tribe of Israel; A Strange Death; Grand Things to Write a Poem On: A Verse Autobiography of Shmuel Hanagid; and dozens of translations from Hebrew and Yiddish by major contemporary and classical authors. His political, cultural, and literary essays have appeared often in Commentary and The New Republic, and he has been a weekly columnist for The Jerusalem Post and The New York Sun. He lives in Israel.

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Yehuda Halevi

Written by Hillel Halkin

Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: February 16, 2010
Price: $25.00

A masterly biography of Yehuda Halevi, one of the greatest of Hebrew poets and a shining example of the synthesis of religion and culture that defined the golden age of medieval Spanish Jewry.

Like Maimonides, with whom he contrasts sharply, Yehuda Halevi spanned multiple worlds. Poet, philosopher, and physician, he is known... Read more >
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Yehuda Halevi

Written by Hillel Halkin

Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: February 16, 2010
Price: $14.99

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