Search - List of Books by Hillel Halkin

Hillel Halkin is the author of several books, including the New York Times bestselling Letters to an American-Jewish Friend: A Zionist Polemic and Across the Sabbath River: In Search of a Lost Tribe of Israel. He is a prominent translator of Hebrew and Yiddish Literature into English, including works of S.Y. Agnon and A.B. Yehoshua. In 1987 he produced what has come to be the definitive translation of Sholem Aleichem's Yiddish masterpiece Tevye the Dairyman, which, years earlier, had been the basis for the hit Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof.

Halkin also writes political commentary on Israel. His articles have been published in Commentary, The New Republic, The Jerusalem Post and other prominent publications. Under the pseudonym "Philologos," he maintains a weekly column on Jewish languages in The Forward. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Jewish Review of Books.

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Total Books: 20
After One-Hundred-and-Twenty Reflecting on Death Mourning and the Afterlife in the Jewish Tradition
Jabotinsky
2014 - Jabotinsky [Jewish Lives] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780300136623
ISBN-10: 0300136625
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
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Letters to an American Jewish Friend a Zionist's Polemic
2013 - Letters to an American Jewish Friend a Zionist's Polemic (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9789652296306
ISBN-10: 9652296309
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Melisande What Are Dreams Hillel Halkin
2012 - Melisande What Are Dreams Hillel Halkin (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781847084996
ISBN-10: 1847084990
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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A Strange Death
2010 - A Strange Death (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781592642809
ISBN-10: 1592642802
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Yehuda Halevi
2010 - Yehuda Halevi [Jewish Encounters] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780805242065
ISBN-10: 0805242066
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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The Man from the Other Side
2008 - The Man From the Other Side (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781435246119
ISBN-10: 143524611X
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A Strange Death Espionage Betrayal and Vengeance in a Village in Old Palestine
2007 - A Strange Death Espionage Betrayal and Vengeance in a VIllage in Old Palestine (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780753821886
ISBN-10: 0753821885
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Strange Death
2006 - Strange Death (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780297850953
ISBN-10: 0297850954
Genre: Nonfiction
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A Strange Death A Story Originating in Espionage Betrayal and Vengeance in a Village in Old Palestine
Adjusting Sights
2003 - Adjusting Sights (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781902881706
ISBN-10: 1902881702
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality
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Across the Sabbath River In Search of a Lost Tribe of Israel
2002 - Across the Sabbath River in Search of a Lost Tribe of Israel [In Search of a Lost Tribe of Israel] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780618029983
ISBN-10: 0618029982
Genres: History, Travel
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Grand Things to Write a Poem on A Verse Autobiography of Shmuel Hanagid
The Man from the Other Side
1995 - The Man From the Other Side (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140370881
ISBN-10: 0140370889
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Lydia Queen of Palestine
1993 - Lydia Queen of Palestine (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780395656600
ISBN-10: 0395656605
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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The Lead Soldiers
1979 - The Lead Soldiers (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780720605334
ISBN-10: 0720605334
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Flying Lessons
Flying Lessons (Other)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780689801617
ISBN-10: 0689801610
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Letters to an American Jewish Friend A Zionist's Polemic
Letters to an American Jewish Friend a Zionist's Polemic (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780827602076
ISBN-10: 0827602073
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Luck and Chutzpah Against all odds