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.
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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.