Podcast: Hillel Halkin and Ruth Wisse on His Life in Hebrew
The two giants of Jewish literature come together for a wide-ranging discussion centered around his new book on the seminal Hebrew writers of modernity.
September 10, 2020 | Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic, Hillel Halkin, Ruth R. Wisse
About the author: A weekly podcast, produced in partnership with the Tikvah Fund, offering up the best thinking on Jewish thought and culture.
Hillel Halkin’s books include Yehuda Halevi, Across the Sabbath River, Melisande: What are Dreams? (a novel), Jabotinsky: A Life (2014), and, most recently, After One-Hundred-and-Twenty(Princeton).
Ruth R. Wisse is a research professor at Harvard and a distinguished senior fellow at the Tikvah Fund. Her most recent book is No Joke: Making Jewish Humor (2013, paperback 2015).
This Week’s Guests: Hillel Halkin and Ruth Wisse
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