In his new essay collection, my friend Hillel Halkin offers an autobiographical overview, unorthodoxly given, in a lifetime’s worth of literary attempts.
The Lady of Hebrew and Her Lovers of Zion.
For me, living in Israel is a moral imperative. There is no elegant or painless way to describe why, after a year, we left.
An excerpt from The Ruined House.
A visit with Hillel Halkin.
A Jewish intellectual and a rabbi discuss the future of diaspora Jewry, the possibilities of secular Jewish culture, and the ways in which Israel has. . .
Not everything depends on us Israelis; but much does.
Zionism is at once the greatest repudiation of the Jewish past and the greatest affirmation of it.
Why Israel is the foundation upon which the house of Jewish culture can be most safely built.
Dear Hillel: Don’t you think that Israel needs American Jews to help it withstand the campaigns of hate it faces?
A new-old paradigm is taking hold in Israel: a secularism based on a renewed embrace of Judaism.
Hillel Halkin's scorn for American Jewry.
The Case for Life in Israel