Hillel Halkin

In his new essay collection, my friend Hillel Halkin offers an autobiographical overview, unorthodoxly given, in a lifetime’s worth of literary attempts.

Nov. 8 2021 12:01AM

For me, living in Israel is a moral imperative. There is no elegant or painless way to describe why, after a  year, we left.

Jan. 2 2019 12:01AM

An excerpt from The Ruined House.

Ruby Namdar
Jan. 12 2018 12:01AM

A visit with Hillel Halkin.

Adam Rubenstein
Jan. 9 2018 12:01AM

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. . .

Hillel Halkin and Chaim Brovender
Sept. 18 2014 12:01AM

Not everything depends on us Israelis; but much does.

March 23 2014 8:00PM

Zionism is at once the greatest repudiation of the Jewish past and the greatest affirmation of it.

Nov. 24 2013 10:31PM

Why Israel is the foundation upon which the house of Jewish culture can be most safely built.

Ran Baratz
Nov. 20 2013 9:55PM

Dear Hillel: Don’t you think that Israel needs American Jews to help it withstand the campaigns of hate it faces?

Nov. 13 2013 8:57PM

A new-old paradigm is taking hold in Israel: a secularism based on a renewed embrace of Judaism.

Micah Goodman
Nov. 10 2013 10:37PM

Hillel Halkin's scorn for American Jewry.

Nov. 6 2013 3:21PM

The Case for Life in Israel

Nov. 3 2013 11:33PM