Hillel Halkin

Book Appreciation: A.B. Yehoshua’s “Mr. Mani” — A Great Work of Fiction

July 7, 2022
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A.B. Yehoshua was anything but a provincial Israeli writer. He was literary giant whose imaginative gift was so striking and diverse that you never knew what he would do next.

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Book Review: An Evocative Biography of Zionist Agitator and Writer Vladmir Jabotinsky

July 27, 2014
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There’s room to wonder if Vladmir Jabotinsky would have accepted Menachem Begin, Ariel Sharon and Benjamin Netanyahu as his legitimate Zionist heirs.

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Book Review: The “Jewish Lives” Series — Biography Simplified But Illuminating

June 27, 2014
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YUP’s uneven Jewish Lives offers a series of short, accessible biographies that could become a significant literary mural, showcasing the scope of Jewish culture.

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