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Benjamin Balint

Benjamin Balint, a writer living in Jerusalem, is the author of “Running Commentary” (PublicAffairs, 2010) and ”Kafka’s Last Trial” (forthcoming from W.W. Norton).

Articles found on this site:
The Baton and the Jackboot
By: Benjamin Balint
Posted: January 16, 2017
The music of the Third Reich. ...
 
Building Jerusalem
By: Benjamin Balint
Posted: August 1, 2016
Architecture as interpretation in Jerusalem....
 
Here There Is No Why
By: Benjamin Balint
Posted: May 11, 2016
This article appeared in: Volume XVI, Number 2, Spring 2016

Benjamin Balint looks at the life of Primo Levi. 

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The Nazi Jurist
By: Benjamin Balint
Posted: August 25, 2015
This article appeared in: Volume XV, Number 3, Summer 2015

A review of Carl Schmitt: A Biography, by Reinhard Mehring.

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The Rise and Fall of the New Republic
By: Benjamin Balint
Posted: March 9, 2015
This article appeared in: Vol. XV, Number 1, Winter 2014/15

A review of Insurrections of the Mind: 100 Years of Politics and Culture in America, edited by Franklin Foer.

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Blasphemer
By: Benjamin Balint
Posted: April 22, 2013
This article appeared in: Vol. XIII, Number 1 - Winter 2012/13

A review of Joseph Anton: A Memoir, by Salman Rushdie

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Sickness Unto Death
By: Benjamin Balint
Posted: August 22, 2011
This article appeared in: Vol. XI, Number 3 - Summer 2011

A review of A Lethal Obsession: Anti-Semitism from Antiquity to the Global Jihad, by Robert S. Wistrich

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In the Beginning
By: Benjamin Balint
Posted: January 12, 2009
This article appeared in: Vol. VIII, Number 4 - Fall 2008

Reviewing a new history of the first Arab-Israeli War.

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Spinning Spinoza
By: Benjamin Balint
Posted: March 19, 2007
This article appeared in: Vol. VI, Number 4 - Fall 2006

Bringing the heretic back into the Jewish fold.

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God and Harold at Yale
By: Benjamin Balint
Posted: May 30, 2006
This article appeared in: Vol. VI , Number 2 - Spring 2006

A review of Jesus and Yahweh: The Names Divine, by Harold Bloom

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