Benjamin Balint was the editor of Sources, A Journal of Jewish Ideas for Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. In this role he was responsible for the development and delivery of the journal and English editorial content. He is the author of Kafka’s Last Trial (Norton), winner of the 2020 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature, and co-author (with Merav Mack) of Jerusalem: City of the Book (Yale), which Moshe Halbertal called “one of the
Benjamin Balint and Jewish Review of Books editor Abe Socher discuss the international legal battle over Franz Kafka’s unpublished papers, as well as the libraries and book collections of Jerusalem that few people know about.
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