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Benjamin Balint
Benjamin Balint
Editor, Sources English Journal

Benjamin Balint is the editor of Sources, A Journal of Jewish Ideas for Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. In this role he is 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 most intimate and beautiful portraits ever written of Jerusalem.” His essays and reviews appear in the Wall Street Journal, the Jewish Review of Books, and Haaretz, and his translations from the Hebrew have appeared in the New Yorker.

Benjamin previously taught literature at the Bard College liberal arts program at Al-Quds University.