Halah author: Zali Gurevitch
Zali Gurevitch was born in 1949. He published eleven books of
poetry and a volume of selected poems (2019). His non-fiction
work includes books on the Israeli and Judaic notion of place, on
Kohelet (Ecclesiastes), on the Song of Songs, on the poetry of H.
N. Bialik, and on the anthropology of conversation. He translated
poetry from English (John Ashbery, Charles Olson, W. B. Yeats,
Gabriel Levin) and French (Francis Ponge). Gurevitch is a
professor (emeritus) of Anthropology at the Hebrew University in
Jerusalem. He lives in Tel Aviv.
“So whose dream are we talking of? Or perhaps we should ask for whom was the dream intended?”