Poems from the Diwan

Poems from the Diwan, ed. Gabriel Levin, Atlas: 2002.

A selection of Halevi poems in English translation. From a review: Yehuda Halevi’s Poems from the Diwan is a rare and wonderful book. Gabriel Levin has selected some 60 poems from Halevi’s voluminous works, and transposed them into English poems that manage, in a nimble and… More

The Kuzari: In Defense of the Despised Faith

Judah Halevi, The Kuzari: In Defense of the Despised Faith, trans. N. Daniel Korobkin, ed. David Kahn, Feldheim Publishers, 2009.

Halevi’s magnum opus: a poetic-philosophic defense of Judaism, the “despised religion.”

Selected Poems in English Translation

Medievalhebrewpoetry.org collection of Yehuda Halevi poems in English, available for free online.

From Medieval Hebrew Poetry online, a selection of Yehuda Halevi’s most well-known poems translated into English, including “My Heart is in the East,” and “Jerusalem.”