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Herbert Levine

b. 1950


Herbert J. Levine, poet and scholar, has published two books of bi-lingual poems in Hebrew and English: Words for Blessing the World (2017) and An Added Soul: Poems for a New Old Religion (2020).  He has published scholarly books on Yeats and the Psalms and articles on Whitman and George Eliot. His work-in-progress is Blessed Are You, Awesome Cosmos! Siddur for a New Paradigm.

Current City, State, Country

Sarasota, Florida, United States

Birth City, State, Country

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Published Works

An Added Soul: Poems for a New Old Religion (Ben Yehuda Press, 2020)
Words for Blessing the World: Poems in Hebrew and English (Ben Yehuda Press, 2017)

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Harvard University, A.B. 1972

Princeton University, Ph.D. 1977

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Languages of Publication(s) and Poets Translated

Hebrew: Elisheva, Agnon, Mendele Mocher Seforim

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