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  • Musings and insight on the afterlife

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    August 3, 2016 | 3:25 pm

    There’s nothing surprising about a man or woman who muses about death in the later years of life. For Hillel Halkin, however, the fear of dying began at the age of 11 or 12, when he read an article about leprosy in Reader’s Digest and promptly convinced himself that he suffered...

  • Alan Dershowitz’s Guilty Pleasure

    By Hillel Halkin

    November 4, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Just Revenge

    By Alan Dershowitz

    Warner, $24.95.

    Where does he find the time? A typical day in his life, so it seems, includes several hours put in as defense counsel in a headline-making trial; a class or two taught at Harvard Law School, a few appearances on nationally televised talk...