Born in Buffalo, N.Y., noted author and educator Chayym Zeldis went to Israel in 1948, where he worked on various agricultural settlements. He served in the Israel Defense Forces and in the Sinai campaign of 1956. He returned to the U.S. on a Creative Writing scholarship to the New School for Social Research.
Zeldis and his wife, Nina, settled in Israel, where both taught for many years at Tel Aviv University.
Books in order of publication:
|May My Words Feed Others: An Anthology of Verse and Fiction from the Reconstructionist Magazine||1973|
|The Marriage Bed||1978|
|The Geisha’s Granddaughter||2003|
|The 200th Messiah||2008|
|The Last Poet in the World||2011|