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Elyakim Kislev

Elyakim Kislev serves as the head of the Honors Program in the School of Public Policy and Governance at the Hebrew University, specializing in relationships, technology, and singles studies. Kislev holds a Ph.D. in sociology from Columbia University and three master's degrees in counseling, public policy, and sociology. He received the U.S. Department of State Fulbright Fellowship and the Award for Outstanding Fulbright Scholars. 

​Kislev is the author of Happy Singlehood: The Rising Acceptance and Celebration of Solo Living, published by University of California Press. The book has been translated into Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Arabic, Hebrew, Romanian, and several other languages. Happy Singlehood was featured in The Washington Post, The Guardian, HuffPost, Cosmopolitan, The Times, Vice, Metro, Globe and Mail, Elle, New York Daily News, on CNN, BBC World News, BBC One, BBC Radio, Bloomberg, and top media outlets around the world. Kislev is a regular contributor to Psychology Today and has garnered over one million readers. 

Kislev's second book, Relationships 5.0, was published by Oxford University Press in April 2022. The book asks how recent technological developments may cause us to think differently about our family lives, love affairs, and emotional needs. It analyzes three technological revolutions in the making: The cognitive (AI), sensual (VR and AR), and physical (Robots) revolutions. Relationships 5.0 was selected to be on the cover of Oxford's 2021/2022 catalogue and the lead title in the Science category. The book's rights have been sold to be translated into Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese, Hebrew, and several other languages. Kislev is represented by the Sinsheimer Agency