Chaim Potok articles on Wikipedia
Chaim Potok
Potok Chaim Potok (February 17, 1929 – July 23, 2002) was an American Jewish author and rabbi. Potok is most famous for his first book The Chosen (1967), which
Feb 18th 2017



The Promise (Potok novel)
The Promise is a novel written by Chaim Potok, published in 1969. It is a sequel to his previous novel The Chosen. Set in 1950s New York, it continues
Aug 20th 2016



The Chosen (Potok novel)
The Chosen is a novel written by Chaim Potok. It was first published in 1967. It follows the narrator Reuven Malter and his friend Daniel Saunders, as
Apr 23rd 2017



Potok
Potok may refer to: Chaim Potok (1929–2002), American rabbi and author Potok, Sisak-Moslavina County, a village Potok, Gmina Sobienie-Jeziory in
Jul 14th 2015



Wanderings: Chaim Potok's History of the Jews
Wanderings: Chaim Potok's History of the Jews (SBN-0">ISBN 0-394-50110-1) was first published in 1978 by Alfred A. Knopf, New York. According to S. Lillian Kremer
Feb 20th 2017



The Book of Lights
The Book of Lights is a 1981 novel by Chaim Potok about a young rabbi and student of Kabbalah whose service as a United States military chaplain in Korea
Feb 19th 2017



Etz Chaim
created by the Conservative movement of Judaism, with commentary by Chaim Potok. Tree of life (disambiguation) "Eitz Hayyim Hi" Five tunes to the
Mar 8th 2017



In the Beginning (novel)
In the Beginning is the 1975 fourth novel by Chaim Potok. The novel tells the story of David Lurie, an Orthodox Jewish boy from the Bronx growing up in
Dec 6th 2016



Davita's Harp
Davita's Harp is a novel by Chaim Potok, published in 1985. It is the only one of Potok's full-length novels to feature a female protagonist. Several
Nov 19th 2016



Haim
(1920–2009), American printmaker Chaim Palagi (Palachi) Famed Torah Scholar Chaim Potok (1929–2002), American Jewish author Chaim Leib Shmuelevitz Mirrer Rosh
Mar 9th 2017



My Name Is Asher Lev
My Name Is Asher Lev is a novel by Chaim Potok, an American author and rabbi. The book's protagonist is Asher Lev, a Hasidic Jewish boy in New York City
Apr 18th 2017



The Gift of Asher Lev
The-GiftThe Gift of Asher Lev is a novel by Chaim Potok, published in 1990. It is a sequel to Potok's novel My Name Is Asher Lev (1972). The brilliant, schismatic
Aug 17th 2016



Philadelphia Jewish Voice
free. The current editor-in-chief is Adena Potok, widow of the author Chaim Potok. The publisher is Daniel Elliott Loeb. "'Kabbalah of You' course offered
Oct 10th 2016



Camp Ramah in California
follows Rabbi Daniel Greyber, Brian Greene and Rabbi Edward Feinstein. Chaim Potok, author of The Chosen, The Promise, and My Name is Asher Lev, was director
Feb 18th 2017



Chosen
JewsJews as a chosen people The Chosen (Potok novel), a 1967 novel by Chaim Potok The Chosen (Smith novel), a 1997 novel by L. J. Smith The Chosen (Pinto
Apr 19th 2017



Spaniard (disambiguation)
"The Spaniard", used as if this sobriquet was common among his contemporaries by Asher Lev, protagonist of the Chaim Potok novel, The Gift of Asher Lev
Feb 15th 2015



Etz Hayim Humash
Society. Senior Editor: David L. Lieber P'Shat Commentary Editor: Chaim Potok D'Rash Commentary Editor: Harold Kushner Haftarah Commentary: Michael
Feb 24th 2017



Bill Aron
Jerusalem, New York, and Los Angeles. The book's introduction was written by Chaim Potok. In 2002, Aron published Shalom Y'All, focusing on Jews in the Deep South
Aug 11th 2016



The Chosen (1981 film)
directed by Jeremy Kagan, based on the bestselling book of the same name by Chaim Potok published in 1967. It stars Maximilian Schell and Rod Steiger. It won
Nov 19th 2016



Tales of the Hasidim
of community was to the Hasidim rather than expound dogma, although Chaim Potok remarked that Buber "romanticized" his subjects. Kaballah Tales of
Sep 1st 2016



Robby Benson
costarred in the film The Chosen, based on the book of the same name by Chaim Potok. The New York Times gave the film a mixed review, but noted that Benson's
Apr 17th 2017



Wanderings
animation TV series in China based on the famous manhua character Sanmao Wanderings: Chaim Potok's History of the Jews, first published in 1978 by Knopf
Aug 25th 2012



Vladimir Slepak
Vladimir Semyonovich Slepak (Russian: Влади́мир Семёнович Слепа́к, 29 October 1927, Moscow – 24 April 2015, New York City) was a Soviet dissident, refusenik
Dec 2nd 2016



Merion, Pennsylvania
world-renowned art collector of the 1920s and creator of the Barnes Foundation Chaim Potok, author of The Chosen and My Name is Asher Lev and other novels, was
Apr 8th 2017



Publishers Weekly list of bestselling novels in the United States in the 1960s
Kazan The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron The Chosen by Chaim Potok Topaz by Leon Uris Christy by Catherine Marshall The Eighth Day by Thornton
Feb 21st 2016



Aaron Posner
Among Posner's best known adaptions are The Chosen (1999), based on Chaim Potok's 1967 novel of the same name and My Name Is Asher Lev (2009), based
Feb 18th 2017



Edward Lewis Wallant Award
Pile of Stones 1966 - Gene Hurwitz, Home Is Where You Start From 1967 - Chaim Potok, The Chosen 1968 - no award 1969 - Leo Litwak, Waiting for the News 1970
Feb 6th 2017



Zebra (disambiguation)
Special Victims Unit Zebra and Other Stories, a 1998 story collection by Chaim Potok Zebra battery, a type of molten salt battery Zebra Books, an imprint
Apr 10th 2017



Jules Harlow
html Etz Hayim: A Torah Commentary, Ed. David Lieber, Jules Harlow, Chaim Potok and Harold Kushner, The Jewish Publication Society, NY, 2001 Rabbi Jules
Jul 19th 2016



The Promise
drama series aired by KBS The Promise (Potok novel), a 1969 novel by Chaim Potok The Promise: God's Purpose and Plan for When Life Hurts, a 2008 book
Apr 24th 2017



List of Yeshiva University people
Nesenoff, filmmaker and journalist Barbara Olson, television commentator Chaim Potok, author, most notably of The Chosen Josh Saviano, actor (law degree)
Apr 13th 2017



Tony Auth
Tree of Here. With Chaim Potok. New York: Alfred A. Knopf/Random House, 1993. —Juvenile fiction. The Sky of Now. With Chaim Potok. New York: Alfred A
Mar 3rd 2017



Jeremy Kagan
Dreyfuss; The Chosen (1981), from the classic book of the same name by Chaim Potok; The Journey of Natty Gann (1985), the first American movie ever to win
Mar 3rd 2017



Harold Kushner
grandson, Carl), To Life! and many others. In collaboration with the late Chaim Potok, Kushner co-edited Etz Hayim: Torah-Commentary">A Torah Commentary, the new official Torah
Mar 29th 2017



Salanter Akiba Riverdale Academy
Lauren, fashion designer (Salanter). Achinoam Nini, singer-songwriter Chaim Potok, author (graduated from Salanter) Regina Spektor, singer-songwriter Jonathan
Apr 1st 2017



Jewish Publication Society
Henrietta Szold (1893–1916), Solomon Grayzel (1939–1966), and Chaim Potok (1966–1974). Chaim Potok was significantly involved in JPS's publication activities
Dec 6th 2016



In the Beginning
conception of the Beginning (novel), a novel by Beginning, a Punisher comic in the Marvel MAX series In the Beginning
Dec 6th 2016



East Asian Jews
this time a large number of Jewish soldiers, including the chaplain Chaim Potok, came to the Korean Peninsula. Today the Jewish community is very small
Mar 24th 2017



Saunders
Chaim Potok's The Chosen and The Promise Finbarr Saunders, in Viz Grace Saunders, in the Alone in the Dark series Reb Isaac Saunders, in Chaim Potok's
Apr 12th 2017



History of the Jews in South Korea
communist attempt to control the whole peninsula. Among the participants was Chaim Potok, who served as a chaplain. His experiences in Korea led to the book,
Oct 27th 2016



Isaac Stern
a concert in Carnegie Hall). In his autobiography, co-authored with Chaim Potok, My First 79 Years, Stern cited Nathan Milstein and Arthur Grumiaux as
Apr 14th 2017



Prohibition against slaughtering an animal and its offspring on the same day
stringency - to slaughter a female cow with her offspring. Nahum M. Sarna, Chaim Potok, The JPS Torah Commentary: Leviticus Jewish Publication Society 1989
Aug 13th 2015



Publishers Weekly list of bestselling novels in the United States in the 1970s
Caldwell Two from Galilee by Marjorie Holmes My Name is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok Semi-Tough by Dan Jenkins Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach
Mar 25th 2017



David Lieber
Conservative Judaism Elliot Dorff Etz Hayim Humash Abraham Joshua Heschel Chaim Potok Robert Wexler (rabbi) David Wolpe Robert Gordis Mordechai Kaplan Solomon
Feb 24th 2017



John Lloyd Young
by the New Jersey Star-Ledger as "Danny Saunders" in Aaron Posner and Potok's Chaim Potok's dramatic adaptation of Potok's book, The Chosen, opposite Theodore
Feb 6th 2017



Jewish literature
Gertrude Stein, Henry Roth, Saul Bellow, Norman Mailer, Bernard Malamud, Chaim Potok, and Philip Roth. The poetry of Allen Ginsberg often touches on Jewish
Dec 24th 2016



Jewish American literature
novels" by Saul Bellow, J. D. Salinger, Norman Mailer, Bernard Malamud, Chaim Potok, and Philip Roth. Their work explored the conflicting pulls between secular
Jan 31st 2017



Jewish Book Council
Grade, Samuel Heilman, John Hersey, Bernard-MalamudBernard Malamud, Cynthia Ozick, Chaim Potok, Arthur A. Cohen, Philip Roth, I.B. Singer, and Elie Wiesel. In addition
Mar 3rd 2017



Larry Dark
Cunningham, Mary Gordon, Rick Moody, Lorrie Moore, Steven Millhauser, Chaim Potok, and Mona Simpson. In 2003, philanthropist Julie Lindsey approached
Feb 22nd 2017



Scapegoat
with another..." The JPS Torah Commentary: Leviticus Nahum M. Sarna, Chaim Potok, Jewish Publication Society - 1989 " According to the first, Azazel is
Feb 15th 2017





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