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Novelist Chaim Potok

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Novelist Chaim Potok

Novelist Chaim Potok

Novelist Chaim Potok

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Novelist Chaim Potok died Tuesday at the age of 73. Potok was raised in the Orthodox Jewish tradition, was ordained as a rabbi, and later became a best-selling author of the novels The Chosen, The Promise and My Name is Asher Lev. Much of his writing explored the conflict between spiritual and secular worlds, a subject that earned him readers from all faiths. This interview first aired in 1986.

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