Correspondence to Chaim Potok, 1967-1997.


Hindus, Milton. Correspondence to Chaim Potok, 1967-1997.

Correspondence to Chaim Potok, 1967-1997.

Comments and critique by Hindus--January 1967-- regarding Potok's manuscript for The chosen, prior to publication. Later correspondence concerns the death of Charles Reznikoff in 1976 and a copy of eulogy (5 leaves) given by Hindus.

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Chaim Potok was born on 17 February 1929 in the Bronx, New York, to Benjamin Max Potok and Mollie Friedman Potok, who raiseds the eldest of their four children in the Orthodox Jewish faith. Potok attended Orthodox schools and graduated college with a degree in liberal arts and theology as a Conservative rabbi. After serving in the United States Army as a chaplain in Korea from 1955 to 1957, he taught at the University of Judaism and married Adena Sara Mosevitzsky in 1958. In 1966, after receivin...

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