Correspondence with Chaim Potok, 1988-1996.


Slepak, Vladimir, 1927-. Correspondence with Chaim Potok, 1988-1996.

Correspondence with Chaim Potok, 1988-1996.

Correspondence, chiefly via fax, regarding the Slepak family history and Potok's research for The gates of November: chronicles of the Slepak family. Consists of questions from Potok to Slepak and detailed responses including drawings that map former living quarters and streets in Russia. Includes photocopies of maps of the Russian far east. Many faxes signed by Vladimir and Mariya Slepak.

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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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