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  • His Name Was Chaim Potok

    By Peter Ephross

    July 25, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Chaim Potok was a novelist who paved the way for a younger generation of religious American Jewish writers -- and a Jewish scholar who worked tirelessly to bring Jews and Judaism closer together.

    Potok, who was raised in an Orthodox home, but later became a Conservative rabbi, died...

  • The Heart and Marrow of a Century

    By Miriyam Glazer

    April 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    From the vantage point of our already traumatic new millennium, "Old Men at Midnight," celebrated author Chaim Potok's latest collection of three novellas, requires us to look back in anguish at a wrenching picture of the 20th century.

    "This America of yours is not a country that...