Jews in America

ISBN-10: 0002153238
ISBN-13: 9780002153232
Authors: David C. Cohen, Chaim Potok
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This photo collection captures the essence of the Jewish experience in America--reviewing traditions, beliefs, and achievements. 197 photographs.

Author bio:

Chaim Potok was born in New York City in 1929. He graduated summa cum laude (with highest honors) from Yeshiva University in 1950, and received an advanced degree from Jewish Theological Seminary in 1954, when he also became an ordained Conservative rabbi. After two years of military service as a chaplain in Korea, Potok married Adena Sarah Mosevitsky in 1958. The couple had three children. Eventually Potok returned to school and received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1965. Potok has held a variety of positions within the Jewish community, including directing a camp in Los Angeles, teaching at the University of Judaism in Los Angeles at a Jewish Theological Seminary in…    


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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Number of pages: 224 Dimensions: 10.75" wide x 16.75" long x 1.25" tall Weight: 5.192 lbs. Language: English