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Chaim Potok (1929–2002)

Born in New York City but raised in Philadelphia, Chaim Potok ("Chaim Tzvi") was raised in a Hasidic family. His father immigrated from Poland in 1921 where he married and had two sons (both rabbis) and two daughters (both of whom married rabbis). Chaim balanced his interest in traditional Jewish studies, which pleased his father, with his personal... See full bio »

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Known For

The Chosen Talmud Teacher
(1981)
Chagall's Journey Self - Narrator
(1985)
(2004)

Filmography

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 1981 The Chosen
Talmud Teacher
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 1981 The Chosen (novel)
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 2004 Un livre un jour (TV Series)
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- Chaim Potok: L'arche de Noah (2004) ... Self
 1996 Myths, Mysteries and Mysticism: The Golem (Documentary short)
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 1985 Chagall's Journey (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Narrator
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Personal Details

Other Works:

"The Promise" (novel) See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Spouse:

Adena Sara Mosevitzsky  (his death)  (3 children)
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Trivia:

Changed first name from Herman to Chaim. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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