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Chaim Potok

Age: 73

novelist and rabbi whose best-selling book The Chosen, about a young man struggling with his obligation to follow in his father's footsteps and become a rabbi, offered the secular world a look at Hasidic Judaism.

Died: Merion, Pa., July 23, 2002

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