by Chaim Potok
The Chosen Quotes
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I almost cried out, but I held back and waited for him to come up to my bed. (2.231)
"If they tell you it is all right, you should pray with your tefillin and prayer book. But only if they tell you it is all right and will not be harmful to your head and eye." (2.320)
Every Orthodox Jew sent his male children to a yeshiva, a Jewish parochial school. (1.7)
The Home Quotes
[…] I walked slowly through the apartment. I had lived in it my entire life, but I never really saw it until I went through it that Friday afternoon. (5.10)
Memory and the Past Quotes
When I told him about Danny Saunders’ photographic mind, he nodded as if he had known about that all the time. (4.15)
Visions of America Quotes
Danny’s block was […] heavily populated by the followers of his father, Russian Hasidic Jews […]. (1.2)
[T]o be counted as a loyal American had become increasingly important to us during these last years of war. (1.14)
"I told my team we’re going to kill you apikorsim this afternoon." (1.180)
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