The Chosen Summary
Chaim Potok

Everything you need to understand or teach The Chosen by Chaim Potok.

  • The Chosen Summary & Study Guide
  • 20 Student Essays
  • 1 Encyclopedia Article
  • 12 Literature Criticisms
  • 1 Book Notes
  • ...and more
  • 30 The Chosen Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

The Chosen Summary

While Chaim Potok's central characters in The Chosen struggle between the spiritual obligations of Orthodox Judaism and secular American life, they also reflect universal conflicts between fathers and sons. The novel, Potok's first, was published in 1967 and enjoyed a wide readership, as well as critical acclaim. Potok received the Edward Lewis Wallant Award and a nomination for the National Book Award for The Chosen. The novel focuses on its two main characters, Danny...

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