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After his graduation from Yeshiva University

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Unformatted text preview: After his graduation from Yeshiva University, Potok studied for and received ordination as a rabbi in 1954 at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, a New York institution sponsored by the Conservative branch of Judaism, a less restrictive form of Judaism in terms of religious observances and behaviors. Whereas the Orthodox Jewish movement frowns upon religious change, the Conservative movement suggests that change has always been a feature of Jewish tradition. While studying for rabbinic ordination, Potok also earned a master's degree in Hebrew literature from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Following service as a United States Army chaplain in Korea from 1955 to 1957, Potok married and began a notable teaching and publishing career in Jewish studies. From 1957 to 1959, he was an instructor at the University of Judaism, the Los Angeles campus of the Jewish Theological Seminary...
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