Orthodox Jewish-raised writer who wrote The Particular, a novel that delivers a glimpse in to the insular globe of Hasidim. His additional literary works consist of I am Asher Lev (1972) and Initially (1975). He was ordained like a rabbi after going to the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. He later on gained a graduate level in Hebrew books and subsequently gained a position like a U.S. Military chaplain. The Particular, his debut book, spent a lot more than half a year on THE BRAND NEW York Instances best-seller list and was converted into both an attribute film along with a short-lived Broadway musical. He was created within the Bronx, NY, because the oldest of four kids within an Orthodox Jewish family members. In 1958, he wed sociable employee Adena Sara Mosevitzsky; collectively, the couple experienced three kids. Pole Steiger starred within the 1981 film, The Particular, which was predicated on Potok’s publication of the same name.