“Even more unusual for a writer of Wouk’s celebrity was his Orthodox observance and treatment of Jewish religious practice in his writing”

JTA
Herman Wouk, legendary author who brought Judaism into the mainstream, dies at 103
by Rachel Gordan
May 17, 2019

Herman Wouk, the bestselling Orthodox Jewish author whose literary career spanned nearly seven decades and who helped usher Judaism into the American mainstream, died Friday at the age of 103. His agent confirmed the news to The Associated Press. Wouk was the author of two dozen novels and works of nonfiction, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Caine Mutiny” from 1951, which was a fixture on best-seller lists for two years, and the best-selling “Marjorie Morningstar” from 1955.  His novels “The Winds of War” and “War and Remembrance” both became successful television miniseries. READ MORE

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