The first book is The Chosen, by Chaim Potok. It’s listed as a top historical fiction books by goodreads, so I feel confident that the history in it is accurate. I’m anxious to discuss this book with others and hoped we might have a discussion here – or in a chat I can open off the site. At the very least, I’ll be putting up a synopsis by theme and relationship over the next few weeks. I hope you’ll join me!