The Question and Answer section for The Chosen is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
An "apikorsim," would be a Jew by birth, who does not follow his religion. The is why Danny says this...... Reuven is an Orthodox Jew..... not Hasidic.
What chapter are you referring to?
in what ways was mr fan russman oart of a historic event as stated that by the author