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  • The name Uris originates with Yerushalmi, meaning "man of Jerusalem."

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  • The long-term lender is Pat Harkin, who found the book of Leon Uris '“QB VII” in a box fully intending to return it during several past homecomings.

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  • Currently the business school comprises Uris Hall, a 12-story building constructed in 1964, and Warren Hall, which it shares with the law school.

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  • Edward Minskoff took pride in his independence from the family firm, instead securing his stature in the real-estate world by brokering the mid-1970s sale of eight Manhattan skyscrapers tied to the Uris family to Olympia & York's Reichmann family for $338 million.

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  • The long-term lender is alumnus Pat Harkin, who found the book of Leon Uris '"QB VII" in a box.

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  • It wasn't just from the ankles sprained by hooking onto craters' edges as we leapt in elaborate dance routines; the body paints that didn't wash off; not just because the rocket ship crashed through a trampoline into the bowels of the Uris in rehearsal, with we screaming actors sustaining physical and psychic wounds.

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  • I was dreaming Leon Uris dreams, but he was having visions out of Goodbye, Columbus.


  • Whether it was theologians or Philip Roth who helped shape my sensibility, or some of the more popular writers like Leon Uris.

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  • I never got past the sentence where Uris writes about how “Ilse Koch used the skin of Jews to make lampshades.”

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  • I knew there'd be plenty of space, for the tribute was held in the Uris Theater, renamed the Gershwin last month, which I believe is the largest theater in New York except for the Metropolitan Opera House.

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