Maurice Sendak’s Jewish legacy lives on along with the ‘Wild Things’

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(RNS) It's a measure of Maurice Sendak's imagination that his stories -- so infused with a very particular Jewishness -- are absent evidence of Judaism or anything else besides a good read to his most important readers. By Tim Townsend.