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Title:My Name Is Asher Lev
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Publisher:Anchor
ISBN:1400031044
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Number of Pages:369
Category:Fiction, Classics, Historical fiction, Jewish, Religion, Literature

My Name Is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC My Name Is Asher Lev Asher Lev is a Ladover Hasid who keeps kosher prays three times a day and believes in the Ribbono Shel Olom the Master of the Universe Asher Lev is an artist who is compulsively driven to render the world he sees and feels even when it leads him to blasphemy In this stirring and often visionary novel Chaim Potok traces Asher s passage between these two identities the one consecrated to God the other subject only to the imagination .

Asher Lev grows up in a cloistered Hasidic community in postwar Brooklyn a world suffused by ritual and revolving around a charismatic Rebbe But in time his gift threatens to estrange him from that world and the parents he adores As it follows his struggle b My Name Is Asher Lev b becomes a luminous portrait of the artist by turns heartbreaking and exultant a modern classic

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Asher Lev is a Ladover Hasid who keeps kosher prays three times a day and believes in the Ribbono Shel Olom the Master of the Universe Asher Lev is an artist who is compulsively driven to render the world he sees and feels even when it leads him to blasphemy In this stirring and often visionary novel Chaim Potok traces Asher s passage between these two identities the one consecrated to God the other subject only to the imagination br br Asher Lev grows up in a cloistered Hasidic community in postwar Brooklyn a world suffused by ritual and revolving around a charismatic Rebbe But in time his gift threatens to estrange him from that world and the parents he adores As it follows his struggle b My Name Is Asher Lev b becomes a luminous portrait of the artist by turns heartbreaking and exultant a modern classic, As the Chinese and the army of the North sweep south during the Korean War an old peasant farmer and his wife flee their village across the bleak bombed out landscape They soon come upon a boy in a ditch who is wounded and unconscious Stirred by possessiveness and caring the woman refuses to leave the boy behind The man thinks she is crazy to nurse this boy to risk their lives for some dying stranger Angry and bewildered he waits for the boy to die And when the boy does not die the old man begins to believe that the boy possesss a magic upon which all their lives depend, For Davita Chandal growing up in the New York of the s and s is an experience of joy and sadness Her loving parents both fervent radicals fill her with the fiercely bright hope of a new and better world But as the deprivations of war and depression take a ruthless toll Davita unexpectedly turns to the Jewish faith that her mother had long ago abandoned finding there both a solace for her questioning inner pain and a test of her budding spirit of independence br br br i From the Paperback edition i, Few stories offer more warmth wisdom or generosity than this tale of two boys their fathers their friendship amp the chaotic times in which they live Tho on the surface it explores religious faith the intellectually committed as well as the passionately observant the struggles addressed in i The Chosen i are familiar to families of all faiths in all nations br In s Brooklyn an accident throws Reuven Malther amp Danny Saunders together Despite their differences Reuven is a modern Orthodox Jew with an intellectual Zionist father Danny is the brilliant son amp rightful heir to a Hasidic rebbe the young men form a deep if unlikely friendship Together they negotiate adolescence family conflicts the crisis of faith engendered when Holocaust stories begin to emerge loss love amp the journey to adulthood The intellectual amp spiritual clashes between fathers between each son amp his own father amp between the two young men provide a unique backdrop for this exploration of fathers sons faith loyalty amp ultimately the power of love This isn t a conventional children s book altho it will move any wise child age or older amp often appears on summer reading lists for high school students