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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, This play 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.

Lehigh Silicon Valley

I am the Lehigh@NASDAQ Artist-in-Residence, serving as a liason between Bay Area artists, arts organizations and Lehigh for programming, classes, and educational opportunities for current and future Lehigh students. This past January, I was the Arts Entrepreneurship track leader for Lehigh Silicon Valley 2019, an immersion program through Lehigh's Baker Institute. ​​LehighSiliconValley takes students to the San Francisco Bay Area – the hub of arts and entrepreneurship.

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