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My Name Is Asher Lev Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 4 Summary

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Chapter 4 Summary

Asher draws many pictures of Stalin dead in his coffin, then he draws Yudel Krinsky, who tells Asher that he has a great gift. Asher starts to notice that his eyes are changing. Now he can keenly observe lines and planes, and with his eyes he can feel texture and color. Rivkeh says that she is afraid of Asher's gift, because she doesn't know whether it comes from Ribbono Shel Olom or from the Other Side.

Asher does not want to move to Vienna, and he refuses to get a passport. Aryeh explains to Asher that twenty-five years earlier the Communists closed all the yeshivos in Russia. The only groups who fought to keep underground yeshivos open were the Ladover and Breslover Hasidim. Aryeh says he must make passageways between the Russians and the Master of the Universe. He believes that he is responsible for the lives...

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