My Name Is Asher Lev Topics for Discussion

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Topic 1

Who is Asher’s “mythic ancestor,” and what do his “visits” to Asher mean in the book?

Topic 2

Discuss the significance of the Levs’ living room window and the venetian blinds? Which characters look out the window, and why? In what way does the window become symbolic at the end of the book?

Topic 3

What hints does the reader receive regarding the events of Jacob Kahn’s past experiences as a Jewish artist?

Topic 4

Does Asher do the right thing or not by portraying his mother in a crucifixion painting? Discuss.

Topic 5

Aryeh’s religious beliefs clash with his son’s love of art. Explain why Aryeh reacts the way he does, and how his reaction impacts his relationship with Asher.

Topic 6

What role does the Rebbe play in Asher’s life?

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