My Name is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok
3 pages (750 words)
, Book Report/Review
The author explains that unlike his father Aryeh Lev, who strongly believes in the divinity and omniscience of Rebbe as the Hasidic Community leader, Asher opts to concentrate in art. Upon realizing his extra-ordinary painting talents, he defies everyone and starts painting. He says, “I do not have many things that are meaningful to me".