Meet the Rabbi...
Rabbi Dovid Asher grew up in Allentown, Pennsylvania with NCSY and his synagogue as the early molders of his community service. He attended the Jewish Educational Center for high school in Elizabeth New Jersey. He was the Regional President of the New Jersey NCSY and led many chesed programs and Shabbos retreats. Rabbi Asher then went to Israel to study Torah at Yeshivat Shaarei Mevaseret Tzion and then studied at Yeshiva University where he received a B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Business. Upon completion of his Rabbinical studies, Rabbi Asher received Semicha from Yeshiva University. As part of his rabbinic training, he had several internships including Young Israel of East Bunswick, Riverdale Jewish Center, and Aish NY. Concurrently, he received a Masters in Mental Health Counseling from Pace University. After marrying Aliza, Rabbi Asher joined the Gruss Kollel, an affiliate of Yeshiva University in Israel, whereupon completing his studies they moved to Chicago to take part in a fellowship that focused on community education. In addition to his studies, Rabbi Asher has worked in various administrative positions for Aish, NCSY, and Yeshiva University.
Rabbi Asher is married to Aliza (nee Hochner), originally from Miami Beach, FL. Aliza is an interior designer and an artist with degrees from Yeshiva University and the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. They have three adorable children, Elana, Yaakov. and Ora. Together, they love to host and greet the Richmond community!
To contact Rabbi Asher please email him at [email protected]