Asher (name)

This is a list of people named Asher, either as a given name or surname:Muhammad Asher Born on 4 june 1983

* Aaron ben Moses ben Asher (10th century-c.960), Hebrew linguist
* Alexander Asher (1835–1905), Scottish politician
* Allan Asher, Australian public affairs official and activist
* Arthur (Asher) Miller (1915–2005), American playwright and essayist
* Aryeh Leib ben Asher Gunzberg, aka Shaagat Aryeh (c.1700-1785), Rabbinical casuist
* Asher Asher (1837–1889), Scottish medicine doctor
* Asher ben Jehiel (1250 or 1259-1328), rabbi and Talmudist
* Asher Benjamin (1773-1845), American architect
* Asher Brown Durand (1796-1886), American painter
* Asher D (disambiguation)
* Asher Gould (1971-), British radio Producer and Presenter
* Asher Hirsch Ginsberg (1856 - 1927), pseudonym Ahad Ha'am, essayist
* Asher Hucklesby, mayor of Luton, Bedfordshire, UK and hat manufacturer
* Asher Karni (1954-), Hungarian-Israeli-South African businessman
* Asher Lämmlein, German who proclaimed himself a forerunner of the Jewish Messiah in 1502
* Asher Levy, butcher who left Recife, Brazil for New Amsterdam, U.S. in 1654
* Asher Peres (1934-2005), Israeli physicist
* Asher Robbins (1757-1845), United States Senator
* Bahya ben Asher (middle 13th century-1340), rabbi
* Barbara Asher (c.1950-), professional dominatrix
* Hank Asher (c.1951-), businessman
* Herb Asher, university professor
* Iraena Asher (1979-), New Zealand trainee teacher and model, disappeared
* Irving Asher (1903-1985), motion picture producer
* Jack Asher (1916-1991), British cinematographer
* Jacob ben Asher (1270-c.1340), rabbinic authority
* Jane Asher (1946-)m English actress and novelist
* John Mallory Asher (1971-), American actor and director
* Judd Asher Nelson (1959-), American actor
* Lee Asher (1976-), magician
* Levi Asher, New York, U.S.-based writer and web designer
* Max Asher, drummer of the band Warrant
* Maxine Asher (1930-), researcher and businesswoman
* Michael Asher (artist), an American conceptual artist
* Michael Asher (explorer), a British explorer and author
* Neal Asher (1961-), English science fiction writer
* Neil Asher Silberman (1950-), American archaeologist and historian
* Peter Asher (1944-), artist and record producer
* Ralph Asher Alpher (1921-2007), U.S. cosmologist
* Simon A. (Asher) Levin (1941-), American ecologist
* Tony Asher, American lyricist
* William Asher (1921-), American producer, director and writer


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  • Asher — For people named Asher, see Asher (name). Asher (Hebrew: אָשֵׁר, Modern Asher Tiberian ʼĀšēr), in the Book of Genesis, the second son of Jacob and Zilpah, and the founder of the Tribe of Asher. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • ASHER — (Heb. אָשֵׁר). (1) Jacob s second son by Zilpah, Leah s handmaid (Gen. 30:12), and his eighth son (in the order of birth); eponymous ancestor of the tribe of Asher. (2) Tribe of Israel and its territory. The individual Asher was named by Leah who …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Asher Holmes Elementary School — Asher Holmes Elementary School, located in Morganville, New Jersey, is part of the Marlboro Public Schools district. Asher Holmes Elementary School was built on existing Board of Education property next to Robertsville School and when it opened… …   Wikipedia

  • Asher Peres — ( he. אשר פרס; January 30 1934 January 1, 2005) was an Israeli physicist, considered a pioneer in quantum information theory. According to his autobiography, he was born in Beaulieu sur Dordogne in France, where his father, a Polish electrical… …   Wikipedia

  • ASHER BEN JEHIEL — (also known as Asheri and Rosh; c. 1250–1327), talmudist. His first teachers were his father, one of the Ḥasidei Ashkenaz, who was a follower of , and his elder brother. He spent some time in France, apparently in Troyes, and then lived in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Asher (Bible) — Asher (] , with their descendants remaining there until the Exodus; [ Book of Exodus ] this seems to be partly contradicted by Egyptian records, according to which a group named Aseru , a name from which Asher is probably derived, were, in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Asher D (rapper) — Asher D is a British rapper of Jamaican origin who was part of a successful partnership with legendary reggae artist Daddy Freddy. His name was later taken by another British rapper, but the two are not the same person.BiographyAsher D had… …   Wikipedia

  • Asher Levy — (? 1680) was the spokesperson of the first Jewish settlement in the United States. They were the twenty three Jews who left Recife, Brazil for New Amsterdam (now known as New York City) in 1654 on board the French ship Sainte Catherine . Levy,… …   Wikipedia

  • Asher Asher — (February 16, 1837 ndash; January 7 1889), born Glasgow was the first Scottish Jew to enter the medical profession. The only book he published was The Jewish Rite of Circumcision (1873). He died in London, EnglandHe was educated at the Royal High …   Wikipedia

  • Asher Peres — (hebräisch ‏אשר פרס‎; * 30. Januar 1934 als Aristide Pressman in Beaulieu sur Dordogne, Frankreich; † 1. Januar, 2005 in Haifa, Israel) war ein israelischer Physiker. Er gilt als einer der Pioniere der Quanteninformationstheorie.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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