Born in Manhatten, New York to a Jewish family who originally came from Slovakia. They emigrated during the war to America.
His father owned a Tailoring business making the finest of suits. But under the cover of his business he ran a street gang. This gang offered protection to the other Jewish establishments in the area. The gang also sold drugs. Such as coke, cannabis and ketamine.
After his father passed away it was his turn to take over the gang and tailoring business. The gang became known as the Tailors to the rival gangs. Pretty basic name with no thought behind it but it stuck. The rivals saw The Tailors as weak as Asher took over. Asher had to kill many young men who were in the starting ranks of these gangs. He felt bad as they were being misguided. He gave them many chances though but they didn't take them.
Asher had to take many risks to maintain their territory and eventually lost too much that his own younger brother tried to end his life. When this happened Asher felt betrayed and he knew he was fucked as his little brother had the support of the whole gang. He condemned his brother and killed him outside his own house. His own gang members hunted him as he ran. He lost them and went into hiding.
Asher's cousin, Tomi bought him a ticket out of the country to a place called Chernarus to start a new life far away. After a few months he started up his own Tailoring business in Chernarus. When things started going well the crisis struck and he lost all hope in life. This was until he met Abraham Goldstein. He brought meaning to him and reminded him of what being a Jew means.
Asher now protects Abraham against any dangers as he preaches the word of God. Recently after Abraham put out a radio broadcast, he has come under threat by the Muslims and they are now hunting him for "spreading lies". Asher's task is to find shelter and protection for them and the Jewish community in Chernarus.