Isidor Ascheim was born into an Orthodox Jewish family in Pozen (Posnan), Prussia (present-day Poland). After serving in the First World War, he studied under the German Expressionist Otto Mueller in Breslau (1919-23) and was influenced by Erich Heckel of the Die Brücke (The Bridge) group. He immigrated to Mandate Palestine in 1940 and settled in Jerusalem, teaching at and becoming director of the Bezalel School. He was married to the Israeli painter Margot Lange-Ascheim.
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