A virtuous heroine. A wicked villain. It’s the ancient, true story of Queen Esther, brought vividly to life in a delightfully educational way.

The Queen of Persia

The Queen of Persia

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Shira Atlanta,GA March 22, 2016

My 4 and 5 year old brothers love this and want to watch it over and over again thanks so much for making it exciting for such a young age Reply

Mendel cotlar Cary March 20, 2016

this is the best video I ever watched Reply

Harry March 19, 2016

Lovely film exsplains lots of information Reply

Iris Campbell,CA March 17, 2016

The music and simple story telling and graphics kept my (religious)uneducated five year old granddaughter interested and delighted throughout the whole story, it was a better version than one I read to her that totally bored her. At the end of your animated video she said"now I know".
Than you Chabad!😇 Reply

FindTheJoy Somewhere March 10, 2016

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Yes, the story is fun and meant for kids - but kids don't like it if that is too obvious. I think that this was put together a bit childish-ly. If there was a more adult-ty version of it, without the "shopping at midnight wine sale" nonsense, I would rate it "* * * * *".
This is coming from an 11 year old, an inside view from a kid.

Thank you for reading! Reply

Anonymous Texas April 2, 2015

i love this video. Reply

Moshe Moscowitz - Shazak Producer CHICAGO February 27, 2015

This is absolutely my favorite Shazak Production! I love it and can't get enough of it. Such a wonderful blend of humor and history. It is ten chapters and it follows the ten chapters of Megillas Esther.

This was our first production and it has a special mesmerizing magic to it. SPLENDIFOROUS!

BTW: My favorite part is when Esther is chosen as queen.

We, at Shazak are busy now working on a Shazak Parsha of the entire 54 parshiyos of the Torah. Reply

Anonymous February 27, 2015

Delightful Reply

lily isreal February 26, 2015

i liked it Reply

Anonymous Austin TX October 6, 2014

good job!!!!!!! Reply

Kit Sober Reno NV March 9, 2014

Long for the day you will have captions for myself (deaf) and for deaf children. Reply

Yehuda Shurpin for Chabad.org January 30, 2014

It is true that the text leaves it ambiguous as to whether Achashveirosh killed or simply banished Vashti. Some commentators do in fact explain that she was simply banished. However, most commentators explain (based upon Tamud Megillah 11b, Midrash Ester Rabbah 5:2 etc.) that she was actually killed.

Why the text leaves it ambiguous is a separate discussion... Reply

Helen Stengel London January 29, 2014

Vashti was NOT executed. (Please see original text). Reply

Anonymous glasstonbury, ct usa via chabader.com November 10, 2013

I enjoy this movie but I still think it can be better Reply

Moshe Moscowitz Chicago March 12, 2013

The full version can be purchased, just click on the place that says "Shazak Productions" on top.

The only way more Shazak material can be produced is if people like you purchase the DVDs.

Enjoy SHAZAK and we should all merit to go out speedily from Galut...Out of Egypt! Reply

Leah Illinois March 10, 2013

my kids are obsessed with this. but if you think this is good, wait till you see the whole thing. they cut out all the humor and cute parts here (and still so generous of them to put so much in!).

Totally worth odering the whole dvd! Reply

Rochel Fine Irvine CA March 5, 2013

I love this movie. It is my favorite movie ever in the whole world. Reply

Shapiro Family February 27, 2013

My kids love this video! It is extremely well done and very educational. As are the other Shazak videos: Miracle Lights and Out of Egypt.
Thank you for this wonderful resource! Reply

Anonymous February 22, 2013

Marvelous, Wonderful, Gorgeous.

Thank you very much. Reply

Anonymous Northbrook, IL February 20, 2013

TY! Reply

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