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Queen Esther clandestinely responds to Mordechai's demands. Ultimately, she agrees to risk everything, and violate all legal protocol to attempt to assist her brethren from the genocidal plot that's been hatched. But first she demands that all of Shushan's Jews rally together and abstain from food and drink for three days. She and her royal entourage will behave in kindred fashion. But whom will the starving save? Discover the incredible profound ideas behind this extraordinary demand of self-mortification, and learn why it was an absolute necessity!

Ancient Hunger Games

Ancient Hunger Games

The Megillah in Depth, Chapter 4, Part 5

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Ancient Hunger Games: The Megillah in Depth, Chapter 4, Part 5

Queen Esther clandestinely responds to Mordechai's demands. Ultimately, she agrees to risk everything, and violate all legal protocol to attempt to assist her brethren from the genocidal plot that's been hatched. But first she demands that all of Shushan's Jews rally together and abstain from food and drink for three days. She and her royal entourage will behave in kindred fashion. But whom will the starving save? Discover the incredible profound ideas behind this extraordinary demand of self-mortification, and learn why it was an absolute necessity!
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Rabbi Mendel Kaplan is the founder and spiritual leader of Chabad Flamingo in Thornhill, Ontario, he also serves as a Chaplain of the York Regional Police Service.
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