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Queen Esther petitioned the sages to have it included in Scripture. The Men of the Great Assembly then rewrote it.
Heroine of the Purim Story
Learn all about Queen Esther, the reluctant heroine of the Purim story.
Will I revert to how I was before ALS, or will I remain the man I have become due to the crushing years that I have endured?
Why does Mordechai insist that Esther risk her life in approaching the king if he knows that there is no danger to the Jewish nation?
I could see why Esther would need to do that. But why would Mordecai, a righteous, observant Jew, be named after a Babylonian deity?
Even if Haman thought he was a god, shouldn't Mordechai have bowed down to him rather than risk the lives of the entire Jewish people?
The Megillah in Depth, Chapter 3, Part 2
This class studies the text of the third chapter of the book of Esther.
Imagine the ruckus that would ensue if the President of the United States were spotted taking out the White House garbage! Yet something similar occurred daily in the Holy Temple...
Beyond the bare bones requirements, a wealth of customs have grown around this joyous day. Here are some, ranging from the well-known to the more obscure.
There are some things that “everyone knows.” Turns out not all of them are true.
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