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Vashti: (4th century BCE) Great-granddaughter of Nebuchadnezzar, wife of Ahasuerus. Took pleasure in tormenting Jewish girls. Was executed for refusing to obey her husband's command to appear at his party.
The Talmud on the Megillah, Lesson 14
Not to be outdone by her husband, the freshly minted monarch Achashvairosh; the royal heiress turned Queen Vashti hosts a parallel female version of the Inaugural Royal Ball. Being equally promiscuous in character and licentious in behavior; her choice of...
The Talmud on the Megillah, Lesson 15
Despite the very public nature of the intoxicated monarch’s request, Queen Vashti brazenly snubs her husband by being a no-show. To add insult to injury, she privately insults her thin-skinned husband by mocking his masculinity. To be sure, she was so lic...
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