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Scroll of Esther, The

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Scroll of Esther, The: The book of Tanach describing Haman's plot to annihilate the Jews, Mordecai and Esther's successful foiling thereof, and the institution of the holiday of Purim. It is read every year on Purim.
This is a story about G‑d miraculously saving us. If so, why do we leave Him out of the story?
Queen Esther petitioned the sages to have it included in Scripture. The Men of the Great Assembly then rewrote it.
"הקורא את המגילה למפרע לא יצא" “If one reads the Megillah backwards, he has not fulfilled his obligation.” (Gemara, Megillah 17a) QUESTION: Why would someone do such a strange thing? ANSWER: The purpose of reading the Megillah is to underscore that in all...
Why does a Torah scroll have two poles or rollers, while the Megillah (Book of Esther), which is also read from a scroll of parchment, only has one rollers (or none at all)?
Why do we read the Megillah twice every Purim, once at night and once during the day?
May a microphone be used for the reading of the Scroll of Esther?
Question: We have a very large congregation, and it is hard for everyone to hear the reading of the Scroll of Esther (Megillah) properly. Because the use of electricity is allowed on the holiday of Purim (as opposed to Shabbat and other major holidays), I...
Esther did not want to be taken to the palace. Not only was she an upright Jewish girl who abhorred the notion of marriage to a gentile vile king, she was actually already married!
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