The rabbis teach that Esther drew upon the words of Psalm 22 as she bravely went before King Achashverosh in an effort to save the Jews of ancient Persia.
The heroine of the Purim story is portrayed in contradictory ways in the biblical book that bears her name.
The new tradition of waving a flag when Esther and Vashti's names are mentioned celebrates the triumph of these Purim heroines.
The relationship between the two Persian queens is integral to understanding the Purim story.
Holiday songs, pop style
The Torah commands us to remember the Amalekites.
When an oppressed group massacres others.
Purim Roses, a festival Libyan dessert.
After Esther & the king Thai-ed the knot, things got Chile in Persia.
A skit based on the famous musical, with a Jewish twist