Psalm 22, Queen Esther and Us
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.
Will the Real Esther Please Stand Up?
The heroine of the Purim story is portrayed in contradictory ways in the biblical book that bears her name.
The Esther/Vashti Purim Flag
The new tradition of waving a flag when Esther and Vashti's names are mentioned celebrates the triumph of these Purim heroines.
Vashti and Esther: A Feminist Perspective
The relationship between the two Persian queens is integral to understanding the Purim story.
West Side Tsorys, the Purim Prequel
A skit based on the famous musical, with a Jewish twist