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Category: Esther

Can a Person Write a Megillah in English? – Purim, Unity, and Diversity

by Rabbi Dov Linzer
Posted on February 25, 2021

We know that a sefer Torah must be written in Hebrew. But what about a Megillah? The answer to this question is rooted in how we look at Purim. Is Purim a holiday of unity or one of diversity? The theme at the end of the Megillah is one of unity.…

Why is Megillat Esther in the Canon? (Hebrew)

by Dr. Orit Avnery
Posted on April 17, 2019

Teaching Megillat Esther With Honesty and Integrity

by Deborah Klapper
Posted on April 17, 2019

Evolution and Revolution in Megillat Esther

by Rabbi Zvi Grumet
Posted on July 5, 2017

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Covert Polemic in Biblical Narrative: A Study in Esther

by Rabbi Eric Grossman
Posted on July 5, 2017

Ish Yemini: Between Mordechai and Esther and Shaul

by Rachel Keren
Posted on October 26, 2016