Arbitrary royal decrees vs. the eternal law.
Megillat Esther and Second Purim.
Mention of Ahasuerus’ father, just in time for Purim.
The best way to read one book of the Tanakh can be through the lens of another.
And the long history of a local tradition.
The teenager completed the illustrated manuscript in March 1767.
Filmmakers shared with rabbis an urge to embellish.
And its profound theological relevance.
The star of this week’s Purim story gets her point across because of the way she tells certain truths.
From 15th-century Iberia.
Jewish vulnerability and Jewish heroism.
A new exegesis and its flaws.
Hath not a Jew costumes?
A tale of two Mordecais and a failed attempt to create a Jewish statelet in western New York.