Esther

Desperately seeking Shushan.

Lawrence Schiffman
April 16 2018 12:01AM

The Benjaminite rehabilitation.

Marc Zvi Brettler
March 10 2017 12:01AM

From Church fathers to Palestinian propagandists.

Rivkah Fishman-Duker
Dec. 14 2016 12:01AM

Could she be Xerxes’ wife, Queen Amestris?

Mitchell First
March 22 2016 12:01AM

The political vision and theological insight of Esther speak compellingly to the dilemmas and opportunities of the present age.

March 22 2016 12:01AM

Mordecai the Machiavellian.

Feb. 23 2016 12:01AM

Ancient dirges attributed to Esther.

Laura Lieber
July 23 2015 12:01AM

Any Catholic edition of the Bible contains a text known as “Additions to Esther.” Based on an ancient version of the Book of Esther, and. . .

Aaron Koller
March 5 2015 12:01AM

Queen Esther has been criticized, most notably by feminists, for her alleged passivity, deviousness, and reliance on her beauty alone. Michael V. Fox argues that. . .

Michael V. Fox
Feb. 27 2015 12:01AM

The Purim story, with appearances by Ronald Reagan and Rodgers & Hammerstein.

March 13 2014 12:05AM