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The Story of Queen Esther In The Bible (Part 1 of 5)

Queen Esther’s Background

The Story Of Esther Summary

What is the great spiritual message of Purim?

God always works behind the scenes. No matter how random things are, God’s guiding hand can be found. These are the ideas that typically come up in discussions about the meaning of the Megillah. But in this video, the first of the course, Rabbi Fohrman raises an exciting possibility: that there may be another meaning hidden in the Purim story, one which focuses not on how God acts in the world - but on how we act.

Learn more about Purim at Aleph Beta by checking out some of our other purim pages including What Is Purim, Esther's Fast, and The Meaning of Mishloach Manot.

Rabbi David Fohrman

Founder and Lead Scholar






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