What Is Esther’s Story?

Family Feud: The Ominous Background To Esther’s Story

Rabbi David Fohrman
Rabbi David Fohrman

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The Torah tells us that Purim is a holiday that will never be forgotten – and thousands of years later, we’re still dressing up in costumes, reading the megillah, and celebrating with friends and family. But, how are we meant to relate to the Biblical story of Esther, thousands of years later? How does Queen Esther's story deepen our understanding what Purim means in a modern context?

In this series, Rabbi Fohrman teaches us that the real theme underlying Purim is the power of memory and how important the role of memory is in the process of repentance and reconciliation.