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Posts Tagged: Book of Esther

February 23, 2021 9:55 am
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Israel’s National Library Gains Gift of Rare 15th-Century Scroll of Esther

JNS.org - One of the world’s oldest scrolls of Esther was recently gifted to the National Library of Israel in Jerusalem, the library’s blog announced...

March 6, 2017 11:18 am
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Ahead of Purim Holiday, Israel’s National Library Displays 400-Year-Old Book of Esther Scroll

JNS.org - As the Purim holiday approaches, the National Library of Israel has put a 400-year-old hand-illustrated copy of the Book of Esther on display. The scroll,...

May 5, 2016 8:36 am
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God and Politics in the Book of Esther (REVIEW)

Ever since the inclusion of the Book of Esther in the biblical canon 2,000 years ago, there have been those who have asked what place such...

March 24, 2016 2:47 pm
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Books of Esther Found in Hidden Warsaw Ghetto Synagogue Brought to Israel

JNS.org - Three Books of Esther scrolls read on Purim during the Holocaust were recently found in a hidden synagogue at the Warsaw Ghetto after a...

March 4, 2015 6:24 pm
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A Model of the Palace From the Story of Esther is Built in Israel

The Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem, in the last few days, has created a unique display connected to the festival of Purim: an exact...

July 30, 2014 10:57 am
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Jewish Warfare: A Traditional Perspective

In the timely hour of battle between Israel and its neighbors, it is helpful to recall the timeless principles of warfare set out in the...

March 4, 2012 5:49 am
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Iran and Israel, It’s Purim All Over Again

Some 2,000 years ago, the Jewish people, Exiled in the vast empire of Persia faced a plot engineered by the king's chief minister to annihilate...

March 2, 2012 10:08 am
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Purim and Politics

Purim is all about appearances and how misleading they can be (disguise). Normally we like to think that "what you see is what you get". But...

Culture

Jewish Musician Denounces ‘Dreadful Display of Extreme Intolerance’ by Anti-Israel Protesters

Jewish Australian rock singer-songwriter Deborah Conway and her guitarist-husband...

Nikki Haley Makes Solidarity Visit to Southern Israel Communities Attacked on Oct. 7

Former US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley toured southern Israel on...

Israel

Palestinian Islamic Jihad Releases New Propaganda Video of Israeli Hostage

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist group on Tuesday released a short propaganda video featuring Israeli hostage Alexander (Sasha) Trufanov, 28, who was kidnapped by Palestinian terrorists during Hamas' Oct. 7...

Middle East

Two KFC Outlets Attacked in Baghdad Over Gaza War, Police Sources Say

Two Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants were attacked in Baghdad over the past 48 hours, causing damage but no injuries, and Iraqi security forces arrested some suspects, the interior ministry and...

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