Additionally, I have a daughter and a grand-daughter with that famous name! They send out an order in the king's name that Jews can assemble and defend themselves, and can kill anyone who threatens them, and their families, and take their goods. Society of Biblical Literature,1. Ahasuerus extended his royal scepter to her, indicating that he accepted her visit. Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan. The Jewish Quarterly Review. Zlotnick, Helena.
Children will stage pageants to tell the story.
Queen Esther's Story and Jewish Purim Holiday
The Megillah: Esther before Ahasuerus is one of the most commonly depicted parts of the story. Merrill, Eugene H. First is the positive position that Esther was righteous. Weigold, J. Esther was taken to the palace against her will, and selected as queen against her will. Esther however gains the upper hand politically, achieving victory both in her marriage and in her new kingdom.