Like Solomon Northup, Esther could not reveal her true identity.
There’s an Esther, Haman and Mordechai in all of us.
A startling 6-part series that reveals the profound relevance of Purim.
Sometimes one inch can lead to a mile. Purim shows us how.
The marked inactivity of the Purim story’s main characters holds the key to the story.
Purim is unfolding again right before our very eyes. How can we go about business as usual?
Startling parallels between ancient Persia and Israel’s predicament today.
The deeper meaning behind dressing up in costumes on Purim.
Why Purim best expressed their loyalty to their Jewish heritage.
Haman hits the bull's-eye of this perplexing Jewish problem.
Understanding the Hebrew word "teva" sheds light on the story of Purim.
Perhaps this is the 'big moment' you were created for.
Amalek had a vested interest in attacking the Jewish people, whose very existence proved the existence of God to the world.
Fascinating connections between Esther and the biblical figures of Sarah, Joseph and Saul.
A lesson on Divine Providence in memory of the fallen Torah students of Mercaz HaRav, hy"d.
Esther was a lonely orphan who developed within herself the unusual qualities of piercing through veils and touching all hearts.
The character of Queen Vashti in the Purim story helps us define what it means to be a hero or a villain.
It seems a bit funny, but getting drunk on Purim can be a spiritual experience.
Purim changed our relationship to God from being driven by fear to being driven by love.
One Purim, I woke up as a turtle. Now how would you feel if you found yourself transformed into a turtle?
L'chaim! What's behind the unique mitzvah of getting drunk on Purim?
Purim is holier than Yom Kippur? They didn’t teach that in Hebrew school!
Every Jewish month has its unique kabbalistic power. "Conquering your enemies" is the opportunity of Adar.
Haman picked this day as the best time to plot the destruction of the Jewish people. His calculations left out one crucial thing...
Purim is the time of sudden reversal, a time to prepare for the rebuilding of eternal Jerusalem.
When the Jews attended the king's party, they thought it was all just a "good time". Or was it a slap in the face of Jewish culture and tradition?
Amalek, the nation that personified evil, insisted that God was absent in the world and everything happened by chance.
Rising above evil on Purim.
Purim teaches us that nothing is random, and that every soul has a role to play in the Divine tapestry called history.