Little did I know that the source of my chutzpah reached back thousands of years, to Mordechai.
Stalin had plans to murder millions of Russian Jews. Like Haman, the tables suddenly turned.
A strikingly similar life, using her position of power to save fellow Jews from persecution.
For survivors, Purim wasn't simply a victory that happened thousands of years ago.
Suddenly we noticed Chaim standing in the snow and shouting, "Haman to the gallows! And we all know which Haman we are talking about!"
Did it matter that I was being wrongfully accused? The bond between us was still broken.
In an apartment in Jerusalem, there reside two Scrolls of Esther that tell a story of exile and escape, hope and failure.
A new book reveals that Stalin met his fate poised to launch a post-Holocaust holocaust of his own.
Saddam Hussein, a "reincarnated Babylonian king," ended his evil plan to kill the Jews with a Purim miracle.
Did my grandfather realize that his proud and sturdy Megillat Esther would 100 years later be treasured by his grandson whom he would never meet?
I never doubted that the God who watched over my grandmother in Nazi Germany would watch over me as well.