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Like Solomon Northup, Esther could not reveal her true identity.
Purim is the opportune time to work on piercing through the darkness and strengthen your connection to God.
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Independent sources confirm many of the major and minor characters of the Bible.
Dressing modestly states: I am defined by who I am inside, not by what I look like on the outside.
Purim teaches us to appreciate the world's awesome beauty, amidst so much chaos and horror.
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An in-depth video series exploring Esther’s true role in the Purim story.
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Are you surprised to hear an Academy Award winning actor thank God so publicly?
Purim and your unique role in life.
A big picture overview capturing the meaning and joy of the holiday.
The only failure is not trying.
February 18, 2012
April 18, 2012 11:40 AM
you've got to be my mom to believe this
You've got to be my mom to believe this works
February 24, 2012 4:53 PM
Learn from Canada
Well, here in Canada we try to get along and we appologise a lot. Yes. half the time it is not sincere, but so what! If you know you can die of exposure if they thow you out of the igloo , you learn to say "i am sorry" and "let's just forget about it".
February 22, 2012 9:07 AM
It's as I blelieve, God would have us chose to hope in this atitude
A very good showing of using speach instead of violence, violence should be the very last option! I would hope our creator had that in built in us from the
"In the Beginning!"
February 21, 2012 6:15 PM
I don't believe it!!!!
February 21, 2012 1:15 PM
The guy with the gun is deaf?
I watched the video twice and got the distinct impression (I could be wrong) that the "girl" was using sign language because she realized the guy was deaf. As a matter of fact, both of them seemed to be deaf since both were shouting at each other and neither seemed to be listening. How can you reason when you are not listening?. On the other hand, could the video be intimating that women are more reasonable, or at least are better at listening?
February 20, 2012 11:55 AM
Through humility she lost the battle but won the war!
No she is not naive but simply very clever and controlled by keeping her cool and realising that a violent reaction would have cost much more. If we just apologise when we do something bothersome to others it is sometimes best to let them think they are right.. Yes, we may be right, but it is often our in-built pride that forces us to make unwise moves. So what if they think we are nuts? Let's live another day to tell the story! Use your energy to fight the causes that really matter to Hashem and nothing else! Our personal pride has no place in G-d's world.
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