Who is the Author of the Book of Esther?

Posted by on Apr 11, 2017 in The Exiles

Who wrote the Book of Esther? We should notice that throughout the entire Book of Esther, Elohim of Israel is not mentioned neither by His Name, nor by any of His titles. All commentators of the Book of Esther have noticed this fact but made the conclusion that although He is not mentioned by name or title even once, He was still in control behind the scene to protect His people. And while the present author completely agrees with this, he took an unorthodox approach in...

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The True Purim and the Untold Truth

Posted by on Apr 8, 2017 in The Exiles

Today millions of Jews around the world celebrate Purim as a deliverance from a certain Holocaust, and rightly so. The Jews in Persia were on the brink of extermination and had Mordecai and Queen Esther done nothing or not enough, all Jews would have perished in the Holocaust and there would have been no Purim to celebrate. However, is Purim all about childish plays and making fancy “hamantaschen” cookies named after Haman, one of the world’s most...

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