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Let's peel back the layers of the Purim treats also called oznei Haman
By Yehuda Shurpin
Esther’s evolution seems to be one of a different nature. Her second name does not, on the surface, bring her closer to G‑d...
By Nechama Rubinstein
There is a place—the “fiftieth gate,” they call it—so high that all things are equally nothing from there. There is no good, no evil, nothing can be added or taken away, the righteous are dust, the wicked are dust, nothing is of consequence, all is but dust. Drunk with the joy of Purim, a Jew travels higher and higher until he reaches that place. And there he proclaims that the oppressed have been saved; the wicked overthrown; and light, joy, happiness and peace rule throughout the...
Why was the generation of the Flood utterly destroyed, but not the generation of the Tower? Because the former were consumed by robbery and violence, while amongst the latter love prevailed