Vashti’s archetype, however, isn’t the only powerful woman in the Purim tale. Esther, heroine and queen, operates in a model of power that is sometimes hard to recognize. It is a model that is situated differently on the continuum from the silent oppressed; to the loud activist.Read More
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Why is Queen Esther associated with the international plight of Jewish Agunot, or chained women? What was unique about Esther's visit to the king to plea for her people, and how can we all accompany Esther, and our sisters, on this cold and lonely journey?Read More