c 521 BCE- At the second party she made for King Achashverosh and Haman, Queen Esther revealed her identity to the king and began to plead for her people, pointing to Haman as the evil schemer plotting to destroy them. When Charvonah, a royal servant, mentioned the gallows which Haman had prepared for Mordechai, the king ordered that Haman be hanged on them, opening the door for the Jews' salvation from Haman's decree (see Esther chapter 7).

 

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Yom Shabbat, 13 Shevat, 5779

Saturday, January 19, 2019

 

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