by Eric Voogd and Tikvah
March 9, 2009
Note from Hallel.info: Tikvah is a friend of Hallel Fellowship, and some have asked for the link to the article. Views expressed aren’t necessarily those of Hallel Fellowship.
In the Book of Esther, Mordecai encourages Esther to stand up for her people in the face of powers bent on destruction of the Jews (Esther 4:13-14). This article takes a historical look of various attacks against the community and the nation and compares these assaults to the patterns shown in the Book of Esther.
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