Megillat Esther
Teacher Title Abstract
שיעורי טקסט Rav Asher Meir Mordekhai, the Jew of Shushan We should not let Haman's astonishing wickedness, nor his final defeat, blind us to his remarkable talents and the depths of the emotional turmoil which he acted out in his impassioned pursuit of Mordekhai and his people.
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Introduction to Esther - On Hidden Reading of Biblical Narratives and the Book of Esther
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #01: The Artistic Structure of the Book of Esther
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #02: Timeframe and Chronology (Chapter 1)
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #03: The Feast of Achashverosh and the Feast of Vashti (chapter 1)
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #04: The King's Judgment: Responsible or Ridiculous Rule?
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #05: Esther Is Taken to the King: The Treatment of Women
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #06: Presentation of Mordekhai and Esther in Chapter 2
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #07: The Attempted Rebellion Against the King, and the Promotion of Haman
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #08: "Mordekhai Did Not Bow, Nor Did He Prostrate Himself"
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #09: The Casting of the Lot
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #10: Does The King Know of Haman's Decree?
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #11: To Where Did Hatakh Disappear?
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #12: Who is the Protagonist of Esther? Even if the apparent turning point of the megilla takes place later on, from a certain perspective, Esther's agreement should also be viewed as a "turning point" that anticipates the later, more obvious one. The essence of this idea lies in the question of the identity of the "hero" of the Esther narrative.
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #13: Esther's Plan
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #14: The Gallows
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #15: Mordekhai is Led on Horseback
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #16: Haman's Advisors: Fate vs. Divine Providence
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #17: Esther's Second Party
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #18: "Also Charvona Is Remembered for Good"
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #19: Mordekhai in Haman's House, and Esther Before the King Again
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #20: Mordekhai's Letters
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #21: "Nothing Failed of Every Good Thing ..." (Yehoshua 21:43)
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #22: Indiscriminate Slaughter?
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #23: Stages of Acceptance of the Festival (chapter 9)
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #24: Stages of Acceptance of the Festival (continued)
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #25: The Greatness of the King, and the Greatness of Mordekhai (chapter 10)
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #26: Summation
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #27: From the "Literary Carnivalesque" to the "Theological Carnivalesque"
שיעורי טקסט Rav Yoel Bin-Nun The Upside-Down World of Megillat Esther

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