Purim
מרצה Title תקציר סידרה
Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #21: "Nothing Failed of Every Good Thing ..." (Yehoshua 21:43) Megillat Esther
Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #22: Indiscriminate Slaughter? Megillat Esther
Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #23: Stages of Acceptance of the Festival (chapter 9) Megillat Esther
Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #24: Stages of Acceptance of the Festival (continued) Megillat Esther
Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #25: The Greatness of the King, and the Greatness of Mordekhai (chapter 10) Megillat Esther
Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #26: Summation Megillat Esther
Prof. Yonatan Grossman Shiur #27: From the "Literary Carnivalesque" to the "Theological Carnivalesque" Megillat Esther
Rav Yoel Bin-Nun The Upside-Down World of Megillat Esther Megillat Esther
Rav David Nativ The Historical Framework of Megillat Esther Megillat Esther
Rav Avraham Shama Why Did Esther Hide Her Identity? Megillat Esther
Prof. Yonatan Grossman Feasting and Fasting in Megillat Esther Megillat Esther
Prof. Yonatan Grossman Insights into Megillat Esther Megillat Esther
Prof. Yonatan Grossman The Hidden Background of Megillat Esther Megillat Esther
Rav Yoel Bin-Nun The Exchange of Letters at the End of Megillat Esther Megillat Esther
Rav Moshe Taragin Is Megillat Esther Patterned After a Sefer Torah Megillat Esther
Prof. Yonatan Grossman Did Achashverosh Know of Haman's Decree? Megillat Esther
Prof. Yonatan Grossman The Structure of the Book of Esther Megillat Esther
Rav Menachem Leibtag Megillat Ester, Its 'Hidden' Message Is the Megilla a satire? It certainly contains many strange details that beg interpretation. But if so, why would a satire be included in the Tanach. In the following shiur, we attempt to 'unmask' Megillat Esther by considering its historical and prophetic setting. Megillat Esther
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. Megillat Esther
Harav Yaakov Medan Amalek The most obvious question presented to us by the obligation to wipe out Amalek is the moral one. Why are we required to erase the entire Amalekite nation, regardless of their behavior; why does God Himself also "declare war" on them? Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Megillat Esther and Our Educational Dilemma Megillat Esther concerns not just relations between Jews and non-Jews, but also relations between Jews themselves. What does it teach us today? Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Rav Moshe Taragin Adar I and Purim Katan A shana me'uberet represents a calendaric anomaly. First of all, the very addition of an extra month reflects the flexibility of the Jewish Calendar. Talmudic Methodology
Harav Yehuda Amital Purim in the Teachings of the Maharal The Meaning of Purim
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Esther's Moral Development - And Ours The Meaning of Purim
Rav Eliyahu Blumenzweig The Joy of Adar The Meaning of Purim

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