Book of Esther

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Noun1.Book of Esther - an Old Testament book telling of a beautiful Jewess who became queen of Persia and saved her people from massacre
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings - the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
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In addition to the Torah, it comments on the Megillot: The Song of Songs, Ruth, Lamentations, the Destruction of the Temple, Ecclesiastes, and Megillat Esther.
Waldman's Megillat Esther (a masterpiece of both biblical hermeneutics and visual art) with traditional midrashic voices.
Even if you know Megillat Esther by heart, you are still called to read it twice on Purim.
A Chabad "mitzvah tank" went up in flames in central Tel Aviv on Wednesday during a public reading of Megillat Esther for the Purim holiday, but in a miraculous turn of events no one was harmed.
The book contains b&w photos and illustrations, including illustrations from James Strum's The Golem's Mighty Swing and JT Waldman's Megillat Esther to accompany the chapter on sports and the graphic novel.