Fast of Esther
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|Noun||1.||Fast of Esther - (Judaism) a minor fast day on Adar 13 commemorates three days that Esther fasted before approaching the Persian king on behalf of the Jewish people; the fast is connected with Purim|
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
minor fast day - one of five minor fast days on the Jewish calendar
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