Has there ever been a better bad guy?
Unlike the brave women in modern-day Iran who protest against wearing the hijab, Esther had to play a subtler game
Evil tyrant, proto-feminist, or blank slate onto whom we project our fears and desires
The righteous hero’s superpower just might’ve been his gift for gossip
He might’ve been a hedonist and a cad, but the king, rare among leaders, knew how to listen
A multiracial sanhedrin discusses the holiday and its costume challenges
‘Look how happy it’s making the kids’
When my mother-in-law died, the job of making cookies for Purim fell to me
Rokhl’s Golden City: Eritrean detainees read Isaac Bashevis Singer, and the mother tongue meets the mother-land
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