Joshua to Chronicles: Survey of the Prophets and Writings of the Bible

#31 The Book of Esther: What They Didn’t Teach Us in Day School

March 10, 2017

By imposing selected Midrashim onto the biblical text, many yeshiva-educated students have a difficult time seeing what is in the text itself. This lecture begins by unpacking the messages of the text itself, and then demonstrates how the Sages of the Midrash identified all of these lessons by working from within the text. You will never read the Megillah the same way again.

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