Browsing Articles by Straus Center Faculty and Staff by Subject "Queen Esther"
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(New Jersey: The Jewish Standard, 2021-02-10)In an interview with The Jewish Standard, Dr. Shaina Trapedo, adjunct English professor at Yeshiva University, discusses how Esther is the anti-Cinderella and reflects on the power of stories.
(The New York Times, 2020-03-08)A paradox of Jewish fragility and heroism. A perplexing paradox lies at the heart of Purim, the holiday celebrated this week by Jews around the world. No day is more associated with Jewish joy; yet rightly understood...
(Rabbinical Council of America, 2020-03-04)Rabbi Dr. Stu Halpern reviews Erica Brown's book on Esther — Esther: Power, Fate, and Fragility in Exile — from Maggid Books for Tradition.