History repeats itself
Is history repeating itself? Let's have a look (Hat Tip: The Beguiling Avigayil
) (Daughter #1 Child #1).
Once there was a King in Shushan, the most powerful ruler in the
world, who had a strong disdain, dislike or perhaps even hatred of
Today there is a President in Washington, the most powerful ruler in
the world, who may not always be a friend of the Jews.
Once there was a Persian who wanted to kill all the Jews, but needed
the King's authorization to proceed with his plan.
Today there are Persians who want to kill all the Jews, but needs the
President's authorization to proceed with their plan.
The King didn't really care, as long as there was something in it for
him - lots of money.
The President doesn't really care, as long as there is something in it
for him - a deal with the Persians (Iran).
The Jewish Queen wanted to tell the King what was really happening,
but going in to talk to the King was dangerous.
The Jewish Prime Minister wants to tell the President and his Congress
what is really happening, but going to talk to them is dangerous.
Some people thought she shouldn't go, it would just anger the King and
make things worse.
Some people think he shouldn't go, it will just anger the President
and make things worse.
She asked the Jews to fast and pray for the success of her mission.
They did so, the King accepted her words and the plot to destroy them
Will we fast and pray for the success of his mission? Will the
President and Congress accept his words? Will the plot to destroy us
We commemorate the fasting prior to the Queen's plea to the King on
The fast of Esther.
The Prime Minister of Israel has been invited to address the United
States Congress on March 3rd. This year The fast of Esther begins on March 3rd.
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