Fast Day in Memory of Esther’s ‘Life-Threatening Request’

Wednesday’s “Fast of Esther” is in memory of her risking her life by approaching the Persian king, her husband, to save the kingdom's Jews.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/7/2012, 10:04 AM

Rabbi Yosef: Prepare Women to Read Scroll of Esther

None other than former Chief Rabbi Ovadia Yosef rules that a woman can recite the Scroll of Esther on Purim if no man is available.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/5/2012, 9:01 AM