Rabbi Gedalia Meyer
Rabbi Gedalia MeyerReuven at Temple Inst

The book of Esther is the only book in the entire Tanach (Jewish Scriptures) in which neither the land of Israel, the Holy Temple, nor the name of G-d is mentioned even once!

How did such a "secular" book come to be included in the holy canon?

What is really going on in this political thriller, filled with intrigue, evil plotters, a brave Jewish queen (Esther) and one stiff-necked Jew (Mordechai) who refuses to bow down to the evil doer Haman, viceroy to the king? To find out, read between the lines!