Queen Esther, a new study puts intermarriage in perspective

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dc.contributor.author Saxe, Leonard en_US
dc.contributor.author Chertok, Fern en_US
dc.contributor.author Phillips, Benjamin en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-10-24T19:07:05Z
dc.date.available 2008-10-24T19:07:05Z
dc.date.issued 2008-03-17 en_US
dc.identifier 173 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/22982
dc.description In our retelling of the Purim story, we sometimes forget that our heroine was intermarried. The Talmud teaches that she was forced to marry the king, but there is no doubt that Esther lived a wholly secular life, virtually cut off from her Jewish community. Her disengagement has much to tell us about not only the intermarried today but about the challenges of contemporary Jewish life. en_US
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dc.subject.other Family/Intermarriage/Jewish Education en_US
dc.title Queen Esther, a new study puts intermarriage in perspective en_US
dc.type Articles en_US
dc.contributor.department Maurice and Marilyn Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies en_US


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