Megillat Esther

June 20, 2006

the sacred document, telling the story of Purim, that was incorporated into the “Tanach,” the acronym for the collection of works from the Torah, the “Five Books of Moses,” the Neviim, the Prophets, and the K’tuvim, the Sacred Writings, that together make up the Hebrew Bible, at the request of Queen Esther and Mordechai.