These Gemara teachings focus on the story of Purim. They feature an in-depth study of the Talmudic expositions of our Sages on the verses of the biblical Scroll of Esther.
Tractate Megillah, Page 16 b “A SONG OF VENGENCE”
The Megillah makes a point of listing the Ten Sons of Haman who were killed by the Jewish people and (later) gibbeted in their offensive Battle of self-Defense.
Here we will discover that it’s far more than reportage of facts and figures. The Talmud speaks of unique Mitzvah methodology for reading this enumeration of evil in a single breath. Clearly demonstrating that this Execution of Justice was No Simple Matter!
More details about the unusual print prose employed conveys multiple messages in both written and audible Megillah media. This inglorious list of villains follows a unique code of written symmetry, striking some pretty awful chords.
We’ll also learn how this scriptural sonnet of poetic justice was designed to ensure finality, ensuring that this evil never rear its ugly head again!
This Episode has been generously sponsored in gratitude to Hashem for a continued Refuah Shliema for Shmuel Yisroel ben Chana Sara. May he, b’ezrat Hashem, be blessed with a long and happy life, Amen!
This is the 51st class in a continuing study-series of Masechet Megillah, Chapter One.
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