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☞   Taanit Esther Readings

This is an archive of prayers written for, or relevant to, the Fast of Esther on the day preceding the festival of Purim.

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The Presence of an Absence: a Public Reading for the Fast of Esther, the dark side to Purim, by Rabbi Arthur O. Waskow

A public reading offered by Rabbi Arthur Waskow for the Fast of Esther in response to recent events in the State of Israel by the right-wing government of Bibi Netanyahu admitting Jewish fascists into their administration. . . .