Purim
Purim (/ˈpʊərɪm/; Hebrew:  פּוּרִים  Pûrîm "lots", from the word פור pur, related to Akkadian: pūru) is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the saving of the Jewish people from a conspiracy t...
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Ratchet (instrument)
2009 Heritage Festival. Foothill High School percussion ensemble plays a medley of themes from Ratchet & Clank 2 and 3(video game). Original themes composed ...
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May 11, 2009 ... We were provided with horribly neglected instruments. ... Ratchet & Clank HD Collection - Ratchet & Clank Up Your Arsenal Cutscenes ...
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Mar 2, 2013 ... Master Steinquest shows the proper technique for the percussion world's most popular noisemaker.
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Feb 28, 2011 ... Waking HFA up on a Monday morning was never as glorious as this.
Haman in rabbinic literature
Allusions in rabbinic literature to the Biblical character of Haman, the anti-Jewish villain of the Book of Esther, contain various expansions, elaborations and inferences beyond what is presented in ...
Purim spiel
A Purim spiel (also spelled Purimshpil, from Yiddish shpil, meaning "game, play", see also spiel) or Purim play is usually a comic dramatization of the Book of Esther, the central text and na...
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Esther (drama)
Esther is a play in three acts written in 1689 by the French dramatist, Jean Racine. It premiered on January 26, 1689, performed by the pupils of the Maison royale de Saint-Louis, an educational inst...
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One Night with the King
One Night with the King is a historical epic film that was released in 2006 in the United States. Based on the novel Hadassah: One Night with the King by Tommy Tenney and Mark Andrew Olsen, One Night...
One Night with the King - Wikipedia
Adloyada
Adloyada (Hebrew: עדלאידע or עדלידע, lit. "Until one no longer knows") is a humorous procession held in Israel in the Jewish holiday of Purim (or in Shushan Purim the second day of Purim, commanded t...
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Book of Esther
The Book of Esther, also known in Hebrew as "the Scroll" (Megillah), is a book in the third section (Ketuvim, "Writings") of the Jewish Tanakh (the Hebrew Bible) and in the Christian Old Testament. It...
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Amestris
Amestris (Greek: Άμηστρις, Amēstris, perhaps the same as Άμαστρις, Amāstris, from Old Persian Amāstrī-, "strong woman") was the wife of Xerxes I of Persia, mother of king Artaxerxes I of Persia. S...
Ahasuerus and Haman at the Feast of Esther
The painting Ahasveros and Haman at the Feast of Esther is one of the few works of Rembrandt van Rijn whose complete provenance is known. The origin of the painting can be traced back to 1662, two ye...
Ahasuerus and Haman at the Feast of Esther - Wikipedia
Ahasuerus
Ahasuerus (Ancient Greek: Ξέρξης Xerxes; Old Persian: Xšayārša; Hebrew: אֲחַשְׁוֵרוֹשׁ, Aẖashverosh ; ʼĂḥašwērôš; Greek: Ασουηρος in the Septuagint; or Latin: Assuerus i...
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Megillah (Talmud)
Megillah is the tenth Tractate of Mishnah in the Order Moed. It and its Gemara deal with the laws of Purim and offers exegetical understandings to the Book of Esther. It also includes laws concerning ...
Badchen
A badchen or badkhn (a Hebrew word meaning jester that has been Yiddishized as badchen) is a Jewish comedian with scholarly overtones who entertained guests at weddings among the Ashkenazim of Eastern...
Artaxerxes I of Persia
Artaxerxes I /ˌɑrtəˈzɜrksiːz/ (Persian: اردشیر یکم‎; Old Persian: 𐎠𐎼𐎫𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎠 Artaxšaça, "whose rule (xšaça < *xšaϑram) is through arta (truth)"; Greek: Ἀρταξέρξης) was the fifth...
Artaxerxes I of Persia - Wikipedia
Al HaNissim
Al HaNissim is an addition to the Amidah and Birkat Hamazon on Hanukkah and Purim. On both holidays, it starts off with a short paragraph, beginning with the words for which it is named. After that, e...
Esther and the King
Ester e il re (English Translation: Esther and the King) is a 1960 Italian / American international co-production religious epic film directed (with Mario Bava, the film's director of photography, wh...
Esther and the King - Wikipedia
Mishloach manot
Mishloach manot (Hebrew: משלוח מנות‎ [miʃˈlo.aχ maˈnot], literally, "sending of portions"; also spelled and pronounced mishloach manos), or shalach manos (Yiddish: שלח־מנות [ʃaləχmɔnəs]), an...
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Esther... The Girl Who Became Queen
Esther... The Girl Who Became Queen is the 14th episode in the VeggieTales animated series and was released on November 14, 2000 on VHS and then on DVD on May 20, 2003. Subtitled "A Lesson in Courage...
Esther... The Girl Who Became Queen - Wikipedia
Hadassah: One Night with the King
Hadassah: One Night with the King is a 2004 novel by Tommy Tenney and Mark Andrew Olsen based upon a retelling of the Biblical Book of Esther. However, "One Night with the King" follows almost identic...
Cyrus's edict
The Edict of Cyrus is part of the biblical narrative about the Return from Babylonian captivity. The edict is thrice mentioned in the Hebrew Bible, each time with minor textual variations and addition...
Agagite
The term Agagite is used in the Book of Esther as a description of Haman. The term is understood to be an ethnonym although nothing is known with certainty about the people designated by the name. As...
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Purim Torah
Purim Torah are humorous and satirical writings customarily read on the Jewish holiday of Purim. Purim Torah can be simple or elaborate, and require no qualifications to write, other than a good sense...
Artaxerxes II of Persia
Artaxerxes II Mnemon /ˌɑrtəˈzɜrksiːz/ (Old Persian: 𐎠𐎼𐎫𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎠, meaning "whose reign is through truth") was king of Persia from 404 BC until his death in 358 BC. He was a son of Darius II of Persi...
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