Ma’amar Esther - Chapter Two
- Question 1.1a not yet
Achashverosh different from all the other non-Jewish kings?
- Question 1.1b not yet
was the miracle of Purim different from that of Pesach and because of
this we do not say Hallel on Purim?
- Question 1.1c not yet
many countries were there in the whole world at that time?
- Question 1.2 not yet
Hashem cause Achashverosh to rule over 127 countries?
- Question 1.4 not yet
does the Megillah describe the 180 days of Achashverosh’s feasting as
being “many days”, but also says that they were “180 day”?
- Question 1.5a not yet
Yisrael deserve to be punished with extermination?
- Question 1.5b not yet
did Esther request that the Jews of Shushan should be given an extra
day to kill their enemies?
- Question 1.8a not yet
was the eating at the feast of Achashverosh compulsory but not the
- Question 1.8b not yet
it not have been better if Hashem had caused the drinking to also have
been compulsory in order to exempt Yisrael from being punished?
- Question 1.9 not yet
Achashverosh make his feast in the courtyard of the palace, but Vashti
made hers in the place itself?
- Question 1.10 not yet
did the salvation of Yisrael which began with the killing of Vashti
begin on Shabbos?
- Question 1.12a not yet
did Hashem’s decision to have Vashti killed go ahead despite Yisrael
- Question 1.12b not yet
caused Achashverosh to be so angry?
- Question 1.13 not yet
did Achashverosh need to consult the Jewish sages who were expert in
calculating the calendar in order to decide the fate of Vashti?
- Question 1.14 not yet
what way were the seven ministers 'close' to Achashverosh?
gemora explain the phrase “what she had done” as referring to what
Vashti had done to the daughters of Yisrael?
Megillah write that Mordechai was descended both from the tribe of
Yehudah and from the tribe of Binyamin?
gemora say that Esther’s father died immediately after her mother
permitted to return to Mordechai even though she had been living with
know that Esther was supplied with pigmeat in the house of the women?
command Esther not to reveal her lineage?
two things did Mordechai wish to know about what was happening with
many months were each maiden givem to prepare themselves for the king?
Why did the king promote Haman?
On which date was Haman promoted, and after how many days was he
Why was Haman promoted immediately after the event of Bigsan and
Was Mordechai’s not bowing down to Haman a
Why was Mordechai not afraid to be
punished by the king for disobeying
his command that everyone should bow down to Haman?
What did the servants of
the king tell Haman?
posuk mean, that Haman was
filled with wrath?
thirteenth of Adar not be a day of celebration the very first year?
of the Jews more righteous than Mordechai and Esther?
being told about the king’s tax policy?
there two vavs missing from
rest of the
Sanhedrin separate themselves
it mean, that Mordechai spoke peace to his