Concepts

Eli Ziyyon

‘Wail Zion and its cities,’ is the opening line and refrain for an acrostic elegy recited on the Ninth of Av, a day of mourning that commemorates the many tr

Esther

Heb. Megillat Ester. The scroll of Esther is recited on Purim and recounts the story of the salvation of the Jews of the Persian Empire.

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