Rabbi Elazar would give a coin to a pauper, and only then would he pray
Talmud, Bava Batra 10a
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Let's peel back the layers of the Purim treats also called oznei Haman
By Yehuda Shurpin
Esther’s evolution seems to be one of a different nature. Her second name does not, on the surface, bring her closer to G‑d...
By Nechama Rubinstein