Fast for Ester's Activism

By Bonna Devora Haberman

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), February 1999

This genuine interpretation of Purim admonishes women to use a story of not only Jewish but female degradation to show solidarity with their ancestor, Esther, and all women, by participating in her fast day. It also states how to become involved in fighting the trafficking of women.

Topic: Human Rights, Abuse, Jewish Text, Holidays, Women

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.29/no.559

Page Number(s): 6-7

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Israel , United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Haberman, Bonna Devora. Fast for Ester's Activism. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). February 1999: 6-7. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8730


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