The whole Megillah (almost)

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Written in English

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  • Bible. O.T. Esther -- Textbooks,
  • Bible. O.T. Esther,
  • Purim -- Juvenile literature,
  • Purim,
  • Hebrew language materials -- Bilingual

About the Edition

Includes abbreviated chapter summaries of the Book of Esther, commentaries, a play script, and music and costume ideas.

Edition Notes

Abridged English translation and the introductory verses of each chapter of Esther in Hebrew.

Book details

Other titlesBible. O.T. Esther. English. Selections. 1990.
StatementShoshana Silberman ; illustrated by Katherine Janus Kahn.
ContributionsSilberman, Shoshana., Kahn, Katherine, ill.
LC ClassificationsBS1372 .S47 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1853448M
ISBN 100929371232
LC Control Number90005137

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The Megillah (Book of Esther) Megillat Esther, “The Scroll of Esther,” is a firsthand account of the events of Purim, written by the heroes themselves—Esther and Mordechai. By special request of Esther to the Sanhedrin, the Megillah was included as one of the 24 books of the biblical canon.

In conversational English, however, the term "the whole Megillah" has come to mean a long, involved story told in great detail Though this connotation might be appropriate regarding matters that are tedious to hear (such as listening to an insurance salesman's pitch), if you've ever read or heard the story of Queen Esther in Megillat Esther (the Scroll of Esther), you know that it's anything but a droning The whole Megillah book.

The megillah has brought us in peace to our true home. And through David Wander’s Megillah we now know with certainty that this road is often uncertain, dangerous and violent.

And since God’s hand will continue to be hidden, our faith and determination have to be all the stronger. The Whole Megillah: New Images from an Old Book. The whole megillah means the entirety of something, especially something that is an entanglement of intricate arrangements or a long, complicated story.

The whole megillah is an American idiom taken from Yiddish. In Hebrew, the Megillah is one of five books read on special Jewish feast days. 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 is one of the five Scrolls (Megillot) in the Hebrew Bible. It’s really spelled megillah, and it’s the Hebrew word for a scroll.

In particular, it refers to one of five books of the Old Testament, namely Song of Songs, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, and Esther, which are read on certain Jewish special days.

Also, whole schmeer. Everything, every aspect or element, as in The accountant went through the whole megillah all over again, or Her divorce lawyer took him for the house, the car, the whole schmeer.

The first term alludes to the Megillah, five books of the Bible read. Certainly, the Book of Esther can be viewed through that lens. Also called the Megillah (meaning "scroll" in Hebrew), this "action-packed" account leaves little to the imagination (except perhaps G-d, being the only book in the Bible besides – some say - the Song of Songs of.

When I was a kid, our Rabbi would read the Megillah to us, but he didn’t chant it. He would read a sentence or two and then stop to translate it. The way he told the story from the bimah felt as though the Megillah were a beautiful children’s book he read to the congregation - but it lacked pictures.

Mar 21,  · Last week’s recommended book is the The whole Megillah book of Esther, also known as Megillat Esther or the Scroll of Esther or the Megillah (even though there are four other Biblical scrolls).

It can be found in several books in our library, such as The Five Scrolls (), edited by Herbert Bronstein, illustrated by Leonard Baskin, and available in normal size for borrowing and extra large for perusing.

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Mar 03,  · A scroll, like a Torah only smaller, a Megillah contains only one biblical book instead of five. There are five Megillot (plural for Megillah) and each one is read during a different Jewish holiday.

My first encounter with a real Megillah was during the holiday of Purim while my son was enrolled in a Chabad preschool in Southern California. A lively megillah perfect for congregations, schools, and families.

Includes questions, songs, activities, and a act play with production notes. In Hebrew and English. Sep 30,  · The Whole Megillah: A Sermon on the Book of Esther Hamentaschen are triangular-shaped pastries that are traditionally eaten during the Jewish holiday of Purim."Hamantaschen" is a Yiddish word meaning "Haman’s pockets.".

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Judaism The scroll containing the biblical narrative of the book of Esther, traditionally read in synagogues to celebrate the festival of Purim. In the Jerusalem Forest by Devora Busheri and illustrated by Noa Kelner, 32 pp., Kar-Ben Publishing, Israel-based Devora and I met as inaugural fellows at the Jewish Children's Literature Tent at the Yiddish Book Center, Amherst, MA.

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Maybe the “whole” Megillah is a mixture of all these ideas. We keep and preserve both versions of the book because both messages are necessary to us.

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By Mordechai Schiller. Tuesday, February 27, “The Book of Esther is one of the detailed megillahs, which drew yawns from some scholars.

Megillah is the Hebrew word for a ‘scroll’ and refers particularly to each of five books of the Jewish Scriptures (the Song of Solomon, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, and Esther) appointed to be read in the synagogue on certain important days.

Megillah derives from the Yiddish megile, which itself comes from the Hebrew word mĕgillāh, meaning "scroll" or "volume." (Mĕgillāh is especially likely to be used in reference to the Book of Esther, which.

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The name Megillah (rather than Sefer/book) distinguishes these five volumes from all the others of Neviim (the Prophets) and Ketuvim (the Holy Writings), as they are the only ones officially read in their entirety in public on a specific Holiday.

The Whole Megillah. megillah - (Yiddish) a long boring tediously detailed account; "he insisted on giving us the whole megillah". He had heard, of course, of the expression “the whole megillah,” which implies that the book — one of five megillahs (or megillot), Hebrew for scroll, in the bible along with Lamentations.

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Mar 18,  · Rereading the Whole Megillah. LABA. on March 18, at pm. As you probably know, Haman is the guy in the Book of Esther who tried to kill all the Jews. So when the book is read aloud at Purim, you’re supposed to make noise, and that, like everything else in Judaism, requires another explanation that we don’t have time for here.

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