Thoughts to ponder: Purim and the nervous-syndrome chess game

Megillat Esther is really a chess game of high risks in which Mordecai and Esther deliberately do some foolish things, thereby creating severe anxiety.

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March 21, 2019 11:40
Thoughts to ponder: Purim and the nervous-syndrome chess game

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