Esther, Week 4: Who is Vashti? How do we Know?

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Nov 10, 2020
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Venue: YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov

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References: Megilla: 12a Megilla: 12b 

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How did the Talmud determine that Vashti was a Babylonian princess, and how does that help us understand the story in Esther? Who preceded Vashti in this role? And did Vashti refuse Achashverosh's summons as a villain or as a victim?

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