Brave Like Queen Esther: Celebrating Activism in Jewish Children’s Books – Congregation Beth El of Montgomery County
By Robin Jacobson. Jewish texts and stories, however ancient, often seem eerily relevant to present-day events. This year, the Purim story reads like a newly reported sexual harassment scandal. Beauty pageants! Powerful men demeaning women! Even Queen Esther feels like a modern heroine. Like the women in the #MeToo movement, Esther broke silence, revealed her … Continue Reading »