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Retelling Purim: Q & A with Mordechai, Esther, Vashtie and Hayman


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/purim/article/retelling_purim_q_a_with_mordechai_esther_vashtie_and_hayman_20110315

With Purim just a grogger’s turn away on March 19, it's time to reroll the scroll of Esther and take another look at the whole megillah. It's a story with characters so lifelike, I should quote them. That would be news. But lacking a time machine, I was still able to go to the source to hear what Mordecai, Esther, Haman and Vashti have to say: I interviewed prominent people -- Jews and a non-Jew -- whose names either come from the Megillah or sound like they are straight from the scroll:

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