March 24, 2005
We read the story of Queen Esther, Megillat Esther, twice – on Thursday evening and Friday morning. Let's see if you know the story.
Put the parts in the right order.
__Mordechai tells Esther Haman's plan.
__Mordechai will not bow to Haman. Haman decides to kill all the Jews on Adar.
__4. Mordechai saves the kings life by overhearing and exposing a plot to kill him.
__Haman is hanged along with his 10 sons.
__Vashti is canned. Esther becomes the new queen.
__Queen Vashti refuses to show up at the party.
__On the 13th day of Adar, the Jews outside the city of Shushan defend themselves. They win! They celebrate their victory on the 14th of Adar. That day becomes the holiday of Purim.
__The king can't sleep. He reads his diary and remembers that Mordechai saved his life.
__Esther risks her life by going to Ahasuerus uninvited. She invites him and Haman to a banquet.
__At the banquet, Esther reveals that she is a Jew and that Haman wants to kill her people.
__King Ahasuerus throws a party.
__9. Haman visits the king. Ahasuerus calls Haman to take Mordechai around town in royal robes, riding a white horse.)
Now that you have put the story in order, find the hidden word by locating the letter in each sentence that matches the number below. (Hint: In the fourth sentence, the 11th letter is A.)
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6 7 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 4 1 2