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  • Who Will Be Esther?

    By Amy Klein

    March 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    I've always had an affinity for Esther, the Persian queen who saved the Jews and had an entire megillah named for her.

    So connected did I feel to this Jewish heroine that, as a child, I always made it my business to pray and fast on Ta'anit Esther (the Fast of Esther), which takes...