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Purim – a letter to the future

Mar 15, 2022 | Chaggim


Chief Rabbi Dr Goldstein talks to university students at the Wanderers in Johannesburg.

Why does Megillat Esther, the sacred text we read on Purim, refer to itself as a “letter”? Join South Africa’s Chief Rabbi Dr Warren Goldstein in an address to university students in Johannesburg and Cape Town as he explores the answer to this question – showing how the Megillah is in fact a letter from the past that points the way forward; a letter of instruction piercing the clouds of confusion; a letter from a world not dissimilar to ours about how to survive – and thrive – when all about us is murky and uncertain.