Organized by festival themes with a table of sources, these two handsome volumes develop the actions and attitudes related to the increase of joy in the month of Adar, Themes include Purim Koton, and continuous celebration, the unlimited j spirituality "beyond knowledge" , and the relationship to the liberation of Passover and the Messianic redemption.
The Book of Esther is a chronicle of Divinely orchestrated “role-reversals” – where villains unwittingly plot their own downfalls and helpless victims become glorious victors. In this spirit, the Rebbe investigates various aspects of the Purim story that at first glance appear “out of character”:
Expositions on matters of Chanukah and Purim, particularly analyzing the words of Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi in his Siddur, and the laws of the V`Al Hanissim prayer. Includes questions and answers for review of major Halachic sources of the above.
Insight into the Jewish holidays of the entire year culled from the famed Shulchan Shabos series. Prepared especially for oral presentation at the holiday table, here are short, pith essays based on the works of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.
Chasidic Disourses on Megilat Esther from the classic Torah Ohr by Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi.
Annotated edition with commentaries culled from the writings of Chabad Rebbes. Compiled by: Rabbis Eliahu Matosov and Dovid Moshe Meisels