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There are two assertions that were made here that need to be assessed: Tefillin, for being a quite fundamental part of Judaism, and which were [1] apparently worn all day long in Ancient Israel, are never mentioned in Nach. How would these sacred objects, [2] which are quite noticeable, and (at the time) a significant part of the daily attire are not be ...


The benei Isaschar says (Adar, Maamar 9:1) that as the jewish people bowed to Nevuchadnetsar externally Hashem also acted externally by making it seem as if there was a decree to destroy them. Hence, it is a custom to dress up on Purim to externally appear like non-jews.

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