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Why the Megillah says "It happened in the days of Ahasuerus" — and not, say, "... in the days of Mordechai and Esther"

The book concludes that it is "words of peace and truth." While there is truth when you look deep within the book, it had to be written in a way that preserved the peace. This book was ...
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Why the Megillah says "It happened in the days of Ahasuerus" — and not, say, "... in the days of Mordechai and Esther"

I'd happily add that Megilat Esther tells the story of Jews in galut (גלות). In the גלות we lower our heads, trying to survive. In the גלות, we are not the big story, but rather trying to survive in a ...
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