Over the course of Megillat Esther, we learned about how psychology, history, and political theory can change how we read the story. With basic information from a political theorist, some analysis of fascist leaders, and some basic principles of psychology, we tried to understand the motivations of the characters in Megillat Esther.
Megillat Esther – a Historical, Political, and Psychological View
By: Rabbi Dani Bauer
from Kohelet Yeshiva High School