Rags to Riches Royalty
King Achashverosh is introduced to us right at the beginning of the Megilla. “It happened in the days of Achashverosh – this is the Achashverosh who ruled from India to Ethiopia.”
Why does the Megilla needs to repeat his name and clarify who he is? Rabbi Jeremy Lawrence looks at the commentators’ verdict on Purim’s rags to riches royalty.
Wishing you and your families a Purim Sameach.
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