Ester"s Child by Jean P. Sasson

Cover of: Ester

Published by Tandem Library .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • History,
  • Middle East - Egypt,
  • History - General History

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9435957M
ISBN 100613709136
ISBN 109780613709132

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Ester's Child, Jean Sasson's latest book and first attempt at fiction is a must read for anybody who is interested, baffled, and confused with the on-going and never-ending conflict between the people of Israel and Palestine.

I have read most of Ms. Sasson's other books, all of which are nonfiction. /5(30). Ester's Child book. Read 29 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The novel, Ester's Child, opens on January 7, The momentous dec 4/5.

Esters Child Jean Sasson in this book has surpassed in excellence all her previous books; so if the Sultana Trilogy was an International best seller, this book should be a MEGA best seller. I, as an Arab sided with the Jews in their plight throughout the book And wept for the Palestinians/5.

Esters Child Jean Sasson in this book has surpassed in excellence all her previous books; so if the Sultana Trilogy was an International best seller, this book should be a MEGA best seller.I, as an Arab sided with the Jews in their plight throughout the book And wept for the Palestinians.5/5(5).

Ester's Child, Jean Sasson's latest book and first attempt at fiction is a must read for anybody who is interested, Esters Child book, and confused with the on-going and never-ending conflict between the people of Israel and Palestine.

I have read most of Ms. Sasson's other books, all of which are nonfiction. /5(17). Ester's Child is a historical-fiction book, written by Middle East expert and women's rights advocate Jean Sasson.

Esters Child book about two Semitic families; one Jewish and one Palestinian, and takes place many decades ago during the Second World War. Their personal stories of triumph and tragedy are both harrowing and inspirational.5/5(9).

Get this from a library. Ester's child: a novel. [Jean P Sasson] -- A blazing novel set in the midst of the long shadow of the Nazis, bringing to life a striking cast of characters who are involved in the most significant turning points in world history.

Esther is described in the Book of Esther as a Jewish queen of the Persian king Ahasuerus. In the narrative, Ahasuerus seeks a new wife after his queen, Vashti, refuses to obey him, and Esther is chosen for her king's chief adviser, Haman, is offended by Esther's cousin and guardian, Mordecai, and gets permission from the king to have all the Jews in the.

Get this from a library. Ester's child: a novel. [Jean P Sasson] -- The lives of three families; One Israeli, one Palestinian, and one German, are woven together. Queen Esther, the central character in the Biblical book named after her, is extensively and sympathetically portrayed in the Rabbinic sources.

In their commentary on the Book of Esther, the Rabbis expand upon and add details to the Biblical narrative, relating to her lineage and history and to her relations with the other characters: Ahasuerus, Mordecai and Haman.

The Book of Esther in the Bible is a dramatic account which can give us insight into God’s special and purposeful plan for our lives. The story gives us six powerful lessons about courage. A: The Book of Esther does not record any children of Queen Esther. There is no record anywhere in the Persian records of a Queen Esther, and historians say that King Xerxes was married to Queen.

The book of Esther focuses on four central characters: Queen Esther, the heroine. When Esther becomes queen, she keeps her Jewish decent a secret (Est. But when she learns of a plot to kill all the Jews in the Persian provinces, she courageously uses her position to intercede on behalf of her people.

Mordecai, Esther’s cousin. Mordecai is a. Esther Bible Story Summary. by David Peach Print Email. Tweet. T he story of Esther reads like a novel and is full of great spiritual lessons. The greatest being that God protects His people. He may not always do it in the way we think He should, but the book of Esther shows that He is in control even when we don’t see Him.

In fact, God. The author of the book of Esther is unknown, though some attribute the work to Mordecai. The popularity of the story of Esther is great.

Listen to this description in The Five Megilloth, a Jewish commentary published by the Soncino Press: “Esther is, among the generality of Jews, the best known of all the Books of the Bible” (p. For further study of the Book of Esther, check out this free downloadable resource from iBeleive: Finding Your Purpose: A Day Bible Study on the Book of Esther.

Here's a bite-size sample: The Book of Esther is unique. It reads much like a novelette, and its story is as gripping as any novel one would read today. The role that "seeds" played in the story of Esther is that in the king's palace, Esther ate seeds in order to observe the Torah's command to eat only kosher food.

This way, she was able to have a healthy, caloric diet while avoiding the royal yet unkosher meat and wine fed. Ester's Child by Jean Sasson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Ester's Child: Jean Sasson: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. The much-anticipated book details how: * Winfrey concocted stories about sexual abuse she suffered as a child -- and grossly exaggerated the poverty she was brought up in.

S he was a child and she had a secret. The only other one who knew her secret was her father’s nephew – the one who raised her when she was orphaned. Still, she became one of the most beloved Queens and women of the Bible. Her name was Hadassah, but you might know her by the name of Esther, the one for whom the book in the Bible is named.

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