Related Blog Posts on Purim

Book of Esther: A Poem

Stacey Zisook Robinson
March 12, 2019

Reform Jewish poet Stacey Z. Robinson wrote this original poem for Purim, painting a much different picture of Esther than we knew as children.

Hester Street: A Poem

Julia Knobloch
February 20, 2019

Inspired by this week’s Torah portion, this poem plays on the idea of hester panim (the hidden face of God) and the name Esther, a key figure in the holiday of Purim.