King of Persia (modern-day Iran) and a main character in the Purim story. When his queen, Vashti, refuses to entertain guests at the king’s feast, he banishes her. Young women from throughout the kingdom are brought to the king to be considered, and Ahashverosh chooses Esther as his new queen.
At the beginning of the Passover seder, the youngest person asks the Four Questions. Here's a handy guide to the questions in English and Hebrew, with a downloadable melody and printable version.
Don't be overwhelmed by hosting your own seder. Use this handy checklist to help you prepare!