• February 25, 2021
  • 13 5781, Adar
  • פרשת תצוה

Vashti: The Silent Queen's Gambit

Vashti: The Silent Queen's Gambit

Esther is the main focus of the Megillah but before she became queen, another woman played her cards with the king and lost. Join Rabbanit Yafit Clymer as she explores Vashti and what the earlier queen’s presence in the story meant for everything that came after. Who was she and why did she defy the king?

February 21, 2021 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Vashti: The Silent Queen's Gambit: Lesson
Class description

Rabbanit Yafit Clymer has been a senior lecturer in Jewish Studies for many years at the Matan Institute and the Yaakov Hertzog Center (by the religious Kibbutz Movement). Rabbanit Clymer is a doctoral student in Jewish Thought at Ben Gurion University. She lives in Modiin with her family.