In the days ahead, Jews around the world will
celebrate Purim, a festival the Bible directs us to remember, when the
Jewish people were delivered more than 2,000 years ago in Persia (modern
day Iran) from an evil anti-Semite –Haman — who had manipulated the
king into issuing a decree that would annihilate the Jews.
According to the biblical account, Esther, a Jew,
and her cousin, Mordecai, who raised her, were the instruments of
This Tuesday, just hours before the Purim holiday
begins, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address the U.S.
Congress, at the invitation of House Speaker John Boehner, to explain
why his country cannot tolerate the threat from another group of evil
anti-Semites in Iran to annihilate the Jews: the acquisition of nuclear
weapons by the Ayatollah Khamenei and his government.
via The Light Seed.