Category Archives: Megillah of Esther

Megillah (מגילה)- means scroll and Ester (אסתר) refers to the Biblical book entitled Esther.

Dancing with Ester

[ Javascript required to view QuickTime movie, please turn it on and refresh this page ] Dancing with the newly finished book of Ester during the Purim celebration. What an amazing day. A day far beyond my wildest imagination. When … Continue reading

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Daresh- דרשׁ

“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.” Mattiyahu 7:7 The word deresh means to seek or search and if you search at the bottom of this … Continue reading

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In the Month of Adar

I recognized the words l’khodesh Adar, today as I was writing. It is always cool to actually know the words that are being written. In this case the words mean “of the month of Adar”. It is also cool to … Continue reading

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יום טוב

I indeed finished 17 lines today, and it was a very good day. I am now officially ahead of schedule.  It is not by much, but it is a first and something that I wasn’t sure I was going to … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Will be Yom Tov

יום טוב Yom    יום     –    day Tov      טוב    -    good I think that the phrase “יום טוב” was actually used in yesterday’s writing and  יהוה willing, tomorrow will be a good day. If … Continue reading

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The last qlaf

I just placed the order for the last piece of qlaf that I will use on this project. I then searched a bit to try to find a place that has real sinew.  Sinew is the tough tissue that connect … Continue reading

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Technical Solutions

We have gotten a half gallon of maple sap for each of the last four days. We are definitely enjoying the maple water as we drink it.  It is so clean, cold, and refreshing.  And it just keeps coming. Wow! … Continue reading

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Technical Dificulties

I went to bed at 6:00 AM this morning. Yes, you read that correctly. After the Shabbat service, we often go to someones house, for “coffee”, but it is mainly about talking and asking questions, and midrashing. (and some of … Continue reading

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Haman’s Ring on Mordekai’s finger

The authority of the king is in his ring. Continue reading

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Ester has Entered the Presence of the King

And he was pleased with her. Let that be said of each of us. “We have entered the presence of The King, and he is pleased with us” I did another seven lines, and I’m very pleased. I think this … Continue reading

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