Under the direction of Mare Contrare, members of CBZ and students of the learning center
re-enact the telling of the Purim story of Queen Ester, King Ahasuerus
Mordechai and the evil prime minister of the king, Haman
The story of Purim is a great tale.
There is a beautiful, courageous heroine, a powerful king, a loyal cousin,
the Jews were almost destroyed.
In the city of Shushan, Vashti, the Queen of Persia, refuses to obey the order of the King of Persia, Ahasuerus,
The King's Prime Minister was an evil man named Haman. Haman, a descendant of the tribe of Amalek, hates the Jews and decides to kill them. He convinces King Ahasuerus to issue an edict which orders the destruction of all Jews in the land.
Mordechai pleads with Esther to save the Jewish people by talking to the King.
The King is outraged at Haman, and he issues a decree to make Haman the victim of his own infamous plot.
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