A passage from the Megilla about the ancient celebrations!
For the rescued jews of Persia there was great light and joy. For this reason, this verse is also recited every week at the conclusion of the Sabbath ceremony. This is because we can now kindle lights once again, and because the Sabbath peace has given us great spiritual light and joy.
In this section: The Purim Story: A synopsis of Megilat Esther, the Book of Esther --- The Purim Story --- Purim Dvar Torah --- Shoshanat Yaakov --- Mishenichnas Adar --- Layehudim Hayta Ora --- Hayav Inesh