Thursday, March 01, 2007

Did Vashti have a tail? What should we tell our kids

Here are 2 interesting articles about this issue.

Did Vashti have a Tail? Reflections on Teaching Midrash Aggadah in Elementary Day Schools

Did Vashti really have a Tail?

The common denominator is that not every medrash needs to be taught and medrashim are not always meant to be taken literally.

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