Esther and Choice with Ellie Bass

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In this class Ellie Bass ties together the Purim story and the philosophy of “Hard Choices” to bring together an idea that perhaps we are as we choose to be in a much deeper way than we originally thought, and that we learn this uniquely from Esther in the Purim Story in a deep and lasting way.

Here is the Ted Talk Ruth Chang gives on Hard Choices: https://www.ted.com/talks/ruth_chang_how_to_make_hard_choices

Here is Avivah Zornberg’s book referenced in the talk: https://www.amazon.ca/Murmuring-Deep-Reflections-Biblical-Unconscious/dp/080521206X

 

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