Purim in Israel, a Time for Rejoicing and Plundering Palestinian Property

The holiday's ethos of 'On the spoil, they laid not their hand' is considered fit for religious study but not for treatment of the Palestinians.

One of my jobs as the adopted aunt of A. and D., two teens from Jerusalem, is to help them prepare for their exams in Bible studies. So last week I refreshed my memory of the Book of Esther.