Megillat Esther - the Purim Story 

Strictly Megillah

Online Megillah summary in three files: "Megillah and Mitzvot",
approximately according to the chapters in the Megillah.

Online complete Megillah reading in ram
http://www.ohr.org.il/audio/ra/perlman/pursongs.htm

Megillah in streamed audio or mp3 downloads
http://jnul.huji.ac.il/dl/music/purim/purim.html

 

Stories & Activities

Purim Story-Telling Exhibition (C), with the kind permission of the
Polders Jewish community in Holland:
Activity

Purim story for kids
http://www.kids.tzivoshashem.org/kids/article.asp?AID=109299

Colourful, abbreviated Purim story in framed cartoons
http://www.chagim.org.il/purimenglish.html

How to plan a story-telling programme
http://www.bjesf.org/MAIN/ECE_Purim/TellingAStory.html

This links to another site, where each chapter is given in really tidy translation-cum-summary, with sub-headings, all user- friendly
http://www.beingjewish.com/yomtov/purim/esther1.html

A different kind of summary: the protagonists and the action headings, marked by chapter and verses
http://www.torahlearningcenter.com/jhq/question22.html
Helpful sources for the above
http://www.aishdas.org/webshas/torah/bichtav/tanach/purim.htm

For kids and totally run-on, with a neat quiz
http://www.aish.com/holidays/purim/the_purim_story.asp

An 11 year old retells the Purim story, two parts, audio http://www.biblicalholidays.com/purim_audio.htm

Very abridged; the preceeding file (story.htm) allows you to download a gragger! http://www.holidays.net/purim/story2.htm

Perspectives for older students

A clever perspective on the Purim story
http://www.ohr.org.il/yhiy/article.php/1483

Access the audio lecture for students from this page; it is chapter by chapter and analytical http://www.largeprintreviews.com/TJEpurimstory.html

Story Preview for  JT Waldman's graphic novel, deconstructing Megillat Esther
http://www.megillatesther.com/

For more ideas, please see Best of the Web's Purimspiel feature.

You are welcome to ask questions about our files, or request assistance in relation to our resources.
Email Address : askeducation@jafi.org

 

 

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