This is interesting... considering what I have posted here again and again about the parable of Esther.
If only I had been a fly on the wall during this conversation... knowing what Purim really means.
March 21, 2017
" Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin last Thursday in Moscow seems to have been overshadowed by reports on the contemporary meaning of Purim.
Three days before the festival, Mr Netanyahu chose to highlight the fact that the Jews still commemorate a 2,500-year-old plot to exterminate them and that "today there is an attempt by Persia's heir, Iran, to destroy the state of the Jews.".
Mr Putin responded: "We now live in a different world. Let us talk about that now."
While the accounts of the exchange between them have created the impression that the results of the meeting were unsatisfactory, Mr Netanyahu returned to Israel with the conclusion that the Russian president remains sympathetic to Israel's security concerns. "https://www.thejc.co...s-bibi-1.434708
Edited by Atossa, 23 March 2017 - 12:57 AM.