Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller describes Megillat Esther as a means of understanding our relationship to everything the Persian exile represents, and Hashem’s plan in exposing us to it.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller examines Perek 2, with an introduction to Mordechai and Esther, and a deepening of our understanding of the galut, exile, and the specific roles of Haman and Mordechai.
In perek 3, Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller examines Hashem’s Hashgacha, the purpose of Amalek, and the spiritual forces at battle.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller speaks about the nature of doing Teshuva by looking at the methods used by Esther and Mordechai.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller explains how Esther became the epitome of Midat Malchut (characteristic of kingship), and why she needed preparation for this role.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller speaks about ‘hester panim’, hashgacha, and the effect of Tzadikim on their generation.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller finishes her discussion of Megillat Esther, and reviews the four mitzvot of Purim.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller introduces Shir Hashirim and begins the first Perek with the explanation of the Gra.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller explores the two different kinds of Tzadikim; those who face continued challenge, and those who have to express their goodness.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller describes the way we search for Hashem in exile, and how our longing for Him once was fulfilled in the Beit Hamikdash.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller discusses life in exile, and how to respond to it.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller speaks about the yearning of the Jewish Nation for Hashem while in exile in contrast with the spiritual inactivity that has set upon them. Rebbetzin Heller explains the metaphoric description of the megillah, which paint a painful picture of the Jewish Nation’s resistance to Hashem’s attempts to awaken us from our deep slumber of spiritual inactivity.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller continues her explanation of the sixth chapter, describing Hashem’s affirmation of His love for the Jewish people, as he recalls His Presence amongst the Jews during the Second Temple era.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller begins the seventh chapter, describing the ultimate return of the Jewish People toward Hashem and His bringing them back from exile.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller speaks of the glorious future of the Jewish People, when we will be reunited in our inseparable bond with Hashem, never to leave Him again.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller concludes her study of Shir Hashirim by discussing what makes this book so holy and beloved by G-d and the Jewish People.