Chapter and verse numbersappear here!
Chapter and Verse numbers appear here                               Starring…Achashverosh                          Haman  ...
1.1      There was a king called Achashverosh, who ruled over 127                               countries
1.3      He made a huge party lasting 180 days for everyone
1.5      And one for 7 days for just his close friends
1.8      Achashverosh had quite a lot to drink…
1.11       And he asked his wife Vashti to come to the party
1.12       She refused
1.19       Bad mistake
2.1      Achashverosh was rather lonely
2.3      So wanted to find a new wife
2.8      They organised a beauty pageant, forcing girls from all over               the kingdom to come to find a new wife
2.12       They had a year of beauty treatments
2.17       Esther got married to Achashverosh
2.18       And was crowned queen
2.20  She kept her Jewish identity hidden, but still kept Kosher and                     Shabbat in the palace
2.21       Mordechai overheard Bigtan and Teresh plotting to kill                         Achashverosh
3.1      Haman was promoted to be prime minister
3.2      He made everyone bow down to him
3.4      But Mordechai refused
3.5      Because he was Jewish
3.7      Haman got very, very angry because of this…
3.9      And paid Achashverosh to be allowed to kill all of the Jews
3.13       They posted letters to all the empire with details of the plot
4.1      Mordechai discovered the plan to kill the Jews
4.7      He told Esther about the plan
4.11       Esther was worried about going to see Achashverosh
4.16       They gathered all of the Jews to pray
5.1      Esther dressed in her royal clothes to speak to Achashverosh
5.4      She invited Achashverosh and Haman to a party
To discuss her wishes to save the Jews
5.7      At the party she invited Achashverosh and Haman back to                             another party
5.9      Haman is delighted to be invited to the party…
5.14   But when he saw Mordechai he decided to kill him, and built                   a gallows to hang him on
6.1      Achashverosh couldnt sleep one night…
6.2      And asked to read the Book of Chronicles, and realised he             hadn’t repaid Mordechai for saving his life
6.6      Achashverosh asked Haman how to reward someone.      Haman doesn’t know he is speaking about Mordechai
6.11       Mordechai rode the King’s horse through town, wearing                    royal robes, as the reward
6.13       Haman went home, realising that he has started to fall                      against the Jews
7.1      They all went to the second party
7.3      And Esther revealed she is Jewish, and that Haman wants to                            kill her as well
7.7      Achashverosh got very angry at Haman
7.10       Achashverosh had Haman hung, on the gallows he built for                            Mordechai
8.2      Afterwards Mordechai is made Prime Minister
8.3      However the decree to kill the Jews still stood
8.3      They got permission from Achashverosh to defend                        themselves
And they prayed to Hashem for help
8.14       They rushed out messages to the Jews
8.15       Mordechai became famous and feared
8.16       The Jews were overjoyed at the turn of events
9.2      It was like a fight between David and Goliath…
9.12       But the Jews won a miraculous victory
9.20   Mordechai wrote letters to all of the Jews telling them of the                            miracles
9.19       The four mitzvot of Purim - gifts of food
9.22       Giving charity to the poor
9.22       Having a festive meal
9.26       Reading the Megillah
So dress up…
And Party!!!
The Simpsons present Megillat Esther (Purim Story) by Rabbi Garry Wayland
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Rabbi Garry Wayland has prepared this lovely presentation using the Simpsons to tell the Story of Purim. Ideal to use alongside a Megillah reading or when teaching Purim in school.

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The Simpsons present Megillat Esther (Purim Story) by Rabbi Garry Wayland

  1. 1. Chapter and verse numbersappear here!
  2. 2. Chapter and Verse numbers appear here Starring…Achashverosh Haman Esther Mordechai
  3. 3. 1.1 There was a king called Achashverosh, who ruled over 127 countries
  4. 4. 1.3 He made a huge party lasting 180 days for everyone
  5. 5. 1.5 And one for 7 days for just his close friends
  6. 6. 1.8 Achashverosh had quite a lot to drink…
  7. 7. 1.11 And he asked his wife Vashti to come to the party
  8. 8. 1.12 She refused
  9. 9. 1.19 Bad mistake
  10. 10. 2.1 Achashverosh was rather lonely
  11. 11. 2.3 So wanted to find a new wife
  12. 12. 2.8 They organised a beauty pageant, forcing girls from all over the kingdom to come to find a new wife
  13. 13. 2.12 They had a year of beauty treatments
  14. 14. 2.17 Esther got married to Achashverosh
  15. 15. 2.18 And was crowned queen
  16. 16. 2.20 She kept her Jewish identity hidden, but still kept Kosher and Shabbat in the palace
  17. 17. 2.21 Mordechai overheard Bigtan and Teresh plotting to kill Achashverosh
  18. 18. 3.1 Haman was promoted to be prime minister
  19. 19. 3.2 He made everyone bow down to him
  20. 20. 3.4 But Mordechai refused
  21. 21. 3.5 Because he was Jewish
  22. 22. 3.7 Haman got very, very angry because of this…
  23. 23. 3.9 And paid Achashverosh to be allowed to kill all of the Jews
  24. 24. 3.13 They posted letters to all the empire with details of the plot
  25. 25. 4.1 Mordechai discovered the plan to kill the Jews
  26. 26. 4.7 He told Esther about the plan
  27. 27. 4.11 Esther was worried about going to see Achashverosh
  28. 28. 4.16 They gathered all of the Jews to pray
  29. 29. 5.1 Esther dressed in her royal clothes to speak to Achashverosh
  30. 30. 5.4 She invited Achashverosh and Haman to a party
  31. 31. To discuss her wishes to save the Jews
  32. 32. 5.7 At the party she invited Achashverosh and Haman back to another party
  33. 33. 5.9 Haman is delighted to be invited to the party…
  34. 34. 5.14 But when he saw Mordechai he decided to kill him, and built a gallows to hang him on
  35. 35. 6.1 Achashverosh couldnt sleep one night…
  36. 36. 6.2 And asked to read the Book of Chronicles, and realised he hadn’t repaid Mordechai for saving his life
  37. 37. 6.6 Achashverosh asked Haman how to reward someone. Haman doesn’t know he is speaking about Mordechai
  38. 38. 6.11 Mordechai rode the King’s horse through town, wearing royal robes, as the reward
  39. 39. 6.13 Haman went home, realising that he has started to fall against the Jews
  40. 40. 7.1 They all went to the second party
  41. 41. 7.3 And Esther revealed she is Jewish, and that Haman wants to kill her as well
  42. 42. 7.7 Achashverosh got very angry at Haman
  43. 43. 7.10 Achashverosh had Haman hung, on the gallows he built for Mordechai
  44. 44. 8.2 Afterwards Mordechai is made Prime Minister
  45. 45. 8.3 However the decree to kill the Jews still stood
  46. 46. 8.3 They got permission from Achashverosh to defend themselves
  47. 47. And they prayed to Hashem for help
  48. 48. 8.14 They rushed out messages to the Jews
  49. 49. 8.15 Mordechai became famous and feared
  50. 50. 8.16 The Jews were overjoyed at the turn of events
  51. 51. 9.2 It was like a fight between David and Goliath…
  52. 52. 9.12 But the Jews won a miraculous victory
  53. 53. 9.20 Mordechai wrote letters to all of the Jews telling them of the miracles
  54. 54. 9.19 The four mitzvot of Purim - gifts of food
  55. 55. 9.22 Giving charity to the poor
  56. 56. 9.22 Having a festive meal
  57. 57. 9.26 Reading the Megillah
  58. 58. So dress up…
  59. 59. And Party!!!

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