The book of Esther tells the story of a young Jewish woman who marries the king (Ahasuerus), discovers a plot to kill all the Jews (with the help of her uncle Mordecai) and risks her life to thwart the plot.
Over the centuries Esther has been a popular name for Jewish girls.
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