INTERNATIONAL: Esther and Magda

An interpretation of the Book of Esther, appearing in Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels' Berlin Der Angriff last week, was of greater interest to diplomats than to Bible students.

The Der Angriff version of Esther was labeled The Tale of a King and His Jewish Girl Friend. It told how King Ahasuerus of Persia was lured into marriage by the Jewess Esther, how she persuaded him to banish the Jew-baiting Vizier Haman, and thus saved the Persian Jews from massacre. Adding details not found in the original, Der Angriff related that the King was...

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