Mourning

Communications Between Esther And Mordecai - Esther 4:1 – 4:17 (commentary)

When Mordecai heard about the decree of Ashasuerus for the destruction of the Jews he rent his clothes and put on sackcloth with ashes, which displayed to the Jews great sorrow and grief (v. 1). Following this, throughout the entire kingdom there was great mourning among the Jews …