It's no coincidence that Purim this year is right before Israeli elections. Our situation today is strikingly similar to that of Mordechai and Esther, both at home and abroad as we hear on today's Emuna Beams News.
The Torah commands and reminds us to "blot out the remembrance of Amalek from under heaven" (Deuteronomy 25:19). Who is Amalek, Esau's great grandson in every generation, and how do we recognize him? In the time of Mordechai and Esther, Amalek's name was Haman. He's still entrenched in our midst today. Let's see how to rid ourselves of him. Blessings for a meaningful Shabbos Zchor.
This coming Shabbos is Shabbos Zchor and next Friday is Purim. Amalek, the arch-evil personification of the Sitra Achra (literally "other side", the antagonist of holiness) in every generation, has one main task - to destroy emuna and everyone who spreads it. The politically correct flow with Amalek, but a select few fight fiercely against him...
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