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Esther Is Antifa: A Purim story.


When we laugh at that video of Richard Spencer getting punched in the face, or at that Hungarian fascist dying of a heart attack during his speech, and some candy-ass centrist says, 'If we mock their pain we’re no different from them,' you just tell them the God of Sarah, Rachel, Judith and Esther is on your side. Feminism is anti-fascist. Judaism ought to be feminist and anti-fascist.

In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen gets you caught up on Purim - an ancient story of knee tattoos and body rashes and attractive secret Jews and sleepless nights and poo chalices and incels and Proud Boys and fascists and Steve Bannons getting dealt with the only way to deal with those people: biblically.

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Jeff Dorchen

Jeff is a visual artist, songwriter/musician, actor, essayist, fiction writer, poet, playwright and screenwriter. He's been a playwright, songwriter, and performer with Chicago's Theater Oobleck since 1988, a writer and actor with Red Baron Films since 2000, and a contributor to This Is Hell! since 1996. He currently lives in Los Angeles.


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