Economics in the Book of Esther

Michael Eisenberg ’89YUHS ’93YC Discusses Role of Assimilation in Purim Story

What role did economics play in the Purim story? What message does the megillah have for us about the lure of opportunity and the dangers of assimilation? Michael Eisenberg ’89YUHS ’93YC, partner at venture capital firm Aleph, sits down with Associate Professor of Near Eastern and Jewish Studies Dr. Aaron Koller to discuss the themes he charts in his book, The Vanishing Jew: A Wake-Up Call From the Book of Esther.