For Such A Time As This...

Updated: Jan 6, 2019



I took this picture when I was in Frankfurt in 2017.

Every week when I was putting this week's study together, I use some kind of photo.  It's usually a stock photo that relates to the passage for the week.  The photo for the study on Esther is a photo I took myself. I took it in April of 2017 when I went to Frankfurt, Germany with my husband. One day, we went to a side of town that had a museum about the Judengasse, the Jewish Quarter.  For several centuries, this was where Jews lived in Frankfurt.  Jews and Christians went in and out of the quarter, but this was where the Jews had to live.  By the 1800s, the quarter was gone and Jews were allowed to live in other parts of the city.  In its place, the Bourneplatz Synagogue was built.  The building stood until November 9, 1938.  For the historians,