Mordecai Did Not Kneel Because the King Did Not Order It! takes a fresh look at the people and events depicted in the biblical book of Esther. Author Ilan Sendowski employs methods of analysis from rabbinic scholarship and insights from the practice of law to uncover the main purpose driving the decisions made by Mordecai, the primary subject of the study. He shows how Mordecai worked to save the scattered Jews from extinction, avoiding the fate that had been suffered by the Ten Tribes of Israel. This exploration describes the inner thoughts of figures in the book of Esther. It explains how Mordecai worked his way through complications presented by courtly practices and social customs. Finally, it uses an array of analytical tools to uncover a method for responding to problems with wisdom and kwledge. If you desire to learn from the book of Esther how to attend to the hidden nuances of difficult circumstances, how to take advantage of your insights, how to avoid suffering harm at the hands of dangerous people, or how to rely more fruitfully on kwledge and wisdom, then Mordecai Did Not Kneel Because the King Did Not Order It! can serve as a guide. Whether you are engaging the amazing story in Esther for the first time, seeking insight for daily life, or digging into this new reading of the biblical book, Mordecai Did Not Kneel Because the King Did Not Order It! can address your questions.