The Seed Diet of Esther - and Daniel

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March 02 2023
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Venue: YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov

Machshava:
Purim 
Nach:
Daniel Esther 

References: Megilla: 13A Megilla: 15A  

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Why does the gemara cite a pasuk from Daniel to demonstrate that Esther's special diet was of seeds? Why does the Rama explain the Purim practice of eating seeds by citing Daniel?

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