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Mordecai

(môr`dēkī, môr'dēkā`ī), cousin and guardian of EstherEsther
, book of the Bible. It is the tale of the beautiful Jewish woman Esther [Heb.,= Hadassah], who is chosen as queen by the Persian King Ahasuerus (Xerxes I or II) after he has repudiated his previous wife, Vashti.
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Mordecai

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Old Testament the cousin of Esther who averted a massacre of the Jews (Esther 2--9)

Mordecai

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Old Testament the cousin of Esther who averted a massacre of the Jews (Esther 2--9)
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In a statement, Mordechai confirmed that Avraham Mengistu had voluntarily passed the security fence on the Gaza borders in the month of September.
On Friday afternoons, with his tools put away and his workshop swept, Mordechai would pass underneath the arches of the bathhouse and contemplate the gift of sweet hours ahead.
Mordechai did not respond to Hretz's question of whether he or the IDF have an agreement with a news agency allowing them to publish the photo.
In the same statement, Mordechai also told reporters that the Israeli Army and security bodies had recently received intelligence which helped foil a planned "major attack along the Egyptian borders" last night.
Yoav Mordechai said the intelligence and Shin Bet security services had gathered in advance of the incident, helped the military thwart its effect on the Israeli side and quickly strike back at the militants.
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Shalit has arrived back in Israel, chief army spokesman Brigadier General Yoav Mordechai announced.
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Many readers may know of the humanitarian Mordechai Vanunu's kidnapping in Rome in 1986, his return to Israel and his jailing for 18 years, 11 in solitary confinement, for revealing to The Sunday Times that Israel possessed the nuclear bomb.
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