Mordecai

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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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With oil prices steadily increasing as well as Flex Fuel Vehicle production, the ethanol marketplace is making history," said Mordekhay. "Gulf Ethanol will deliver on those demands.
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Israel is extremely concerned about this development and has raised the issue in talks with the United States, including in recent talks between Defence Minister Yitzhaq Mordekhay and US Defence Secretary William Cohen, the paper said.
David Mordekhay has joined the company as president and chief executive officer and has been appointed to the board of directors.