- a powerful prince at the court of Ahasuerus, who was hanged upon exposure of his plan to destroy the Jews of Persia. Esther 3–6.
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Examples from the Web for haman
It is common knowledge among those familiar with the rabbinic tradition that Haman was considered a descendant of the Amalekites.
Whether Goldberg knew about the rabbinic linkage of Haman to Amalek I do not know.
And they face the absolute villain, Haman, from the absolute villainous family, Amalek.Purim Perils: His View Is His Own
Rabbi Daniel Landes
February 18, 2013
The advancement of Mordecai was the natural result of Haman's ruin.
Esther said, "The adversary and enemy is this wicked Haman."
But he heeded them as little as Haman heeds the "Purim" rattles.Jewish Children
Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich
He would not be able to stop the hanging of Haman—the hanging of Rube Haman.
Tell me,” she said, quietly—“tell me how you are able to save Haman?