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Ruth, the Book of: The book of Tanach recounting the story of Ruth's conversion to Judaism and her marriage to Boaz. In many communities it is read on the holiday of Shavuot.
Study the Book of Ruth
Explore in vivid detail the courageous story of Rut the convert who sacrificed everything to become part of the Jewish People. This text based study of the book of Ruth draws from the classical commentaries and presents its inspirational relevance.
An insightful and incisive review of the deeper meaning implanted in this extraordinary story of love, loyalty and devotion. In this epilogue, we highlight some of the scroll's general inspirational teachings. Then, dipping deeply into secret wisdom of Ka...
It’s customary to read the Book of Ruth on the holiday of Shavuot, a holiday which commemorates the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai. It is not an obvious selection. In fact, it’s not initially obvious why it was canonized in the Bible in the first plac...
Contemporary Halachah and Shulchan Aruch
"וילך איש מבית לחם...הוא ואשתו ושני בניו...ושם שני בניו מחלון וכליון...וימת אלימלך...ותשאר היא ושני בניה...וישאו להם נשים מאביות...וימותו...מחלון וכליון ותשאר האשה משני ילדיה" “A man went from Bethlehem, he, his wife, and his two sons...the man’s name was...
Megillat Rut in Depth: Chapter 4, Lesson 9
The entire book now concludes with a detailed ten-generation genealogy of Ruth’s great-grandson, King David, which emphasizes her unparalleled historic contribution. We begin to trace the lineage of Israel's royal bloodline with Jacob’s grandson Peretz. T...
Megillat Rut in Depth: Chapter 4, Lesson 8
Naomi responds to the comforting and prophetic words of the virtuous women who surround her. She fully embraces her role and fosters the blessed baby as her own child. Yet although he was doted and so tenderly cared for, he remained nameless, referred to ...
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