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Ruth: (a) (10th century BCE) A Moabite princess who married the son of Naomi and Elimelech. After her husband died, she followed her mother-in-law to Israel and converted to Judaism. She then married Boaz, and they are the antecedents of King David. (b) A common Jewish name.
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Ruth was a Moabite princess of very fine character, who became the great-grandmother of King David.
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Ruth was a Moabite princess of very fine character, who became the great-grandmother of King David. She was dissatisfied with the idol-worship of her own people, and when the opportunity arose, she gladly gave up the privileges of royalty in her land and ...
The Sages found a cryptic message indicating the real reason why Ruth converted to Judaism.
The Sages found a cryptic message indicating the real reason why Ruth converted to Judaism.
Question: How was it that Naomi's two sons married non-Jewish Moabite women? From what I've read, it seems that Ruth only converted to Judaism after her husband died. Answer: The biblical commentaries discuss the question that you ask, and they suggest di...
Ruth of biblical fame was originally a Moabite princess. She later converted to Judaism and was the ancestress of King David, and ultimately, the Messiah. The Torah is not a historical record; it only contains facts that teach us something. Indeed, the wo...
It is the custom in many communities to read the biblical Book of Ruth, which tells the story of Ruth, a Moabite princess--and ancestress of King David--who converted to Judaism. Links: Text of Book of Ruth and its connection to Shavuot How Does One Conve...
Whenever our sages want to point to a shining example of Jewish womanhood, of self-sacrificing devotion to the higher things in life, of loyalty and modesty and excellence of character, they speak of Ruth. The strange thing about this great woman, whose s...
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