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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 is collecting left-over barley at harvest time in order to provide for herself and Naomi, her mother-in-law, with whom she lived in Bethlehem. Gleaning is the act of collecting leftover crops from farmers’ fields after they have been harvested. Accor...
Artist’s Statement: The famous story of Ruth inspired me to make a set of drawings. This one shows a worried Ruth, sitting at the feet of her sleeping relative Boaz during the harvest season, hoping he will marry her and will take care of her and her impo...
By Shoshannah Brombacher
Artist’s Statement: This painting shows several scenes from Megillat Ruth. I love the way many scenes are presented in medieval miniatures and often do the same in my work.
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