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Boaz: (d. 969 BCE) Relative of Naomi, husband of Ruth and progenitor of the Davidic dynasty. The story of his marriage to Ruth is recorded in the Book of Ruth, which is read on Shavuot in many communities.
Ibzan After Jephtah's death, the judge was Ibzan of Beth-Lehem. He is also known as Boaz, by which name he is called in the Book of Ruth. Ruth the Moabite had been left the childless widow of Ibzan's cousin. Boaz married her, and together they became the ...
The story of Ruth unfolds against the background of the barley harvest in ancient Judea...
From the Teachings of the Rebbe
Jachin and Boaz were the great pillars of copper that were at the entrance of the Holy Temple.
David's Ancestors, David Anointed, Saul Stricken With Melancholy
The bold voice of silence
He was Israel’s mightiest warrior, revered by friend and foe; yet for the first 28 years of his life he was a lowly outcast . . . The secret story behind the mysterious circumstances of King David’s birth.
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...
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