Yael Ziegler

Dr. Yael Ziegler is an associate professor of Bible at Herzog College in Alon Shevut, Israel, and the author of Ruth: From Alienation to Monarchy (Maggid, 2015).

Articles by Yael Ziegler

The Book of Eicha: Faith in a Whirlwind

At the core of Lamentations is an expression of faith in the human capacity to survive in a broken world.

The Book of Ruth and the Power of Names

The story of Ruth, read on the holiday of Shavuot, teaches that respect for others begins with recognizing their names.