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God’s Hesed and Our Own: Reading the Book of Ruth

Hosted By: Hadar

The book of Ruth, traditionally read on Shavuot in Ashkenazic communities, is one of the richest and profoundest books in the Hebrew Bible. What can its major themes — hesed (loving kindness), first and foremost — teach us about our relationships with God, others, and ourselves? Join Rabbi Shai Held in 4 consecutive nightly sessions in which we’ll explore the book from literary and theological standpoints, considering Rabbinic midrash, medieval commentaries, and modern scholarly and feminist approaches.

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