The Jewish people accepted the Torah in fear of God's overwhelming power. Ruth accepted it out of love and loyalty.
Rituals for the holiday of Shavuot, which celebrates the giving of the Torah.
Special scriptural readings for the Festival of Weeks.
Why some synagogues use paper-cuts as decorations, how Israelis celebrate with water, and other lesser-known facts about this springtime holiday.
Rabbinic tradition sees her as a virtuous woman who is rewarded for her behavior.
The Book of Ruth takes on new significance in modern times.