Ruth the Moabite said she’d follow her mother-in-law, Naomi, anywhere, making her an enduring symbol of loyalty, faith, and determination. Just in time for Shavuot, when the Book of Ruth is read, we present three modern-day Ruth stories.
Shavuot offers an important lesson for politics today.
Poetry for Shavuot, when we read about Ruth, a Moabite woman considered to be the first convert to Judaism
For a convert to Judaism, the Days of Awe mark a renewed commitment—this year more than ever
A well-thumbed book from my Lutheran childhood is now the ideal text for my Shavuot study and reflection
We asked four people we admire—a novelist, a musician, a rabbi, and a theologian—what they’d like to read in the wee hours
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Festival of Weeks