Tag Archives: Ruth

We’re the Future of the Past, and the Past of the Future

You can meet your past going toward your future or try to travel to the future and end up in your past.  That, dear friends, is a premise of non-linear time and the theory of Godel.  Within Torah thought, past … Continue reading

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Megilas Rus Explained

There are 70 interpretations on every word of Torah. Clearly, to go through that many is not feasible.  I try to stick with Rashi here and sometimes with other commentators. CHAPTER I Verse 1: And it was in the day … Continue reading

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Ruth Shows Us Importance of Threshing: discarding bad, retaining good

In Megillas Rus, we see the account of Rus gathering the stalks of grain in order to keep herself and her mother-in-law alive.  The first day of work was done, and the Megillah tells us: “Va’tachbot es Asher Leekaytah” she … Continue reading

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Fingers Squarely on the Keyboard

It was my most prolific of writing days.  I had woken up early morning to write.  Though I usually go to sleep early with intentions of waking ere dawn, most mornings finds me safely wrapped in my quilt, way after … Continue reading

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GIVING – That’s the Entire Torah – -CHESED – Loving-kindness

[In anticipation of Shavuos, the holiday coming up this week, the next few posts will be about that holiday. Reminder of translation Hashem=G-d.] On Shavuos we read the scroll of Ruth, “Megillas Rus”.  We are taught that this saga of … Continue reading

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