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February 2, 2015

For centuries, countless readers from all backgrounds and cultures have been inspired by the uplifting tale of the biblical Ruth, a story that nurtures hope and instills belief in a brilliant future. Now, in a revolutionary new reading of the Book of Ruth, Rabbi Moshe Miller brings us a commentary that provides an entirely new perspective on this timeless tale. In Rising Moon, the reader will discover that beneath the seemingly simple surface of this fable-like story – the story of a princess of Moab, who leaves her homeland after suffering terrible personal losses and is then reduced to grinding poverty in a foreign land, only to discover love and become the mother of the royal house of her adopted country – the Talmud and Midrash trace a tangled web

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