This is our fourth and final chapter of the Book of Ruth, but we begin with a synopsis of the first three chapters. The Book of Ruth gives an amazing insight into the magnificent and unexpected events that lead up to Moshiach and Geula.
If you think Torah isn't exciting, you haven't yet learned the Book of Ruth properly.
If you think Torah isn't romantic, you haven't yet learned the Book of Ruth properly.
If you think Torah isn't inspiring, you haven't yet learned the Book of Ruth properly.
If you think Torah sells women short and is chauvinistic, sorry, you don't know the Book of Ruth.
Here's your chance to learn and appreciate the beauty of the Book of Ruth. Today's lesson begin with a review of Chapters One and Two, then hits the height of the drama and suspense of Chapter Three.
In Chapter Two of the Book of Ruth, we learn how Moshiach is blessed with the DNA of his great grandmother Ruth, whose compassionate deeds uplifted her from the lowest imaginable spiritual roots to the highest stature imaginable, a truly self-made woman.
In our introduction to the Book of Ruth, we learn how the Dark Side tries everything to prevent Moshiach's arrival, so Hashem must engineer it in such a way that catches the unholy spiritual opposition completely off guard.