Ruth and Boaz: Saviors in a Sea of Sin
The cracks splintering from Ruth and Boaz’s hands display the potency a single act of kindness, of chessed, can have.
The Eponymous Yet Excluded Heroine of Megillat Ruth
Ruth always defends herself and her loved ones and sees her troubles through.
Boaz as an “Ish Gibor Chayil”
Surrounding the shield is the phrase ish gibor chayil, meaning a “man of substance,” a strong, mightful, wise, and industrious man.
Compassion, Blame & Trial
I have also included the three terms that best summarize what motivated Naomi to discourage her daughters-in-law: compassion, blame, and trial.
Megillat Ruth’s Most Complex, Intriguing Character
Her pupils form the shape of stars to signify that she is looking upward toward God searching for approval, forgiveness, and help
"Looking at this photo reminds me of that summer and what it is like to be a child."
Finding Spirituality in Nature
“Sometimes I connect more to God when I am in the forest than when I am in synagogue.”
The Next Generation
There is a bliss in her expression. However, there is an underlying notion of innocence in her that almost frightens me.
Trapped & Alone
“I’m losing my mind and I wanna be free”
Through the Years
“It tells a story about the different ways buildings are made in London in different eras.”
Self-portrait done with pencil and graphite on paper
Toucans in a Tree
"Looking up, I saw two beautifully vibrant toucans."