By Rabbi Zev Farber Ph.D.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
The Sum of the Matter
- Hovav the Midianite: Why Was the End of the Story Cut?
- Re-Encountering Miriam
- Birkat Kohanim: The Magic of a Blessing
- Queen Berenice: A Woman of Contrasts
- Why Are There No Israelite Priestesses?
- Hosea: Loving God Erotically
- Whose Torah Do We Celebrate on Shavuot?
- Acquiring Ruth with the Land: A Text-Critical Solution for Ruth 4:5
- Book of Ruth: Recasting David’s Foreign Origins
- Book of Ruth: Achieving Justice Through Narrative