READING RUTH AS TAPESTRY (Pesach to Shavuot 2013)

Brookline Community Beit Midrash  4 week series.
Close reading of the Book of Ruth, making meaning as though weaving a tapestry.  Warp consists of the major themes: Ruth and Shavuot; David’s ancestors; individuals in relationship to community and the divine.  Woof contains the modes of interpretation: our own reading; the Sages; modern –  including feminist, queer and traditional; woodcut art.