Latest update: June 10th, 2013
Each of these artists has approached Ruth from a distinctive point of view. Steinhardt reflects the literal text, allowing it to augment his images. Szyk evokes the exotic flavor of a long-gone world as he explores non-textual meanings. Finally, Wander demands that we see the narrative primarily through contemporary eyes while allowing the sweep of the House of David and the coming Messiah to finally triumph. It’s all there and all possible in the lines of Megillas Ruth.
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