Ruth: Gleaning the Fallen Sparks

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by Rebbetzin Chana Bracha Siegelbaum

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Ruth: Gleaning the Fallen Sparks illuminates the biblical story about a Moabite widow of a Bethlehemite, who became a righteous convert inspired by her mother-in-law Naomi. Her name was Ruth and her story has the ability to teach us so much about the laws concerning relationships, levirate marriage, true kindness, redemption and gleaning from the fields both literally and spiritually. She married her older kinsman, Boaz, in order to preserve her deceased husband’s legacy and became the mother of Oved, the grandfather of King David. But there is more to Ruth’s story waiting to be discovered below the surface. In these fascinating and utterly enthralling pages, the story of Ruth is dissected in a way that it never has been before. Through intensive analysis and chassidic insight, Rebbetzin Chana Bracha Siegelbaum illuminates the book of Ruth and enlivens it in a manner that’s accessible to all readers. Ruth, the mother of Royalty, is the perfect role-model and inspiration for women who aspire to walk in her path of righteousness and make a difference in the world. Through this thorough analysis, Rebbetzin Siegelbaum shows us Ruth, the woman and the righteous convert, in a totally new way that is truly inspirational.

Praise for Ruth: Gleaning the Fallen Sparks:

“Rebbetzin Siegelbaum’s inspiring and thoroughly enjoyable book Ruth: Gleaning the Fallen Sparks, exemplifies a deep, comprehensible and refreshing insight on the Book of Ruth. It not only grants special attention to its women-oriented aspects, but gives the reader an exhilarating view of the subject from the angles of the Oral Torah and Kabbalah as well.” – Rabbi Lazer Brody

“The immense effort invested to explain and clarify Megillat Ruth is evident in this important book. The book is based on the teachings of our sages in the way of Chassidut. It is certainly extremely beneficial to learn and study this book in depth. It is a great merit to disseminate Torah and to understand the depths of the concealed matters of the Torah.” – Rabbi Ben Tzion Rabinowitz of Biala

2 reviews for Ruth: Gleaning the Fallen Sparks

  1. 5 out of 5

    Very Concise and Thorough

    In Ruth: Gleaning the Fallen Sparks Rebbetzin Chana Bracha Siegelbaum brings a new perspective on studying the book of Ruth. Through deep text analysis, she makes the main characters of the book come alive while enlightening the reader to a broader understanding the relationships between them. The book includes a mystical perspective of the missions of the soul and the role of Ruth in bringing about redemption. I was very inspired by the personality of Ruth and her dedication to her mother-in-law, to Judaism and to the Land of Israel. The insights I gained from Ruth: Gleaning the Fallen Sparks were very beneficial and gave me the feeling we can all be more like Ruth in our relationships. In addition, it provided me with both halachic and Chassidic perspective on Megillat Ruth, which gave me a more detailed understanding and context. For me it was a very empowering book giving guidance into how I can improve myself and my relationships with others.
    Yehudit Chaya RN, Atlanta, Georgia

  2. 5 out of 5

    Rebbetzin Siegelbaum’s insights in this book reveal an important message to every Jew:
    Though it seems at first as if you are giving up so much to follow G-d’s path, our true path; you are rewarded tremendously in this life and for generations to come as you see all the good, holiness, and peace that stems from this path. You also gain the wealth of upright children and a strong sense of purpose and meaning in your life.

    Marla Tiktin, Aventura, Florida

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