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Ruth and Boaz, painted in 1840 by Andrea Appiani the Younger (1817-1865). Via Getty Images. 

Ruth and Boaz, painted in 1840 by Andrea Appiani the Younger (1817-1865). Via Getty Images. 

Observation
Jon Levenson and Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic
June 3 2022
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More about: Boaz, Book of Ruth, Conversion, Religion & Holidays, Ruth, Shavuot