A Tuesday TorahTutors Tidbit About Kindness in the Book of Ruth

It’s Tuesday and almost Shavuot, which means it’s a great time for a #TuesdayTorahTutorsTidbit about Megillat Rut.Real Torah, from real TorahTutors sessions. A preteen TorahTutors student has been delving into Megillat Rut with her tutor.They noticed many examples of chesed (kindness), a central theme in the Megillah that is one of the reasons offered for…

A Tuesday TorahTutors Tidbit About Eating and Blood (But Not Together!)

We’re back from Pesach with a new Tuesday TorahTutors tidbit! Real Torah, from real TorahTutors sessions. A TorahTutors student learned three different ways to translate a phrase in Vayikra 19:26 (part of this week’s Torah portion in Israel). Most literally, lo tochlu al hadam translates as “don’t eat on the blood” – a translation that…