Longing for Qishuim in the Desert: A Torah Story

Updated: May 17

Telling by Sonia Brin

May 2022 | Iyar 5782


A long time ago, there were a people, perhaps our people, who endured generations of suffering and oppression in a narrow place, Mitzrayim. And then they were freed, and they began their journey of liberation out of Mitzrayim, that narrow place. And part of this journey involved wandering for years and years (40 years to be exact) through the desert. And I don't know if you’ve ever trekked through a desert, but it was hot and dry and they were tired, thirsty, and grumpy.