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Solel People of the Book

Date: February 10, 2021 Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Thirst: The Desert Trilogy

By: Shulamit Hareven

“…All three stories in Thirst: The Desert Trilogy are set during the period concurrent with the dramatic narrative of national trial contained in the Book of Exodus. Hareven's short stories are not concerned, however, with the well-known events that mark the Hebrews' time in the wilderness, though Moses and Joshua are both mentioned. Her attention is fixed on the base characters and the difficulties they face before reaching the Promised Land: one man loses his faith when the priests ignore issues of Justice; a young man learns that his father contemplated sacrificing him to settle accounts with God… excerpt from Review

Solel People of the Book is a group of readers interested in reading and discussing books about Jewish people, themes, or topics of interest. We meet via Zoom from 11:30 am to 12:30 ish on the second Wednesday of the month (while campus is closed).

This group is open to all Temple Members. Join us for one, two or all the book discussions whether you finished, or read, the book. Spoiler Alert: We discuss the entire book. 

To borrow the book email Renee Lucas at with your home address and phone number. Renee will contact you to arrange contactless doorstep delivery.