Numbers 10 – 12: The Israelites (Finally) Start Across the Desert, and Also Start Kvetching Again

An Episode from the Exodus - A Storm of Quails Gathers Over the Israelite Camp by Pawel Franck (Paolo Fiammingo), painted circa mid-1500s We finally return to narrative with these chapters and I'm giddy with anticipation. No more long lists of laws, rules, animals, Tabernacle furnishings - only the Israelites' story from here on out,…