Bread of dissatisfaction

He made you hungry, He made you starve, He fed you manna… (Deut. 8:3)

Torah could only be given to people who had consumed manna. (Midrash Tanchuma 20:2)

It wasn’t that manna didn’t satisfy hunger. Manna was food, nourishing food. But it was food that caused you to feel dissatisfied. That was its nourishment. …(..)

SOURCE: https://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/5194855/jewish/Bread-of-Dissatisfaction.htm

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