Balak

The Other Side

I want to apologize if this dvar is shorter and not as in depth as some of the previous ones. I’m writing this from Utah, where I’m spending the week with my kids, cliff jumping and jet skiing. Needless to say, it’s been a bit tough to spend the amount of time required to learn and write. But being one with nature in this way is what keeps the flames of my fire ignited so that we can approach Torah with love. It’s about choosing life, in a way that is in harmony with Torah and not, God forbid, with the Sitra Achra (the Other Side) — staying in a constant state of curiosity and wonder.  Now to the Parashah dubbed “Balak”… Balak was the king of Moab and was threatened by the Israelites wandering near his land with Moshe …

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Light of Infinite is a book series (coming soon), a podcast, and a weekly Dvar (digital + pamphlets distributed to shull’s in LA). Erez Safar acts as Your Spiritual DJ, curating insights into the weekly Torah portion and the infinite light of Kabbalah.

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