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Karma Came Quickly

We saw last week that Yosef’s karma came quickly: everything that he reported to his father about his brothers came back to him. He shared how his brothers were eating flesh cut off from a living animal, and his brothers sold him, cutting him off from the family. He told Yakov how the brothers treated the sons of the handmaids with contempt and called them slaves, and then “Yosef was sold for a slave.” Because he shared with his father that his brothers were acting immorally, Yosef’s “master’s wife cast her eyes upon him,” and he landed in prison in Egypt for two years. In this week’s parashah, the same karma befalls the brothers: they are accused of being spies because they suspected Yosef of telling tales against them. Shimon is placed in prison because they threw Yosef in the …

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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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