Articles By Rabbi Shimon Felix

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    Rabbi Shimon Felix

    Rabbi Shimon Felix is the Israel Director of the Bronfman Youth Fellowships in Israel. He lives with his family in Jerusalem, and has taught in a wide variety of educational frameworks in Israel and abroad.


    • MJL Author Article 20

      Princely Gifts

      The princes' gifts to the Tabernacle illustrate important principles of leadership and methods of balancing personal and communal needs.

    • MJL Author Article 21

      Sacred Relationships

      The mirrors used to create the basin in the Tabernacle teach us that sanctified sexuality means seeing ourselves in relation to others.

    • MJL Author Article 22

      (Un)Conditional Love

      Isaac and Rebekah provide us with two models of parenting--love dependent on a specific interaction and love that is unconditional.

    • MJL Author Article 23

      The Miraculous Nature Of Covenant

      God's covenant with Noah showed him and us the possibility of transforming the human condition of loneliness into the miracle of connection.

    • MJL Author Article 24

      Passion

      Only a passionate zealous act can respond adequately to sins and crimes of passion.

    • MJL Author Article 25

      The Sanctity Of Elemental Relationships

      The juxtaposition of laws about the high priest on Yom Kippur, forbidden sexual relationships and laws about blood teach the sanctity of basic parts of life.

    • MJL Author Article 26

      From The Margins

      Jethro's position at the margin of the Jewish people allowed him to understand how to make the Torah work for a multiplicity of people with a multiplicity of views.

    • MJL Author Article 27

      Interpreting From The Outside

      Joseph's status as an outsider, and the outsider status of the Jewish people, allow for critical insight into the deeper truths of the surrounding people and nations.

    • MJL Author Article 28

      Models Of Leadership

      Moshe and God each instruct Joshua according to the different models of leadership each embodies.

    • MJL Author Article 29

      Leaving Childhood Behind

      The specific complaints of the Israelites in the wilderness illustrate their inability to develop mature, adult relationships.


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