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.


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      Selfish Revolution

      Korah and his followers masked their quest for personal power and gain as a desire for an egalitarian, democratic society.

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      The Time And Place For Spontaneity

      The deaths of Nadav and Avihu, Aaron's sons, teach us the value and also danger of spontaneous religious expression.

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      Environmental Appreciation

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      Beginning With The Individual

      Lekh L'kha marks a transition between God relating to humanking as a collective to relating to individuals and the struggle to maintain a balance between the two.

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      Synthesizing The Influences Of Our Parents

      The legal limits placed on the case of the rebellious child reflect the Torah's understanding of the complexity of parental influences on children.

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      Responding Swiftly To Need

      Charity is rooted in our understanding that those who need our help are indeed our brothers.

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      The Role Of Ritual

      In focusing on ritual laws, Parashat Terumah teaches us that by reliving heroic historic moments we can introduce the transcendent into our daily lives.

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      Exile--The Absence Of Jewish Context

      The descent into Egypt and Jacob's death left his family in an alien culture, forced to find a context for their traditions within themselves.

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      When To Talk And When To Act

      Comparing Moshe to Yiftah raises questions about when we should be people of speech and when we should be people of action.

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      Kosher For Passover And All Year Round

      The prohibition against leavened bread for most Temple grain offerings imbues the Temple with the spirit of freedom all year round.


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