Migrating Judaism: The Internet Movement

Migrating Judaism: The Internet Movement
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Lex Rofes

Co-Host | Judaism Unbound Podcast

Lex Rofes, host of the podcast "Judaism Unbound" looks at many migrations which have taken place in Jewish history. He posits that the internet offers a similar opportunity to convene Jewish knowledge... See more

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Bonus Episode: Lex's ELI Talk (Migrating Judaism: The Internet Movement)

Is the internet a place, among others, in which Judaism now "lives?" In this special, mid-week episode, Dan and Lex ask that question, using a recent ELI Talk given by Lex as a springboard into the conversation. You can access the video of Lex's talk by clicking directly belo

Lex  Rofes, 

Co-Host | Judaism Unbound Podcast

Lex Rofes is a Jewish Educator and Organizer who serves as Strategic Initiatives Coordinator of the Institute for the Next Jewish Future and co-host of the Judaism Unbound podcast. He graduated with a BA in Judaic Studies from Brown University. While a student there, he served as Student President of Brown RISD Hillel and as a Student Representative on the board of Hillel International. He comes to Judaism Unbound after a two-year Education Fellowship at the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life, based in Jackson, Mississippi. He has had articles published by JTA, MyJewishLearning.Com, Sh'ma Journal, JewSchool: Progressive Jews & Views, New Voices, and others. An essay of his was included in the Greenhaven Press book Anti-Semitism: Opposing Viewpoints. He grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and currently lives in Providence, Rhode Island. He is currently studying towards rabbinic ordination through ALEPH: The Alliance for Jewish Renewal. He is also enrolled in Hebrew College's Interfaith Families Jewish Engagement certificate program and deeply involved in the activist group IfNotNow. Lex is a die-hard Packers fan and a former college a cappella nerd. He can be contacted at Lex@nextjewishfuture.org.