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Singing in the Streets, Posting Viral Tweets: 21st-Century Jewish Activism(s), Beyond the Headlines

The Philip S. Bernstein Lecture Series presents a lecture by Lex Rofeberg, co-host of the Judaism Unbound podcast.  This event will be offered virtually on Zoom.  Guests will need to register for the event using the "Register" link on the sidebar and a Zoom link will be emailed to you shortly before the event begins.

Lex Rofeberg is a Jewish educator and organizer who serves as Strategic Initiatives Coordinator of the Institute for the Next Jewish Future, and as co-host of its Judaism Unbound podcast. He came to Judaism Unbound in 2015 after a two-year Education Fellowship at the Institute of Southern Jewish Life, based in Jackson, Mississippi. In recent years, he has participated in Jewish activism through his involvement in the groups IfNotNow and Never Again Action, and has served in advisory capacities for the American Jewish Peace Archive, Tikkun Olam Productions, Evolve: Groundbreaking Jewish Conversations and Mitzvah Matzos. A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin who currently lives in Providence, Rhode Island, Lex was ordained as a rabbi through ALEPH: The Alliance for Jewish Renewal, and he received his certificate in Interfaith Families Jewish Engagement from Hebrew College. Some of his particular areas of interest include: digital Judaism, contemporary Jewish activism, interfaith families, and the intersection of Jewish practice with sports fandom.

Dial-In Information

https://forms.gle/A3GGGqdUfpFHJeDr5

Monday, March 1 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Lectures and Talks

Audience

General Public, Faculty, Students, Alumni, Family and Children, Staff

Tags

humanities, diversity

Cost

Free

Group
Center for Jewish Studies, Department of Religion and Classics
Hashtag

#jewishlife

Contact Phone or Email

Please contact caleb.rood@rochester.edu for information and to request accommodations.

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