Lex Rofeberg

Lex Rofeberg serves as strategic initiatives coordinator for The Institute for the Next Jewish Future and as co-host of its Judaism Unbound podcast. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island, and is studying towards rabbinic ordination through ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal.


Articles by Lex Rofeberg

Opening Jewish Conversations, Opening Jewish Community

Flashback: a few weeks ago, on this very blog, a post about Jewish conferences is published… authored by yours truly ...

Sleepless in North Georgia: This Is What Happens When Jews Convene

I took a look at my cell phone clock, which read 7:05 AM. I was incredibly sleepy, but not because ...

Yes, I’m Celebrating a New Jewish Holiday Today

Let’s make a new Jewish holiday. Wait…what? Let’s make a new Jewish holiday. When I opened a recent daily e-mail ...

Welcome to Palestine… Texas

When I see the word “Palestine,” a number of images come to mind: questions regarding borders, refugees, the city of ...

Mensch Madness, Round 2: Women’s Semi-Finals!

We’re nearing the end of Mensch Madness, sports fans! There is a palpable sense of history here in our arena, ...

Some “Deeply Held Religious Beliefs” Aren’t What You Think

In the late 1970s, my Uncle Eric Rofes marched in a gay pride parade in the Boston area with a ...