College hosts ‘Day of Jewish Learning’
The third annual “Day of Jewish Learning” at SUNY Ulster Sunday, Nov. 13, will feature educator Lex Rofes.
The event, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., is sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Ulster County and SUNY Ulster.
Rofes’ talk, scheduled for 10:15 a.m. in the student lounge, is titled “‘We’ and ‘Me’: Identity and Community in Contemporary Judaism.”
Rofes is a Jewish educator and organizer who is the strategic initiatives coordinator of the Institute for the Next Jewish Future, co-hosting its podcast, entitled “Judaism Unbound.” He is studying toward rabbinic ordination through The Alliance for Jewish Renewal. A 2013 graduate of Brown University with a degree in Judaic Studies, he worked previously as an education fellow for the Institute of Southern Jewish Life in Jackson, Miss.