Episode #065
A Conversation with
Sal Litvak


This week Jay Sanderson is in deep conversation with Sal Litvak of the Accidental Talmudist, who is also an accomplished filmmaker and writer. They explore Sal’s extraordinary journey to becoming one of today’s great teachers of Judaism and the Talmud.

Episode #064
A Conversation with
Phil Rosenthal


This week’s podcast guest is the creator, writer, and producer of Everybody Loves Raymond and foodie, world traveler, and host of the Netflix hit Somebody Feed Phil. Phil and Jay talk about comedy and food, arguably two of the Jewish people’s greatest gifts to mankind.

Episode #063
A Conversation with
Tali Levanon


This week’s podcast guest is Tali Levanon, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Israel Trauma Coalition (ITC). She discusses her trauma and resiliency work in Israel, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, and around the world and how people deal differently with traumas from natural and man-made disasters.

Episode #062
A Conversation with
Rabbi Yoshi Zweiback


Rabbi Yoshi Zweiback, Senior Rabbi of Stephen Wise Temple and Wise School, joins Jay’s 4 Questions to discuss the importance of Jewish education and Jewish summer camp, the meaning of a name, and life in Omaha, Nebraska.

Episode #061
A Conversation with
David Broza, Part II


David Broza, extraordinary musical performer, singer, and songwriter, joins Jay’s 4 Questions podcast for the second time to discuss Israel, music, conflict resolution, coexistence, and One Million Guitars — a program that provides stipends for guitar lessons and uniquely designed guitars for underprivileged kids around the world.

Episode #060
A Conversation with
Irwin Kula


This week’s guest is media personality, author, innovator, and rabbi Irwin Kula, who is also the co-president of Clal — the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. The conversation spans the many tipping points in Jewish life and what it means to be a conscious spiritual disrupter.

Episode #059
A Conversation with
Roni Saslove


Roni Saslove, the new face of Israeli wine, joins Jay Sanderson on this week’s episode of Jay’s 4 Questions to discuss mindful wine tasting, how wine triggers memories, and more!

Episode #058
A Conversation with
Rabbi Amy Bernstein


Rabbi Amy Bernstein, Senior Rabbi of Kehillat Israel in Pacific Palisades and the incoming Chair of the Southern California Board of Rabbis, joins Jay’s 4 Questions podcast to discuss her journey from Atlanta to Duluth to Southern California, why synagogues need to be more nimble, and how to access our spiritual best selves.

Episode #056
A Conversation with
Isaac “Bougie” Herzog


This week’s guest is Isaac “Bougie” Herzog, the Chairman of the Executive of the Jewish Agency. Bougie talks about his life in politics, being the son of the 6th President of the State of Israel Chaim Herzog, the nephew of Abba Eban, and the grandson of Israel’s first Chief Rabbi. This podcast episode provides insight into Bougie’s years of politics and vision for the future of the Jewish people.


Jay’s 4 Questions brings together the most interesting and influential thought leaders to discuss community, culture, food, and more. When President & CEO Jay Sanderson asks the tough questions — whether the answers are provocative, inspiring, or simply entertaining, you’ll want to hear every word.

This episode is brought to you by The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. Hosted by Jay Sanderson, produced by Alana Weiner, and edited by Ariel Aboody. You can listen to individual episodes or subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify, and SoundCloud.

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