Episode #055
A Conversation with
Chancellor Gene Block


This week’s podcast guest is UCLA’s Chancellor Gene Block. UCLA is ranked No. 13 “Best Global University” by U.S. News & World Report. Chancellor Block talks about his journey from being a scientist and researcher to a university chancellor, his life in the Catskills, and the power of education in the world today.

Episode #054
A Conversation with
Andrew Zimmern


Four-time James Beard Award-winning TV Personality, Chef, Writer, Teacher, and World Explorer Andrew Zimmern joins Jay’s 4 Questions to talk about food, travel, spirituality, miracles, and the culinary scenes of Los Angeles, Israel, and Minnesota. He also shares his favorite deli in America!

Episode #053
A Conversation with
Gidi Grinstein


Gidi Grinstein, the founder of Reut Group and one of the Jewish world’s great thinkers and authors, joins Jay Sanderson to discuss the intersection between “Israeliness” and Jewishness — and how the world’s biggest problems are always opportunities.

Episode #051
A Conversation with
Amy Ziering


This week, Jay speaks with Oscar®-nominated, Emmy®-winning, Peabody-winning documentary filmmaker Amy Ziering about her life, experiences, and films — The Invisible War, The Hunting Ground, and The Bleeding Edge.

Episode #048
A Conversation with
Ben Winston


This week’s guest is the incredibly talented producer/director Ben Winston from The Late Late Show with James Corden and Fulwell 73 Productions. Ben joins Jay’s 4 Questions to talk about his success in Hollywood, his deep Jewish roots, and Carpool Karaoke.

Episode #047
A Conversation with
Richard Sandler


Richard Sandler, Chair of the Board of The Jewish Federations of North America, joins Jay Sanderson on Jay’s 4 Questions podcast to discuss the intersection between his family life, professional life, and life as a lay leader and philanthropist. He also shares the challenges and opportunities he has seen facing the Jewish community over the past years.

Episode #046
A Conversation with
Rabbi Melissa Weintraub


Rabbi Melissa Weintraub, Co-Executive Director of Resetting the Table, joins Jays 4 Questions to discuss the blurred lines between religion and politics, the power and consequences of our voices, and the importance of dialogue.


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.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles.