Episode #075
A Conversation with
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach


“America’s Rabbi” Shmuley Boteach seems to always be in the headlines — whether because of his relationships with Roseanne Barr, Oprah, and Corey Booker, or his past with Michael Jackson. Rabbi Shmuley has helped redefine the role of the rabbi in today’s media-driven world.

Episode #074
A Conversation with
Chef Sara Bradley


Learn about the matzah ball soup that won her a spot on the finals on Bravo’s Top Chef Season 16 in Macau, China with Chef Sara Bradley. She joins Jay’s 4 Questions to talk about growing up in the very small town of Paducah KY, the connection between Paducah and Manischewitz’s gefilte fish, and the secret for the perfect Southern matzah brei.

Episode #073
A Conversation with
Tovah Feldshuh


Learn secrets to the perfect matzah brei and a plan for peace in the Middle East from actress Tovah Feldshuh on this week’s Jay’s 4 Questions. This amazing Jewish Broadway, TV, and silver screen star also talks about the extraordinary characters she has brought to life throughout her career.

Episode #072
A Conversation with
David Harris


David Harris, CEO of the American Jewish Committee, joins Jay’s 4 Questions podcast to talk about the extraordinary changes from 1990 to present day in the Jewish world, his passion for Jewish activism, and what has inspired his life and life’s journey.

Episode #071
A Conversation with
Dr. Joel Kahn


This week’s guest is America’s Heart-Healthy Doctor and Holistic Cardiologist, Dr. Joel Kahn. The conversation spans preventive cardiology and the importance of plant-based, clean, healthy eating.

Episode #070
A Conversation with
Micah Wexler


Chef, restaurateur, and deli impresario Micah Wexler joins Jay’s 4 Questions podcast to discuss deli culture, the difference between pastrami and corned beef, and his mother’s chicken soup. The conversation highlights his childhood memories growing up in a deep, rich Jewish home and the role mentorship has played throughout his personal and professional career.

Episode #069
A Conversation with
Rabbi Rick Jacobs


Rabbi Rick Jacobs, President of the Union for Reform Judaism, joins Jay’s 4 Questions, to discuss how the Jewish community must and will transform itself in order to engage the next generation of young Jews. He discusses the vibrancy of the community, his passion for his work, and the need to focus on Jewish content.

Episode #068
A Conversation with
Steven Nasatir


This week’s guest is the legendary Dr. Steve Nasatir, President of The Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago. This episode takes a stroll through history as the conversation highlights how Dr. Nasatir has been a part of some of the most important and memorable moments in Jewish History — from the Six Day War to Operation Exodus to Operation Moses.


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.