Ep #021
Jay’s 4 Questions
A Conversation with
Rabbi Steve Leder


This week, host Jay Sanderson speaks with Rabbi Steve Leder of Wilshire Boulevard Temple, the oldest synagogue in California. Their conversation covers everything from fishing to rock and roll! Rabbi Leder goes in depth about his role as a rabbi and how he connects with the community. Rabbi Leder also discusses how boredom negatively impacts spirituality and religious practice. Tune in to hear more!

Check out Rabbi Leder’s new book, More Beautiful Than Before: How Suffering Transforms Us.

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Jay’s 4 Questions is the place where Jewish thought leaders from the worlds of entertainment, politics, food, tech, and more come to discuss and celebrate the Jewish experience.

This episode is brought to you by The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. Jay’s 4 Questions is hosted by Jay Sanderson and edited by Ariel Aboody. Episodes 1-82 were produced by Alana Weiner. You can listen to individual episodes or subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify, and SoundCloud.

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