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 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.