85 episodes

Produced by The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, 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. For more information, follow us on Facebook or Instagram, or visit www.JewishLA.org.

Jay's 4 Questions The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 70 Ratings

Produced by The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, 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. For more information, follow us on Facebook or Instagram, or visit www.JewishLA.org.

    A Conversation with Lior Lev Sercarz

    A Conversation with Lior Lev Sercarz

    World-renowned Israeli chef and spice master Lior Lev Sercarz joins Jay’s 4 Questions for a riveting discussion on the important role chefs play in bridging societal gaps and how cooking with the right combination of spices can enhance your life. 

    • 32 min
    A Conversation with Lori Gottlieb

    A Conversation with Lori Gottlieb

    New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, psychotherapist, nationally recognized journalist, and weekly columnist for The Atlantic Lori Gottlieb joins Jay’s 4 Questions for a fascinating discussion on the challenge to stay connected to each other and the Jewish community in our increasingly fast-paced technological world. Jay and Lori examine modern use of devices as an escape tool and the resulting isolation and damage to our health. They explore solutions to these ever-growing problems, which include listening more intently to those we care about and making time to be present with them.

    • 29 min
    A Conversation with Rachel Bloom

    A Conversation with Rachel Bloom

    Multi-talented actress, singer, writer, and comedian Rachel Bloom joins Jay’s 4 Questions to discuss her Jewish upbringing, her blossoming career, and why Jay considers Rachel the “modern-day queen of Yiddish theater.” The conversation highlights Rachel’s early influences including Mel Brooks, her rise from YouTube viral start to Golden Globe award-winning actress, the power in vulnerability when dealing with mental health issues, and preparing to raise a Jewish child.

    • 30 min
    A Conversation with Rabbanit Alissa Thomas-Newborn

    A Conversation with Rabbanit Alissa Thomas-Newborn

    Rabbanit Alissa Thomas-Newborn talks about her journey from being the daughter of a Reform rabbi and student at Brentwood school to a leader in the modern Orthodox community, the role she plays as a rabbanit, and the legacy of women leaders throughout history.

    • 35 min
    A Conversation with Avi Issacharoff

    A Conversation with Avi Issacharoff

    Award-winning journalist and TV producer Avi Issacharoff of Haaretz, The Times of Israel, and the hit Netflix show Fauda, joins Jay’s 4 Questions podcast

    • 28 min
    A Conversation with Jay Sanderson

    A Conversation with Jay Sanderson

    For the 80th episode, the script is flipped! Our podcast host and Federation President & CEO Jay Sanderson sits down with Rob Eshman to share his thoughts on community, spirituality, religion, and food.

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
70 Ratings

70 Ratings

Alan Fakheri ,

Great, insightful Jewish podcast from LA thought leaders

One of my favorite podcasts. Hope future leaders of the Jewish community listen, learn and build from yours and your guests example.

r. ashi ,

Every week just gets better

Looking forward to the next one!
Getting better and better

burgersteve ,

Great podcast!

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