Jay Sanderson is president and chief executive officer of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. Formerly, he was the CEO and executive producer of Jewish Television Network (JTN) where he created, produced and wrote television programming. He was also the creator and executive producer of the PBS series "The Jewish Americans" and of the documentary "Worse Than War".
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. 
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.
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.
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.
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Creator Details

Episode Count
90
Podcast Count
2
Total Airtime
2 days, 2 hours
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