This week we continue our series on religious pluralism with the incredible Rabbi David Wolpe. Rabbi Wolpe is the Max Webb senior Rabbi of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles, California. He’s been named one of the most influential rabbis in America by Newsweek Magazine and one of the 50 most influential Jews in the world by the Jerusalem Post. He’s taught at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York, The American Jewish University in Lose Angeles, Hunter College, and UCLA.
Rabbi Wolpe writes for many publications, including regular columns for the New York Jewish Week, Washington Post “On Faith”, as well as periodic contributions to the Jerusalem Post, The Los Angeles TImes, Time Magazine, The Atlantic, and many others.
He has been on television numerous times, featured on series on PBS, A&E, as well as serving as a commentator on Face The Nation, The Today Show, CNN, and CBS This Morning. Rabbi Wolpe is the author of multiple books, including the National Bestseller “Making Loss Matter: Creating Meaning in Difficult TImes.” HIs most recent book is “Why Faith Matters.”
Guest (Selected) Published Works:
“David: The Divided Heart (Jewish Lives), Teaching Your Children About God: A Modern Jewish Approach, Making Loss Matter: Creating Meaning in Difficult Times, Why Be Jewish?, In Speech and in Silence: The Jewish Quest for God, and Why Faith Matters.”
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Enjoy the songs? Songs featured on this episode were: “New Year; Rowdy Heart, Broken Wing; & Wild World” from the album “Souvenir.” “Ain’t Nobody Got It Easy” & “Sisters, Brothers” from the album “Medicine.” And “Another Man’s Shoes” from the album “Good Light.”
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