Rabbi Steve Leder

Senior Rabbi of Wilshire Boulevard Temple and author of “The Beauty of What Remains: How Our Greatest Fear Becomes Our Greatest Gift”

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Senior Rabbi of Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles.

Rabbi Steve Leder on KCRW

“I'm closer in some ways with my father almost three years after his death than I was at any time during his life. And I've discovered him in new ways.

LA rabbi on remembering beauty that remains after loss, and bequeathing values in an ‘ethical will’

“I'm closer in some ways with my father almost three years after his death than I was at any time during his life. And I've discovered him in new ways.

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"When we remove certain things from our lives, it leaves some very beautiful things behind. And it creates the room, the vacuum for beautiful things to emerge," says Rabbi Steve Leder.

LA rabbi reminds everyone to focus on beauty that remains — amid fires, COVID, 9/11 anniversary

"When we remove certain things from our lives, it leaves some very beautiful things behind. And it creates the room, the vacuum for beautiful things to emerge," says Rabbi Steve Leder.

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For those who are anxious and fearful over the coronavirus outbreak, Rabbi Steve Leder says, "You cannot have a shadow unless the light is somehow shining behind whatever is…

Where there’s shadow, there’s light: LA rabbi helps us get through coronavirus fears

For those who are anxious and fearful over the coronavirus outbreak, Rabbi Steve Leder says, "You cannot have a shadow unless the light is somehow shining behind whatever is…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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