author of “More Beautiful Than Before: How Suffering Transforms Us”
Senior Rabbi of Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles.
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…
Mar. 28from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Written by Amy Ta, produced by Sarah Sweeney
The holidays can be stressful and triggering -- especially if you’ve recently lost a loved one, are battling a serious illness or…
Dec. 13, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Steve Leder had counseled hundreds of people who were suffering, but it wasn’t until he suffered an injury himself that he discovered how pain changes our lives – and how it can change…
Nov. 21, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A judge for the Appeals Court of Maryland has ruled that the smell of marijuana is not probable cause for a search.
Jul. 30from KCRW Features
David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for July 22, 2020.
Jul. 22from David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report
The Washington Nationals are playing the New York Yankees on Thursday night — in an empty stadium.Fox Sports is using computer animation to add “virtual fans” to the broadcast.
Jul. 24from Hollywood Breakdown
Why is a drug that can be so useful to a group of patients not allowed in the hospital?
Jul. 19from Second Opinion
Professor Yolanda Pierce, Dean of the Howard University School of Divinity, talks with KCRW’s Jonathan Bastian about the history and the legacy of the Black church and its connection…
Jul. 25from Life Examined
Karen Bass is among a new generation of leaders who have risen from South L.A.’s Community Coalition.
Jul. 23from Zócalo's Connecting California
With just under 100 days to go before the November election, state and county officials are trying to get residents ready to vote.
Jul. 27from Greater LA
The former L.A. Times cartoonist thought he was protected by freedom of the press until his own newspaper came after him for a blog post about LAPD abuses.
Jul. 17from Scheer Intelligence
The restaurants on Santa Monica’s Main Street took a huge hit from the COVID-19 shutdown.
Aug. 3from Design and Architecture