Transform Your Greatest Fears into Your Greatest Gifts
Rabbi Steve Leder thought he knew how to cope with death until his father died. It was then that Steve Leder went from being the rabbi to being the son facing his own experience of love, regret and pain. What he discovered was life changing.
Join him in conversation with Rabbi Ed Feinstein as they discuss his new book, The Beauty of What Remains, and the lessons he has learned that will benefit us all.
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Rabbi Steve Leder is the senior rabbi of Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles and the author of The Extraordinary Nature of Ordinary Things, More Money Than God, and the bestseller More Beautiful Than Before. He received his degree in writing from Northwestern University, and spent time studying at Trinity College, Oxford University, before receiving a master's degree in Hebrew letters in 1986, and rabbinical ordination in 1987, from Hebrew Union College. Originally from Minneapolis, he lives in Los Angeles with his family.
Rabbi Ed Feinstein is senior rabbi of Valley Beth Shalom in Encino, California. He has served on the faculty of the Ziegler Rabbinical School of Rabbinic Studies at American Jewish University since 1990 and is an instructor for the Wexner Heritage Program, lecturing widely across the United States. In 1982, Rabbi Feinstein became the founding director of the Solomon Schechter Academy of Dallas, Texas, building the school’s enrollment from 40 to over 500 in eight years, and winning national recognition as center of educational excellence. In 1990, he assumed the position of executive director of Camp Ramah in California, the largest Jewish camp and conference center in the western United States. He came to Valley Beth Shalom in 1993 at the invitation of the renowned Rabbi Harold Schulweis, whom he succeeded as the congregation’s senior rabbi in 2005. Rabbi Feinstein is a member of the board of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, a member of the school board of Milken Community High School and an active member of AIPAC. A survivor of two bouts of colon cancer, he speaks frequently to cancer support groups all over Southern California.