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May 11, 2022

Today's guest on the Mitlin Money Mindset™ is Rabbi Steve Leder, the Senior Rabbi of Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles. As the Senior Rabbi, Steve Leder serves over 2,700 families that comprise this prestigious synagogue. In addition to his many duties at Wilshire Boulevard Temple, Rabbi Leder is a regular guest on The Today Show, Time, The Los Angeles Times, and USA Today.  Rabbi Leder has written three successful books, “The Extraordinary Nature of Ordinary Things,” “More Money Than God: Living a Rich Life without Losing Your Soul,” and “More Beautiful than Before: How Suffering Transforms.” We also have to recognize Steve Leder for being named by Newsweek Magazine not once—but twice—as one of the 10 Most Influential Rabbis in America. Listen in for some great takeaways about living a richer, deeper life, and how suffering can be transformative when approached with the right mindset. 

You will want to hear this episode if you are interested in...

  • Rabbi Steve Leder shares his unique upbringing [3:08]
  • Becoming the Rabbi of the Wilshire Boulevard Temple [9:04] 
  • The mindset necessary to lead a congregation of such magnitude [12:21]
  • How Rabbi Leder reacted when Newsweek named him an influential leader [15:44] 
  • The backstory of Rabbi Leder’s book, “The Beauty of What Remains” [16:53] 
  • How to ask for forgiveness for the mistakes that you’ve made [20:58] 
  • Why it’s time to destigmatize and prioritize mental health [25:47] 
  • Why suffering is a transformative experience [35:33]
  • What Rabbi Leder did today that put him in the right mindset for success [44:16]


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Steve Leder is the Senior Rabbi of Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles and the author of such critically acclaimed books as “The Beauty of What Remains,” “The Extraordinary Nature of Ordinary Things,” and “More Money Than God: Living a Rich Life without Losing Your Soul.” He is a graduate of Northwestern University; studied at Trinity College Oxford; and was ordained at Hebrew Union College. The winner of numerous awards for his interdenominational and cross-cultural dialogue, Leder has been a guest on CBS, ABC, NPR, PBS, and FOX and featured in the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times among other places. He lives with his family in Los Angeles.

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