Speaker Bio: Rabbi David Wolpe
Named the most influential rabbi in America by Newsweek and one of the 50 most influential Jews in the world by the Jerusalem Post, Rabbi David Wolpe is the rabbi of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles, California.
He previously taught at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York, the American Jewish University in Los Angeles, Hunter College, and UCLA. David’s work has been profiled in the New York Times, and he is a columnist for Time, he regularly writes for many publications, including The LA Times, the Washington Post’s "On Faith" website, The Huffington Post, New York Jewish Week, and many others. He has been on television numerous times, including the "Today Show," "Face the Nation," "ABC this Morning," and "CBS This Morning." In addition David has been featured in series on PBS, A&E, the History channel, and the Discovery channel. He is the author of seven books, including the national bestseller "Making Loss Matter: Creating Meaning in Difficult Times." David’s new book is titled "Why Faith Matters."
He is a National Young Leadership Cabinet alumnus.