Named the most influential Rabbi in America by Newsweek Magazine and one of the 50 most influential Jews in the world by the Jerusalem Post, David Wolpe is the Rabbi of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles, California. He has taught at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York, The American Jewish University in Los Angeles, Hunter College, and UCLA.
Rabbi Wolpe writes for many publications, including regular columns for the New York Jewish Week, Washington Post "On Faith", as well as periodic contributions to the Jerusalem Post, The Los Angeles Times, and many others.
He has been on television numerous times, featured in series on PBS, A&E, as well as serving as a commentator on the Face the Nation, the TODAY show, CNN and CBS This Morning. Rabbi Wolpe is the author of seven books, including the national bestseller Making Loss Matter: Creating Meaning in Difficult Times. Rabbi Wolpe's most recent book is Why Faith Matters (HarperOne). Join him at www.facebook.com/RabbiWolpe