Senator Joe Lieberman: The Gift of Shabbos



In this episode of the 18Forty Podcast, we talk to Senator Joe Lieberman – politician, lobbyist, and attorney – about the gift of Shabbos.

Joe Lieberman lives a life in the public eye as an observant Jew. This exemplary dedication to his values is admirable and gives Joe a unique perspective on the benefits of Shabbos.

  • What gifts does Shabbos grant us that we take for granted?
  • What lessons can the high-powered life of a politician teach us about powering down for Shabbos?
  • Is it difficult living as a politician who observes Shabbos?

Tune in to hear a conversation about the gift of Shabbos.

Senator Joe Lieberman is a politician, lobbyist, and attorney, who served as a senator from Connecticut from 1989 to 2013, and was the nominee for Vice President of the United States in the 2000 election. Senator Lieberman is an observant Jew, and his thoughtful book The Gift of Rest: Rediscovering the Beauty of the Sabbath is a fascinating look into the spiritual journey from within the halls of power. Above all else, Joe Lieberman’s kindness, humility, and dedication to living a life of service are powerful lessons for all of us who spend our days on Netflix and nights on Youtube. The senator joins us to talk Shabbos, spirituality, and living a life of dedication and balance.