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JBS Highlights starting 11/29: Robert Siegel on US Foreign Policy, Survivors' Child, Sephardi History, Jews in Arab World, JBS on COMCAST X1 on CH 1864 as of DEC 8
Posted by Edith Samers on 11/28/2020 @ 08:32 PM
Watch JBS on Comcast X1 Ch 1864 starting Dec 8, Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org
Shaping Sephardi History-Gerber
Jane S. Gerber (Director of the Institute for Sephardic Studies, City University of NY), discusses her book “Cities of Splendour in the Shaping of Sephardi History” from the 10th-17th Centuries. A program of the American Sephardi Federation and Arthur Schneier Program for International Affairs at Yeshiva University. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Wednesday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 7pm
Jewish Legacy In The Arab World
Mehnaz Afridi (Director of the Holocaust, Genocide & Interfaith Education Center at Manhattan College), Aomar Boum (a socio-cultural anthropologist at UCLA) and Robert Satloff (Executive Director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy), reflect upon the history and legacy of Jewish life in the Arab world. With Elizabeth Thompson (Mohamed S. Farsi Chair in Islamic Peace at American University) by American University Center for Israel & Jewish Studies. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Thursday - 2:00pm; Saturday – 8pm & 2am
Robert Siegel: Foreign Policy
Award-winning journalist Robert Siegel explores the future of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East in a Biden Administration with Thomas Friedman (New York Times), Dennis Ross (Washington Institute) & Ghaith Al-Omari (Washington Institute). On “Global Connections: Navigating The New Abnormal” a production of the American Friends of Rabin Medical Center. Wednesday - 7:00pm & 2:00am
L'Chayim: Child of Survivors
Psychiatrist and Jewish activist Naomi Vilko memorializes her mother, Holocaust Survivor Olga Vilko, and expresses her concerns about Jewish attitudes towards Israel and the American government, as well as about American Jewry. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm; Sunday Dec 6 - 12 Noon & 6pm
Sunday: CEO of FIDF Steven Weil
Steven Weil, the CEO of the Friends of the IDF, describes his Jewish background and his perspective on Israel and American Jewish life; and discusses his role with the FIDF without ever having served in the Israeli Defenses Forces Sunday - 12 Noon; Sunday - 6:00pm; Monday - 3:00pm
Monday: Rabbi Marc Angel
Rabbi Marc Angel, Rabbi Emeritus of the Spanish Portuguese Synagogue Congregation Shearith Israel in NYC and the founding Director of the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals, offers his analysis of Jewish life today.
Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm
Tuesday: Egyptian Jewry
Juliana Maio, author of the historical novel "City of the Sun," talks about her Sephardic Jewish background, being expelled from Egypt and growing up in Paris and the US, and reconnecting with her Egyptian Jewish roots. Tuesday – 9:00pm & 2:00am; Wednesday – 3:00pm
Thursday: Rabbi Joe Potasnik
Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, author of “Just Give Me A Minute: Insights from the Radio Rabbi,” discusses his career as EVP of the NY Board of Rabbis and Chaplain of the FDNY, including his experience of 9/11 and his interfaith work.
Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Friday - 3:00pm
Saturday: Hate Spaces-Avi Goldwasser
Avi Goldwasser, producer of describes how he became committed to fighting ant-Israel BDS forces on college campuses and how he came to produce the film “Hate Spaces - The Politics Of Intolerance On Campus.” Part 1 of 2. Saturday - 6:00pm & 12 Midnight
92nd Street Y: Jews & Punchlines
Female comics Jackie Hoffman and Judy Gold explore Jews and the American Punchline in search of a Jewish gene for comedy. From money to mothers to food--nothing is off limits! Sunday - 8:00pm & 1:30am; Monday - 10pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Saturday - 1:00am & 4pm
Talmud: To Change & Grow
As the Jewish world reads Sedra Vayishlach (Gen. 32:22), which describes how Jacob struggled with an angel, symbolic of inner growth, and which led to his new name “Israel,” Rabbi Mordechai Becher’s discusses “Change and Growth” in the Jewish Tradition. Sunday - 9:00am; Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7:00pm; Friday - 2:00am
Talmud: In Heaven's Hands?
Rabbi Mordechai Becher (Senior Lecturer, Gateways Organization) discusses a letter from Rabbi Ovadiah to Maimonides about the Talmudic statement "everything is in the hands of Heaven except for the fear of Heaven." JBS original “Dimensions of the Daf.” Sunday - 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm; Friday - 2:30am
Jewish 101: Community
Learn how the Jewish Tradition's emphasis is on "the community" rather than on "personal salvation," through the contrast of rabbinic thought with the well-known hymn, "Amazing Grace." Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1:00pm
KABBALAT & FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES
REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Shabbat Services - 6pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am
ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE Kabbalat Shabbat - 7:30pm & 10:30pm
REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Shabbat Morning Services - 9:30am & 1pm
ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE Shabbat Morning Services - 11am & 2:30pm
Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org
Posted by TatianaRoe on 11/25/2020 @ 03:38 PM
Beit Issie Shapiro, a Federation partner and Israel’s leading provider of innovative therapies for children and adults across the entire range of disabilities, has developed online content for kindergarteners in Hebrew and English. Children can sing, enjoy games and storytelling.
Posted by TatianaRoe on 11/25/2020 @ 03:36 PM
Beit Issie Shapiro, a Federation partner and Israel’s leading provider of innovative therapies for children and adults across the entire range of disabilities, has a special accessible Kabbalat Shabbat in English for kids with disabilities. Click here to view.
Posted by TatianaRoe on 11/25/2020 @ 03:34 PM
As families stay home together, PJ Library has activities for all ages to learn, laugh and share experiences. Whether it is cooking with kids, listening to podcasts, reading stories or doing arts and crafts, there is something for everyone. Click here to explore all the fun options!
Posted by TatianaRoe on 11/25/2020 @ 03:33 PM
This is an especially challenging time for kids with special needs. Click here for a way to explain the situation and disruption in routine using a visual story created by Ryan Mathew Morin, Constituency Board Member of the University of Miami-Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UM-NSU CARD).
Posted by TatianaRoe on 11/25/2020 @ 03:28 PM
Teenagers are navigating a very different world than a few weeks ago. To keep their spirits up, stay connected and have fun, BBYO has developed innovative ways for Jewish teens to enjoy everything it has to offer — anytime, online. The platform brings together Jewish teens and young adults around the world to share ideas, learn together and be part of a community. This new online space features discussions on current events, cooking demonstrations, a virtual dance party, online Shabbat dinners, story time and more. You can see the full lineup of offerings when you click here.
Posted by Liat Stilman on 11/25/2020 @ 10:54 AM
In these challenging times, we know how difficult things are. Join us for an hour of Jewish-themed, stress-reducing strategies, entertainment and socialization for parents. You will receive a home-delivered kosher meal so you can participate without worrying about preparing dinner for your family. Program registration includes all three sessions.
Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 8 p.m.
Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 8 p.m.
Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 8 p.m.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
No cost to attend | Space is limited
RSVP by Monday, November 30 at 10 a.m.
Posted by Liat Stilman on 11/23/2020 @ 01:33 PM
Please join The Network for a mind-blowing and magical evening featuring Alan Chamo: World-renowned mentalist.
Using cutting-edge psychological and persuasive techniques to read minds and amaze audiences around the world, Alan presents a fast-paced, intimate and interactive experience where you will spend as much time laughing as you will scratching your head, wondering, “How did that just happen?”
JBS Highlights starting 11/22: COMCAST for Chanukah, Thanksgiving, FIDF CEO, Author Esther Amini, West Bank Future, World Jewry’s Voice
Posted by Edith Samers on 11/21/2020 @ 05:00 PM
On Tuesday, December 8 – just in time for Chanukah – Comcast Xfinity will premiere JBS on every one of its systems throughout America on Channel 1684HD. Any Xfinity subscriber with the voice-activated “X1” Box will be able to watch JBS.
Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org
Debate: Future of West Bank
Eugene Kontorovich (Antonin Scalia School of Law) and Avidan Cover (Case Western Reserve University School of Law) debate the legal future of the West Bank. With Joseph Hendlin a program by Federalist Society at Case Western Reserve Law School. (2020) Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Wednesday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 7pm
World Jewry’s Voice in Israel?
Knesset Members -- Merav Michaeli (Labor), Tehila Friedman (Blue & White) and Michal Cotler-Wunsh (Blue & White) -- join JFNA Pres. & CEO Eric Fingerhut to discuss world Jewry’s participation in shaping Israeli policy. With David Butler at 2020 JFNA Gen. Assembly. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Thursday - 2:00pm; Saturday – 8pm & 2am
Jewish Book Month: Esther Amini
Author Esther Amini discusses her memoir Concealed, being the daughter of tradition-bound parents who hungers for more than tradition allows. For Jewish Book Month, a Series by the Hampton Synagogue of Westhampton Beach, NY with Rabbi Avraham Bronstein. Wednesday - 7:00pm & 2:00am; Saturday - 10:30pm & 1:30am
L’Chayim: CEO of FIDF Steven Weil
Steven Weil, the CEO of the Friends of the IDF, describes his Jewish background and his perspective on Israel and American Jewish life; and discusses his role with the FIDF without ever having served in the Israeli Defenses Forces. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm; Sunday Nov 29 - 12 Noon & 6pm
Sunday: Roundtable: Biden & Israel
Steve Bayme, Eric Yoffie, Betty Ehrenberg and Dovid Efune discuss ways in which the Biden Administration may change U.S. policies on Iran, funding the Palestinians, and on details of a two-state solution from those of Donald Trump. With Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 12 Noon; Sunday - 6:00pm; Monday - 3:00pm
JFK and Israel
For the Anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas, Texas (November 22, 1963), Professor Jerome Chanes of the Center for Jewish Studies at CUNY's Gradate Center discusses the profound positive impact President Kennedy had on U.S.-Israeli relations. Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm
Tuesday: Israel Maimon
The President & CEO of Israel Bonds, Israel Maimon, discusses his experiences in the Golani Brigade, his role in the 2007 bombing of the Syrian nuclear reactor, his concerns regarding Iran & his critique of the Iran Nuclear Deal.
Tuesday – 9:00pm & 2:00am; Wednesday – 3:00pm
Jews & America
Dr. Jeffrey Gurock, professor of American Jewish History at Yeshiva University, describes aspects of the Jewish experience in America. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Friday - 3:00pm; Saturday - 6:00pm & 12 Midnight
92nd Street Y: Who Will Write Our History
A discussion of a film about a secret band of Jewish journalists in the Warsaw Ghetto determined to document Nazi atrocities. With Director Nancy Spielberg, Screenwriter Roberta Grossman & Exec. Prod. Samuel Kassow. With Dana Bash at 92nd Street Y. Sunday - 8:30pm & 2:00am; Monday - 10pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Saturday - 1:00am & 4pm
As the Jewish world reads Parashat Vayeitzei, in which Jacob marries Leah and Rachel, Rabbi Mordechai discusses the Talmudic view of polygamy )Kesuvos 90a) in a lesson entitled “Big Love: Was Polygamy Normal?” on “Dimensions of the Daf.” Sunday - 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm; Friday - 2:30am
As we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses the history and nuances of Jewish blessings, their Hebrew translations, etymology, and deeper meanings as reminders to appreciate and value everything we use, see, and encounter within our daily lives. On the original JBS series “Dimensions of the Daf.” Thursday - 7:00pm; Friday - 2:00am
Jewish 101: Interpretation
The importance of rabbinic interpretation in the Jewish tradition, which is critical to understanding the Torah's glorious poetry, is explained in this "Jewish 101" episode, a JBS original series hosted by Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1:00pm
In The News: Rabin’s Granddaughter
To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (Nov 1995), JBS’s Shahar Azanit speaks with Mr. Rabin’s granddaughter, Noa Rothman. Sunday - 8:30am, 5:30pm & 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm
Jewish Story: Temple Rebuilt Ep. 9
The second temple period begins as Nehemiya rebuilds the ruined city of Jerusalem and the Temple, and Ezra reads the entire Written Torah to the Jewish People. Episode 9 of “The Jewish Story Explained,” a series from OpenDor Media with host Rivka Deray. Monday - 7:15pm & 2:45am; Wednesday - 1:15pm
Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Services - 6pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am
Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Kabbalat Shabbat - 7:30pm & 10:30pm : Note New Starting Time of 7:30pm
Shabbat Morning Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 9:30am & 1pm
Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 11am & 2:30pm
Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org
Posted by Liat Stilman on 11/19/2020 @ 10:56 AM
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2020
First come, first served while supplies last.
Please do not arrive before 9 a.m.
Greater Miami Jewish Federation
Stanley C. Myers Building
4200 Biscayne Boulevard