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JBS Highlights 7/3-7/9: July 4th, Abortion and Jewish Law, U.S. Immigration, Israeli MIAs and POWs, Israel National Defense College

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Matt Doherty

Matt Doherty, former college basketball coach for University of North Carolina, and former college teammate of Michael Jordan, joins Rabbi Sherman to discuss life lessons on and off the court and more from his book, Rebound: From Pain To Passion. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA. Sunday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 1:00pm Thursday - 5:00am & 10:00pm

Eye on Israel: Ory Slonim

Ory Slonim, a distinguished attorney who has served as Special Consultant to seven of Israel’s Ministers of Defense, joins Shahar Azani to discuss his new book, A Knock At The Door, which recounts his decades-long work with Israeli MIAs and POWs and their families. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 2:00am Wednesday - 2:00pm Friday - 10:00am Saturday - 7:00pm

Rabbi Hirsch: Welcoming Israel National Defense College

Reminding his congregation to be “passionate partisans who stand by Israel’s side no matter what,” Rabbi Hirsch welcomes members of Israel’s national security forces who are part of the Israel National Defense College, an institution that trains and empowers national security leadership of the State of Israel, for a special Shabbat at the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in New York City. Tuesday- 7:00pm Wednesday - 5:00am & 10:00am Thursday - 10:30am Friday - 11:00am Saturday - 4:00pm

Robert Siegel: America’s Immigration Debate

Robert Siegel is joined by Doris Meissner (Migration Policy Institute), Norman Ornstein (American Enterprise Institute) and Carola Suarez-Orozco (Immigration Initiative at Harvard) to examine the state of immigration policy in the U.S. today, possibilities for reform and predictions for the future. Wednesday - 8:00pm & 2:00am Thursday - 2:00pm & 2:00am
Saturday - 8:00pm & 2:00am

The Dershow: 2000 Mules

On his podcast “The Dershow,” Harvard Law Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz reviews “2000 Mules,” a film that examines evidence of coordinated voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election and compares it to the January 6th committee hearings. Thursday - 7:30pm & 1:00am Saturday - 5:30am

In The News: Israeli Political Turmoil

Israel's Knesset is about to disperse, a fifth round of elections is looming, and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid is set to become Prime Minister. What happened and what lies ahead? Israeli author and political pundit, Ben-Dror Yemini, shares his insights with Shahar Azani. Sunday - 5:30pm

In The News:

In the News: Roe v Wade Overturning and Jewish Law

Raba Sara Hurwitz, Co-Founder of Maharat and the first Orthodox woman to be publicly ordained, weighs in on the recent reversal of Roe v Wade, from the Jewish law perspective, which she says allows for a compassionate understanding of protecting a woman's health and well-being. With Teisha Bader. Monday – 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday – 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday – 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud:

Micah analyzes the stunning speech recently delivered by Ukraine's President Zelensky to Hebrew University via ZOOM, in which he openly castigated the state of Israel for not helping his nation enough in its bloody battle against invading Russia. He also discusses an AP article that breaks down the specific reasons why Israel's parliamentary coalitions keep breaking down. Wednesday – 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday – 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday – 5:30pm

On L’Chayim

David Dalin: Jews on the Supreme Court

Rabbi and historian David Dalin discusses the contributions of the first three Jewish Supreme Court Justices -- Louis Brandeis, Benjamin Cardozo and Felix Frankfurter -- profiled in his book Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court. Sunday - 12:00 Noon Monday - 3:00pm Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Shelley Fisher: Hebrew Hillbilly

Singer/songwriter/actress Shelley Fisher (known as "The Hebrew Hillbilly") discusses growing up Jewish in the heart of the Mississippi Delta (Memphis, TN), her love of Jewishness, and how her Jewish heritage has influenced her career. Sunday - 6:00pm

Jeffrey Gurock: Jews & America

Dr. Jeffrey Gurock, professor of American Jewish History at Yeshiva University, describes aspects of the Jewish experience in America. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Tuesday - 3:00pm

Yehuda Pearl: Daniel Pearl's Father

Reflecting on the life and legacy of his son, slain journalist Daniel Pearl, who ended his life with the words "I am Jewish," Yehuda Pearl talks about his own sense of Jewish identity and whether he sees himself as Abraham in the Akedah. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Herbert Block: American Zionism

Herbert Block, Executive Director of The American Zionist Movement (AZM), discusses the various expressions of pro-Israel activism in the United States and reflects on why some American Jews do not appreciate the nobility of Zionism. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

Francine Klagsbrun on Golda Meir

Author Francine Klagsbrun discusses her biography Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel, which addresses the ways American Jews and Israelis view Israel’s only woman prime minister who served during the Yom Kippur War of 1973. Saturday - 6:00pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Talmud Study: Pray For The State

Rabbi Mordechai Becher explains how the Talmud calls upon the Jew to pray for the secular government wherever the Jew lives. On the JBS series “Dimensions of the Daf.” Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Abortion in Judaism

Rabbi Becher discusses the Talmudic view of abortion, and the way in which the definition of a fetus impacts Jewish Law. Sunday - 9:25am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:30pm

Jewish 101: Judaism on Abortion

An exploration of the unique Jewish approach to abortion, which differs radically from the rationales used by both pro-life and pro-choice communities. Sunday - 10:00am Wednesday - 9:00am Thursday - 4:00am & 11:00am Friday - 5:00am & 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Levy & Schama on America

Bernard-Henri Lévy, one of the West’s leading intellectuals, discusses the changing role of America on the global political scene with historian Simon Schama, author of The Empire & the Five Kings: America's Abdication and the Fate of the World. A program of the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Sunday - 8:00pm Monday - 5:00am & 10:00pm Tuesday - 5:00am Wednesday - 1:00pm Saturday - 5:00am

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JBS Highlights 6/26- 7/2: Danny Danon, Yossi Klein Halevi, JCC Budapest, ADL - Social Media, Doron Sheffer

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Doron Sheffer

Doron Sheffer, Israeli and UConn Huskies basketball legend, joins Rabbi Sherman to explore the meaning of victory, and discuss his journey from the court to the synagogue, Israel to the U.S., and from a life of achievement through a life of challenges. Sunday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 1:00pm Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 5:00am & 10:00pm

Eye on Israel: Danny Danon

Danny Danon, Israel's 17th Permanent Representative to the UN and current Chairman of the World Likud, discusses his new book, In the Lion’s Den, and more with JBS’s Shahar Azani. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 11:00am & 10:00pm Wednesday - 5:00am & 2:30pm

JCC Budapest - Marcell Kenesei

Marcell Kenesei, Director of the JCC In Budapest, discusses his personal story of Jewish leadership, the Jewish community’s revival in Budapest, the positive impact of support for Ukrainian refugees, and more on this JBS special with Shahar Azani. Tuesday- 7:30pm & 10:30pm Wednesday - 2:00pm Thursday - 11:30am Saturday - 8:30pm

ADL Never is Now: Social Media

The history of internet regulation, how social media platforms function today, how platform policies can fuel online discrimination, and what policymakers can do to curb it, are among the topics discussed by Spandi Singh (Policy Analyst, New America’s Open Technology Institute) and Bertram Lee (Counsel for Media and Tech at the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights) with moderator Lauren Krapf (Counsel, Technology Policy and Advocacy, ADL) Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 11:00am & 10:00pm Thursday - 2:00pm

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: Yossi Klein Halevi

Award-winning journalist and author, and Senior Fellow of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, Yossi Klein Halevi joins Jonathan Tobin to discuss the current Israeli government, the peace process, antisemitism, Arab-Jewish relations and much more. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 9:00am

In The News: UN Human Rights Council Bias

Arsen Ostrovsky, CEO of The International Legal Forum (ILF), discusses the UN Human Rights Council report condemning Israel for defending itself following the May 2021 operation, analyzing the report’s meaning, and discussing efforts to counter its bias. With Shahar Azani. Today (Sunday) – 5:30pm

Thinking Out Loud

Micah discusses how the ongoing war in Ukraine has caused international news more generally to regain a journalistic prominence that it had lost in recent years. He also touches on the sensitive request recently made by Ukraine to Israel regarding its cutting-edge Iron Dome missile defense system. Wednesday – 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday – 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday – 5:30pm

On L’Chayim

H. Alan Scott - Mormon Convert

Comedian & writer H. Alan Scott discusses his personal journey that led him from his Mormon upbringing to a gay Jewish convert; and explains why he always felt he was “Jewish.” Sunday - 12:00 Noon

*David Renzer - Music Industry vs BDS *

Former Chairman & CEO of Universal Music Publishing, David Renzer, explains how he formed “Creative Community for Peace” to build bridges with Palestinians, support artistic freedom and to counter the cultural boycott of Israel. Sunday - 6:00pm

Avi Goldwasser Part 1 Producer Avi Goldwasser describes how he became committed to fighting anti-Israel BDS forces on college campuses and how he came to produce the film “Hate Spaces - The Politics Of Intolerance On Campus.” Monday - 3:00pm

Avi Goldwasser Part 2

Avi Goldwasser discusses the degree to which "anti-Israel" is veiled antisemitism, and what he believes motivates Jews who vilify Israel. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Tuesday - 3:00pm

Matan Peleg and Douglas Altabef - Fighting BDS In Israel

The CEO of “Im Tirtzu,” Matan Peleg, and Board Chair Douglas Altabef, discuss their organization’s work as the leading Israeli organization seeking to educate Israelis influenced by the BDS Movement to doubt the legitimacy of Israel Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Kenneth Brander - Ohr Torah Stone

Rabbi Kenneth Brander discusses leaving Yeshiva University to succeed Rabbi Shlomo Riskin as the President and Rosh Yeshiva of Ohr Torah Stone educational institutions in Efrat, Israel, and shares his perspective on women’s issues relating to Jewish Law. Wednesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Shelley Fisher - Hebrew Hillbilly

Singer/songwriter/actress Shelley Fisher (known as "The Hebrew Hillbilly") discusses growing up Jewish in the heart of the Mississippi Delta (Memphis, TN), her love of Jewishness, and how her Jewish heritage has influenced her career. Thursday – 9:00pm & Midnight Friday – 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Hebrew: From The Aleph Bet

Reading and understanding two new Hebrew words that are found in many Jewish blessings is part of this lesson of "From The Aleph-Bet" series 2, a continuing JBS production for anyone of any age. Teacher Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website by Clicking Here. Monday - 9:00am & 5:30pm Thursday - 10:00am Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Reading God's Mind

Reading God's Mind, based on the famous Talmudic argument that explores the "reason of the verse," is the title of this edition of "Dimensions of the Daf," a JBS original series on Talmud study hosted by Rabbi Mordechai Becher. Sunday- 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Let The Sun Shine In

Rabbi Becher talks about how the Talmud encourages us to enjoy life and the world. Sunday - 9:35am Monday - 4:35am Tuesday - 9:35am & 5:35pm Thursday - 7:30pm

Jewish 101: Pure & Impure

A discussion of how non-Orthodox Jews can find meaning in the observance of Kashrut which reflects the unique Jewish perspective on "holiness" through the concepts of Tahor (pure) and Tamei (impure). Host Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 10:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am & 11:00am Friday - 5:00am & 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: David Grossman

Israeli author David Grossman discusses his novel A Horse Walks into a Bar, and parts of the book are read aloud and performed. From the 92nd Street Y in New York with fellow author Nicole Krauss. Sunday - 8:00pm Monday - 5:00am & 10:00pm Tuesday - 5:00am Wednesday - 1:00pm Saturday - 5:00am

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JBS Highlights 6/19-6/25: Juneteenth, Lone Soldiers, Fighting BDS, Hate Crime Data, Cinematheque-1982

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Scott O’Neil

Scott O'Neil, CEO of the Philadelphia 76ers and the New Jersey Devils, joins Rabbi Sherman to discuss his journey through faith, sports and business, as well as his new book, Be Where Your Feet Are. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA. Sunday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 1:00pm Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 10:00pm

Eric Goldman’s Jewish Cinematheque: "1982" Film

Lebanese-American writer/director Oualid Mouaness joins Eric Goldman to discuss his award-winning film “1982,”a harrowing portrait of one of the most cataclysmic moments in Lebanon's history told through the lens of a child and his vibrant imagination. Monday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Tuesday - 1:00pm Wednesday - 10:00am Friday - 1:30pm Saturday - 5:30am & 4:30pm

Eye on Israel: Lone Soldier

Author Corey Feldman joins Shahar Azani to discuss his love of Israel and the experiences chronicled in his book, A Line in the Sand, which recounts his journey from being a 22-year old American kid to a volunteer combat soldier in the IDF. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 11:00am & 10:00pm Wednesday - 2:00pm Friday - 10:00am Saturday - 8:00pm

ADL Never is Now: Hate Crime Data

The importance of having accurate data on hate crimes, the challenges in gathering such data, and the possible approaches of using data towards more impactful strategies for the future, are topics discussed by panelists Victoria Kirby York (National Black Justice Coalition), Clarissa Martinez de Castro (Unidosus), and John C. Yang (Asian Americans Advancing Justice), with Cheryl Drazin of the ADL. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 11:00am & 10:00pm Thursday - 1:00pm Saturday - 7:00pm

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: Lana Melman

Jonathan Tobin turns his attention to BDS, first looking at support for the movement in the Boston area, and then speaking with Lana Melman, CEO of Liberate Art, who describes how she works to suppress the cultural boycott campaign within the entertainment industry. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 9:00am

Antisemitism on Campus

The important work of countering antisemitism and anti-Israel sentiment on college campuses today is described by Executive Director of The Academic Engagement Network, Miriam Elman, whose mission involves opposing efforts to delegitimize Israel, in this JBS special with Shahar Azani. Thursday - 8:30pm & 1:30am Friday - 9:30am

In The News: Israel-UAE Trade Agreement

Jeff Schoenfeld, Chair of Israel & Overseas at Jewish Federations of North America, who was on a recent flight bringing Ethiopian Jews to Israel, speaks about the resumption of these Aliyah flights, why they were delayed, and of the incredible Jewish community in Ethiopia who have been waiting for years, even decades, to come to home to the Jewish State. With Teisha Bader Today (Sunday) – 5:30pm

In The News: UN Human Rights Council Bias (ITN)

Arsen Ostrovsky, CEO of The International Legal Forum (ILF), discusses the UN Human Rights Council report condemning Israel for defending itself following the May 2022 operation, analyzing the report’s meaning, and discussing efforts to counter its bias. With Shahar Azani Monday – 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday – 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday – 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Jewish Summer Camp

In his landmark 250th episode, JBS journalist Micah Halpern regales us with tales of the halcyon days of Jewish summer camps, as well as the history of the religious and Zionist institutions that have hosted the camps across the decades. He also offers a preview of the upcoming 2022 World Cup in Qatar, including an analysis of potential terror threats. Wednesday – 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday – 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday – 5:30pm

On L’Chayim

David Goodman

David Goodman, younger brother of Andrew Goodman – murdered together with Michael Schwerner and James Chaney by the Klu Klux Klan in Mississippi in 1964 – talks about his brother, the murder, and a legacy of social action. Today (Sunday) – 12:00 Noon & 6:00pm

Francine Klagsbrun on Golda Meir

Author Francine Klagsbrun discusses her biography Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel, which addresses the ways American Jews and Israelis view Israel’s only woman prime minister who served during the Yom Kippur War of 1973. Monday - 3:00pm

Josh Warhit - Lone Soldier

Josh Warhit, who made Aliyah and served Israel as a “Lone Soldier” (no relatives in Israel), describes the ethic of the IDF he experienced serving at the Lebanese Border and on the West Bank, and fighting in the Gaza War of 2014.
Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Avi Goldwasser - Hate Spaces

Producer Avi Goldwasser describes how he became committed to fighting anti-Israel BDS forces on college campuses and how he came to produce the film “Hate Spaces - The Politics Of Intolerance On Campus.” Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

H. Alan Scott

Comedian & writer H. Alan Scott discusses the journey that led him from his rigid Mormon upbringing to being a proudly gay Jewish convert; and explains why he always felt he was “Jewish.” Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Music Industry vs BDS: David Renzer

Former Chairman & CEO of Universal Music Publishing, David Renzer, explains how he formed “Creative Community for Peace” to build bridges with Palestinians, support artistic freedom and to counter the cultural boycott of Israel. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Friday - 3:00pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Hebrew: From The Aleph Bet – Hamotzee

Learn to read and understand the Hebrew for the most well-known of all Jewish blessings, Hamotzee, recited over bread, on JBS's ongoing original Hebrew series, "From the Aleph-Bet” (series 2) with Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website by Clicking Here. Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am

Talmud Study: Don’t Argue (Korach)

Reading sedra Korach, Rabbi Mordechai Becher of Gateways and Yeshiva University discusses the Talmud's Korach’s rebellion against Moses’ authority in the Wilderness. On the JBS original series “Dimensions of the Daf.” Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Tattooing

Jewish Law pertaining to tattooing (and otherwise marring one's body) is discussed by Rabbi Mordechai Becher in this episode of "Dimensions of the Daf" Today (Sunday) - 9:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:30pm

Jewish 101: Jewish Journey

How each Jew is on a Jewish spiritual journey that includes choosing to incorporate Jewish observance into one's life, and how the practice of Judaism is not about "all or nothing" is discussed by Rabbi Mark S. Golub Sunday (Today) - 10:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 11:00am Friday - 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Gregory & Brown on Faith

*TV Journalist David Gregory, author of How’s Your Faith, and Jewish ethicist Erica Brown, author of Take Your Faith To Work, discuss faith and Jewish identity. With Rabbi Peter Rubinstein, Director of the Bronfman Center for Jewish Life at the 92Y in NY. Sunday (Today) - 8:00pm Monday - 5:00am & 10:00pm Tuesday - 5:00am Wednesday - 1:00pm Saturday - 1:00am *

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JBS Highlights 6/12 -18: Film Premiere of The Klezmatics, Matti Friedman, Coleyville, ADL Greenblatt, Tom Rinaldi

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box 1684, Hotwire Channel 269 SD Digital Access Tier, DirecTV 388 and streamed on Roku under “educational”, Apple TV, Amazon Fire and www.jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Film: The Klezmatics: On Holy Ground

Journey through the highs and lows of a four-year journey for the Grammy Award-winning, New York-based klezmer band, The Klezmatics, as filmmaker Erik Greenberg Anjou chronicles the band members, their music and creative process in this documentary that celebrates Jewish art and culture. Sunday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 7:00pm & 1:00am Thursday - 1:00pm Friday - 9:00pm & 3:30am

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Tom Rinaldi

Tom Rinaldi, Fox Sports reporter and NYT best-selling author of The Red Bandana, joins Rabbi Sherman to discuss how he chooses the most inspirational stories in sports to share with audiences, and tells the story of an athlete who saved lives on 9/11. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA. Sunday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 1:00pm Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 5:00am & 10:00pm

ADL Summit: Jonathan Greenblatt

Addressing ADL’s 2022 National Leadership Summit, ADL CEO & National Director Jonathan Greenblatt speaks about rising global anti-Semitism, indicting all threats from both the left and right, and describes what his organization intends to do about it. Monday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Tuesday - 1:00pm Wednesday - 10:00am Thursday - 10:30am

In the Spotlight: Matti Friedman - Who By Fire

Acclaimed Canadian-Israeli author Matti Friedman joins Abigail Pogrebin to discuss Who By Fire: Leonard Cohen in the Sinai, his book that tells the little-known story of Cohen’s concert tour to the front lines of the Yom Kippur War of 1973. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 11:00am & 10:00pm Wednesday - 5:00am & 2:00pm Friday - 10:00am Saturday - 4:00pm

Coleyville Hostage Situation

In a conversation moderated by Abigail Pogrebin, Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker discusses the January 2022 hostage situation at his synagogue in Coleyville, Texas, with Central Synagogue’s Rabbi Angela Buchdahl, whom the gunman insisted on speaking to during the crisis. Tuesday- 7:30pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 10:30am Saturday - 8:00pm

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: Asaf Romirowsky

Jonathan Tobin looks at the implementation of critical race theory in California schools, and is then joined by Asaf Romirowsky, Executive Director of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East and the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa, to discuss how the BDS movement has hijacked the study of the Middle East in institutions of higher learning. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 9:00am

In The News: Israel-UAE Trade Agreement

Dorian Barak, co-founder of the UAE-Israel Business Council, discusses the recent historic trade agreement signed between Israel and the Emirates, the exciting growth of business already happening in the region, and how business serves as a common ground for future and further cooperation and understanding between Israel and the Arab world. With Teisha Bader. Sunday - 5:30pm

In The News: Ethiopian Aliyah to Israel

Jeff Schoenfeld [Jewish Federations of North America] who was on a recent flight bringing Ethiopian Jews to Israel, speaks about the resumption of these Aliyah flights & the incredible Jewish community in Ethiopia who have been waiting for years, even decades, to come home. With Teisha Bader. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Ukraine Weapons?"

Micah Halpern once again weighs in on the ongoing war in Ukraine, this time explaining why Israel recently refused the United States' request that it provide military aid to Ukraine. Wednesday – 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday – 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday – 5:30pm

On L’Chayim This Week

Timna Park in Israel

David Chudnow describes how his father Avrum (z”l) conceived and created a national park in the Sinai Dessert and Prof. Erez Ben-Yosef (Tel Aviv U.) discuss the remarkable finds at the park’s copper mines dating back to the Iron Age.
Sunday – 12:00 Noon & 6:00pm

Yiscah Smith

Yiscah Smith, author of 40 Years in the Wilderness: My Journey to Authentic Living, describes her transition from life as an Orthodox man in Jerusalem to an observant Jewish woman who travels the world as a spiritual activist. Monday - 3:00pm

Settler Leader

Yigal Dilmoni, CEO of the Yesha Council of communities on the West Ridge (West Bank) of Israel, describes plans to expand settler communities and shares his perspective on the Israel-Palestinian conflict.
Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm

Francine Klagsbrun on Golda Meir

Author Fran Klagsbrun discusses her biography Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel, which addresses the ways American Jews and Israelis view Israel’s only woman prime minister who served during the Yom Kippur War of 1973. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

LGBTQ in Israel

Tyler Gregory, currently CEO of JCRC San Francisco, discusses his work as executive director of A Wider Bridge, a North American organization working to create equality in Israel by expanding LGBTQ inclusion in Israel, and equality for all Israelis. Wednesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Yossi Klein Halevi on Six Day War

Yossi Klein Halevi, author of Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation, discusses the history, impact and implications of Israel’s dramatic military victory that changed the map and Jewish self-identity. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Hebrew: From The Aleph Bet – Blessings Pt 2

In this second segment on "Blessings," learn to read and understand the Hebrew that comprises many Jewish blessings, and what the Hebrew for "king of the universe" actually conveys. Lesson 3 of "From The Aleph-Bet" series 2 taught by Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website by Clicking Here. Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Occupied or Liberated?

"Occupied or Liberated, Whose Land is it Anyway?," based on the role and centrality of Israel in Judaism, is explored in this episode of "Dimensions of the Daf" Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 7:00pm

Jewish 101: Do and Understand A discussion of the importance of Ritual Observance in Judaism from a non-Orthodox perspective, and why such observance is critical to the future of the Jewish community. JBS’s “Jewish 101” with Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 10:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am & 11:00am Friday - 5:00am & 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Simon Schama Pt 2

Historian and author Simon Schama discusses part two of his BBC/PBS series, “The Story of the Jews,” which chronicles Jewish history from the Jews’ expulsion from Spain in 1492 through the end of the 19th Century and the birth of early Zionism Sunday - 8:00pm Monday - 5:00am & 10:00pm Tuesday - 5:00am Wednesday - 1:00pm Saturday - 1:00am

REFORM AND ORTHODOX SHABBAT SERVICES

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 9:30am & 1:00pm

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

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JBS Highlights 6/05 -6/11: Six-Day War, Cinematheque-“Africa,” Climate Change, Smashing the Glass Ceiling, Yiscah Smith

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

JBS SERVICES FOR SHAVUOT

SUNDAY JUNE 5

Central Synagogue - Live (Reform) 9:30am & Replay at 1pm EDT

The Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 11am & Replay at 2:30pm EDT 7:30pm & Replay at 10:30pm EDT

MONDAY JUNE 6

The Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 11am & Replay at 2:30pm EDT(Yizkor)

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Mia Raskin

Mia Raskin shares her journey as a shomer-Shabbat student athlete and the daughter of a Conservative Rabbi, playing Division One Basketball for Binghamton University, with Rabbi Erez Sherman. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA. Monday - 1:30pm Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 10:00pm & 2:00am

Eric Goldman’s Jewish Cinematheque: Africa

Filmmaker Oren Gerner discusses “Africa,” his docu-fictional drama based on the real-life experiences of friends and family in the Israeli community settlement of Nirit, all centered on his aging father’s struggle to find meaning. Monday - 7:30pm Tuesday - 2:00pm Wednesday - 10:00am Thursday - 7:30pm Saturday - 4:30pm

Smashing the Glass Ceiling: Yifat Oron

Named one of Jerusalem Post’s “Top 50 Most Influential Jews of 2021”, Yifat Oron shares her insights on education, the Israeli start-up ecosystem and more from her perspective as head of tech investments for Blackstone in Tel Aviv, Israel. Tuesday- 7:30pm & 1:30am Wednesday - 11:00am Thursday - 1:00pm Saturday - 8:00pm

Robert Siegel: Extreme Weather Trends

How and why is climate change happening, and what if anything can be done, are some of the big questions Robert Siegel asks expert panelists Gavin Schmidt (NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies), Rachel Cleetus (Union of Concerned Scientists) and Elizabeth Kolbert (The New Yorker). A program of AFRMC. Wednesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Thursday - 2:00pm Friday - 10:00am Saturday - 7:00pm

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: Maurice Hirsch

JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin looks at the congressional landscape as it relates to US-Israel relations today and is then joined by Maurice Hirsch who discusses his work with Palestinian Media Watch. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 9:00am

In The News: Zionist Rabbinic Coalition

Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt, founder of the Zionist Rabbinic Coalition which works to foster support for Zionism and Israel, shares his vision for the future and discusses the coalition’s first national conference in Washington D.C. With Shahar Azani. Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm

In The News: Dorian Barak

Dorian Barak, co-founder of the UAE-Israel Business Council, discusses the recent historic trade agreement signed between Israel and the Emirates, the exciting growth of business already happening in the region, and how business serves as a common ground for future and further cooperation and understanding between Israel and the Arab world. With Teisha Bader. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Fallout from Uvalde

In this week's episode, Micah tackles the fallout from the deadly school-shooting rampage in Uvalde, Texas, and what it means for the security of educational institutions and Jewish institutions alike. Micah also analyzes an editorial piece written by an Israeli woman living in America about the differences between living in Israel and the United States, vis-à-vis gun violence. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

On L’Chayim

The Ten Commandments

The "Ten Commandments," and the Jewish notion of "miracles," are discussed by Sara Esther Crispe (JewishWoman.org), Rabbi Jeffrey Segelman (Westchester Jewish Center), with Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday – 12:00pm Noon

Danny Ayalon on the Six-Day War

Former Israeli U.S. Ambassador Danny Ayalon recalls what It was like to be a young boy in the harrowing days preceding the Six-Day War of 1967 and the euphoria that followed; and discusses the war’s impact on Israel today. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm

Scott Shay on Faith

Scott Shay, author of In Good Faith – Questioning Religion and Atheism, explains how his book encourages atheists to consider intelligent and powerful reasons to doubt their certainty and to be open to the reality of God. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Timna Park in Israel

David Chudnow describes how his father Avrum (z”l) conceived and created a national park in the Sinai Desert, and Prof. Erez Ben-Yosef (Tel Aviv University) discuss the remarkable finds at the park’s copper mines dating back to the Iron Age.
Wednesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Yiscah Smith

Yiscah Smith, author of 40 Years in the Wilderness: My Journey to Authentic Living, describes her transition from life as an Orthodox man in Jerusalem to an observant Jewish woman who travels the world as a spiritual activist. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Hebrew: From The Aleph Bet – Blessings

Part one of a two-part lesson on Blessings, in which the opening words of Jewish blessings are taught along with the derivation of the Hebrew word for “blessing.” “From The Aleph-Bet” series 2 is an original JBS series led by Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website by Clicking Here. Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Not Taken Literally

Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses the Talmud prohibition against reading certain Torah passages literally Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Jewish Heroism

Rabbi Mordechai Becher uses biblical texts and rabbinic commentary to explore the notion of "heroism" in the Jewish Tradition Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:30pm

Jewish 101: Ritual Observance

A discussion of the importance of Ritual Observance in Judaism from a non-Orthodox perspective, and why such observance is critical to the future of the Jewish community. Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am & 11:00am Friday - 5:00am & 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Simon Schama (Part 1)

Historian, writer, and film documentarian, Simon Schama, talks with novelist Jonathan Safran Foer about Schama's 5-part television series on 3,000 years of Jewish history and impact on civilization, The Story of the Jews. From the 92nd Street Y in NYC. Monday - 5:00am & 10:00pm Tuesday - 5:00am Wednesday - 1:00pm Saturday - 1:00am

REFORM AND ORTHODOX SHABBAT SERVICES

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 9:30am & 1:00pm

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

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JBS Highlights 5/29- 06/04:Jerusalem Day, Memorial Day, Changemakers, Shavuot, United in Pain

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

JBS SERVICES FOR SHAVUOT

SATURDAY JUNE 4 (EREV SHAVUOT) Central Synagogue (Live, Reform) 6pm & 12am EDT

The Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 7:30pm & 10:30pm EDT

SUNDAY JUNE 5 Central Synagogue 9:30am & 1pm

The Hampton Synagogue 11am & 2:30pm 7:30pm & 10:30pm

MONDAY JUNE 6 The Hampton Synagogue 11am & 2:30pm (Yizkor)

ADL: Changemakers

High school and college students discuss how they are leading social change in their communities, from challenging antisemitism and racism, to advocating for inclusive schools and more in a program of ADL “Never Is Now” 2021. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 11:00am & 10:00pm Thursday - 2:00am Friday - 2:00pm

Talmud Study: Guns and Moses

Rabbi Becher asks, while the Second Amendment of the US Constitution protects the right to bear arms, what is the Jewish view on weapons, war, and self-defense? Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday - 7:00pm Thursday - 7:30pm

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Dave Cohen

Yankees broadcaster, actor, leader in the Jewish community, and Rabbi Sherman’s former coach from little league, “Coney Island Dave Cohen” joins Rabbi on the Sidelines to discuss his journey through the interconnected worlds of faith and sports. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA. Sunday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 1:00pm Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 10:00pm

Top Story: Ben Domenech

Recorded the week of the Buffalo shooting before the massacre in Texas, JNS is joined by writer, editor and television commentator Ben Domenech, who discusses the problem behind mass shootings He also analyzes the need for a stronger foreign and defense policy in the wake of the war in Ukraine Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 9:00am

In The News: Zionist Rabbinic Coalition

Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt, founder of the Zionist Rabbinic Coalition which works to foster support for Zionism and Israel, shares his vision for the future and discusses the coalition’s first national conference in Washington D.C. With Shahar Azani. Sunday - 5:30pm

In The News: United in Pain

The U.S. & Israel alliance is rooted in shared values of freedom & democracy, both come at a cost. On this Memorial Day, the IDF's Widows & Orphans Organization I& its U.S. counterpart, TAPS, come together in hope. With Shahar Azani. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud – the Squad

Micah opines on the latest stunts of the much-maligned "Squad" in Congress, and how one of them, Rashida Tlaib, actually proposed the creation of a national holiday called "Nakba Day." He also analyzes a Wall Street Journal column about how security costs to prevent anti-Semitic violence are draining synagogue budgets. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

On L’Chayim

Avi Perry: Six-Day War Remembered

Avi Perry, former Israeli Intelligence Expert, recounts his experiences in the Six-Day War of June 1967, and comments on the modern-day Iranian nuclear threat as well as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Today (Sunday) - 12pm Noon

Murray Greenfield: Story of Aliyah Bet

World War II veteran Murray Greenfield, who as a young man joined the effort to smuggle Survivors through the British Blockade of Palestine, tells his dramatic story and how he endured Cyprus to build a life and Gefen Publishing. Today (Sunday) - 6:00pm Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Zach Iscol: Jewish Marine in Iraq

Zach Iscol, a decorated Marine who served two terms in Iraq, explains why he joined the Marines, how he experienced the war and the bonds he forged with his Iraqi translator, and he now feels about military conflict.
Monday - 2:30pm, 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday – 2:30pm

David Hartman (z"l)

Rabbi David Hartman z”l of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem speaks on the giving and receiving of the Torah at Sinai and how Jewish tradition rejects fundamentalism. Wednesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Norman Cohen - Genius of Midrash

Using some of the Torah's most well-known stories, Dr. Norman Cohen, professor of Midrash and provost at HUC-JIR, illustrates the way in which Jews have read and understood the Bible through interpretative stories of the rabbis. Wednesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Brad Hirschfield

Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, President of CLAL (National Jewish Center for Learning & Leadership), discusses the true meaning of "Jewish" and why it is so hard for many rabbis to fully embrace the Jewish Tradition Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Friday - 3:00pm

Hebrew: From The Aleph Bet - Lesson 21 God’s Name

Learn how the name of God is written in the Torah, and clarify some of the misconceptions about the way people pronounce God's name, in this first lesson of "From The Aleph Bet" series 2, with Rabbi Mark S. Golub. A JBS original production. Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website by Clicking Here. Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: In Self Defense

Rabbi Mordechai Becher explores The Talmud's approach to a person's obligation to defend oneself, including the notion of justifiable homicide. Today (Sunday) - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm

Talmud Study: Say Cheese

For the holiday of Shavuot, Rabbi Becher looks at how the Talmud deals with milk and cheese as illustrative of Jewish values. Thursday - 7:00pm

Jewish 101: Complete Jew

The study of Jewish ritual observance and the relationship between ritual observance and Jewish ethics, and why being a "lovely person" does not constitute a "complete Jew." Sunday (Today) - 10:00am (7:00am PT) Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am

Jewish 101: Torah As Response

As the Jewish world celebrates Shavuot, Rabbi Mark S. Golub looks at various midrash and at Abraham Joshua Heschel's notion that the Torah is the Jewish People's “Response” to revelation. Thursday - 11:00am Friday - 5:00am & 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Justice Breyer

A Jewish member of the US Supreme Court, Justice Stephen Breyer discusses with journalist Linda Greenhouse some of the controversial legal and social issues he's dealt with as a liberal voice on America's highest court. Sunday - 8:00pm Monday - 10:00pm Wednesday - 1:00pm Friday - 2:00pm Saturday - 10:00pm

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 9:30am & 1:00pm

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org

JBS Highlights 5/22- 5/28: Celebrate Israel Parade, Danny Danon, Fuel for Truth, Fiddler’s Journey, George Floyd, Jerusalem Day

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Celebrate Israel Parade - LIVE

After 3 years away, join again in the world’s largest expression of solidarity with Israel as more than 40,000 marchers, dozens of floats, marching bands, and musical performers parade up 5th Avenue for the JCRC-NY’s celebration of the Jewish state and global Jewish community.
Sunday - 12 Noon & Midnight

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Jori Epstein

Learn how sports and faith combine in the career of Jori Epstein, a lead NFL journalist for the Dallas Cowboys who is also the author of The Upstander, a Holocaust memoir of survivor Max Glauben.
Sunday - 7:00pm Monday - 1:00pm Tuesday - 10:00am

Eric Goldman’s Jewish Cinematheque: Fiddler's Journey

Filmmaker Daniel Raim discusses “Fiddlers Journey to the Big Screen,” his documentary featuring behind-the-scenes footage, cast and crew interviews and more about the making of the beloved musical film "Fiddler on the Roof." Monday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Tuesday - 2:00pm Wednesday - 10:00am Friday - 1:30pm

Eye on Israel: Fuel for Truth

Ron Wasserman and Justin Ellis join Shahar Azani to discuss Fuel for Truth, their organization whose mission is to empower young American Jews to stand by Israel, and to equip them with tools to combat misinformation surrounding the Jewish state. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 11:00am & 10:00pm Thursday - 5:00am Friday - 2:00pm

Rabbi Hirsch: George Floyd

*Reflecting on the tragedy of George Floyd, Rabbi Hirsch describes the complicated and flawed pursuit of earthly justice yet perceives a reawakening of progress as younger generations are leading the way to a kinder, more just society. A sermon to his congregation of the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in New York City. Tuesday- 7:00pm & 2:00am Wednesday - 10:30am Thursday - 10:35am Friday - 11:00am *

American General McChrystal

Retired general Stanley McChrystal draws on his experience as Commander of Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), and U.S. forces in Afghanistan as he discusses Israel, the U.S., and the future of warfare, with MirYam Institute’s Benjamin Anthony. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 2:00pm Thursday - 10:00pm

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: Danny Danon

Jonathan Tobin is joined by former Israel Ambassador to the UN Danny Dannon who discusses what can be done to defend Israel in and outside the UN, and recounts first-hand experiences which are chronicled in his book In the Lion's Den: Israel and the World. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 9:00am Saturday - 2:00am

In The News:

David Brinn, Managing Editor of The Jerusalem Post, discusses how the killing of the veteran Al Jazeera journalist has been used to fuel a narrative against Israel, taking focus away from the tragedy of her death. With Teisha Bader. Sunday - 5:30pm

In The News: Zionist Rabbinic Coalition

Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt, founder of the Zionist Rabbinic Coalition which works to foster support for Zionism and Israel, shares his vision for the future and discusses the coalition’s first national conference in Washington D.C. With Shahar Azani. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Racist

Micah Halpern tackles the pervasiveness of the pejorative term "racist," and how it has unfairly come to dominate the discourse surrounding not just American politics, but Israel as well. He also wades into the thorny debate regarding California's controversial "Ethnic Studies" curriculum by analyzing a Wall Street Journal editorial that contends that the curriculum delegitimizes Israel. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

On L’Chayim

Abba Eban z"l

For Yom Ha'atzmaut, Abba Eban z”l (1915-2002), best known for his years of service to Israel in the UN, recounts his involvement in the Zionist dream and the dramatic moments leading up to the creation of the modern Jewish State. Sunday - 6:00pm

Rabba Sara Hurwitz

A conversation with the first woman Orthodox rabbi, Rabba Sara Hurwitz of Hebrew Institute of Riverdale, and Dean of Yeshivat Maharat, who describes her personal journey, her commitment to Jewish Law (Halacha), and issues of concern to Orthodox women. Monday - 3:00pm

Ron Eliran

Ron Eliran is known internationally as "Israel's Ambassador of Song" and has been entertaining audiences since the 1960s as the Israeli army's entertainer. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Commander Eugene Lebovitz

Eugene Aryeh Lebovitz, commander of troops in Haifa during the 1947 War of Independence, reminisces about his survival at Auschwitz, his running the British blockade, and his ongoing work on behalf of Israel and Jewish life. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight

Andrew Goodman

In memory of the second anniversary of the tragic death of George Floyd, David Goodman, younger brother of Andrew Goodman – murdered together with Michael Schwerner and James Chaney by the Klu Klux Klan in Mississippi in 1964 – talks about his brother, the murder, and a legacy of social action. Wednesday - 3:00pm & 9:00pm
Thursday - 3:00pm

Yoram Elgrabli

El Al airline’s Managing Director for North America, Yoram Elgrabli, describes growing up in Israel, his feelings for the Jewish State while living in the Diaspora, and his role overseeing the "airline of the Jewish People." Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Hebrew: From The Aleph Bet: Lesson 20

Vocabulary, and a complete review of all Hebrew letters and vowels. Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website by Clicking Here. Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Brutal Honesty

How the Talmud requires that honesty be tempered with love is explained by Rabbi Mordechai Becher in a lesson entitled, "Brutal Honesty, Loving Lies" (based on Yevamot 65b) on JBS's original series "Dimensions of the Daf." Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Saul and David

Rabbi Mordechai Becher explores the different ways the Talmud views the first two kings of Israel, King Saul and King David, based on passages from the Biblical Book or Samuel. JBS original series, “Dimensions of the Daf.” Sunday - 9:35am Monday - 4:35am Tuesday - 9:35am & 5:35pm Thursday - 7:00pm

Jewish 101: God Unseen

In a continuing study of what it means to say that "the Torah is written by God," a discussion of the famous Talmudic story which teaches that Jews do not listen to voices from heaven to understand the Torah. Sunday - 10:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am & 11:00am Friday - 5:00am

92nd Street Y: Artist Ron Agam

Painter Ron Agam discusses “Experience Experimentation," his recent exhibit of paintings that can collectively be seen to question the mechanics and metaphysics of the act of seeing itself. A program of the 92Y Art Center, with Peter J. Rubinstein. Sunday - 8:00pm Monday - 5:00am
Tuesday - 5:00am Wednesday - 1:00pm Saturday - 1:00am

REFORM AND ORTHODOX SHABBAT SERVICES

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 9:30am & 1:00pm

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org

JBS Highlights 5/1-5/7: On JBS: Yom HaZikaron, Tekkes Ma’avar & Yom HaAtzmaut, Campus Antisemitism, “The Jewish Jordan”

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Tekkes Ma'avar: From Memorial to Celebration

Mark the transition from Yom HaZikaron, Israel's Remembrance Day, to Yom Ha'Atzmaut, Israel's 74th Independence Day, in this outstanding program that includes moving personal testimonies, words of inspiration, songs and messages from Israel’s President Herzog, Rabbis, mentalist Lior Suchard, Israeli music sensation Eli Huli and so much more. A program of JBS in partnership with AIPAC and the UES synagogues of KJ, Park Avenue Synagogue and Central Synagogue. Wednesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am
Thursday - 1:00pm

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Tamir Goodman

Former American-Israeli pro basketball player Tamir Goodman, known as the "Jewish Jordan," describes his love of the game, love of Torah, and how faith has carried him through his sports journey from Baltimore to college basketball to making Aliyah. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman,and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA Sunday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 1:00pm Tuesday - 10:15am Thursday - 5:00am & 10:00pm

ADL Never Is Now: Confronting Antisemitism on Campus

Explore how to identify and respond to antisemitism and how the campus community can unite in fostering safer learning environments for young people in this discussion from Hillel International and ADL with panelists Jasmine Beroukhim (UCLA Student), Debbi Yunker Kail (Executive Director, Hillel Jewish Student Center at Arizona State University), Jordan Robinson (Hillel International Student Cabinet and Michigan State University Student) and Varun Soni (Dean of Religious and Spiritual Life at the University of Southern California), with moderator Adam Lehman (President and CEO, Hillel International). Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 11:00am Wednesday - 2:00pm Friday - 2:00pm

Rabbi Hirsch: Tel Aviv Terro

In a sermon delivered the day after a recent terror attack in Tel Aviv, Rabbi Hirsch reaffirms his congregation’s partisan stance on Israel, and its position to always support Israel’s right and moral obligation to defend itself against all attacks. Tuesday- 7:00pm & 2:00am Wednesday - 10:00am Friday - 11:00am Saturday - 4:00pm

Top Story: Chaim Silberstein

JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin discusses the plague of media disinformation and hypocrisy that is eroding democracy and fueling anti-Semitism, and is then joined by Chaim Silberstein, (KeepJerusalem.org), who discusses his efforts to reclaim Jewish property in Jerusalem neighborhoods, recounts the history of the dispute, and warns against what he says could happen if Israel fails to defend its sovereignty. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 9:00am Saturday - 7pm

In The News: The Temple Mount

Dr. Eran Tzidkiyahu of The Paris institute of Political Studies & The Forum for Regional Thinking, discusses the current violence at the Temple Mount, its history, and what if anything can be done to change the pattern of escalation at the site, holy to Jews and Muslims. With Teisha Bader. Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm

In The News: Rockets Fired at Israel

Mannie Fabian, military correspondent for the Times of Israel, discusses the rockets fired at Israel from Gaza and from Lebanon in April, and hopes for maintaining calm for the conclusion of Ramadan. WIth Teisha Bader. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Israeli Security Services

Micah analyzes the recent trend of Israeli security services revealing the number of thwarted terror attacks in Israel, and how this practice, meant to soothe jangled nerves, could end up doing exactly the opposite. He also highlights the fact that many foreign policy commentators are (somehow) managing to make the Russia-Ukraine war about Israel; why should Israel's publicly-stated stance on the war be so disproportionately important compared to that of other nations of the world? Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

On L’Chayim:

Yehuda Sarna

Rabbi Yehuda Sarna, (NYU Chaplain, Executive Director at the Bronfman Center, and Chief Rabbi of the Jewish Community of the Emirates), discusses his experiences with right-wing Orthodoxy, his assessment of Jewish college students today and more. Today (Sunday) - 6:00pm

Deborah Lipstadt

Holocaust historian, author, and President Biden’s newly confirmed special envoy to monitor and combat antisemitism, Deborah Lipstadt discusses the dangers of contemporary antisemitism, which she addresses in her book Antisemitism: Here and Now. Monday - 3:00pm

Charles Jacobs - Campus Hate

Charles Jacobs, President of Americans for Peace and Tolerance, discusses Avi Goldwasser’ s documentary “Hate Spaces – The Politics of Intolerance on Campus” and the increasing bigotry and antisemitism in American universities. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm

Miriam Peretz - Israel Sorrow/Heroism

Miriam Peretz, author of Miriam’s Song, describes her experience as a mother who lost two sons in the war with Palestinians while each was serving in the IDF’s elite Golani Brigade – and how she has transcended her sorrow. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Rochelle Etingin - Witness To Statehood

For Israel's independence day, fifth generation Sabra Rochelle Etingin recounts her experience as a young girl growing up in Israel during the birth of the Jewish State of Israel. Wednesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Emanuel Aronson Rund

Filmmaker, journalist and historian Emanuel Aronson Rund shares personal memories of growing up in Israel during the 1948 War of Independence and discusses contemporary issues challenging the Jewish State today. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

Jewish Studies

Hebrew: From The Aleph Bet: Lesson 17

New vowel sounds and rules of the Sh'vah. Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website by Clicking Here. Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Our Historic Homeland

Rabbi Mordechai Becher explores evidence of how the Jewish people have had a connection to the Land of Israel for thousands of years. Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Promise of Aliyah

Three Oaths, Aliyah, and the State Of Israel (based on Kesuvos 96a and 96b) Today (Sunday) - 9:40am Tuesday - 9:40am & 5:00pm Thursday - 7:00pm

Jewish 101: Torah As Response

Rabbi Mark S. Golub looks at Abraham Joshua Heschel's notion that the Torah is the Jewish People's “Response” to revelation. Sunday (Today) - 10:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am & 11:00am Friday - 5:00am & 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: David Ben-Gurion

Israeli author Anita Shapira discusses her biography about Zionist icon and founder of the modern state of Israel David Ben-Gurion, with The New Yorker’s David Remnick and Stanford professor Steven Zipperstein, in a program of the 92nd Street Y. Sunday - 8:00pm Monday - 5:00am & 10:00pm
Wednesday - 1:00pm Saturday - 10:00pm

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 9:30am & 1:00pm

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org

JBS Highlights starting 4/24: Yom HaShoah - Kinderblock 66, Hitkansut Seder, Interfaith Ceremony, Yad Vashem Ceremony, Cinema-Barry Levinson on "The Survivor

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Documentary Premiere: Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald

Four men who survived the Buchenwald concentration camp as children return to the compound for the 65th anniversary of their liberation, in this documentary that also tells the story of heroic efforts by the camp’s Communist-led underground. Sunday - 9:00pm & Midnight Monday - 9:35am Friday - 9:00pm Saturday - 4:00am

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Jeff Passan

American baseball columnist with ESPN Jeff Passan shares the inspiring stories to watch for in the 2022 season, describes what the MLB is like behind the scenes, and offers his thoughts on the spiritual importance of America's past time. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA Sunday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 1:00pm Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 5:00am

Cinematheque: The Survivor

Filmmaker Barry Levinson joins Eric Goldman to discuss The Survivor, his film based on the life of Harry Haft, an Auschwitz prisoner who learns how to box in order to survive, and who goes on to have a short boxing career that includes a fight with boxing legend Rocky Graziano after the war. Monday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Wednesday - 10:30am Thursday - 12:30pm Friday - 11:00am Saturday - 5:30am

In the Spotlight: Seder for Holocaust Memory

Rabbi Justin Pines, of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, joins Abigail Pogrebin to discuss a new Yom HaShoah ritual known as the Hitkansut (convergence), an experiential “Seder for Holocaust Memory” created to carry on and evolve the traditions of remembrance as fewer survivors are able to tell their stories. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 11:00am & 10:00pm Wednesday - 2:00pm Saturday - 7:00pm

Rabbi Hirsch: Between Tikkun Olam and Klal Yisrael

In a sermon to his congregation of the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in New York City, Rabbi Hirsch explores the core Jewish value of Tikkun Olam (the Jewish obligation to improve the world and do good fo all humanity), and emphasizes how that value is linked to the value of Klal Yisrael (the idea that the Jewish People are a family who are responsible first and foremost one for the other). Tuesday- 7:00pm & 2:30am Wednesday - 10:00am Saturday - 4:00pm

Israel Engage: Hasbara Fellowships (Part 2)

In part two of this student-led Israel advocacy summit addressing antisemitism, social media activism and more, Israel’s relationship with the Arab world as well as to Arab Israelis within Israel proper is explored by panelists Mohammad Kabiya (IDF Strategic Consultant), Norah Alwadhi (Emirati Peace Activist), and Bassem Eid (Palestinian human rights activist). Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 11:00am Saturday - 8:00pm

Yom HaShoah: Interfaith Ceremony

Central Synagogue joins with Saint Peter’s Church for an interfaith Holocaust Remembrance ceremony, demonstrating that people of all faiths are committed to ending genocide and memorializing this dark chapter in history. Wednesday - 6:00pm & 10:30pm Thursday - 8:30am

Yom Hashoah: Yad Vashem Ceremony

Holocaust Survivors are joined by Israeli President Herzog, Prime Minister Bennett and other dignitaries for the official Israeli Yom HaShoah ceremony at Yad Vashem, Israel's memorial to the victims of the Holocaust. Thursday - 7:30pm Friday - 4:30am

Robert Siegel: Russia — A New Cold War?

**Going beyond the crisis in Ukraine, Robert Siegel asks if we’re on the verge of a new Cold War, with Ivo Daalder (Chicago Council on Global Affairs), Robin Wright (The Wilson Center), Kimberly Marten (Barnard College) and Donald Jensen (US Institute of Peace). A program of AFRMC Wednesday - 8:00pm & 1:30am
Thursday - 1:00pm

In The News: Israel's Security Update Uri Bar-Lev, Israel Police Major General (RET.), addresses the rising number of Israeli murders in recent weeks, and shares his analysis of the recent terror wave in Israel, with Shahar Azani. Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm

In The News:

Dr. Eran Tzidkiyahu of The Paris institute of Political Studies & The Forum for Regional Thinking, discusses the current violence at the Temple Mount, its history, and what can be done to change the pattern of escalation at the site, holy to Jews and Muslims. With Teisha Bader Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

On L’Chayim

Nancy Spielberg

Nancy Spielberg describes growing up Jewish in Phoenix with her brother Steven, and discusses Who Will Write Our History, her film about a clandestine group of Warsaw Ghetto Jews who documented Nazi atrocities Today (Sunday) - 12:00 Noon Monday - 3:00pm

Cantor Joseph Malovany

Cantor Joseph Malovany reflects upon the way in which Eastern European countries are seeking reconciliation after the Holocaust and describes his participation in a ceremony commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Today (Sunday) - 6:00pm

Yehuda Sarna

Rabbi Yehuda Sarna, (NYU Chaplain, Executive Director at the Bronfman Center, and Chief Rabbi of the Jewish Community of the Emirates), discusses his experiences with right-wing Orthodoxy, his assessment of Jewish college students today and more. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm
Saturday - 6:00pm

Marcus Sheff - Palestinian Textbooks

Marcus Sheff, CEO of the Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education in Israel, discusses the way Jews and Israel are depicted in Palestinian Authority textbooks. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Deborah Lipstadt

For Yom Hashoah, Holocaust historian, author, and President Biden’s newly confirmed special envoy to monitor and combat antisemitism, Deborah Lipstadt discusses the dangers of contemporary antisemitism she addresses in her book Antisemitism: Here and Now. Wednesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

**Moshe Avital z”l Moshe Avital z”l, who survived Auschwitz and Buchenwald to become one of the “Children of Buchenwald” (a ship which ran the British blockade of Palestine), describes his journey and his fighting with the Haganah in the War of Independence Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight

Elie Wiesel z"l For Yom HaShoah, JBS presents a special program of Elie Wiesel (z”l) from his multiple appearances on L’Chayim, in which the author of Night and Nobel Laureate shares his feelings about God, and forgiveness of the German People. Friday - 3:00pm**

Simon Wiesenthal z"l

For Yom HaShoah, a conversation with the late Simon Wiesenthal, the foremost Nazi hunter who explains why he was always concerned with justice not vengeance. Friday - 3:30pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Hebrew: From The Aleph Bet: Lesson 16

Learn about exceptions to vowel pronunciation and review the entire Hebrew alphabet. Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website by Clicking Here. Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Morality In The Shoah

Rabbi Becher reviews Talmudic examples of how one maintains moral integrity and Jewish identity in extreme circumstances. Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm

Talmud Study: Martyrdom v Saving Life

Rabbi Becher discusses the Talmudic tension between “save life" and “martyrdom," as it applies to the Holocaust. Today (Sunday) - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday – 2:00pm

Jewish 101: Is It God's Fault?

When something like the earthquake in Haiti occurs, does the Jewish Tradition hold God responsible in any way? Does human suffering challenge the existence of God? Sunday (Today) - 10:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am & 11:00am Friday - 5:00am & 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Capture of Adolf Eichmann

Avner Avraham, a former Mossad agent, and Eli Rosenbaum, a former prosecutor of Nazi war criminals for the U.S. Dept. of Justice, describe Israel’s dramatic capture of Adolf Eichmann in 1960. With novelist Thane Rosenbaum at the 92nd Street Y in NYC.
Sunday - 8:00pm Monday - 10:00pm
Wednesday - 1:00pm Friday - 2:00pm Saturday - 10:00pm

REFORM AND ORTHODOX SHABBAT SERVICES

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 9:30am & 1:00pm

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org

JBS Highlights 4/17 - 4/23: A Cantor's Tale, Eye On Israel, Hasbara Fellowships, Ben Zauzmer, Passover final days

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

JBS PASSOVER SCHEDULE - All times are Eastern Time

SUNDAY APRIL 17 The Hampton Synagogue - Orthodox Service 11:00am & Replay at 2:30pm

THURSDAY APRIL 21 The Hampton Synagogue - Orthodox Service 7:30pm-8:30pm & 10:30pm-11:30pm

FRIDAY APRIL 22 Central Synagogue - Reform 7th Day Service 9:30am-11am ET

The Hampton Synagogue – Orthodox Service 11:00am-12:30p & Replay at 2:30pm

SATURDAY APRIL 23 The Hampton Synagogue - Orthodox Service - Yizkor 11:00am-12:30pm & Replay at 2:30pm

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Ben Zauzmer

For the start of baseball season, assistant General Manager of the New York Mets, Ben Zauzmer, discusses his expertise in analytics, his book Oscarmetrics, his life in faith and sports, and more with Rabbi Erez Sherman. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman Sunday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 1:00pm Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 5:00am

Documentary Premiere: A Cantor’s Tale

A nostalgic journey through family, neighborhood, and tradition, this documentary tells the story of Jacob Mendelson, a beloved Brooklyn-born cantor who’s dedicated to preserving the traditional vocal stylings of chazzanut (Jewish liturgical music). Sunday - 9:00pm & Midnight Monday - 9:30am Wednesday - 7:30pm Thursday - 1:00pm Friday - 9:00pm

Eye on Israel: OR Movement

Roni Flamer and Ofir Fisher discuss OR Movement, the non-profit they founded that is dedicated to developing and populating the Negev & Galilee regions in Israel, and they share their ideas about Zionism, the future of the Jewish State and more with Shahar Azani on the reboot of this JBS original series. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 11:00am Wednesday - 2:00pm Saturday - 7:00pm

Rabbi Hirsch: In the Dark

Rabbi Hirsch encourages his congregation to let go of arrogance and a sense of certainty, and instead behave with more modesty, humility and a sense of common responsibility, as we wait for the healing sun to brighten these dark times. Tuesday- 7:00pm & 2:30am Wednesday - 10:00am & 2:30am Saturday - 5:30am & 4:00pm

Israel Engage: Hasbara Fellowships

The vital Israel advocacy training offered to college students through Hasbara Fellowships is highlighted in this student-led summit that also features renowned speakers addressing antisemitism, social media activism and more. Tuesday - 8:00pm Wednesday - 11:00am Saturday - 8:00pm

In The News: Ukraine & Israel's Response

Former Israeli Ambassador to the US Michael Oren explains why he thinks Israel has to respond with deeds, not just words and aid, for Ukraine. And JFNA CEO Eric Fingerhut discusses his recent aid mission to Ukraine and efforts to help refugees. With Teisha Bader Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm

In The News: Israel's Security Update

Uri Bar-Lev, Israel Police Major General (RET.), addresses the rising number of Israeli murders in recent weeks, and shares his analysis of the recent terror wave in Israel, with Shahar Azani. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Micah Halpern

Micah weighs in on comparisons between the Holocaust and the unfolding atrocities in Ukraine, as well as between Putin and Hitler and how the world should respond to crimes against humanity, then and now. He also discusses Airbnb's recent decision to suspend all operations in Russia and Belarus. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Art of Arthur Szyk: Irvin Ungar

Irvin Ungar, the leading authority on the life and work of illustrator Arthur Szyk, recounts the remarkable story of how the political artist used his work to fight Hitler, including the creation of the iconic Szyk Haggadah. Today (Sunday) - 12:00 Noon

Tuvia Tenenbom

Author Tuvia Tenenbom (Catch The Jew) discusses his personal encounter with Syrian refugees in squalid camps in Germany (which he writes about in Hello, Refugees!) and reflects upon the hypocrisy of the refugee movement. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Tuesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Nancy Spielberg

Nancy Spielberg describes growing up Jewish in Phoenix with her brother Steven, and discusses "Who Will Write Our History,” her film about the Oyneg Shabes, a clandestine group of Warsaw Ghetto Jews who documented Nazi atrocities. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Cantor Joseph Malovany

Cantor Joseph Malovany reflects upon the way in which Eastern European countries are seeking reconciliation after the Holocaust and describes his participation in a ceremony commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Wednesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Abigail Pogrebin Journalist, author and JBS host Abigail Pogrebin discusses Passover and what she learned about Judaism during her year-long journey observing all 18 holidays on the Jewish calendar and reflects on American Jewish life today.
Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Hebrew: From The Aleph Bet: Lesson 15 Complete the Hebrew alphabet and learn to read an important word containing "Vuv". Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website by Clicking Here. Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: In Self Defense The Talmud's approach to a person's obligation to defend oneself, including the notion of justifiable homicide, is discussed by Rabbi Mordechai Becher on Dimensions of the Daf. Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Disputed Property

The Talmud's approach to a dispute over property claims is discussed. Today (Sunday) - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Wednesday - 7:30pm

Jewish 101: What Really Happened At Sinai

A dramatic telling of what it was like for the Children of Israel to stand at "Sinai" to hear the voice of God, and how the rabbis explain that each person "heard" God in his own way that day. A JBS original series with Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday (Today) - 10:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am & 11:00am Friday - 5:00am

92nd Street Y: Who Will Write Our History

Filmmakers Roberta Grossman, Nancy Spielberg and Samuel Kassow discuss their documentary Who Will Write Our History, which recounts a secret band of Jewish journalists in the Warsaw Ghetto determined to document Nazi atrocities.
With Dana Bash at the 92nd Street Y. Sunday - 8:00pm Monday - 5:00am & 10:00pm Wednesday - 1:00pm Saturday - 1:00am

REFORM AND ORTHODOX SHABBAT SERVICES

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 9:30am & 1:00pm

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org