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JBS Highlights Dec 4 - 10: ZOA Gala, Intrepid Women, Cinematheque-Tantura, Voices for Truth and Humanity

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

Eric Goldman’s Jewish Cinematheque: Tantura

Director Alon Schwarz joins Eric Goldman to discuss “Tantura,” his documentary that wrestles with Israel’s founding story as it investigates controversial events at the Palestinian village of Tantura in 1948, where survivors claimed to witness a massacre of civilians by Israeli troops. Monday - 7:30pm
Tuesday - 2:00am & 11:00am Thursday - 2:30am Friday - 5:00am Saturday - 7:00pm

In the Spotlight: Women in Law

Dahlia Lithwick (Senior Legal Correspondent, Slate), joins Abigail Pogrebin to discuss Lady Justice, her book that takes a deep dive into how women lawyers across the country came forward to fight the racism, sexism and xenophobia of the Trump Administration, doubling down on legal redress for everything from the Muslim ban to forced abortions, to the Charlottesville march. Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 1:30am & 11:30am Thursday - 2:30pm Friday - 2:00am Saturday - 8:30pm

Rabbi Hirsch: A Tale of Two Elections

In the context of the recent elections in the U.S. and Israel, Rabbi Hirsch discusses the national need to constantly cultivate democracy and guard against the dangers of extremism, and to hold politicians morally accountable for the support and promotion of rhetoric and policies that impact millions of people. Tuesday- 7:00pm & 1:30am Wednesday - 1:30am Thursday - 10:35am Friday - 11:00am Saturday - 4:00pm

Voices for Truth and Humanity (Awards Dinner)

JBS President Mark S. Golub receives an award and champion of the Uyghur people, Prime Minister Salih Hudayar, is honored in this special presentation of highlights from this year’s Voices for Truth and Humanity gala in support of Holocaust education and the fight against all hatred, bigotry and BDS. Tuesday- 8:00pm Wednesday - 11:00am Friday - 2:00pm

Author Discussion Series: Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Feminist icon and author Letty Cottin Pogrebin discusses the Jewish cultural heritage of secrecy for survival which she writes about in her book Shanda: A Memoir of Shame and Secrecy, with The Hampton Synagogue’s Rabbi Avraham Bronstein. Wednesday - 7:30pm Thursday - 2:00am & 2:00pm Friday - 2:30am Saturday - 5:30am & 7:30pm

Rabbi On The Sidelines: Steve Springer

Veteran Los Angeles Times sports journalist, LA Lakers historian, author of 14 books and committed member of the Jewish community, Steve Springer joins Rabbi Sherman to discuss the world of faith and sports. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA. Sunday - 7:30pm Monday - 2:00am Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 5:00am

In the News: Avi Melamed

Avi Melamed, founder of Inside the Middle East Institute and former Israeli Intelligence Official, analyzes recent Palestinian terror against Israel in Jerusalem and beyond, and shares his insights about the Palestinian Authority's future and what lies ahead. Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm

In The News: Israel's Forming a Government (ITN)

Netanyahu emerged victorious in Israel's 5th elections round. As the Likud Party is forming the next coalition government, Shahar Azani, JBS Senior VP, shares his insights from his recent trip to Israel and analyzes the elections results. With Mark Golub Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

ZOA Gala Dinner 2022

The 2022 Annual Dinner of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) in New York City featured award recipients Donald Trump, Jason Greenblatt, Israeli Gen. Amir Aviv, Joseph Lubeck and Ali Meli, with presenters Miri Adelson and Alan Dershowitz. Introductory conversation from Mark S. Golub and Mort Klein.
Thursday - 7:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 3:30am & 1:00pm

Thinking Out Loud: JBS journalist Micah Halpern

This week, Micah discusses the World Cup in Qatar. Tens of thousands of Israelis have traveled there to watch in person and at home almost every Israeli will watch or listen to at least part of a game. But -- Israelis have not been received in Qatar with open arms. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

The Dershow: Ukraine's Chutzpah

While standing in support of Ukraine, Harvard Law Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz looks at Ukraine's “chutzpah,” addressing things he says should not be excused, including honoring notorious Nazis. Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Wednesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Top Story: Michael Walsh

JNS Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Tobin is joined by critic, historian and novelist Michael Walsh to discuss wokism, the influence of the World Economic Forum and Davos, politics and art, and other ideas from his book, Against The Great Reset. Thursday - 8:00pm Friday - 1:00am & 10:00am

On L’Chayim

David M. Friedman

Trump’s Ambassador to Israel, David M. Friedman, shares his views about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the viability of a two-state solution, the impacts of the Abraham Accords, the embassy move to Jerusalem, and more. Today (Sunday) - 12:00 Noon Today (Sunday) - 6:00 pm Monday - 3:00pm

Phyllis Chesler

Bestselling author, scholar and one of the Jewish community’s iconic feminists, Phyllis Chesler discusses her autobiography A Politically Incorrect Feminist, her rape experience, the betrayal of the American feminist movement and more. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Tuesday - 3:00pm

Israelis Fight BDS

While on a visit to the U.S. to tour college campuses and fight BDS, American-born Israelis Josh Malchman and Kayla Dulin, who each served in the IDF as "Lone Soldiers" (with no family in Israel) discuss their personal journeys and feelings for Israel Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm
Saturday - 6:00pm

David Wolpe

David Wolpe, Senior Rabbi of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles and author of David:The Divided Heart, discusses his battle with cancer, the purpose of prayer, why faith matters and other aspects of Jewish life today. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Orin Wolf

Broadway producer Orin Wolf discusses his Jewish background, his love of Israel, his philosophy of theater, and the story behind his creating the Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 2018, “The Band’s Visit.” Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

Threefold Blessing

Learn about Shabbat and how the rabbis’ interpretation of the Creation Story's threefold blessing given to human beings in Genesis Chapter 1 suggests a role most people don't normally imagine. Today (Sunday) - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 1:00pm

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Hebrew: Lesson 18

Recognize Hebrew letters that tend to look alike in a complete review of all the Hebrew letters and vowel sounds. Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: In Heaven's Hands?

Rabbi Mordechai Becher 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.” Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Abortion in Judaism

Rabbi Becher describes the Talmudic view of abortion and the way in which the definition of a fetus impacts Jewish Law. Today (Sunday) - 9:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:00pm

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SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 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 11/27 -12/03: L'Chayim with David M. Friedman, Elections Analysis, Likud MK, FIDF- Leadership, Author's Discussion-Jonathan Greenblatt

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

PROGRAMS

L’Chayim: David M. Friedman

David M. Friedman, the former U.S. Ambassador to Israel who made unprecedented diplomatic advances during his leadership under President Trump — including moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, and brokering the Abraham Accords — joins Mark S. Golub to discuss his time in Washington and share his views about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the viability of a two-state solution and much more. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Thursday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Eye on Israel: Squadron

Israeli CEO and Col. (res.) Kobi Regev joins Shahar Azani to discuss The Squadron, his training program that promotes personal and organizational excellence and growth through the simulated fighter pilot experience. Monday - 8:00pm
Tuesday - 1:00am & 11:00am Thursday - 7:30pm & 10:30pm

FIDF Live: Leadership In Combat

From planning and rigorous training, to ethics and teamwork, Joel Chasnoff looks at the many ways IDF soldiers prepare for combat, and explores the facets of leadership involved in the success of an IDF unit. Monday - 8:30pm
Tuesday - 1:30am Thursday - 10:35am

Likud MK Chikli with Benjamin Anthony

Amichai Chikli, an Israeli MK who holds the 14th spot on the Likud list, joins MirYam Institute co-founder Benjamin Anthony for a conversation about his ambitions for the newly elected government, his journey into political life and more. Tuesday- 8:00pm
Wednesday - 1:00am & 11:00am Friday - 2:00pm Saturday - 8:00pm

Author Discussion Series: Jonathan Greenblatt

Jonathan Greenblatt (CEO and National Director, ADL), joins Rabbi Avraham Bronstein to discuss It Could Happen Here, his new book that warns of the potential for antisemitism and systemic violence to continue gathering momentum in the U.S., and offers strategies to combat hate. Wednesday - 7:30pm
Thursday - 1:30am &10:00pm Saturday - 5:30am & 7:30pm

Rabbi On The Sidelines: Elsa Garrison

Elsa Garrison, the first woman to be hired as a sports photographer for Getty Images, joins Rabbi Sherman to discuss the faith it takes to capture not only the best moments in sports, but the reactions that follow. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA. Sunday - 7:20pm Tuesday - 2:00am &10:00am Thursday - 5:00am

In the News: Holly Huffnagle

Holly Huffnagle, American Jewish Committee U.S. Director for Combating Antisemitism, weighs in on the monologue delivered by comedian Dave Chappelle on Saturday Night Live that has been criticized for normalizing antisemitic tropes. With Teisha Bader. Sunday - 5:30pm

In the News: Security Escalation in Israel with Avi Melamed

Avi Melamed, founder of Inside the Middle East Institute and former Israeli Intelligence Official, analyzes recent Palestinian terror against Israel and shares his insights about the Palestinian Authority's future and what lies ahead. With Shahar Azani Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: JBS journalist Micah Halpern

This week, Micah discusses the alarming uptick in Palestinian terror in Israel- especially in Jerusalem. He asks the difficult question: is this a new Intifada? Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

The Dershow: Why Have Israeli Voters Turned Against the Left?

Harvard Law Professor Emeritus comments on the Israeli election and its implications for the U.S., and discusses the latest trends regarding political learnings and voting patterns in both nations. Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Wednesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Top Story: Ruthie Blum

JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin speaks with columnist Ruthie Blum about the fallout from both the Israeli election and the American midterm elections, as well as the prospects for former President Trump in the 2024 presidential race. Thursday - 8:00pm
Friday - 1:00am &10:00am

On L’Chayim

Jeffrey Gurock - Jews & America

Jeffrey Gurock, professor of American Jewish History at Yeshiva University, describes aspects of the Jewish experience in America. Sunday - 12:00 Noon

Letty Cottin Pogrebin - Shanda

Activist, author, feminist icon and co-founder of Ms. magazine, Letty Cottin Pogrebin, discusses the notion of Jewish exceptionalism, and how the experiences of hiding and lying for survival are all part of Jewish heritage, as she describes in her new book, Shanda: A Memoir of Shame and Secrecy Sunday - 6:00 pm Monday - 3:00pm

Steven Weill - FIDF

Steven Weil, 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. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm

Chloe Valdary

Former brand Ambassador for Jerusalem U, Chloe Valdary, a black Christian activist, describes how she came to be an ardent defender of Israel and suggests the best way for the Jewish community to respond to the BDS Movement. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Bruce Buck

Former Chairman of the Chelsea Football Club in the UK, Bruce Buck, discusses the Club's initiative "Say No To Antisemitism," and its mission to use the power of sports to help educate fans about the evils of discrimination & antisemitism. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

Hebrew: Lesson 17

New vowel sounds and rules of the Sh'vah. Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am & 5:00pm

Talmud Study: Marijuana & Jewish Law

Using biblical text and rabbinic commentary, Rabbi Mordechai Becher (Gateways) explores the Jewish understanding of recreational drug use, substance abuse and addiction in ""Marijuana and Jewish Law" on the JBS original series “Dimensions of the Daf.” Sunday - 9:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Heal and Be Healed**

Rabbi Mordechai Becher, Senior Lecturer with Gateways, discuses the Jewish perspective on healing and the Jewish Tradition’s emphasis on the value of life. On the JBS original series, “Dimensions of the Daf.”
Sunday - 9:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:00pm

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REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 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 Closed Captioned 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 11/20 - 11/26: L'Chayim with Letty Cottin Pogrebin, Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, In the Spotlight with Mark Oppenheimer, FIDF Gala

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

L’Chayim: Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Activist, author, feminist icon and co-founder of Ms. magazine, Letty Cottin Pogrebin, discusses the notion of Jewish exceptionalism, and how the experiences of hiding and lying for survival are all part of Jewish heritage, as she describes in her new book, Shanda: A Memoir of Shame and Secrecy Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service (LIVE)

Members of Central Synagogue and Saint Peter's Church come together for an inspiring evening of gratitude, fellowship, song, and prayer in their annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, live from Central Synagogue in New York City. Sunday - 6:30pm LIVE Monday - 2:00am Tuesday - 10:00pm Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am

In the Spotlight: Mark Oppenheimer

Mark Oppenheimer (Senior Editor, Tablet) joins Abigail Pogrebin to discuss his podcast, “Gatecrashers,” that tells the story of how Jews fought for acceptance at Ivy League schools, and how the experience shaped American higher education. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 11:30am Thursday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Saturday - 7:30pm

Rabbi Hirsch: Some Thoughts on Organic Chemistry

Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch looks to the Tower of Babel story as he discusses the central Jewish preoccupations of education, rigorous study and debating how science and technology can help bring about a better future.
Tuesday- 7:00pm & 2:30am Wednesday - 9:30am Friday - 11:00am Saturday - 4:00pm

FIDF Gala 2022

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid joined FIDF supporters from across the country to salute Israel’s brave soldiers at the FIDF New York Gala, which was held in tribute to outgoing Chairman Peter Weintraub, and featured active-duty soldiers and other special guests. Tuesday- 7:30pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 1:30pm Friday - 9:30am

Author Discussion Series: Joshua Cohen

Joshua Cohen discusses The Netanyahus: An Account of a Minor and Ultimately Even Negligible Episode in the History of a Very Famous Family, his 2021 novel that blends history, fiction and humor, and was awarded the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Wednesday - 7:30pm & 1:30am Thursday - 10:35am & 2:30am Friday - 9:00am Saturday - 5:30am & 10:30pm

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Dani Menkin

Dani Menkin, Israeli Academy Award-winning filmmaker of Aulcie, the story of a basketball legend who led Maccabi Tel Aviv to an upset win in the European Championship, joins Rabbi Sherman for a discussion of relations between the Israeli, Jewish and black community. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA. Sunday - 7:30pm

In the News: Sarit Zehavi

Sarit Zehavi, Founder and CEO, Alma Research and Education Center, discusses Israel’s recent maritime agreement with Lebanon, as well as overall challenges for Israel up north with Iran and Hezbollah. With Shahar Azani on location on the northern border of Israel.
Sunday - 5:30pm

In The News: Holly Huffnagle on Dave Chappelle on Saturday Night Live

Holly Huffnagle, American Jewish Committee U.S. Director for Combating Antisemitism, weighs in on the monologue delivered by comedian Dave Chappelle on Saturday Night Live that has been criticized for normalizing antisemitic tropes. With Teisha Bader. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: JBS journalist Micah Halpern

This week, Micah discusses his definitions of "Jew Hatred" versus "Antisemitism," and how the recent dustups with celebrities in hot water figure into this continuum. He elaborates further on this theme with a nationwide roundup: he declares that it's "Back to the Future" with the numerous heinous attacks against Jews all across America that echo an ugly past. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

The Dershow: Virginia Giuffre may have erred

As Alan Dershowitz discusses the recent news that his eight years of fighting sexual misconduct allegations in court have ended, he wonders how the court of public opinion, and all those who blacklisted him, will receive the development Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Wednesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Ruth Wisse

Ruth Wisse, Professor Emeritus at Harvard, discusses the BDS Movement and the Jewish community's response; reflects on aspects of Jewish life; and describes her online course on George Eliot's last and most controversial novel, Daniel Deronda. Sunday - 12:00 Noon

Alan Dershowitz - Guilt By Accusation

Alan Dershowitz, author, activist and Harvard Law Professor Emeritus, implores viewers to look at the reality and facts of his involvement with Epstein, Giuffre and Trump, as Mark S. Golub interrogates him on the issues that cost him his reputation. Monday - 3:00pm

Jerome Chanes - JFK and Israel

On 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 & Midnight
Tuesday - 3:00pm

Peter Weintraub - FIDF

Rabbi Peter Weintraub, former FIDF National Chairman, describes how he fell in love with Israel; his son's wedding in Caesarea; running a company in Sderot; and the importance of the FIDF.
Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Jeffrey Gurock - Jews & America

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

JEWISH STUDIES

Jewish 101: Creation

Explore the values of Torah through the rabbinic midrash (interpretation) to The Story of Creation (Genesis Chapter 1), and learn why the Jewish tradition does not read the story literally Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am Friday - 1:00pm

Hebrew: Lesson 16

Learn about exceptions to vowel pronunciation and review the entire Hebrew alphabet Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Blessings

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 Dimensions of the Daf. Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Change and Grow

Drawing from a series of traditional commentaries, Rabbi Mordechai Becher explores the Talmudic notion of a person's ability to change and grow through one's actions and prayers Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:00pm

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REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 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 Closed Captioned 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 11/13 - 19: L’Chayim with Alan Dershowitz, Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, Kristallnacht Around the World, Author’s Discussion - Eleanor Reissa, Robert Siegel - Cancer Research

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

L’Chayim: Alan Dershowitz - Guilt By Accusation

Alan Dershowitz, author, activist and Harvard Law Professor Emeritus, implores viewers to look at the reality and facts of his involvement with Epstein, Giuffre and Trump, as Mark S. Golub interrogates him on the issues that cost him his reputation.
Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

In the Spotlight: Yiddish Fiddler

As the beloved, award-winning production of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish returns to New York City by popular demand, Abigail Pogrebin is joined by Steven Skybell, the actor portraying Tevye, and Zalmen Mlotek, artistic director of the National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene, to discuss the limited engagement revival. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 11:00am Wednesday - 2:00am
Thursday - 10:00pm Saturday - 7:00pm

Access Israel & War in Ukraine

Access Israel’s Michal Rimon (CEO) and Yuval Wagner (founder and president) of describe how their organization is helping to evacuate elderly people and people with disabilities from the ever-shifting war zone in Ukraine. Tuesday- 8:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 11:00am

Author Discussion Series: Eleanor Reissa

Actress, director, playwright and English / Yiddish storyteller, Eleanor Reissa discusses The Letters Project: A Daughter’s Journey, her tough, honest, and often funny memoir that takes readers back in time through Germany and Israel, on a trip through her family’s past. With Rabbi Avraham Bronstein in a program of The Hampton Synagogue. Wednesday - 7:30pm & 1:30am Thursday - 10:30am & 2:30am Friday - 2:30am Saturday - 5:30am & 10:30pm

Robert Siegel: Cancer Research

In a program recorded during October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Robert Siegel discusses the latest in cancer research, looking especially at links between cancer and genetics, with doctors Susan Domcheck (Exective Director, Basser Center for BRCA, University of Pennsylvania), Larry Norton (Medical Director, Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering) and Yael Goldberg (Deputy Director, Recanati Genetics Institute, Rabin Medical Center). A program of AFRMC. Wednesday - 8:00pm & 2:00am Thursday - 1:00pm Friday - 5:00am

Kristallnacht: Let There Be Light (2022)

The International March of the Living presents highlights of 2022 Kristallnacht commemorations from around the world, including survivor testimonies from eyewitnesses of the tragic events, and other moving moments from commemorations held in Israel, Austria, Germany and the UAE, where Dubai’s first Holocaust memorial was a powerful symbol of reconciliation. Thursday - 7:30pm & 1:00am Friday - 1:30pm
Saturday - 9:00pm

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Meredith Shiner

Meredith Shiner, award-winning journalist, former national political reporter and commentator, joins Rabbi Sherman to discuss the intersection of sports and politics, as she explores in her Tablet podcast, “The Franchise: Jews, Sports, and America”. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA. Sunday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 5:00am

In the News: Israel's Next Government

Following Israel's national elections, JBS Senior Vice President Shahar Azani, on location in Israel, sits down with Israeli author and political pundit, Ben-Dror Yemini, to discuss what's in the cards for Israel's next government.
Sunday - 5:30pm

In the News: Sarit Zehavi

Sarit Zehavi (Founder and CEO, Alma Research and Education Center) discusses Iran, Hezbollah, the latest gas agreement with Lebanon and overall challenges for Israel up north, with Shahar Azani on location in Tel Aviv Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

The Dershow: Ending Racial Quotas?

Harvard Law Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz examines college admissions practices, looking at the history and fairness of racial quotas for universities in the case of Harvard and others. Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Wednesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: US Elections

JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses the ramifications of elections and the meaning of "stable" democracy; there are always winners and losers, and everyone gets a chance to be each. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

On L’Chayim

Zach Iscol

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. Sunday - 12:00 Noon

Ayelet Zurer

Award-winning Israeli Actress Ayelet Zurer discusses her feelings about acting and creating art and describes portraying the Haredi widow "Elisheva" on the hit Israeli series on Netflix, Shtisel. Sunday - 6:00 pm
Monday - 3:00pm

Sheldon Harnick

Sheldon Harnick, the Tony Award-winning lyricist of "Fiddler On The Roof," describes his Jewish background and how he came to work with composer Jerry Bock, and tells stories about the show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Tuesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Beit Ruth Village

The Beit Ruth Educational and Therapeutic Village is a therapeutic residence and school for vulnerable and at-risk teen girls who have been removed from their family homes by court order as a result of severe emotional abuse. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Ruth Wisse

Ruth Wisse, Professor Emeritus at Harvard, discusses the BDS Movement and the Jewish community's response; reflects on aspects of Jewish life; and describes her online course on George Eliot's last and most controversial novel, Daniel Deronda. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Jewish 101: Threefold Blessing

Learn about Shabbat and how the rabbis' interpretation of the Creation Story's threefold blessing given to human beings in Genesis Chapter 1 suggests a role most people don't normally imagine. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am Friday - 1:00pm

From the Aleph Bet

Hebrew: Lesson 15

Complete the Hebrew alphabet and learn to read an important word containing "Vuv" Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Moral Choices

Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses Talmudic passages which relate to the moral dilemma posed by self-driving cars when, in an emergency, technology must program to sacrifice passengers or pedestrians. Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Polygamy in the Torah Was Polygamy Normal? A lesson based on Kesuvos 90a

**Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:00pm

REFORM AND ORTHODOX SHABBAT SERVICES

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 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 Closed Captioned 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 11/6-12: Israel's Election Results, Kristallnacht, Veteran's Day, JNS - Ari Fleischer, Author's Discussion - Dan Glickman

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

PROGRAMS

Israel’s Election Results

Shahar Azani (JBS) and Talia Dekel Fleissig (JPC) discuss results of the Israeli elections with Sarah Haetzni-Cohen (Sheli) Shmuel Rosner (Jewish Journal), Michal Cotler-Wunsh (former MK), Emmanuel Navon (Tel Aviv University), Gail Talshir (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) and Rabbi Yehoshua Pfeffer (Tikvah Fund). Monday - 7:30pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 1:00pm Thursday - 1:00pm Saturday - 7:30pm

Rabbi Hirsch: Lessons on Leadership

Rabbi Hirsch looks to lessons from Moses and the Golden Calf as he reminds his congregation to look beyond the superficial to the actual human beings who desire to lead, when evaluating candidates during an election season. Tuesday- 7:00pm Wednesday - 5:30am & 9:30am Thursday - 2:30pm Friday - 11:00am Saturday - 4:00pm

Faith and Foxholes: Rabbi Resnicoff

Rabbi Arnold E. Resnicoff, consultant on interfaith values and interreligious affairs, and a former line officer who served in Vietnam's Mekong Delta, followed by assignments in Naval Intelligence (Naval Security Group) before attending rabbinical school, joins Rabbi Sherman at Sinai Temple for a conversation on chaplains in the military, Tuesday- 8:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 11:00am Thursday - 1:30am & 9:45am Friday - 2:00pm Saturday - 8:00pm

Hampton Synagogue’s Author Discussion Series: Dan Glickman

Dan Glickman discusses Laughing at Myself: My Education in Congress, on the Farm, and at the Movies, his book that combines humor with serious reflection to recount his journey from the Midwest to becoming the first Jewish secretary of agriculture, with Rabbi Avraham Bronstein in a program of The Hampton Synagogue. Wednesday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Thursday - 10:30pm Friday - 1:30am Saturday - 5:30am & 4:30pm

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Arnie Kander

Arnie Kander, world renowned strength and conditioning coach for the Detroit Pistons joins Rabbi Sherman to discuss the faith it takes to be both physically and mentally prepared for the game on and off the court. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA. Sunday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 5:00am Friday - 2:00am

In The News: David Renzer

David Renzer, Co-Founder of Creative Community for Peace, addresses the fallout from Kanye West's antisemitic remarks, how the situation can be seen as a teachable moment and how CCFP is amplifying the voices of those who stand against hate. With Teisha Bader. Sunday - 5:30pm

In The News: Israel’s Next Government

Following Israel's national elections, JBS Senior Vice President Shahar Azani, on location in Israel, sits down with Israeli author and political pundit, Ben-Dror Yemini, on what's in the cards for Israel's next government. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud

JBS journalist Micah Halpern breaks down the results of Israel's latest election, and analyzes why Israel has sent Bibi, with all of his attributes and drawbacks, back to power. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

Top Story: Ari Fleischer

Ari Fleischer, former White House press secretary, shares his views about how left-wing acceptance of critical race theory has enabled antisemitism, how a partisan press is destroying journalism and dividing Americans, and more with Jonathan Tobin. Thursday - 8:00pm Friday - 5:00am & 10:00am

The Dershow: Cancelling Kanye?

Alan Dershowitz, Harvard Law Professor Emeritus, unpacks Kanye West’s overt antisemitic remarks, warning that cancelling the superstar would be to legitimize “cancel Culture” Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Wednesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

L'Chayim

Marty Appel

Marty Appel, a Jewish boy from Brooklyn who grew up to fulfill a childhood dream of working for The New York Yankees, talks about his years in baseball, Jews who've played the game, and his book that chronicles Yankee history, Pinstripe Empire. Sunday - 12:00 Noon

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. Sunday - 6:00 pm
Monday - 3:00pm

Ayelet Zurer

Award-winning Israeli Actress Ayelet Zurer discusses her feelings about acting and creating art and describes portraying the Haredi widow "Elisheva" on the hit Israeli series on Netflix, Shtisel. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm

Hans Fisher - St Louis Survivor

Survivor of the SS St Louis, Hans Fisher recounts the events surrounding his journey on the German refugee ship bound for Cuba in 1939. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Ernie Michel - Kristallnacht Remembered

Ernie Michel z”l, who lived through Kristallnacht (The Night of Broken Glass) in Germany (Nov 9-10, 1938) and saw his synagogue burned to the ground, recalls this pogrom and his life during the Holocaust as told in his book, "Promises to Keep." Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Zach Iscol

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.
Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

Dan Almagor

On October 25, 1973, the Yom Kippur War ended in a cease fire. Dan Almagor describes the heroic defense of the IDF on the Golan Heights at the start of the war which prevented the Syrian Army from overrunning the north of Israel.
Saturday - 6:00pm
_______________________________________________________J*Jewish 101: Midrash*

How do Jews read and understand the Torah? Why is rabbinic commentary, or "midrash," critical to knowing what the Torah "means?" Learn how understanding Judaism (through Torah) depends on midrash on this "Jewish 101" episode with Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am Friday - 1:00pm

Hebrew: Lesson 14

The Hebrew letters Final Nun and Tzadee are introduced. Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Pray For State

Rabbi Mordechai Becher, Senior Lecturer at Gateways and author Gateway To Judaism, discusses how the Talmud calls upon Jews to pray for the secular government wherever the Jewish People live in the Diaspora. Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Morality In The Shoah

Rabbi Mordechai Becher reviews Talmudic examples of how one maintains moral integrity and Jewish identity in extreme circumstances. Sunday - 9:25am Monday - 4:25am Tuesday - 9:25am & 5:25pm Thursday - 7:00pm

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FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 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 Closed Captioned 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 10/30 - 11/5: Israeli Elections, Celebrating Zionism, Cinematheque - Four Winters, In the Spotlight - Feigelson, Jewish Book Month

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

PROGRAMS

125th Anniversary of the First Zionist Congress

Join in the World Zionist Organization’s gala in honor of the First Zionist Congress, an event convened and presided over by the father of modern political Zionism, Theodor Herzl, that set the wheels in motion for the creation of the Jewish State, 125 years ago in Basel, Switzerland. Tuesday - 7:30pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 1:30pm Friday - 1:40pm & 4:30am
Saturday - 7:00pm

In the Spotlight: Josh Feigelson

Abigail Pogrebin is joined by Rabbi Josh Feigelson, President & CEO of the Institute for Jewish Spirituality, who describes how we can find meaning and purpose and what a Jewish mindfulness practice can really look like. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 11:00am Thursday - 5:30pm & 2:00am Saturday - 10:30pm

Eric Goldman’s Jewish Cinematheque: Four Winters

Director Julia Mintz discusses the courageous Jewish fighters celebrated in “Four Winters,” her film that shatters the myth of Jewish passivity as it documents the bravery and leadership of the Partisans. Monday - 7:30pm & 1:30am Tuesday - 11:30am Wednesday - 1:00pm Friday - 10:00pm Saturday - 4:30pm

Author Discussion Series: Jamie Raskin

As we begin Jewish Book Month, Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) joins Rabbi Avraham Bronstein to discuss Unthinkable: Trauma, Truth, and the Trials of American Democracy, his memoir that recounts the harrowing early days of 2021 that changed his life forever, in a program of The Hampton Synagogue. Wednesday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Thursday - 10:30am & 2:30am Saturday - 4:00pm

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Mike Gminski

Mike Gminski, former professional basketball player and college basketball television broadcaster, shares his journey from NBA fame, through rehabilitation and recovery, to the National Polish American Sports Hall of Fame. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA. Sunday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 5:00am & 10:00pm

I*n The News: Israeli Elections*

Shahar Azani, JBS Senior VP & former Israeli diplomat, looks at the prospect of Netanyahu succeeding in gaining a majority when Israeli voters go to the polls on November 1, and at the likelihood that this fifth round of elections will end the cycle of political turmoil in Israel. With Mark S. Golub Sunday - 5:30pm

Israeli Elections Update

Reporting from Tel Aviv, Israel, JBS’s Shahar Azani speaks with voters as they go to the polls in the fifth round of national elections since 2019. Tuesday - 12:30pm, 6:30pm & 11:30pm Wednesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

In The News: David Renzer

David Renzer, Co-Founder of Creative Community for Peace, addresses the fallout from Kanye West's antisemitic remarks, how the situation can be seen as a teachable moment and how CCFP is amplifying the voices of those who stand against hate. With Teisha Bader. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: JBS journalist Micah Halpern

This week, Micah will discuss how Iranian drones in Russia’s hands are a game-changer in Ukraine and how Israel has a special tool to neutralize the threat posed by these airborne menaces Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

The Dershow: If Republicans Impeach Biden

Harvard Law Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz explores the hypothetical possibility of the Republicans retaking the House of Representatives in the upcoming midterms and attempting to impeach President Biden on purely political grounds. Thursday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Friday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Top Story: Antisemitism

Jonathan Tobin speaks about the mainstreaming of antisemitism on both ends of the political spectrum, calling out media hosts that give platforms to hateful rhetoric; and with JCPA’s Yossi Kuperwasser he discusses Iran, Lebanon and more. Thursday - 8:00pm Friday - 5:00am Saturday - 8:30pm

On L’Chayim

L’Chayim Symposium: Biden and Israel

Mort Klein (President, ZOA), Caroline Glick (Senior Contributing and Chief Columnist, Jerusalem Post), Eric Yoffie (President Emeritus, URJ) and Laura E. Adkins (Opinion Editor, Forward) examine President Biden’s relationship to Israel and the current ability of American Jewish leadership to advocate effectively for the Jewish state. Sunday - 12:00 Noon Saturday - 6:00pm

Leah Goldin

Leah Goldin, mother of IDF Lt. Hadar Goldin (z”l) who was murdered by Hamas in 2014, describes her more than five years of efforts to move the world community to demand Hamas comply with international norms and return her son’s body. Sunday - 6:00 pm Monday - 3:00pm

Ellen Hershkin - Hadassah

Speaking as National President of Hadassah, Ellen Hershkin talks about her Jewish background, her love of Israel, her regard for Hadassah founder Henrietta Szold. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm

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. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Marty Appel

Marty Appel, a Jewish boy from Brooklyn who grew up to fulfill a childhood dream of working for The New York Yankees, talks about his years in baseball, Jews who've played the game, and his book that chronicles Yankee history, Pinstripe Empire. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Meir Kahane Remembered In November 1990, Rabbi Meir Kahane was murdered in a Manhattan hotel. The controversial leader of the Jewish Defense League and Kach Party in Israel is remembered in excerpts of "L'Chayim" interviews.
Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm**

JEWISH STUDIES

A pluralistic introduction to the teachings, ideas and values of the Jewish Tradition with Rabbi Mark S. Golub Sunday Mornings at 10am ET Wednesdays at 9am & 5pm ET Friday at 1pm ET

Jewish 101: The Oral Truth

Learn and understand how the Jewish tradition is based on rabbinic interpretations of the Torah, just as the American Constitution is defined by Supreme Court rulings. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 1:00pm

From the Aleph Bet

Mark S. Golub hosts this original series designed for anyone of any age to learn to read and understand Hebrew. Monday Mornings at 9am ET Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website by Clicking Here.

Hebrew: Lesson 13

The Hebrew letters "Sin," Koof" and "Ion" are introduced. Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Tuesday - 2:00am Thursday - 10:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study with Rabbi Mordechai Becher Sunday & Tuesday Mornings at 9am ET Wednesday & Thursday Evenings at 7pm ET

Talmud Study: Was Abraham Observant?

As Jews this week read Parashat Lech Lecha about Abraham, Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses how the Talmud deals with Abraham’s following Jewish Law before the Torah was given at Mt. Sinai. Sunday- 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

Talmud Study: All Jews Are Friends

"All Jews Are Friends," based on Hagigah 26, is the title of this edition of Dimensions of the Daf. Sunday - 9:25am Monday - 4:25am Tuesday - 9:25am & 5:25pm Thursday - 7:00pm

REFORM AND ORTHODOX SHABBAT SERVICES

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 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 Closed Captioned 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 10/23- 29:L'Chayim Symposium on Biden's Relationship to Israel; Remembering Tree of Life; Danny Ayalon, Dan Shapiro on the Abraham Accords

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

L’Chayim Symposium: America and Israel

Mark S. Golub is joined by Mort Klein (President, ZOA), Caroline Glick (Chief Columnist, Jerusalem Post), Eric Yoffie (President Emeritus, URJ) and Laura E. Adkins (Opinion Editor, Forward) to examine President Biden’s relationship to Israel and the current ability of American Jewish leadership to advocate effectively for the Jewish state. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3pm Saturday - 5:30pm

In the Spotlight: Wayne Hoffman

Abigail Pogrebin is joined by Wayne Hoffman, Executive Editor of Tablet magazine and author of The End of Her: Racing Against Alzheimer’s to Solve a Murder, a memoir that sets out to find the truth behind the 1913 murder of his great-grandmother in Winnipeg’s Jewish neighborhood. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:30am Tuesday - 11:00am Thursday - 10:00pm Friday - 5:00am Saturday - 10:30pm

Remembering Tree of Life

In commemoration of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, PA, Teisha Bader is joined by Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, of the Tree of Life Congregation, and Eric Schuman, executive producer of a new HBO film that documents the tragedy’s aftermath. Wednesday - 7:30pm & 1:30am Thursday - 1:00pm, 8:00pm & 1:00am

Danny Ayalon with Benjamin Anthony of the MirYam Institute

Benjamin Anthony, co-founder of the Miryam Institute, discusses Israel's current diplomatic positioning with regards to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the ongoing nuclear talks with Iran, the uncertain future of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, and the continuing regional ramifications of the Abraham Accords, with former Israeli Ambassador to the United States, Danny Ayalon. Tuesday- 8:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 11:00am Friday - 10:00am Saturday - 8:00pm

Abraham Accords Anniversary: Dan Shapiro

Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel, Dan Shapiro, joins Rabbi Sherman to discuss the signing of the historic agreement, Israel's strategy to prevent Iran from going nuclear and more from Sinai Temple in LA. Wednesday - 8:00pm & 2:00am Thursday - 11:00am Saturday - 7:00pm

Rabbi Hirsch: The Jewish Road

Expounding on the idea that the Jews are a wandering people, Rabbi Hirsch highlights the spirit of non-conformity as one of the four Jewish characteristics acquired by virtue of the transformative odysseys described in the Torah, in his Yom Kippur sermon to the congregation of the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in New York City. Tuesday- 7:00pm & 2:00am Wednesday - 10:20pm
Thursday - 1:20am Friday - 11:00am

Global Perspectives with Ellie Cohanim: Sheila Nazarian

Social media activist and star of the Netflix series “Skin Decision,” Sheila Nazarian joins Ellie Cohanim to discuss the protests in Iran, anti-Semitism, and what it means to be an immigrant in the United States and have pride in Iranian heritage. Thursday - 7:30pm Friday - 2:30pm

In The News: Kanye West Tweets

Aryeh Tuchman, Senior Associate Director of ADL’s Center on Extremism, discusses the Kanye West social media posts and response of the ADL with Teisha Bader. Sunday - 5:30pm

In The News:Israeli Elections

Shahar Azani, JBS Senior VP & former Israeli diplomat, looks at the likelihood that this fifth round of elections will end the cycle of political turmoil in Israel, and the prospect of Netanyahu succeeding in gaining a majority, with Mark S. Golub Monday - 6:30pm Tuesday – 2:00am, 11:00am

Thinking Out Loud: JBS journalist Micah Halpern

This week, Micah discusses the ongoing war in Ukraine and the sham “referendums” on whether or not the annexed regions want to join Mother Russia. He also touches on the delicate balancing act that Israel had to do to condemn the invasion while not upsetting Russia too much; this approach is now fading away in favor of more robust condemnation. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

L’Chayim

Dan Almagor

On October 25, 1973, the Yom Kippur War ended in a cease fire. Dan Almagor describes the heroic defense of the IDF on the Golan Heights at the start of the war which prevented the Syrian Army from overrunning the north of Israel. Sunday- 12:00 Noon

Yossi Klein Halevi

Yossi Klein Halevi, Israeli journalist, author and fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, discusses issues confronting contemporary Israel today and his book on the aftermath of the 1973 Yom Kippur War, Like Dreamers. Sunday - 6:00pm

Angela W. Buchdahl

Senior Rabbi of Central Synagogue in New York City, Angela Warnick Buchdahl, discusses growing up with innate spirituality and a lifelong love of Judaism; her struggles with identity and acceptance as an Asian-American Jew; her journey to leading one of the most prestigious synagogues in America, and more. Monday - 3:00pm

Yossi Beilin

One of Israel’s most creative career diplomats, Yossi Beilin (the architect of the Oslo Peace Process and Accords), discusses his participation in the Six Day War and the Yom Kippur War; and explains the rise and fall of Oslo.
Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Tuesday - 3:00pm

The Green Prince

Mossab Hassan Yousef, the son of a Hamas leader who became an Israeli spy, and Gonen Ben Ytizhak, the Shin Bet agent who became Mossab's handler, talk about their incredible story documented in the award-winning film, "The Green Prince." Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Leah Goldin

Leah Goldin, mother of IDF Lt. Hadar Goldin (z”l) who was murdered by Hamas in 2014, describes her more than five years of efforts to move the world community to demand Hamas comply with international norms and return her son’s body. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

Jewish Studies

Jewish 101: The Story of Noah

Does God ever make a mistake? How does the Jewish Tradition understand the notion of God acting in history? Through Rabbinic interpretation (midrash) of the story of Noah (Genesis 6-11), these questions are addressed. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am Friday - 1:00pm

Hebrew: Lesson 12

Learn the letter "Mem," rules for the pronounced "Sh'vah," and conclude the Pay letter family that start Hebrew words Purim and Passover (Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website, jbstv.org) Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Tuesday - 2:00am Thursday - 10:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study with Rabbi Mordechai Becher: Who's at Fault?

A classic scene from the movie "The Godfather," is used to study the Talmudic question, "Who's responsible when one person orders another to do an evil deed?" Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

Talmud Study with Rabbi Mordechai Becher: God or Man?

Warnings about potential dangers (and an exploration of whether tragedies are in the hands of heaven or man) are examined in "Put On a Sweater Or You'll Catch a Cold," based on Kesuvos Daf Lamed Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:00pm

REFORM AND ORTHODOX SHABBAT SERVICES

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 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 Closed Captioned 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 10/16-10/22:: Simchat Torah Services, L’Chayim with Rabbi Buchdahl, Mike Pompeo with Benjamin Anthony, Robert Siegel on Israeli Elections, Rabbi David Wolpe, Recipe for Change

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

Sunday Night October 16 CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE (REFORM) Erev Simchat Torah 6:00pm & 10:00pm

HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE (Orthodox) Sh'mini Atzeret Eve 7:30pm & 11:00pm

Monday October 17 CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE (Reform) Sh'mini Atzeret (Yizkor) 9:30am & 12:30pm

HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE (Orthodox) Sh'mini Atzeret 11am & 2pm (Yizkor) 7:30pm & 11pm

Tuesday October 18 HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE (Orthodox) Simchat Torah 11am & 2pm

L'Chayim: Angela Warnick Buchdahl

Senior Rabbi of Central Synagogue in New York City, Angela Warnick Buchdahl, diseuses growing up with innate spirituality and a lifelong love of Judaism; her struggles with identity and acceptance as an Asian-American Jew; her journey to leading Central Synagogue and more. With Mark S. Golub on a new edition of JBS’s flagship show, L’Chayim. Wednesday - 9:00pm & 12Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Rabbi David Wolpe: Hand of God

During his final Yom Kippur sermon as Max Webb Senior Rabbi of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles, David Wolpe describes his journey to the rabbinate and explores the notion of the hand of God. Monday - 7:00pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 12:30pm Thursday - 2:30pm Friday - 11:30am

Mike Pompeo with Benjamin Anthony of the MirYam Institute

Benjamin Anthony, co-founder of the MirYam Institute, discusses the Israel-U.S. relationship, the Israel-Palestinian conflict, the Iran deal and the growing rivalry between China and the U.S., with America’s most senior diplomat, former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Tuesday- 7:20pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 11:20am Friday - 2:00pm

Robert Siegel: Israel’s Upcoming Elections

Will the Israeli elections on November 1st be the return to power of former Prime Minister Netanyahu? And if so, what’s at stake for Israel and Israeli relations with the U.S.? Robert Siegel is joined by Robert Satloff (Executive Director, Washington Institute for Near East Policy), Aaron David Miller (Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace), and David Horovitz (Founding Editor, Times of Israel) to discuss.

A program of AFRMC. Wednesday - 8:00pm & 2:00am Thursday - 11:00am Friday - 5:00am Saturday - 8:00pm

Global Perspectives with Ellie Cohanim: Yoseph Haddad Ellie Cohanim is joined by Yoseph Haddad, an Arab Israeli activist whose organization, “Together— vouch for each other,” aims to enhance the connection between the Arab sector and the rest of Israeli society. Thursday - 7:30pm Friday - 2:40pm Saturday - 10:40pm**

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: Behnam Ben Taleblu

Jonathan Tobin is joined by Behnam Ben Taleblu (Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies) to discuss the fallout from protests against the Iranian government and the ongoing efforts of the Biden administration to reach a nuclear deal with the regime. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 10:00am Saturday - 5:00am

In The News: Aryeh Tuchman

Aryeh Tuchman, Senior Associate Director of ADL’s Center on Extremism, discusses the Kanye West posts and response of the ADL with Teisha Bader. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud

JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses the recent comments by Kanye West regarding Jews and asks if they are anti-Semitic. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Matt Sayman

Matt Sayman, basketball coach of Grapevine Faith High School in Texas, describes how his journey of loss, tragedy and perseverance helped him build the foundations for an NCAA championship, as he writes about in his memoir about faith and sports. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA. Sunday - 2:00pm Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 5:00am & 10:00pm

On L’Chayim

Francine Klagsbrun - Yom Kippur War 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. Sunday - 12:00 Noon

Larry Ruttman - Jews in Baseball

Author Larry Ruttman discusses his book on Jews in baseball, American Jews and America's Game Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:30pm

Allen Lewis Rickman - “Tevye Raw”

Veteran film actor (A Serious Man), television actor (Boardwalk Empire), and Yiddish stage actor Allen Lewis Rickman discusses his love of Yiddish and his production “Tevye Served Raw,” which he wrote, directed and starred in. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Yossi Klein Halevi - Yom Kippur War

Yossi Klein Halevi, Israeli journalist, author and fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, discusses issues confronting contemporary Israel today and his book on the aftermath of the 1973 Yom Kippur War, Like Dreamers. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Jewish 101: What is Torah?

For the holiday of Simchat Torah, learn about the Five Books of Moses and the relationship between the Torah and the Jewish Bible. With Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am Friday - 1:00pm

Hebrew: Lesson 11

Learn the "Kaf" family, along with letters "Nun" and "Samech" Monday - 5:00pm Tuesday - 2:00am Thursday - 10:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Teachers & Disciples

An overview of how teachers should influence disciples is presented by Rabbi Mordechai Becher in this Talmud lesson based on Ethics of the Fathers, entitled "Many Students Standing." Part of the JBS original series, "Dimensions of the Daf." Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

Talmud Study: The M'zuzah

Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses the history, craftsmanship, and philosophy of the mezuzah, using excerpts of the writings of various rabbis and scholars throughout history. On Dimensions of the Daf. Sunday- 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:00pm

REFORM AND ORTHODOX SHABBAT SERVICES

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 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 Closed Captioned 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 10/9 - 10/15: Sukkot Services, Recipe for Change-Antisemitism, FIDF Live-Paratroopers, Abraham Accords-Jason Greenblatt

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

Sukkot Services:

Sunday October 9 Erev Sukkot 6:00pm Reform Service from Central Synagogue in NY (Live) (Replay at 9:30pm)

7:30pm Orthodox Erev Sukkot Service from Hampton Synagogue (Replay at 11:00pm)

Monday October 10 Sukkot Day 1 9:30am Reform Sukkot Service from Central Synagogue in NY (Live) (Replay at 12:30pm)

11:00am Orthodox Sukkot Service from Hampton Synagogue (Replay at 2:00pm) 7:30pm Orthodox Sukkot Service from Hampton Synagogue (Replay at 11:00pm)

Tuesday October 11 Sukkot Day 2 11:00am Orthodox Service from Hampton Synagogue (Replay at 2:00pm)

Recipe for Change: Standing Up to Antisemitism

Idina Menzel, Ilana Glazer, Bryan Greenberg, Rachel Bloom, Jonathan Greenblatt, Michael Zegen and many other popular Jewish celebrities and activists gather for a one-of-a-kind dinner to discuss antisemitism and building allyship, and to celebrate Jewish heritage and culture, in this installment of Recipe for Change, a series from executive producer LeBron James. Wednesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am

FIDF Live: Paratroopers

Glimpse a day in the life of an IDF paratrooper as Joel Chasnoff hosts a training base tour that highlights the soldiers’ intense physical and mental trainings, the archaeological excavations, and more. Monday 7:00pm & 1:00am Tuesday 12:30pm & 1:30am Friday 12:30pm

Abraham Accords Anniversary: Jason Greenblatt

Former Middle East Peace Envoy for President Trump, Jason Greenblatt, shares behind-the-scenes tales of his diplomatic efforts to achieve the unlikely agreement between Israel and several Arab nations, in a program of Sinai Temple Israel Center, with Rabbi Erez Sherman. Tuesday- 8:00pm Wednesday - 5:00am & 11:00am Saturday - 8:00pm

Rabbi Hirsch: Kol Nidre Sermon

Rabbi Hirsch delivers a sermon to his congregation of the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in New York City on Kol Nidre. Tuesday- 7:00pm & 2:00am Wednesday - 10:00am Friday - 2:00pm Saturday - 3:30am

In The News: Iran Hijab Protests

As Iranian women continue to protest against the regime & for their rights, social media influencer & activist, Dr. Sheila Nazarian, analyzes the situation and shares her perspective on social media advocacy and the pursuit of justice in Iran. With Shahar Azani Sunday - 5:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: JBS journalist Micah Halpern

This week, Micah examines the lingering significance of the Abraham Accords, shortly after the two-year anniversary of their historic passage, as well as the unique circumstances that allowed for them to be ratified in the first place. He also dissects a recent op-ed by Ben-Dror Yemini that excoriates the U.S. government's hypocritical stance on civilian casualties vis-à-vis their recent criticism of Israel, in light of their own abysmal record. Wednesday – 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday – 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday – 5:30pm

Global Perspectives with Ellie Cohanim: Amjad Taha

Bahrain-based political affairs expert and author, Amjad Taha, offers a message of peace and unity, and shares his views on anti-Zionism and antisemitism, on the prospects of peace between Israel and Muslim nations in the region, on the Arab Spring, the Muslim Brotherhood and more, with Ellie Cohanim. Thursday - 7:30pm Friday - 11:30am Saturday - 4:00am

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: David Harsanyi

Jonathan Tobin is joined by conservative journalist, author, and editor David Harsanyi, to discuss their views about Biden administration policies which they say hurt the working class and help the well-off and the rise of antisemitism on the left. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 10:00am Saturday - 5:00am & 7:00pm

The Dershow: Is Berkeley Banning Zionism?

Alan Dershowitz, Harvard Law School Professor Emeritus, explores the recent controversy at UC Berkeley School of Law, asking if the school has indeed banned Zionist speakers, and if so, is that legal? Tuesday - 10:30pm & 3:30am Thursday - 2:00pm

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Jeff Gurock

Jeffrey Gurock, author, professor of Jewish History at Yeshiva University in New York City, and JBS favorite, sheds light on what we can learn about antisemitism, inclusion, and the Jewish experience in America from Jewish involvement in the world of sports. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA. Sunday - 8:30pm & 2:00am Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 5:00am, 10:00pm & 2:00am

On L’Chayim

Henry Winkler

Actor and author Henry Winkler, currently starring in the hit television series “Barry” and best known for playing Arthur 'Fonzie' Fonzarelli on the sitcom "Happy Days"" (1974-84), discusses growing up Jewish and his book on life experiences and lessons entitled, I've Never Met An Idiot on the River. Sunday - 12:00 Noon

Larry Ruttman

Author Larry Ruttman discusses his book on Jews in baseball, American Jews and America's Game Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Tuesday - 3:30pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Dan Almagor

On October 25, 1973, the Yom Kippur War ended in a cease fire. Dan Almagor describes the heroic defense of the IDF on the Golan Heights at the start of the war which prevented the Syrian Army from overrunning the north of Israel.
Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Francine Klagsbrun

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. Wednesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

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.
Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Jewish 101: Sukkot

For the Festival Sukkot (Festival of Booths), an explanation of the significance and the symbols of the holiday. With Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am Friday - 1:00pm

Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website

Hebrew: Lesson 10

Learn the letter "Mem," rules for the pronounced "Sh'vah," and conclude the Pay letter family that start Hebrew words "Purim" and "Passover" Monday 5:00pm Tuesday - 2:00am Thursday - 10:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Sukkot In Sinai?

For the holiday of Sukkot, Rabbi Mordecai Becher examines Talmud passages in determining "Did We Keep Sukkot in Sinai?" Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

REFORM AND ORTHODOX SHABBAT SERVICES

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 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 Closed Captioned 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 10/2-10/8: Yom Kippur Services, Unsung Heroes of the IDF, Rabbi Jacobs on Eradicating Hate, The U.S. & the Holocaust, Jewish Literary Mafia, Rabbis and Israel

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

*YOM KIPPUR SERVICES *

Kol Nidre Services Tuesday October 4

6:00pm Reform Service from Central Synagogue (Live) 8:00pm Orthodox Service from Hampton Synagogue 9:00pm Reform Service from Central Synagogue

Wednesday October 5

7:30am Yom Kippur Kids Service from Central Synagogue 8:00am Orthodox Service from Hampton Synagogue 10:00am Reform Service from Central Synagogue (Live)

1:15pm Yom Kippur Study Session with Rabbi Rick Jacobs from Central Synagogue (Live) 2:00pm Yom Kippur Family Service from Central Synagogue (Live) 3:00pm Yom Kippur Kids Service from Central Synagogue 4:00pm N’iloh Reform Service from Central Synagogue (Live)(Replay at 8:30pm) 6:30pm N’iloh Orthodox Service from Hampton Synagogue(Replay at 11:00pm)

A Special Program:Unsung Heroes of the IDF

Over 900 people, from over 60 countries, join the IDF each year to serve and protect the Jewish people and the state of Israel as lone soldiers. In this special program, get exclusive access to the soldiers, hear their stories, experience their struggle and support their efforts through Unsung Heroes of the IDF, an organization that offers food packages, financial aid, social and mental wellness programs for PTSD sufferers, connections to Israeli families and more, all to ease the burden the soldiers carry on behalf of the Jewish people around the world.
Sunday 8:00pm & 12am

Central Synagogue: Rabbi Rick Jacobs on Eradicating Hate

In a Yom Kippur study session from Central Synagogue, Rabbi Rick Jacobs (President, Union for Reform Judaism), uses ancient and modern texts to explore Judaism’s best strategies for eradicating hate from our hearts and communities. Wednesday - 1:15pm

Eric Goldman’s Jewish Cinematheque: The U.S. and the Holocaust

Eric Goldman is joined by Sarah Botstein and Lynn Novick, Ken Burns’ co-directors of the new six-hour documentary series The U.S. and the Holocaust, to discuss telling the story of how the American people grappled with one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the twentieth century.

Monday - 7:30pm Tuesday - 11:30am Thursday - 2:30pm Friday - 11:30am Saturday - 8:30pm & 1:30am

In the Spotlight: Josh Lambert

Was the idea of a Jewish “literary mafia” entirely an antisemitic slander, or in any way founded in the reality of the number and influence of Jews in publishing? Abigail Pogrebin gets at the truth with Josh Lambert, author of The Literary Mafia: Jews, Publishing, and Postwar American Literature

Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 11:00am Thursday - 2:00pm Saturday - 8:00pm & 1:00am

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Noah Eagle

Noah Eagle, voice of the Los Angeles Clippers, and son of NBA and NFL broadcaster Ian Eagle, joins Rabbi Sherman to speak about the hard work it takes to make the jump directly from college to be the voice of an NBA team. Sunday - 8:30pm & 2:00am Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 5:00am & 10:00pm Friday - 2:00am

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt

JNS Editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin and Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt, founder of the Zionist Rabbinic Coalition, discuss the shift they perceive in the American rabbinate, and their take on whether it's okay for a rabbi to be anti-Israel. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 10:00am Saturday - 5:00am & 7:00pm

In The News: Queen Elizabeth

Jeremy Havardi, Director of the B'nai B'rith UK Bureau of International Affairs, discusses the loss of Queen Elizabeth II, her relationship with British Jewry, with Israel, and the future under King Charles. With Teisha Bader. Sunday - 5:30pm

In The News: Iran Hijab Protests (ITN)

As Iranian women continue to protest against the regime & for their rights, social media influencer & activist, Dr. Sheila Nazarian, analyzes the situation and shares her perspective on social media advocacy and the pursuit of justice in Iran. With Shahar Azani Monday – 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday – 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday – 11:30pm

On L’Chayim

Rabbis Discuss God & Yom Kippur

Rabbis from different movements of Judaism share their views on the reality of God for the observance of Yom Kippur. With rabbis Mitchell Wohlberg (Orthodox), Rachel Ain (Conservative) and Steve Gutow (Reconstructionist). Today (Sunday) - 12:00 Noon Wednesday - Midnight

Ken Spiro On God

Rabbi, historian, author and senior lecturer and researcher for Aish HaTorah, Ken Spiro explores the Jewish understanding of God. Sunday - 6:00pm Monday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Donniel Hartman

Rabbi Donniel Hartman, President of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, discusses the strengths and weakness of Judaism and his notion of an imperfect God as presented in his book “Putting God Second.” Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Tuesday - 3:00pm Wednesday - 12 Midnight

Henry Winkler

Actor and author Henry Winkler, currently starring in the hit television series “Barry” and best known for playing Arthur 'Fonzie' Fonzarelli on the sitcom "Happy Days"" (1974-84), discusses growing up Jewish and his book on life experiences and lessons entitled, I've Never Met An Idiot on the River. Thursday - 3:00pm Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Jewish 101: Where God Fits In

In a review of previous lessons, learn about a topic that is seldom discussed--the Jewish understanding of "God." Sunday - 10:00am Thursday - 4:00am Friday - 1:00pm

Hebrew: Lesson 8

Hebrew letters "Pay," "Fay," and "Final Fay" are introduced, along with the correct pronunciation of the Hebrew word for a festive Jewish holiday Monday - 9:00am & 4:55pm Thursday - 10:00am & 4:55pm Friday - 4:00am

Hebrew: Lesson 9

Learn to read Hebrew words used in the experience of Judaism, using the recently taught "Pay" and "Fay". Monday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 10:35am & 5:30pm Friday - 4:30am

Talmud Study: Why Fast

Rabbi Mordechai Becher explains the concept of "fasting" in the Jewish tradition on the JBS series "Dimensions of the Daf." Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm

Talmud Study: Must God Forgive?

Does God have to forgive us? Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am Thursday - 7:00pm

REFORM AND ORTHODOX SHABBAT SERVICES

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 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 Closed Captioned 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