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JBS Highlights 10/29-11/4: David Harris with Sharansky and Small; Yehuda Kurtzer with Chanan Weissman (Sapir Institute); Pogrebin with Elana Stein Haim

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Defending Israel with David Harris, Natan Sharansky and Charles Small

David Harris is joined by two warriors for the Jewish people, Natan Sharansky, former prisoner of conscience and human rights activist, and Charles Small, a leading academic and executive director of the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP). Sunday - 8:00pm Monday - 1:00am & 2:00pm, Tuesday - 5:00am & 10:00am

Alan Mendoza

David Harris sits with Alan Mendoza, co-founder of The Henry Jackson Society, Britain’s leading organization fighting for democracy and human rights, who discusses the explosion of antisemitism in the UK, its coverage in the media and prevalence on UK campuses. Sunday - 8:30pm Monday - 1:30am & 2:30pm, Tuesday - 5:30am & 10:30am Friday - 5:30am & 1:00pm

Shahar Azani

David Harris joins Shahar Azani in discussion during week 4 of the Hamas-triggered was with Israel. Wednesday - 8:00pm Thursday - 1:00am, 11:00am Friday - 5:00am & 1:30pm

Also this week on Defending Israel with David Harris: Columbia Law Students Wednesday 8:30pm, Thursday 1:30am

Top Story: Melanie Philips

Author and journalist Melanie Phillips joins Jonathan Tobin to discuss the eruption of antisemitism in Europe and the US, the murderous consequences of Western diplomacy, what Israel needs to do to end the circle of violence and more. Sunday - 7:00pm Monday - 12:00am, 1:00pm Wednesday - 4:00am, 4:00pm and 10pm

Yehuda Kurtzer and Chanan Weissman (SAPIR)

Chanan Weissman, director of the SAPIR Institute, and Yehuda Kurtzer, president of the Shalom Hartman Institute, discuss Yehuda’s recent trip to Israel, the deep trauma facing Israelis and Jews in the Diaspora, and the ethical considerations of Israel’s military campaign against Hamas. Monday - 7:00pm Tuesday - 4:00am & 2:00pm Wednesday - 7:00am, Thursday 10:00pm Saturday 7:00pm

In the Spotlight: Elana Stein Hain

Abigail Pogrebin sits with Elana Stein Hain, Senior Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America to discuss how our texts and teachings help us in difficult times.
Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 2:00am & 11:00am, Thursday - 2:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Rabbi Hirsch: Hamas Brutality

Rabbi Hirsch looks to the Torah for reasons yet to believe in humanity’s righteousness, even while contemplating the unfathomable brutality of October 7th. Tuesday - 7:00pm Wednesday - 2:00am & 11:00am, Thursday - 4:00am Friday - 11:00am, Saturday - 1:00am & 4:30pm

Fighting Fascism Symposium (Opening Panel)

What is Fascism? Panelists tackle this question and explore the differences between fascism and other rightwing movements by exploring their ideological and historical origins from the interwar period up to the present, in the first panel of a symposium from the American Jewish Historical Society (AJHS) and Center for Jewish History (CJH). Tuesday- 8:00pm Wednesday - 1:00am and 10:00am, Thursday - 5:00am & 1:00pm Saturday - 9:00pm

Israel at War, A Writer's Perspective

Historian, author and Moment columnist Fania Oz-Salzberger discusses how she’s processing the Israel-Hamas war and how she decides what to share in her writing, with Moment Book and Opinion Editor Amy E. Schwartz, in a program of Moment Magazine. Wednesday- 7:00pm Thursday - 2:00am & 7:00am, Friday - 4:00am and Saturday - 8:00pm.

Rabbi Brous: We’ve Lost So Much

In her remarks on Shabbat following the October 7th attacks, IKAR’s Rabbi Sharon Brous speaks of Jewish existential loneliness, collective sorrow, solidarity, and the Jewish values that should guide us during this tragic time. Thursday - 7:00pm Friday - 1:00am & 10:30am and Saturday - 1:30am, 8:30am & 4:00pm


Adi Vaxman - Operation IsraelAs Israel fights Hamas and with the risk of potential escalation, many came together locally to support the IDF. Adi Vaxman, an American-Israeli businesswoman and the volunteer founder of Operation Israel, shares her inspirational story. With Shahar Azani Tuesday - 7:30pm Wednesday - 2:30am, 11:30am Thursday 4:30am

Tune in Thursdays for new discussions on Israel at War with JBS hosts Shahar Azani or Teisha Bader Thursday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm & 3:30am

Thinking Out Loud Micah Halpern offers analysis during week 4 of the Israel-Hamas war. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 8:30am & 12:30pm


Episode 1 In this pilot episode of the hit Israeli drama series Srugim, meet Yifat and Hodaya, and their friends Reut, Nati and Amir — five modern-Orthodox singles looking for love in Jerusalem as they approach the big 3-0. Monday - 4:00am & 4:30pm, Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 4:00pm, Saturday - 5:00am

Srugim "Unraveled"

Teisha Bader brings her Israeli and American identities to bear as she is joined by Shira Kaplan, a young modern Orthodox professional living and dating in New York City, and by Laizy Shapiro, the creator of Srugim, to talk about the hit series and more. Sunday – (today) 10:30am & 10:30pm Monday - 4:30am, Wednesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Friday - 4:30pm, Saturday - 5:30am

Good Week Israel

In the midst of a war, please tune-in to Good Week Israel for positive stories of heroism, unity and of support on a new episode this Monday. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Classic conversations with Mark S. Golub z”l about all things Israel — the people, history, security, and the wonders of the miraculous Jewish state.

A Soldier’s Mother

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 Monday - 9:00pm Tuesday - 12:00am & 3:00pm

J.T. Rogers

J.T. Rogers, whose historical drama “Oslo” played at Lincoln Center, discusses how he chose to portray Israelis and Palestinians in his fictionalized account of the secret meetings in Norway that produced the Oslo Accords. Tuesday - 9:00pm Wednesday - 12:00am & 3:00pm

Ehud Diskin

Ehud Diskin, a 7th generation Jerusalemite who served as an IDF commander during the Yom Kippur War and is now a successful businessman, talks about his career and life philosophy. Wednesday - 9:00pm Thursday - 12:00am & 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.
Thursday - 9:00pm Friday - 12:00am & 3:00pm



Dimensions of the Daf Talmud Study with Rabbi Mordechai Becher Lessons of the week begin every Sunday at 9am

Do Not Curse The Deaf Learn how the Talmud interprets the Biblical verse "You shall not curse the deaf nor put a stumbling block before the blind.” Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm

Rabbi Becher on Israel at War

Instead of his regular Talmud lesson, Rabbi Mordechai Becher offers remarks and prayers for Israel at War. Today (Sunday) - 9:35am Tuesday - 9:35am & 5:35pm

From the Aleph Bet

Mark S. Golub z”l hosts this original series designed for anyone of any age to learn to read and understand Hebrew.

Lesson 7 Learn three new Hebrew letters, "Gimmel," "Daled," and "Yud" . Monday - 9:45am Thursday - 10:00am

Synagogue Services for Shabbat


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

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


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

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

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