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JBS Highlights 11/12- 11/18: March for Israel, Preeminent rabbis, YU Maccabees, Progressive coalitions

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March for Israel - A conversation with Eric Fingerhut

President and CEO of JFNA Eric Fingerhut speaks about the crucial importance of American Jewry's support for Israel, and what he hopes for and expects for Tuesday's March on Washington. With Teisha Bader. Sunday - 8:00am & 5:30pm Monday - 1:30am, 12:30pm & 7:00pm Tuesday - 5:30am

Defending Israel with David Harris on Sunday and Wednesday nights

Avi Mayer: Editor-in-Chief of the Jerusalem Post, Avi Mayer joins David Harris to share insights from the frontlines of Israel reporting. Sunday - 8:00pm Monday - 2:30am & 2:00pm Tuesday - 10:00am Wednesday - 7:30pm Thursday- 2:00am & 11:30am Friday - 5:30am Saturday - 6:00pm

Rally Recap

David Harris discusses his experience at the March on Washington for Israel. Wednesday - 7:00pm Thursday - 2:00am & 11:00am Friday - 5:00am Saturday - 3:30am & 6:30pm


Hampton Authors: Maggie Haberman (Confidence Man) Pulitzer-Prize-winning NYT reporter and author Maggie Haberman talks about Confidence Man, her book that chronicles Donald Trump’s life and its meaning from his rise in NYC to his tortured post-presidency. Monday - 7:30pm Tuesday - 1:30am & 10:30am Wednesday - 10:30pm Saturday - 8:00pm

Rabbis Roundtable: Supporting Israel

A panel of esteemed clergy from Manhattan’s Upper East Side congregations, Rabbis Angela Buchdahl (Central Synagogue), Elliot Cosgrove (Park Ave Synagogue), and Chaim Steinmetz (Kehilath Jeshurun) discuss how the Jewish people as a family can and must support Israel during this tragic time. Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 2:00am & 11:00am, Wednesday - 5:00am & 9:00am Thursday - 2:00pm, Saturday - 4:00pm

Fighting Fascism Symposium (3)

“Star-Spangled Fascists” - Fighting Fascism in the U.S. Panelists Anna Duensing (University of Virginia), Jeffrey Gurock (Yeshiva University), and Steven Ross (University of Southern California) examine the threat posed by fascist groups in the U.S., such as the German American Bund, Christian Front, the Silver Shirts, and survey the responses offered by Jewish Americans, whether through political activism, espionage, or journalism. With Moderator Marc Dollinger (San Francisco State University). Tuesday - 8:00pm Wednesday - 1:00am & 10:00am Thursday - 5:00am & 1:00pm and Saturday - 7:00pm

Progressives and the War (SAPIR)

The war’s impact on the progressive community is discussed by Sheila Katz (National Council of Jewish Women), Joel Rubin (a founder of J Street and head of Jewish outreach for Bernie Sanders), with moderator Chanan Weissman (SAPIR) Thursday - 7:00pm Friday - 2:00am & 10:00am

Rabbi Hartman on the War (Sinai Temple)

Rabbi Donniel Hartman (Shalom Hartman Institute) talks about the crisis in Israel and about the new possibilities that await if Israelis take control of their destiny not only through military force but through Torah ideas and values, with Rabbi Erez Sherman (Sinai Temple). Sunday - 7:00pm Monday - 1:00pm Thursday - 8:00pm Friday - 1:00am & 11:00am Saturday - 8:30am

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

Srugim: The Pond Corner Ep. 3

The plots thicken and boundaries are tested. Hodaya meets a handsome stranger on the bus -- will she cave in to curiosity? Yifat finds a way to confess her feelings for Nati and Amir needs a huge favor, but will Reut come through? Wednesday - 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00pm Friday - 4:00am Saturday - 10:00pm

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, this week focused on social activism for the Jewish people.

Natan Sharansky

Soviet refusnik and dissident, Israeli political leader and human rights activist, Natan Sharansky, details his life in the former Soviet Union as described in his book Never Alone. Monday - 9:00pm Tuesday - 3:00pm

Avi Weiss

Pioneering rabbi and activist Avi Weiss, recalls the challenges and heroes of the Soviet Jewry movement including Avital and Natan Sharansky, Jacob Birnbaum and Glenn Richter. Tuesday - 9:00pm Wednesday - 12:00am & 3:00pm

David Broza

International music star and peace activist David Broza performs two songs and discusses his album East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem, recorded with Israeli, Palestinian and American musicians in East Jerusalem Thursday - 9:00pm Friday - 12:00am & 3:00pm


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

How To Be A Kosher Spy

Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses the Talmudic concept of violating Kashrut and other aspects of Jewish Law for a greater good, such as serving a secret agent in the Mossad. Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm

No Heavenly Voices

The Jewish tradition's mistrust of heavenly voices is the focus of a program Rabbi Becher calls, "Pious Disobedience or Don't Listen To Heavenly Voices.” Today (Sunday) - 9:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm

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. Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website

Lesson 9

Learn to read Hebrew words used in the experience of Judaism, using the recently taught "Pay" and "Fay". Monday - 9:30am 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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