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JBS Highlights 11/19-11/25: Sephardic Genetics, Fighting Fascism (Postwar), Combatting Antisemitism, Jews & Sports

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Robert Siegel: Combatting Antisemitism

In the first conversation of the season, Robert Siegel asks what is being done, what can be done, and are there any new ideas to combat rising antisemitism, with panelists Ted Deutch (AJC), Tamara Berens (Tikvah Fund), Georgette Bennett (Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding), and Dan Granot (ADL). Sunday - 7:00pm Monday - 4:00am and 1:00pm Wednesday - 1:00am and 11:00am Saturday - 7:00pm

A Future of Health: Sephardic Medical Genetic Discoveries

Head of Genetics at Soroka Medical Center in Be'ersheva, Israel, and a leading world figure in Sephardic genetics research, Dr. Ohad Birk leads a discussion of Sephardic genetic health, describing how Soroka is tackling the often life-threatening challenges head on and making the Negev a healthier place to live for people from every walk of life. A program supporting Soroka Medical Center, from the American Friends of Soroka Medical Center and Congregation Shearith Israel in New York City. Tuesday - 7:00pm Wednesday - 2:00am and 1:00pm Thursday - 4:00am Friday - 11:00am Saturday - 1:00am, 8:30am and 8:00pm

Fighting Fascism Symposium (4)

“In the Name of Humanity” - Fighting Fascism in the Postwar World In the closing session of a symposium from the American Jewish Historical Society and Center for Jewish History, Matthew Dallek (George Washington University), and Kenneth Jacobson (ADL), explore the fluctuating strength of fascism after 1945 by examining the reappearance of far right parties in the US and Europe and how Jewish and non-Jewish groups responded to them. With moderator Gemma Birnbaum (AJHS). Tuesday - 8:00pm Wednesday - 10:00am Thursday - 5:00am & 1:00pm Saturday - 9:00pm

Jeffrey S. Gurock on Marty Glickman: An American Jewish Sports Legend

Scholar, historian and author Jeffrey S. Gurock discusses his book Marty Glickman: The Life of An American Jewish Sports Legend, which tells a story of adversity, triumph, minority group struggles and sports. With historian Beth Wenger, in a program of the American Jewish Historical Society. Wednesday - 7:00pm Thursday - 1:30am & 9:00am Friday - 5:00am & 1:00pm and Saturday - 6:00pm


Sunday and Wednesday nights at 8:00pm

Mazi Melesa Pilip

Mazi Melesa Pilip, the first Ethiopian-born Jew to hold office in the U.S. joins David Harris to discuss being an outspoken pro-Israel elected official. Sunday - 8:00pm Monday - 1:30am, 2:00pm, 2:30pm Tuesday - 5:00am Wednesday - 8:30pm

Abigail Pogrebin

JBS Strategic Analyst David Harris joins Abigail Pogrebin in conversation. Wednesday - 8:00pm Thursday - 2:30am and 11:00am Saturday - 3:30am & 10:30pm

In the Spotlight: Only in Theaters

Abigail Pogrebin speaks with actor, director and producer Raphael Sbarge and production designer David Snyder about Only in Theaters, their documentary about a family business and the future of cinema. Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 2:00am and 11:00am Wednesday - 5:00am Thursday - 2:00pm Friday 2:30am Saturday - 4:00pm

Hampton Authors: Arthur Smith (Reach)

Author Arthur Smith shares pivotal moments and behind-the-scenes stories in sports and television history as he details in his book, Reach, about his pioneering career as a TV producer. With Rabbi Avraham Bronstein. Monday - 7:30pm Tuesday - 2:30am & 10:30am Wednesday 10:30pm and Saturday 4:30pm

Srugim: Not Kosher Ep. 4

Kosher observance is tested more ways than one, as Hodaya has a date with her non-religious crush, Nati is suspicious of the hospital cafeteria’s kosher certification, and Yifat pursues a date with one of her clients. Wednesday - 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00pm Friday - 4:00am Saturday - 10:00pm

ILTV reports from Israel followed by our own JBS Daily News with Teisha Bader. Weeknights at 6:00pm

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 of the Israel-Hamas war. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

Good Week Israel

Positive stories from Israel that display heroism, unity and support. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim: Classic conversations with Mark S. Golub z”l

Yaakov Daniel - Fauda star

Yaakov Daniel, who plays a leading role in Fauda, the hit Israeli series streaming on Netflix, describes his personal story and his feelings for the series. Monday - 9:00pm Tuesday - 12:00am & 3:00pm

Gaylen Ross - Killing Kasztner

Filmmaker Gaylen Ross discusses the DVD release of her film Killing Kasztner, which describes how Israel Kasztner saved Jewish children from the Holocaust but was later accused of collaborating with the Nazis and murdered by Israeli fanatics. Tuesday - 9:00pm Wednesday - 12:00am & 3:00pm

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. Wednesday - 9:00pm Thursday - 12:00am & 3:00pm

Jeffrey S. Gurock - Jews and America

Professor of American Jewish History at Yeshiva University, Dr. Jeffrey S. Gurock describes aspects of the Jewish experience in America. Thursday - 9:00pm Friday - 12:00am & 3:00pm


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


Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses ways the Jewish Tradition relates to capitalism.
Sunday- 9:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm


Rabbi 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. 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 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 - 9:30am Thursday - 10:00am


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

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


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