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JBS Highlights 1/15 - 1/21: Celebrating MLK, ADL-David Schwimmer, Benjamin Anthony-Rise of Jew-Hatred, In the Spotlight-Jason Kander, Robert Siegel-Crime in America

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 For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to


Antisemitism and Anti-Black Racism

Preacher and bestselling author Michael Eric Dyson (Unequal: A Story of America) and actor David Schwimmer (Friends) discuss the historically close connection of blacks and Jews, and the importance of unity between the communities, with ADL CEO and National Director Jonathan Greenblatt. Monday - 7:30pm Tuesday - 2:30am & 11:30am Wednesday - 5:30am Thursday - 2:30pm

In the Spotlight: Jason Kander

Abigail Pogrebin is joined by political wunderkind and former army intelligence officer Jason Kander to discuss Invisible Storm, his haunting second memoir that chronicles his struggles with PTSD from service in Afghanistan and his journey to hope and healing. Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 2:00am & 11:00am Wednesday - 5:00am Thursday - 2:00pm Friday - 2:00am

Benjamin Anthony: Dangerous Rise of Jew-Hatred

MirYam Institute Co-Founder Benjamin Anthony recounts his experiences as a British Jew and IDF soldier, describes similarities he sees between Jew-hatred in the US and his life growing up in the UK, and urges American Jewry to stand up to bigotry. Tuesday- 8:00pm Wednesday - 1:00am & 11:00am

Robert Siegel: Crime In America

Robert Siegel looks at the recent uptick of violent crime in this country and asks what law enforcement can or should do to address the problem, with panelists Ray Kelly (Former New York City Police Commissioner), Richard Berk (Emeritus Professor of Criminology & Statistics, University of Pennsylvania), Rosa Brooks (Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of Law & Politics, Georgetown University Law Center), Chuck Wexler (Executive Director, Police Executive Research Forum. A program of the American Friends of Rabin Medical Center. Wednesday - 8:00pm Thursday - 2:00am & 11:00am Friday - 1:00am Saturday - 7:00pm

JPC Briefing: New Israeli Government

Merav Michaeli, Member of Knesset and leader of the Labor Party, discusses the challenges of the new Israeli government, the justice reform and continuous struggles with the coalition. With Talia Dekel-Fleissig (Senior VP, Jerusalem Press Club) Sunday - 5:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: JBS journalist Micah Halpern

Micah discusses how there have been numerous rightwing⁠—even extremist⁠—governments in Israel. Begin, Shamir, Sharon⁠ — Diaspora Jewry responded to them ⁠— there might be lessons to be learned from the past. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Good Week Israel: Aerial Defenses, Dead Sea Caves and Ofra Haza Israel updates its aerial defenses, Journalists receive a rare glimpse into biblical history on an exclusive tour of the caves along the Dead Sea and an Israeli icon is named as one of Rolling Stones magazine’s top singers of all time. Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Wednesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Elie Abadie - Part 2

Co-President of “Justice for Jews from Arab Countries” (JJAC), Rabbi Elie Abadie (Manhattan East Synagogue), describes his ties to Israel and discusses the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from a Sephardic Jewish perspective. Sunday - 12:00 Noon

Clarence Jones

Martin Luther King Jr.'s attorney and confidant, Clarence Jones, describes how the Jewish community made the civil rights movement possible, condemns Black antisemitism, and calls upon the Palestinians to renounce terrorism as a precondition for peace. Sunday - 6:00 pm Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

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. Monday - 3:00pm

Josh Warhit

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

Symposium on US-Israel Relations

Mort Klein (President, ZOA), Caroline Glick (Senior Contributing Editor, JNS.ORG), 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. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Cantor Joseph Malovany

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


Sex in Judaism

Human sexuality in the Jewish tradition is reviewed in an ongoing study of the story of the Garden of Eden, including the rabbinic view of female sexuality, birth control, and the day most appropriate for sexual relations. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 1:00pm

Hebrew: Lesson 24

A thorough vocabulary review is conducted on this episode of From the Aleph Bet Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am & 5:00pm

Talmud Study: Doing What Is Right!

The Talmudic principle of doing what is right regardless of the consequences is covered by Rabbi Mordechai Becher in a lesson entitled "Truth or Consequences?" Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Alternative Therapies

Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses the position of Jewish Halacha on the issue of Alternative Therapies, using various rabbinical opinions, scripture, and scientific anecdotes to come to reasonable, common-sense conclusions about what kinds of Alternative Therapies may be advisable or inadvisable in general, and appropriate or inappropriate under Jewish law, specifically. Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:00pm



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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