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JBS Highlights 1/29 - 2/4: Bob Dylan's Jewish Roots, Mike Burstyn & Friends-Elon Gold, In the Spotlight-Bad Jews, Yad Vashem Memorial,

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Mike Burstyn & Friends: Elon Gold

Mike speaks with long time friend, stand-up comedian Elon Gold, who discusses his personal experiences with antisemitism, being Modern Orthodox in show business, and his love of Shabbat, Israel, and for his friend Mike. Sunday - 7:30pm & 2:30am Wednesday - 7:30am & 2:00am Saturday - 4:00pm

In the Spotlight: Emily Tamkin

Abigail Pogrebin is joined by Emily Tamkin (Senior Editor-US, The New Statesman) who discusses Bad Jews: A History of American Jewish Politics and Identities, her new book in which she examines the evolution of Jewishness throughout American history to make the case against a term that weaponizes members of the community against each other or themselves. Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 2:00am & 11:00am Wednesday - 5:00am Thursday - 2:00pm Friday - 2:00am Saturday - 10:30pm

Bob Dylan’s Jewish Roots

Author Louie Kemp describes growing up Jewish and attending Jewish camp with his childhood friend, Bobby Zimmerman, the iconic singer/songwriter known internationally as Bob Dylan. A conversation with Cantor Daniel Singer from the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue. Tuesday- 8:00pm Wednesday - 2:00am & 1:00pm Friday - 2:00pm Saturday - 7:00pm

Yad Vashem - Holocaust Memorial

Holocaust victims are remembered by founder of the first Holocaust Memorial Gallery in the Arabic world, Ahmad Obeid al-Mansuri, Nazi hunter Efraim Zuroff, and Chairperson of the Center Organizations of Holocaust Survivors in Israel, Colette Avital. Wednesday - 8:00pm Thursday - 1:00am & 11:00am Saturday - 8:00pm

In The News: Israel Update

Danny Ayalon, columnist, politician and former Ambassador of Israel to the US, discusses the current political reality in Israel, the proposed legal reforms and the subsequent backlash in Israeli and international public opinion. With Shahar Azani. Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm

In The News (ITN):Jewish Response to Mass Shootings

Rabbi Jonah Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, discusses efforts to prevent gun violence, advocate for gun control and the Jewish value of the sanctity of life. With Teisha Bader. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Micah Halpern

JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians that has recently turned violent in Jenin. Micah Halpern explains why it happened and predicts if the violence will continue, and if it will spread. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: Jerome Marcus

JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin speaks with legal expert Jerome Marcus about the almost unlimited power that the Israeli Supreme Court has seized, and the controversy over plans to reform Israel’s judiciary. Thursday - 8:00pm Friday - 2:00am & 10:00am

Good Week Israel: Prehistoric Eggs and Holy Land Vintner

Israel uncovers prehistoric ostrich eggs in the Negev desert that could feed a village, see the Israeli additions to the Netflix catalog and meet an expert Holy Land Vintner. Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Wednesday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Linda Hooper

Founder of the Paper Clips Project and the Whitwelll Middle School Principal, Linda Hooper, discuses the origins and the impact of the Holocaust memorial project she began with her students that snowballed into a global cause. Today (Sunday) - 12:00 Noon

Dachau Album

One of the most important Holocaust artifacts found since World War II, the Dachau Album is a recently discovered treasure, containing artwork and photographs. National Director of the project Avi Hoffman shares the story of the album and its impact on the Jewish world can be. Today (Sunday) 6:00pm Monday - 3:00pm

Stuart Weinblatt

Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt, author of Living In The Shadow of Death, describes his experience with cancer and discusses the Jewish tradition’s understanding of prayer and the power of community in the healing process. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm

Jewish New York

*Historians Deborah Dash Moore (University of Michigan) and Jeffrey Gurock (Yeshiva University) discuss the history of New York City and of the Jews as chronicled in their book, Jews of New York: The Remarkable Story of A City and A People. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm *

Nitsana Darshan-Leitner

The founding director of Shurat HaDin (Israeli Law Center) Nitsana Darshan-Leitner explains how she uses the legal system to fight those who are financially involved in terrorism (banks) and to win compensation for victims. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday – 3:00pm


Adam's Sin

*The rabbinic explanation for why Adam and Eve were sent from the Garden of Eden (and why Judaism does not view it as the fall of man), and whom Adam and Eve actually look like. Today (Sunday) - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am Friday - 1:00pm *

Talmud Study: In Self Defense

The Talmud's approach to a person's obligation to defend oneself, including the notion of justifiable homicide Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Guns and Moses

While the Second Amendment of the US Constitution protects the right to bear arms, what is the Jewish view on weapons, war, and self-defense? Today (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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