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JBS Highlights 2/12-2/18: Series Premiere of Srugim, FDTM Begins for Valentine’s Day, Eye on Israel-The New Guardian, Robert Siegel-Antisemitism

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Eye on Israel: The New Guardian (EOI)

Yoel Zilberman, CEO and Founder of the New Guardian, Hashomer Hachadash in Hebrew, discusses the birth of his movement, which defends agricultural lands against crime & promotes values of Zionism, with Shahar Azani in a special from Israel. Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 2:00am & 11:30am Thursday - 1:00pm

Srugim: Episode 1

In the 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. Tuesday- 8:00pm Wednesday - 2:00am Thursday - 2:00pm Friday - 2:00am Saturday - 7:00pm

Srugim Unraveled

Teisha Bader is joined by Shira Kaplan, a young modern Orthodox professional living and dating in New York City, and by Laizy Shapiro, the creator of the hit show Srugim. Tuesday- 8:30pm Wednesday - 2:30am Thursday 2:30pm Friday - 2:30am Saturday - 7:30pm

Robert Siegel: American Antisemitism Today

Robert Siegel asks panelists Mark Oppenheimer (Squirrel Hill), Dara Horn (People Love Dead Jews) and Rabbi David Sandmel (International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Consultations) why antisemitism is on the rise and what we should do about it Wednesday - 8:00pm Thursday - 2:00am & 11:00am Friday - 5:00am Saturday - 8:00pm

Top Story: Daniel Pipes

JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin speaks with Middle East Forum President Daniel Pipes who argues that the main challenge to Israel is not Palestinian terrorism but rather the Palestinian ability to generate toxic hostility among leftists. Thursday - 8:00pm Friday - 1:00am & 10:00am

In The News: Whispered in Gaza

What is life like for people under Hamas' terror rule? Joseph Braude, founder and president of the Center for Peace Communications, shares the back story behind this series of animated videos telling the story of ordinary people in Gaza. With Shahar Azani. Sunday - 5:30pm

In The News: You People

A new Netflix movie exploring Jewish-Black relations has some people claiming it reinforces antisemitic tropes, with others saying relax, it's a comedy! Journalists Malina Saval (Tablet) and David Suissa (Jewish Journal) weigh in. With Teisha Bader. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Israel Rescue in Turkey

JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses Israeli rescue crews jumped into action and flew to Turkey to save lives after the devastating earthquake. Israeli mobile hospitals were immediately dispatched and set up to save lives. This is the norm. Israel has developed an unparalleled niche of helping after disasters. They have flown all over the world. Micah Halpern shows just how impressive and herculean Israel has become in necessary service Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

Good Week Israel

Stories this week include snow season coming with Israelis ready to fully enjoy it, two time Olympic judo medalist bringing sports opportunities to the remote Israeli desert and Israeli basketball player Deni Avida setting a new career record in the NBA. Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Wednesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Scott Shay on Faith

Scott Shay, author of “In Good Faith – Questioning Religion and Atheism,” explains how his book encourages atheists to consider intelligent and powerful reasons to doubt their certainty and to be open to the reality of God. Sunday - 12:00 Noon

Robin Kanarek

Robin Kanarek, who lost her teenage son David to cancer, describes how she has been able to continue to embrace life and why she feels the development of palliative care is so essential for patients of all ages.
Sunday 6:00pm

Fauda Star Lior Raz

The co-creator and star of the hit Israeli series on Netflix, Fauda, discusses how the action series draws a sharp distinction between Palestinian violence and the Israeli response while portraying the humanity of both societies.
Monday - 3:00pm

Dr. Aaron Ben-Ze'ev

Dr. Aaron Ben-Ze'ev, former President of the University of Haifa, professor of philosophy and author of "Love Online", sits to discuss the psychology of love. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Tuesday - 3:00pm

The Second Sun

Film Director Jennifer Gelfer and male star John Buffalo Mailer discuss their feature film “The Second Sun”, the poignant story of a “b'shert" romance between a survivor and a lost soul in post-World War II New York City. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Itamar Marcus

Itamar Marcus of "Palestinian Media Watch," which monitors what Palestinians say in Arabic on PA Television and the PA website, speaks to whether there is a "moderate" Palestinian leadership with which Israel can make peace.
Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Thursday - 3:00pm

Charles Jacobs

Dr. Charles Jacobs, President of Americans for Peace and Tolerance, discusses Avi Goldwasser’ s documentary “Hate Spaces – The Politics of Intolerance on Campus” and the increasing bigotry and antisemitism in American universities. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Friday - 3:00pm


Jewish 101: A pluralistic introduction to the teachings, ideas and values of the Jewish Tradition with Rabbi Mark S. Golub z”l Sunday Mornings at 10am ET Wednesdays at 9am & 5pm ET Friday at 1pm ET


Learn how the Jewish Tradition's emphasis is on "the community" rather than on "personal salvation," through the contrast of rabbinic thought with the well-known hymn, "Amazing Grace." Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am Friday - 1:00pm

Talmud Study with Rabbi Mordechai Becher Sunday & Tuesday Mornings at 9am ET Wednesday & Thursday Evenings at 7pm ET

Talmud Study: Marriage

"Eight Blessings One Wedding," on the theme of marriage as found in Talmud tractates Kesuvos 7 and 8 Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Love, Marriage & Giving

Rabbi Mordechai Becher (Gateways Organization Senior Lecturer) discusses the Talmud's attitude towards love and marriage, and how the Jewish Tradition teaches love is the pursuit of “oneness” achieved through acts of giving. “Dimensions Of The Daf.” Tuesday - 9:00am



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

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