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JBS Highlights 2/4-2/10: Rabbi Salkin with Abigail Pogrebin, Storytelling in Black and Jewish Communities, an Israeli mother’s story

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Fighting Antisemitism

ISGAP Research Fellow, educator, and author, Naya Lekht, offers an in-depth guide to teaching about the “mutating virus” of antisemitism. Sunday - 7:00pm Monday - 12:00am & 1:00pm Tuesday - 5:00am Wednesday - 7:00am Thursday - 4:00pm Friday - 4:00am

FIDF Live Briefings

New features this week include a look at the info wars with Hillel Fuld, a tech collumnist and startup advisor who now focuses on Israel advocacy, as well as testimony from Shahar Peled, IDF Commander, Reservist, Elite ParatroopersUnit. Monday- 7:00pm Tuesday - 1:30am, 11:30am Wednesday - 5:30am, 5:30pm, 10:00pm Thursday 2:30am, 7:30am, 7:00pm Friday - 4:00pm

In the Spotlight: Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin

Abigail Pogrebin is joined byrabbi and author Jeffrey Salkin to discuss Tikkun Ha’am/Repairing Our People: Israel and the Crisis of Liberal Judaism, his book that invites readers to think deeply about the contemporary world and how Judaism has a stake in our political, religious, and cultural battles. Monday -8:00pm Tuesday - 2:00am & 11:00am
Wednesday - 5:00am Thursday - 7:00am & 2:00pm Saturday - 7:00pm

Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch

Rabbi Hirsch delivers a sermon to his congregation of the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in New York City. Tuesday - 7:00pm Wednesday - 2:00am & 10:00am Friday - 11:00am Saturday - 4:00pm

Storytelling in Black Jewish Communities

A conversation about the importance of folklore in both the Black and Jewish communities, from the golem and Anansi the Spider to Hip Hop and Jewish jokes, with Eric K. Ward, Nadine Epstein, Adam Mansbach and Langston Collin Wilkins, in a program of Moment's Wide River Project. Tuesday - 8:00pm Wednesday - 1:00am & 11:00am
Thursday - 5:00am Friday - 7:00am & 9:30pm Saturday - 8:00pm

Defending Israel with David Harris

Lifelong Jewish frontline activist David Harris joins as JBS strategic analyst for in-studio conversations. Wednesday - 7:00pm Thursday - 2:00am & 11:00am Friday - 2:30am Saturday - 9:00pm

Iris Haim, Mother of slain hostage Yotam Haim z"l with Benjamin Anthony

MirYam Institute co-founder Benjamin Anthony sits with Iris Haim, the mother of Yotam Haim z”l, who was taken hostage by Hamas on October 7th and tragically killed in a heartbreaking IDF operational miscalculation. Thursday - 7:30pm Friday - 1:00am & 9:30am Saturday - 9:30pm

Srugim Episode 14

“Strict Divorce”

In the penultimate episode of Srugim season one, Reut gets clarity in her dating life, Nati gets a surprise party, and Amir grows closer to Yifat while facing the prospect of a second divorce from his ex-wife. Wednesday - 5:15pm Thursday - 11:30am Saturday - 4:30pm


Weeknights at 6:00 and 6:30pm

ILTV & Daily News Update

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

Good Week Israel Positive stories from Israel that display heroism, unity and support Mondays at 6:30pm

Insider ILTV reports and interviews Tuesdays at 6:30pm

Thinking Out Loud Micah Halpern dives deep into a timely topic Wednesdays at 6:30pm

In the News (Israel at War) JBS hosts Shahar Azani or Teisha Bader are joined for in-depth discussion on topics of the day Thursdays 6:30pm

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

Itzhak Perlman

The world's greatest living violinist, Itzhak Perlman, talks about his early life and Jewish background and reflects upon his personal musical journey that has established him as a musical genius. Sunday - 12:00 noon

Avi Weiss on Soviet Jewry

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. Sunday - 6:00pm

Jonathan Sacks z"l

The former Chief Orthodox Rabbi of the UK, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, describes how meeting the Lubavitcher Rebbe and Rav Joseph Soloveitchik changed his life; his years as Chief Rabbi; and his evolution on Jewish pluralism. Monday - 3:00pm

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 Monday - 9:00pm Tuesday - 12:00am & 3:00pm

Jeffrey Gurock on Parkchester

In Parkchester: A Bronx Tale of Race & Ethnicity, Professor of Jewish History at Yeshiva University Jeffrey S. Gurockdescribes the unique “get along” character of his childhood community, a “model” neighborhood built in NYC in 1940.
Tuesday - 9:00pm Wednesday - 12:00am & 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Kenneth Levin on the Oslo Syndrome

Historian and psychiatrist Kenneth Levin suggests why some American Jews are anti- Israel as a means of feeling more comfortable and accepted in a non-Jewish society, similar to the pattern described in his book The Oslo Syndrome. Wednesday - 9:00pm Thursday - 12:00am & 3:00pm

Hadar Goldin's Mother

Leah Goldin, mother of IDF Lt. Hadar Goldin (z”l) who was murdered by Hamas in 2014, describes her more than five years of efforts to move the world community to demand Hamas comply with international norms and return her son’s body Thursday - 9:00pm Friday - 12:00am & 3:00pm


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

Minority Rights

A Talmud lesson entitled “Jugs, Barrels, and Minority Rights,” based on Nezikin, Bava Kama, chapter 3. Sunday - 9:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm

Intent of Prayer

*Explore the Jewish prayer service, the Sh’moneh Esrei, with the rabbinic concept of "intent" in prayer, and learn the Soloveitchik approach to the study of Talmud. Sunday- 9:35am Monday - 4:35am Tuesday - 9:35am & 5:35pm *

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.

Blessings - Lesson 22

The opening words of Jewish blessings are taught along with the derivation of the Hebrew word for "blessing.""From The Aleph-Bet" series 2 is an original JBS series led by Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Monday - 9:35am Thursday - 9:00am Saturday - 8:30am


A pluralistic introduction to the teachings, ideas and values of the Jewish Tradition with Rabbi Mark S. Golub z”l

Monday :10:10am Defining A Jew

Learn the Jewish tradition's definition of "What it means to be a Jew" through midrash to a well-known verse from the Book of Ruth.

10:40am The Torah

Learn about the Five Books of Moses and the relationship between the Torah and the Jewish Bible. Is there an American equivalent to the Torah? Why do Jews never call their Bible "The Old Testament?”

11:15am Binding of Isaac

The Akedah, "The Binding of Isaac," is for many the most troubling--and misunderstood--passage in the Torah. Hear why it was revolutionary and liberating for its time and how it remains a powerful message for our own time.


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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