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JBS Highlights 4/17 - 4/23: A Cantor's Tale, Eye On Israel, Hasbara Fellowships, Ben Zauzmer, Passover final days

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

JBS PASSOVER SCHEDULE - All times are Eastern Time

SUNDAY APRIL 17 The Hampton Synagogue - Orthodox Service 11:00am & Replay at 2:30pm

THURSDAY APRIL 21 The Hampton Synagogue - Orthodox Service 7:30pm-8:30pm & 10:30pm-11:30pm

FRIDAY APRIL 22 Central Synagogue - Reform 7th Day Service 9:30am-11am ET

The Hampton Synagogue – Orthodox Service 11:00am-12:30p & Replay at 2:30pm

SATURDAY APRIL 23 The Hampton Synagogue - Orthodox Service - Yizkor 11:00am-12:30pm & Replay at 2:30pm

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Ben Zauzmer

For the start of baseball season, assistant General Manager of the New York Mets, Ben Zauzmer, discusses his expertise in analytics, his book Oscarmetrics, his life in faith and sports, and more with Rabbi Erez Sherman. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman Sunday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 1:00pm Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 5:00am

Documentary Premiere: A Cantor’s Tale

A nostalgic journey through family, neighborhood, and tradition, this documentary tells the story of Jacob Mendelson, a beloved Brooklyn-born cantor who’s dedicated to preserving the traditional vocal stylings of chazzanut (Jewish liturgical music). Sunday - 9:00pm & Midnight Monday - 9:30am Wednesday - 7:30pm Thursday - 1:00pm Friday - 9:00pm

Eye on Israel: OR Movement

Roni Flamer and Ofir Fisher discuss OR Movement, the non-profit they founded that is dedicated to developing and populating the Negev & Galilee regions in Israel, and they share their ideas about Zionism, the future of the Jewish State and more with Shahar Azani on the reboot of this JBS original series. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 11:00am Wednesday - 2:00pm Saturday - 7:00pm

Rabbi Hirsch: In the Dark

Rabbi Hirsch encourages his congregation to let go of arrogance and a sense of certainty, and instead behave with more modesty, humility and a sense of common responsibility, as we wait for the healing sun to brighten these dark times. Tuesday- 7:00pm & 2:30am Wednesday - 10:00am & 2:30am Saturday - 5:30am & 4:00pm

Israel Engage: Hasbara Fellowships

The vital Israel advocacy training offered to college students through Hasbara Fellowships is highlighted in this student-led summit that also features renowned speakers addressing antisemitism, social media activism and more. Tuesday - 8:00pm Wednesday - 11:00am Saturday - 8:00pm

In The News: Ukraine & Israel's Response

Former Israeli Ambassador to the US Michael Oren explains why he thinks Israel has to respond with deeds, not just words and aid, for Ukraine. And JFNA CEO Eric Fingerhut discusses his recent aid mission to Ukraine and efforts to help refugees. With Teisha Bader Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm

In The News: Israel's Security Update

Uri Bar-Lev, Israel Police Major General (RET.), addresses the rising number of Israeli murders in recent weeks, and shares his analysis of the recent terror wave in Israel, with Shahar Azani. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Micah Halpern

Micah weighs in on comparisons between the Holocaust and the unfolding atrocities in Ukraine, as well as between Putin and Hitler and how the world should respond to crimes against humanity, then and now. He also discusses Airbnb's recent decision to suspend all operations in Russia and Belarus. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Art of Arthur Szyk: Irvin Ungar

Irvin Ungar, the leading authority on the life and work of illustrator Arthur Szyk, recounts the remarkable story of how the political artist used his work to fight Hitler, including the creation of the iconic Szyk Haggadah. Today (Sunday) - 12:00 Noon

Tuvia Tenenbom

Author Tuvia Tenenbom (Catch The Jew) discusses his personal encounter with Syrian refugees in squalid camps in Germany (which he writes about in Hello, Refugees!) and reflects upon the hypocrisy of the refugee movement. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Tuesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Nancy Spielberg

Nancy Spielberg describes growing up Jewish in Phoenix with her brother Steven, and discusses "Who Will Write Our History,” her film about the Oyneg Shabes, a clandestine group of Warsaw Ghetto Jews who documented Nazi atrocities. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 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. Wednesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Abigail Pogrebin Journalist, author and JBS host Abigail Pogrebin discusses Passover and what she learned about Judaism during her year-long journey observing all 18 holidays on the Jewish calendar and reflects on American Jewish life today.
Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm


Hebrew: From The Aleph Bet: Lesson 15 Complete the Hebrew alphabet and learn to read an important word containing "Vuv". Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website by Clicking Here. Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: In Self Defense The Talmud's approach to a person's obligation to defend oneself, including the notion of justifiable homicide, is discussed by Rabbi Mordechai Becher on Dimensions of the Daf. Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Disputed Property

The Talmud's approach to a dispute over property claims is discussed. Today (Sunday) - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Wednesday - 7:30pm

Jewish 101: What Really Happened At Sinai

A dramatic telling of what it was like for the Children of Israel to stand at "Sinai" to hear the voice of God, and how the rabbis explain that each person "heard" God in his own way that day. A JBS original series with Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday (Today) - 10:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am & 11:00am Friday - 5:00am

92nd Street Y: Who Will Write Our History

Filmmakers Roberta Grossman, Nancy Spielberg and Samuel Kassow discuss their documentary Who Will Write Our History, which recounts a secret band of Jewish journalists in the Warsaw Ghetto determined to document Nazi atrocities.
With Dana Bash at the 92nd Street Y. Sunday - 8:00pm Monday - 5:00am & 10:00pm Wednesday - 1:00pm Saturday - 1:00am



REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm



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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