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JBS Highlights 5/14 - 5/20: Daniel Gordis on In the Spotlight; Mother’s Day, May 14th & Jerusalem Day, Srugim penultimate episode

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

FIDF Live: Female Soldiers

Three influential female soldiers give insight into the ways the IDF has historically been, and continues to be, a trailblazer in advancing young women into positions of leadership, catapulting them to success for their service, careers, and beyond! Sunday - 11:00am Monday - 2:00am Tuesday - 8:00pm Wednesday - 2:00am Saturday - 7:00pm

Srugim Episode 14 - “Strict Divorce" Reut gets clarity in her dating life, Nati gets a surprise party, and as Amir is forced to undergo a second divorce from his ex-wife, he and Yifat grow closer. Monday - 7:00pm Tuesday - 2:30am & 10:00am Thursday - 2:00pm Friday - 2:30am Saturday - 10:30pm

In the Spotlight: Daniel Gordis

Daniel Gordis, American-born Israeli author, speaker, Koret Distinguished Fellow at Shalem College and a passionate Israel advocate, joins Abigail Pogrebin to discuss his latest book Impossible Takes Longer: 75 Years After Its Creation, Has Israel Fulfilled its Founders’ Dreams. Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 1:00am & 11:00am Wednesday - 5:00am Thursday - 10:00pm Saturday – 1:00am & 6:00pm

Rabbi Hirsch: Israel at 75

In a sermon to his congregation of the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in New York City, Rabbi Hirsch puts all criticism of Israel on pause to make room for celebration of the miracle that is the Jewish state, for the occasion of its 75th birthday. Tuesday - 7:00pm Wednesday - 1:00am Friday - 11:00am Saturday - 4:00pm

ADL National Leadership Summit (Highlights)

During its National Leadership Summit, emerging and established leaders including Deborah Lipstadt and engage over critical anti-hate issues and discuss strategies to more effectively carry out the mission and ideals of the ADL. Wednesday - 8:00pm Thursday - 1:00am Saturday - 8:00pm


In the News: Rocket Fire

Amid the barrage of rocket attacks from Gaza, Amir Avivi, Founder and CEO of Israel’s Defense and Security Forum, shares insights on the global context of the operation and what lies ahead. With Shahar Azani. Sunday - 3:30am & 8:30am

Good Week Israel: Organ Transplant, Golda Coin & 2023 Genesis Prize

Terror victim Lucy Dee donates organs, National Geographic to debut miniseries on Dutch Holocaust rescuer, Barbara Streisand wins the Genesis Prize, Noa Kirel performs, and Jezreel Winery wine of the week. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Micah Halpern on "A Tale of 2 Worlds" that most westerners just cannot comprehend.

Israel warns the people of Gaza before an airstrike. Now, Hamas has threatened that anyone who leaves their homes after the warning will be killed as Israeli collaborators. Yes, Hamas is a terror group with the objective of murdering Israelis.
But now we have insight into the diabolical nature of their mindset. If Gaza residents do not leave their homes and seek shelter they will be killed by the Israeli airstrike. AND- Israel will be blamed for their deaths. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Woman of Valor

For Mother's Day, speaker, educator and writer Sara Esther Crispe and Rabbi Jeffrey Segelman of the Westchester Jewish Center look at the secular holiday through discussion of the Jewish prayer “Ayshet Chayil,” a tribute to the Jewish woman traditionally recited on Shabbat. Sunday - 12 Noon

Leah Goldin

The mother of Hadar Goldin (z”l), an IDF lieutenant who was murdered by Hamas in 2014, Leah Goldin 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 Sunday - 6:00pm

Aryeh Green

Aryeh Green, former policy advisor for Natan Sharansky and author of My Israel Trail: Finding Peace In The Promised Land, discusses ideas from his book and the need for liberal Jews to be unwavering in their defense of Israel. PART 1 Monday - 9:00pm Tuesday - 12:00am & 3:00pm PART 2 Tuesday - 9:00pm Wednesday - 12:00am & 3:00pm

Ruth Wisse

Ruth Wisse, noted scholar of Yiddish literature and of Jewish history and culture (Harvard University) discusses the BDS Movement and the Jewish community's response, reflects on aspects of Jewish life, and describes her online course on George Eliot's last and most controversial novel, Daniel Deronda. Wednesday - 9:00pm Thursday - 12:00am & 3:00pm

Ron Eliran

Israel’s “Ambassador of Song” Ron Eliran reflects on his career and his love for the State of Israel, shares stories behind some of his most popular songs, and performs with his guitar. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 12:00am & 3:00pm

Talmud Study with Rabbi Mordechai Becher Lessons of the week begin every Sunday at 9am & 9:30am ET


While the Talmud notes a man's obligation to have children, for women this is a voluntary act. Sunday - 9:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

Love, Marriage & Giving

A discussion on the Talmud's attitude towards love and marriage, and how the Jewish Tradition teaches that love is the pursuit of “oneness” achieved through acts of giving. Sunday - 9:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 2:30pm

A pluralistic introduction to the teachings, ideas and values of the Jewish Tradition with Rabbi Mark S. Golub z”l Lesson of the week begins every Sunday at 10am ET

Preparing for Sinai

**A dramatic telling of what it was like for the Children of Israel to stand at Sinai and hear the voice of God, and how the rabbis explain that each person "heard" God in their own way that day. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am Friday - 1:00pm



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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