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JBS Highlights 5/29- 06/04:Jerusalem Day, Memorial Day, Changemakers, Shavuot, United in Pain

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SATURDAY JUNE 4 (EREV SHAVUOT) Central Synagogue (Live, Reform) 6pm & 12am EDT

The Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 7:30pm & 10:30pm EDT

SUNDAY JUNE 5 Central Synagogue 9:30am & 1pm

The Hampton Synagogue 11am & 2:30pm 7:30pm & 10:30pm

MONDAY JUNE 6 The Hampton Synagogue 11am & 2:30pm (Yizkor)

ADL: Changemakers

High school and college students discuss how they are leading social change in their communities, from challenging antisemitism and racism, to advocating for inclusive schools and more in a program of ADL “Never Is Now” 2021. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 11:00am & 10:00pm Thursday - 2:00am Friday - 2:00pm

Talmud Study: Guns and Moses

Rabbi Becher asks, 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) - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday - 7:00pm Thursday - 7:30pm

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Dave Cohen

Yankees broadcaster, actor, leader in the Jewish community, and Rabbi Sherman’s former coach from little league, “Coney Island Dave Cohen” joins Rabbi on the Sidelines to discuss his journey through the interconnected worlds of faith and sports. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA. Sunday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 1:00pm Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 10:00pm

Top Story: Ben Domenech

Recorded the week of the Buffalo shooting before the massacre in Texas, JNS is joined by writer, editor and television commentator Ben Domenech, who discusses the problem behind mass shootings He also analyzes the need for a stronger foreign and defense policy in the wake of the war in Ukraine Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 9:00am

In The News: Zionist Rabbinic Coalition

Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt, founder of the Zionist Rabbinic Coalition which works to foster support for Zionism and Israel, shares his vision for the future and discusses the coalition’s first national conference in Washington D.C. With Shahar Azani. Sunday - 5:30pm

In The News: United in Pain

The U.S. & Israel alliance is rooted in shared values of freedom & democracy, both come at a cost. On this Memorial Day, the IDF's Widows & Orphans Organization I& its U.S. counterpart, TAPS, come together in hope. With Shahar Azani. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud – the Squad

Micah opines on the latest stunts of the much-maligned "Squad" in Congress, and how one of them, Rashida Tlaib, actually proposed the creation of a national holiday called "Nakba Day." He also analyzes a Wall Street Journal column about how security costs to prevent anti-Semitic violence are draining synagogue budgets. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

On L’Chayim

Avi Perry: Six-Day War Remembered

Avi Perry, former Israeli Intelligence Expert, recounts his experiences in the Six-Day War of June 1967, and comments on the modern-day Iranian nuclear threat as well as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Today (Sunday) - 12pm Noon

Murray Greenfield: Story of Aliyah Bet

World War II veteran Murray Greenfield, who as a young man joined the effort to smuggle Survivors through the British Blockade of Palestine, tells his dramatic story and how he endured Cyprus to build a life and Gefen Publishing. Today (Sunday) - 6:00pm Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Zach Iscol: Jewish Marine in Iraq

Zach Iscol, a decorated Marine who served two terms in Iraq, explains why he joined the Marines, how he experienced the war and the bonds he forged with his Iraqi translator, and he now feels about military conflict.
Monday - 2:30pm, 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday – 2:30pm

David Hartman (z"l)

Rabbi David Hartman z”l of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem speaks on the giving and receiving of the Torah at Sinai and how Jewish tradition rejects fundamentalism. Wednesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Norman Cohen - Genius of Midrash

Using some of the Torah's most well-known stories, Dr. Norman Cohen, professor of Midrash and provost at HUC-JIR, illustrates the way in which Jews have read and understood the Bible through interpretative stories of the rabbis. Wednesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Brad Hirschfield

Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, President of CLAL (National Jewish Center for Learning & Leadership), discusses the true meaning of "Jewish" and why it is so hard for many rabbis to fully embrace the Jewish Tradition Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Friday - 3:00pm

Hebrew: From The Aleph Bet - Lesson 21 God’s Name

Learn how the name of God is written in the Torah, and clarify some of the misconceptions about the way people pronounce God's name, in this first lesson of "From The Aleph Bet" series 2, with Rabbi Mark S. Golub. A JBS original production. 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

Rabbi Mordechai Becher explores The Talmud's approach to a person's obligation to defend oneself, including the notion of justifiable homicide. Today (Sunday) - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm

Talmud Study: Say Cheese

For the holiday of Shavuot, Rabbi Becher looks at how the Talmud deals with milk and cheese as illustrative of Jewish values. Thursday - 7:00pm

Jewish 101: Complete Jew

The study of Jewish ritual observance and the relationship between ritual observance and Jewish ethics, and why being a "lovely person" does not constitute a "complete Jew." Sunday (Today) - 10:00am (7:00am PT) Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am

Jewish 101: Torah As Response

As the Jewish world celebrates Shavuot, Rabbi Mark S. Golub looks at various midrash and at Abraham Joshua Heschel's notion that the Torah is the Jewish People's “Response” to revelation. Thursday - 11:00am Friday - 5:00am & 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Justice Breyer

A Jewish member of the US Supreme Court, Justice Stephen Breyer discusses with journalist Linda Greenhouse some of the controversial legal and social issues he's dealt with as a liberal voice on America's highest court. Sunday - 8:00pm Monday - 10:00pm Wednesday - 1:00pm Friday - 2:00pm Saturday - 10:00pm


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

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