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JBS Highlights 6/05 -6/11: Six-Day War, Cinematheque-“Africa,” Climate Change, Smashing the Glass Ceiling, Yiscah Smith

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



Central Synagogue - Live (Reform) 9:30am & Replay at 1pm EDT

The Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 11am & Replay at 2:30pm EDT 7:30pm & Replay at 10:30pm EDT


The Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 11am & Replay at 2:30pm EDT(Yizkor)

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Mia Raskin

Mia Raskin shares her journey as a shomer-Shabbat student athlete and the daughter of a Conservative Rabbi, playing Division One Basketball for Binghamton University, with Rabbi Erez Sherman. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA. Monday - 1:30pm Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 10:00pm & 2:00am

Eric Goldman’s Jewish Cinematheque: Africa

Filmmaker Oren Gerner discusses “Africa,” his docu-fictional drama based on the real-life experiences of friends and family in the Israeli community settlement of Nirit, all centered on his aging father’s struggle to find meaning. Monday - 7:30pm Tuesday - 2:00pm Wednesday - 10:00am Thursday - 7:30pm Saturday - 4:30pm

Smashing the Glass Ceiling: Yifat Oron

Named one of Jerusalem Post’s “Top 50 Most Influential Jews of 2021”, Yifat Oron shares her insights on education, the Israeli start-up ecosystem and more from her perspective as head of tech investments for Blackstone in Tel Aviv, Israel. Tuesday- 7:30pm & 1:30am Wednesday - 11:00am Thursday - 1:00pm Saturday - 8:00pm

Robert Siegel: Extreme Weather Trends

How and why is climate change happening, and what if anything can be done, are some of the big questions Robert Siegel asks expert panelists Gavin Schmidt (NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies), Rachel Cleetus (Union of Concerned Scientists) and Elizabeth Kolbert (The New Yorker). A program of AFRMC. Wednesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Thursday - 2:00pm Friday - 10:00am Saturday - 7:00pm

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: Maurice Hirsch

JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin looks at the congressional landscape as it relates to US-Israel relations today and is then joined by Maurice Hirsch who discusses his work with Palestinian Media Watch. 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. Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm

In The News: Dorian Barak

Dorian Barak, co-founder of the UAE-Israel Business Council, discusses the recent historic trade agreement signed between Israel and the Emirates, the exciting growth of business already happening in the region, and how business serves as a common ground for future and further cooperation and understanding between Israel and the Arab world. With Teisha Bader. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Fallout from Uvalde

In this week's episode, Micah tackles the fallout from the deadly school-shooting rampage in Uvalde, Texas, and what it means for the security of educational institutions and Jewish institutions alike. Micah also analyzes an editorial piece written by an Israeli woman living in America about the differences between living in Israel and the United States, vis-à-vis gun violence. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

On L’Chayim

The Ten Commandments

The "Ten Commandments," and the Jewish notion of "miracles," are discussed by Sara Esther Crispe (, Rabbi Jeffrey Segelman (Westchester Jewish Center), with Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday – 12:00pm Noon

Danny Ayalon on the Six-Day War

Former Israeli U.S. Ambassador Danny Ayalon recalls what It was like to be a young boy in the harrowing days preceding the Six-Day War of 1967 and the euphoria that followed; and discusses the war’s impact on Israel today. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 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. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Timna Park in Israel

David Chudnow describes how his father Avrum (z”l) conceived and created a national park in the Sinai Desert, and Prof. Erez Ben-Yosef (Tel Aviv University) discuss the remarkable finds at the park’s copper mines dating back to the Iron Age.
Wednesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Yiscah Smith

Yiscah Smith, author of 40 Years in the Wilderness: My Journey to Authentic Living, describes her transition from life as an Orthodox man in Jerusalem to an observant Jewish woman who travels the world as a spiritual activist. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm


Hebrew: From The Aleph Bet – Blessings

Part one of a two-part lesson on Blessings, in which 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. 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: Not Taken Literally

Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses the Talmud prohibition against reading certain Torah passages literally Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Jewish Heroism

Rabbi Mordechai Becher uses biblical texts and rabbinic commentary to explore the notion of "heroism" in the Jewish Tradition Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:30pm

Jewish 101: Ritual Observance

A discussion of the importance of Ritual Observance in Judaism from a non-Orthodox perspective, and why such observance is critical to the future of the Jewish community. Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am & 11:00am Friday - 5:00am & 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Simon Schama (Part 1)

Historian, writer, and film documentarian, Simon Schama, talks with novelist Jonathan Safran Foer about Schama's 5-part television series on 3,000 years of Jewish history and impact on civilization, The Story of the Jews. From the 92nd Street Y in NYC. Monday - 5:00am & 10:00pm Tuesday - 5:00am 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

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