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JBS Highlights 7/10 - 7/15: New York Jewish History and Annie Polland Music for Ukraine, Letty Cottin Pogrebin & Roe V Wade, The Deborah Project, Pakistani journalist Quraishi, Elliot Steinmetz

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

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Elliot Steinmetz

Elliot Steinmetz, the winningest coach at Yeshiva University and Division III Men's Basketball Coach of The Year for three years running, reveals the magic behind the YU team, the secret to his historic 50-game winning streak, and how he combines sports and faith at the highest levels. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA. Sunday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 1:00pm & 4:00am Thursday - 5:00am & 10:00pm

In the Spotlight: Annie Polland

Public historian, author, former Executive Director of the American Jewish Historical Society, and current President of the Tenement Museum in New York City, Annie Polland, discusses her work with Abigail Pogrebin. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 11:00am & 10:00pm Wednesday - 2:00pm Saturday - 7:00pm

Rabbi Hirsch: On the Demise of Roe v. Wade

In the wake of the overturning of Roe vs. Wade, Rabbi Hirsch reminds his congregation of the fundamental Jewish belief that life does not begin at conception, and the fundamental Jewish obligation to act upon the moral challenges of our times. Tuesday- 7:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 10:00am Friday - 11:00am Saturday - 4:00pm

Mivtza Ukraine (Operation Ukraine)

A program of music and support for the people of Ukraine, featuring world-class instrumentalists, cantorial arrangements, refugee stories, and messages of solidarity and hope from Masorti/Conservative leaders from across the globe. Tuesday- 7:30pm & 1:30am Wednesday - 10:30am Friday - 2:30am & 10:30am

Global Perspectives with Ellie Cohanim: Ahmed Quraishi

Pakistani journalist Ahmed Quraishi recounts a recent trip to Israel that cost him his job in state-run television, and explains why it’s time for Muslims to recognize the Koran’s message that Israel belongs to the Jews. Thursday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Friday - 10:00am Saturday - 7:30pm

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: Lori Lowenthal Marcus

JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin discusses the recent Supreme Court cases defending religious liberty, and is joined by Lori Lowenthal Marcus, legal director of the Deborah Project, who warns against antisemitic ethnic studies curriculum in California. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 9:00am Saturday - 8:00pm

In The News: Roe v Wade Overturning & Jewish Law

Rabba Sara Hurwitz, Co-Founder of Maharat and the first Orthodox woman to be publicly ordained, weighs in on the recent reversal of Roe v Wade, from the Jewish law perspective, which she says allows for a compassionate understanding of protecting a woman's health and well-being. With Teisha Bader. Sunday - 5:30pm

In The News: Letty Cottin Pogrebin: A Feminist Icon on Roe v Wade Reversal

Pioneering feminist, Letty Cottin Pogrebin, weighs in on the recent overturning of Roe v Wade, looks back at the struggle for women’s rights from the 1960's & 1970's, speaks about her personal experience with abortion and why she says the right to choose is so critical. With Teisha Bader. Monday – 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday – 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday – 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud

In this episode, Micah analyzes how three international pariah states- Russia, Venezuela, and Iran- interact with each other and serve each other’s interests on the international stage and behind closed doors. He also highlights the fraught case of Siamak Namazi, an American citizen who has been unjustly imprisoned in Iran since 2015 and is now publicly pleading to be released. Wednesday – 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday – 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday – 5:30pm

On L’Chayim

*Helen Nash: New Kosher Cuisine Author of New Kosher Cuisine, Helen Nash, discusses her personal Jewish journey and why she wrote the most recent of her three kosher cookbooks. Sunday - 12:00 Noon Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm *

Jeffrey Gurock: Jews & America

Professor of American Jewish History at Yeshiva University and author, Jeffrey Gurock, describes aspects of the Jewish experience in America. Sunday - 6:00pm

Herbert Block: American Zionism

Executive Director of The American Zionist Movement (AZM), Herbert Block, discusses the various expressions of pro-Israel activism in the United States and reflects on why some American Jews do not appreciate the nobility of Zionism. Monday - 3:00pm

Howard Teich: Jewish New York

Jewish activist Howard Teich discusses the work he does for both American and Jewish organizations, and how his Brooklyn, Bronx and Manhattan Jewish Historical Initiatives are helping to preserve Jewish culture. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Cantor Sol Zim

World renowned cantor, composer, and performer Sol Zim (Hollis Hills Bayside Jewish Center in Bayside, NY) discusses his life, career and his love of Jewish music.
Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Free Speech, Hate Speech, Cancel Culture

Three giants in the field of First Amendment Law – Floyd Abrams (Supreme Court Litigant), Alan Dershowitz (Harvard Law) & Nadine Strossen (ACLU) explore concepts of “Free Speech,” “Hate Speech” and “Cancel Culture.” 2-Hr special Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm


Talmud Study: Let The Sun Shine In Rabbi Mordechai Becher explains how the Talmud encourages us to enjoy life and the world on Dimensions of the Daf. Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Minority Rights

**Jugs, Barrels, and Minority Rights (based on Nezikin, Bava Kama, Ch.3). Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:30pm

Jewish 101: Why Kashrut?

A review of the Jewish dietary laws of Kashrut and the Torah reason for the Jewish ritual observance that has played such a central role in Jewish life. "Jewish 101" is a JBS original series hosted by Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 10:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am & 11:00am Friday - 5:00am & 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Naomi Levy

Rabbi Naomi Levy, founder of the “Nashuva” Jewish spiritual movement, discusses her book, Einstein & the Rabbi, about the meaning and purpose of the soul, inspired by an Albert Einstein correspondence. With Julianna Margulies at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Sunday - 8:00pm 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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