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JBS Highlights 7/24- 7/30: Bret Stephens at AJC Global Forum, Climate Research at Ben-Gurion University, Mordechai Kedar on Arab Relations

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

AJC Global Forum’s Great Debate: Is the Golden Age of American Jewry Over? With Bret Stephens and Pamela Nadell

In AJC’s signature session, New York Times Op-Ed columnist, Bret Stephens, and American University Professor of History and Jewish studies, Pamela Nadell, debate whether American Jewry has already peaked and is slowly declining through the decades. AJC’s the “Great Debate,” moderated by AJC’s Laura Shaw Frank. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 11:00am & 10:00pm Thursday - 2:00pm Saturday - 7:00pm

Climate-Saving Science at BGU

Meet the visionary experts of BGU’s new Goldman Sonnenfeldt School of Sustainability and Climate Change, and learn about the innovative ways BGU’s work is transforming the Negev and contributing to a more sustainable world, Hosted by Israeli-American actress, activist and author, Noa Tishby. Monday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Tuesday - 10:00pm & 2:00am Thursday - 5:00pm & 4:00am Saturday - 8:00pm

Eye on Israel: Mordechai Kedar (Part 2)

Israeli scholar of Arab culture at Bar-Ilan University and researcher at the Begin-Sadat Center, Mordechai Kedar, shares his insights on Arab political parties in Israel, his unique "8-State Solution,” and the likelihood of Israeli normalization with Saudi Arabia. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 11:30am Wednesday - 2:00pm Saturday - 10:30pm

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Ariana Berlin

Dancer, actress, senior producer at Fox Sports and UCLA champion gymnast, Ariana Berlin, joins Rabbi Sherman to share her story of overcoming adversity and achieving greatness. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA Sunday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 1:00pm Thursday - 10:00pm

Bankrupting Terror: Nitsana Darshan-Leitner

Israeli attorney Nitsana Darshan-Leitner describes her work as President of Shurat Hadin, an organization fighting terrorism and safeguarding Jewish rights by fighting boycotts, challenging those who seek to delegitimize the Jewish State, and more. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 10:30am

In The News: Danny Ayalon on Biden Visit

Danny Ayalon, former Israeli Ambassador to the US, shares his perspective on US President Joe Biden's recent visit to Israel. He discusses what the visit means for the US-Israel relationship, how it was viewed by the Palestinians, prospects for peace, the US & Israel stances on Iran, concern re anti-Israel sentiment by a minority of Democrats and more. With Teisha Bader. Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm

ITN: Kotel Disturbances

Rabbi Arie Hasit shares his story of officiating a bar-mitzvah when religious extremists disrupted prayers at the egalitarian section of the Western Wall. And Dan Elbaum of the Jewish Agency for Israel discusses the recently passed resolution that demands the Kotel be safe for ALL Jews to worship. With Teisha Bader. Monday – 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday – 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday – 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Micah Halpern

Micah opines about what he wishes U.S. policy would be in the Middle East and how his policy prescriptions could affect the possibilities of peace, as well as how they would've affected President Biden's agenda during his recent visit. Micah also discusses a column from YNet that calls for Israel to "maintain the future of Diaspora Jews" in the face of an increasingly fractured Jewish landscape, with the ultra-Orthodox on one side and the progressive left on the other (and fewer in the middle). Wednesday – 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday – 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday – 5:30pm

On L’Chayim

This week, enjoy encore presentations with guests:

Gaylen Ross

Filmmaker Gaylen Ross discusses the DVD release of her film Killing Kasztner which describes how Israel Kasztner saved Jewish children from the Holocaust but was later accused of collaborating with the Nazis and murdered by Israeli fanatics. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Tuesday - 3:00pm

Shai Held (Part 1)

Founding President, Dean and Chair in Jewish Thought of Hadar Institute, Shai Held, discusses growing up with Survivor Zionist parents and how his upbringing shaped his life and Jewish journey Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Shai Held (Part 2)

Shai Held talks theology, his understanding of God and his approach to teaching the Jewish Tradition. Wednesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Itamar Marcus

The founder and director of Palestinian Media Watch, which monitors what Palestinians say in Arabic on PA Television and the PA website, Itamar Marcus speaks to whether there is a "moderate" Palestinian leadership with which Israel can make peace.
Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

And in case you missed them last week:

Uri Regev

President and CEO of HIDDUSH - For Religious Freedom and Equality, Uri Regev, discusses issues of Jewish pluralism in Israel and the way the Orthodox impacts how Americans Jews feel about Israel. Today (Sunday) - 12:00 Noon & 6:00pm

Charles Jacobs

President of Americans for Peace and Tolerance, Charles, Jacobs, discusses Avi Goldwasser’ s documentary “Hate Spaces – The Politics of Intolerance on Campus” and the increasing bigotry and antisemitism in American universities. Monday - 3:00pm


Talmud Study: Saving A Life

The searing question of choosing to save one life over another is examined through Talmudic scripture in this edition of "Dimensions of the Daf," a JBS original series hosted by Rabbi Mordechai Becher. Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Study Party

Rabbi Mordechai Becher explains the meaning behind "Siyum Hashas," a celebration of concluding the 7.5 year study cycle of the entire Talmud. Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:30pm

Jewish 101: Judaism on Abortion

Rabbi Golub describes the unique Jewish approach to abortion, which differs radically from the rationales used by both pro-life and pro-choice communities, in this concluding episode of “Jewish 101,” a pluralistic introduction to the teachings, ideas and values of the Jewish Tradition which have shaped the thinking and behavior of the Jewish People throughout history. Sunday (Today) - 10:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am & 11:00am Friday - 5:00am & 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Holocaust Fatigue

Authors Daniel Jonah Goldhagen and John K. Roth, and Shoah Foundation CEO Michael Berenbaum, explore the phenomenon of “Holocaust Fatigue” with Thane Rosenbaum at the 92nd Street Y in New York City.
Monday - 5:00am & 10:00pm
Tuesday - 5:00am Wednesday - 1:00pm Saturday - 1:00am



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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