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JBS Highlights 7/30 - 08/05: Tu B'Av, President Herzog at UJA, Kurtzer- AJC Global Forum, Reasonableness Law

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


In the Spotlight: Elizabeth Benedict

Abigail Pogrebin speaks with novelist Elizabeth Benedict about her unconventional memoir Rewriting Illness: A View of My Own. Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 1:00am & 11:00am Wednesday - 5:00am Thursday - 2:00pm Friday - 2:30am Saturday - 4:00pm

President Herzog at UJA-Federation of New York

Israeli President Isaac Herzog discusses his meetings in Washington, D.C., current events, the importance of the US-Israel relationship and more. Tuesday - 8:00pm Wednesday - 2:00am & 2:00pm Thursday - 5:00am Friday - 10:00am


WEDNESDAY Srugim - 8:00pm Songs of Love Concert - 10:00pm THURSDAY Srugim Marathon - 9am-12pm

As well as other programs for the Jewish Holiday of Love, find them all here

AJC Global Forum 2023: Plenary 3

Highlights include AJC’s annual “Great Debate,” with Yehuda Kurtzer and Ariel Kahana on ‘Should Diaspora Jews Have a Say in Israeli Affairs?

Thursday - 8:00pm Friday - 12:00am & 2:00pm Saturday - 4:00am & 8:00pm

In the News: Turmoil in Israel

Reporting from Tel Aviv, Shahar Azani speaks to Teisha Bader the day after the passage of the contentious Reasonableness Law Sunday - Today 8:30am & 5:30pm

Tune in every week on Thursday for new editions of In the News: Thursday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm & 3:30am

Thinking Out Loud: Micah Halpern Everyone is talking about Israel's "Judicial Reform". Micah Halpern thinks about the impact of the change on Israel's legal system and looks at what reforms are up next on the agenda of the reformers. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

Good Week Israel: Actor Jon Voight in Israel

Israel’s foreign minister attends African Union summit, Israel wins 11 medals in math Olympiad in Japan, and wines from the Nana estate winery in Mitzpe Ramon. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Ken Spiro (Part 2)

Ken Spiro, rabbi, historian and author of WorldPerfect, explores the Jewish understanding of God. Monday - 9:00pm Tuesday - 12:00am & 3:00pm


Eyal Biram and Omer Kalo discuss how their organization Israel-IS seeks to improve the international perceptions of Israel among young people. Tuesday - 9:00pm Wednesday - 12:00am & 3:00pm

The Second Sun

For the holiday of Tu B’Av, filmmaker Jennifer Gelfer and actor John Buffalo Mailer discuss The Second Sun, their poignant film about a b'shert romance between a survivor and a lost soul in post-World War II New York City. Wednesday - 9:00pm Thursday - 12:00am & 3:00pm Friday - 5:00am Saturday - 6:00pm


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


"Eight Blessings, One Wedding," on the theme of marriage as found in Talmud tractates Kesuvos 7 and 8 Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

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

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. Today (Sunday) - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm 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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