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JBS Highlights 8/20 - 8/26: Judicial Reform Debate, Jewish-Arab movement for peace, Untold News

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


Eye on Israel: Untold News

The founder and president of Untold News, Marcella Rosen discusses her mission to raise global awareness of Israel’s extraordinary but little-known contributions in science, medicine, tech, humanitarian work and more. Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 1:00am & 11:00am, Wednesday - 5:00am Thursday - 2:00pm and Friday - 1:00am

Benjamin Anthony & Chuck Freilich: Judicial Reforms Following the Knesset’s decision to nullify the “reasonability” criteria, former Israeli Deputy National Security Advisor Chuck Freilich and MirYam Institute co-founder Benjamin Anthony debate the judicial overhaul process and other critical issues. Tuesday - 7:30pm Wednesday - 1:00am & 10:30am, Thursday - 4:00am Friday - 1:00pm and Saturday - 7:30pm

Standing Together: Jewish-Arab Movement for Peace IKAR’s Rabbi Sharon Brous is joined in conversation by Sally Abed and Alon-Lee Green, national leaders of Standing Together, a grassroots movement mobilizing Jewish and Palestinian citizens of Israel in pursuit of peace, equality, and social justice. Thursday - 8:00pm Friday - 2:00am & 10:00am

Withdrawal from Gaza Through this personal, behind-the-scenes look at the people whose lives would be forever impacted by the disengagement from Gaza in August and September 2005, this documentary offers context for how support for judicial reform has arisen today. Monday - 1:00pm Tuesday - 1:30am, Wednesday - 7:30pm

In the News: Hawaii Wildfires

Director of Chabad of Maui, Rabbi Mendy Krasnjansky, speaks about the devastating wildfires, the heartbreaking loss of life and the efforts to help those who have been left with nothing. With Teisha Bader. 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

JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses the ever-popular (except in the U.S.) Eurovision song contest, as well as the politics of international music and sport. Micah explores how Israel has managed on the international music stage through the years, recounting its Eurovision successes both recent and in the distant past—on this episode of "Thinking Out Loud" on JBS. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

Good Week Israel: US Democrats in Jerusalem

20 Congressional Democrats in Jerusalem, Michael Oren talks about Israel in 25 years, Tel Aviv light rail begins, and a look at synthetic human hearts. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm


**Talmud Study with Rabbi Mordechai Becher

Lessons of the week begin every Sunday at 9am & 9:30am

Sounds Of Silence

Rabbi Becher looks at the virtue of silence taught in Ethics of the Fathers Sunday - 9:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm and Wednesday - 7:00pm


Rabbi Becher explores Jewish Law pertaining to tattooing (and otherwise marring one's body) Sunday - 9:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm and Thursday - 7:00pm Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Ryan Hyman

Ryan Hyman explains the life-saving work being done by Israel’s Ezer Mizion, which has the world’s largest Jewish Bone Marrow Donor Registry. Monday - 9:00pm Tuesday - 12:00am & 3:00pm

Talia Carner

Talia Carner, author of four books, describes her Israeli family history that goes back seven generations, her response to anyone who questions Israel's legitimacy, her novel Hotel Moscow and more. Tuesday - 9:00pm Wednesday - 12:00am & 3:00pm

Yaakov Peri

Yaakov Peri, director of Israel’s internal Security Agency (the Shin Bet) from 1988-1994 during the first Lebanon war, discusses the strengths and weaknesses of Shabak, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the New State Solution.
Wednesday - 9:00pm Thursday - 12:00am & 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Bernard-Henri Lévy

France's leading Jewish intellectual, journalist and author, Bernard-Henri Lévy, discusses his Jewish journey and how he came to write a book about Jewish identity, antisemitism and the Jewish Tradition. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 12:00am & 3:00pm



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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