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JBS Highlights 8/7-13: Tisha B’Av & Tu B’Av, JCC Manhattan’s Joanna Samuels, AJC Day 2 Plenary, Robert Siegel-Energy Future

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

The new CEO of the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan joins Abigail Pogrebin for her first in-depth conversation Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 11:00am & 10:30pm Thursday - 5:00pm & 2:30am Saturday - 10:00pm

AJC Global Forum 2022: Day 2 Plenary

Highlights include remarks from US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid, a discussion entitled “Democracy vs Tyranny,” and a conversation featuring Ambassadors from the Abraham Accords countries which showcased the widening circle of Middle East peace. Tuesday- 7:00pm Wednesday - 10:00am Thursday - 1:00pm Saturday - 7:00pm

Global Connections with Robert Siegel: Energy Future

Experts Jason Bordoff (Co-Founding Dean, Columbia Climate School), Deborah Gordon (Senior Fellow in International and Public Affairs, Brown University), and Matthew Hutson (Contributing Writer, The New Yorker) join Robert Siegel to discuss many factors in the uncertain future of our energy supply. A program from the American Friends of Rabin Medical Center. Wednesday - 8:00pm Thursday - 11:00am
Friday - 5:00am Saturday - 4:00pm

Songs of Love: A Tu B’Av Concert

Neshama Carlebach and Menachem Creditor, Nefesh Mountain, and many other popular Jewish artists and cantors perform in a beautiful concert from AFMDA (American Friends of Magen David Adom), the Israeli "Red Cross,” for the Holiday of Love. Thursday - 10:00pm Friday - 8:30pm

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Andrea Kremer

Emmy-winning television sports journalist Andrea Kremer, currently covering Thursday Night Football and reporting for HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, joins Rabbi Sherman to discuss her career and motivations, both on and off the field. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA Sunday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Tuesday - 4:00am & 10:00am Wednesday - 2:00am Saturday - 2:00am

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: Jason Greenblatt

JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin returns as host and discusses the Abraham Accords with Jason Greenblatt, Trump’s special envoy to the Middle East and author of In the Path of Abraham: How Donald Trump Made Peace in the Middle East and How to Stop Joe Biden from Unmaking It. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 10:00am Saturday - 5:00am

In The News: Russia Acts to Close Jewish Agency

Izabella Tabarovsky, senior program associate at the Kennan Institute of the Wilson Center, discusses what is behind Russia's attempts to shutter the offices of the Jewish Agency in Russia, what it means for Jewish immigration to Israel, Israel's complex relationship with Russia vis-à-vis Ukraine and more. With Teisha Bader. Sunday - 5:30pm

In The News: Judea Pearl

Judea Pearl, father of murdered journalist, Daniel Pearl z"l, talks about what the recent killing of al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri means for him personally, the concept of justice, as well as his efforts to call attention to 'Zionophobia' and why he says the fight against it is so critical. With Teisha Bader. Monday – 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday – 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday – 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: JBS journalist Micah Halpern

This week, Micah again expounds on the brutality of the Tehran regime, this time relating a troubling recent news story about the mass slaughter of shelter dogs in Iran by government authorities. Micah also analyzes a recent YNET column about the reasoning behind the IDF's increased incursions into the West Bank to hunt terrorists. Wednesday – 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday – 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday – 5:30pm

On L’Chayim

Charles Sherman

Rabbi Charles Sherman, author of The Broken and The Whole, describes a story of extraordinary family transcendence as he describes how his son, Eyal, has survived serious brain stem damage Sunday - 12:00 Noon & 6:00pm

Harriet Schleifer

Speaking from her position as the Chair of AJC’s Board of Governors, AJC’s current President Harriet Schleifer discusses the key challenges facing American Jewish life, including the lack of education in the Jewish community and the lack of engagement of Jewish youth Monday - 2:30pm

Joseph Cedar

Israeli filmmaker Joseph Cedar discusses his film “Norman,” starring Richard Gere in the title role as a Jewish New York fixer who knows the right people and can get things done.
Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm

Avi Weiss

Avi Weiss, one of American Jewry’s most creative and activist rabbis (Hebrew Institute of Riverdale, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah), discusses his approach to orthodoxy. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Rachel Robinson

For the occasion of her 100th birthday this summer, see Jackie Robinson’s widow, Rachel Robinson, discussing the challenges she and her husband had to face as he broke the Major League color barrier in 1947-- and recalls the Jews who helped them. Wednesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Aaron Ben Ze’ev

For the holiday of Tu B’Av, see Aaron Ben Ze'ev, former President of the University of Haifa, professor of philosophy and author of The Arc of Love, in discussion about the psychology of love. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm


Hebrew: Lesson 1

Learn the Hebrew letter Shin, as well as Hebrew vowels, on this first teaching episode of "From the Aleph Bet" series 1.Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website by Clicking Here. Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am Friday - 4:00am

Hebrew: Lesson 2

Hebrew letter "Tuf" is introduced. Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website by Clicking Here. Monday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 10:30am Friday - 4:30am

Talmud Study: Concept of Fasting

Rabbi Mordechai Becher explains the concept of "fasting" in the Jewish tradition. Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: 15th Of Av

Rabbi Becher explains why Tu B’Av, the 15th of Av, is known as the holiday and love and one of the most joyous days of the Jewish year Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:30pm



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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