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JBS Highlights 9/11 - 9/17: Remembering 9/11, Selichot prayers, Hartman - Hain on Zionism & Faith, Eye on Israel

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


Selichot Services (Live)

Reform Selichot Services, live from Central Synagogue in New York City. Saturday - 9:15pm

Selichot Services (Live)

Orthodox Selichot Services, live from The Hampton Synagogue in West Hampton Beach, NY Saturday - 10:30pm

Eye on Israel: Arsen Ostrovsky & ILF

Arsen Ostrovsky, a leading international human rights lawyer and voice in the pro-Israel community, discusses his work leading the ILF, a legal hub that centralizes organizations in the fight to promote justice, peace and equality in the Middle East. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 11:00am & 2:00am Thursday - 2:00pm Saturday - 8:00pm

Aspirational Zionism: Elana Stein Hain on Faith

In another program from Shalom Hartman Institute’s summer series, Elana Stein Hain (Director of Faculty and Senior Fellow, Shalom Hartman Institute of North America), argues that Israel is part of the covenantal drama between God and the Jews, and that Judaism is incomplete without it. Tuesday- 8:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 11:00am & 2:00am Friday - 2:00pm Saturday - 7:00pm

Rabbi on the Sidelines: David Samson

David Samson, former president of sthe Miami Marlins, who built Miami’s new baseball stadium and a World Series team, joins Rabbi Sherman to discuss the role of faith in the process of building championships and more. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA Sunday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 5:00am & 10:00pm

In The News: Israel-Hezbollah Tensions

Recent months have seen renewed tensions between Hezbollah & Israel on the northern border. Does a war loom on the horizon? Sarit Zehavi, Founder and CEO of Alma Research & Education Center shares her insights on the current situation. With Shahar Azani. Sunday - 5:30pm

In The News: 50 Years Since Munich Massacre

Israel's first-ever Olympic medalist, Yael Arad, now president of Israel's Olympic Committee, describes being at the 50th Anniversary ceremonies in Munich for the 11 Israeli athletes and coaches murdered by Palestinian terrorists at the1972 Games and discusses the significance of the apology and compensation deal from Germany, five decades later. 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 offers a detailed history of the First Zionist Congress, which was convened by Theodor Herzl in Basel, Switzerland in 1897, on the occasion of its 125th anniversary. He also delivers a stinging critique of irresponsible media and political personalities who label their opponents as "Nazis" in order to score political points. Wednesday – 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday – 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday – 5:30pm

On L’Chayim

9/11 Remembered

One World Trade Center survivor Ari Schonbrun; NYPD Detective Morty Dzikansky; and Liz Goren, a psychotherapist who counsels survivors, tell their personal stories and reflect upon the meaning of 9/11 as Americans and as Jews. Sunday - 12:00 Noon

Kenneth Feinberg - Pay Czar

The man who determined TARP compensation for corporate executives and distributed $7 billion to victims of Sep. 11 talks about his experience with 9/11 families, the quality of government the Obama admin., and his concerns for the Jewish future. Sunday - 6:00pm Monday - 3:00pm

Howard Goldstein - Israel Bonds

Howard Goldstein, Chairman of the Board of Israel Bonds, describes how he came to be committed to helping the State of Israel and discusses the contribution people can make to Israel thru Israel Bonds.
Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm

Joshua Hammerman - "Mensch" Pt 1

Rabbi Joshua Hammerman (Temple Beth El, Stamford, Ct and Jewish Week columnist) discusses the Jewish values embodied in the Yiddish word “mensch” which he writes about in Mensch Marks: Life Lessons from a Human Rabbi. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Joshua Hammerman - “Mensch” Pt 2 Wednesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Dorit Inbar - Israel Film

Dorit Inbar, General Manager of the New Fund for Cinema & Television of Israel, talks about the blessings associated with being a foster mother (for both her family and her foster son), and describes the creativity of the Israeli documentary film industry. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm


Jewish 101: What is a Jew?

While many people mistakenly think a Jew is a member of a religion or a race, the Jewish Tradition has a very different answer. Today - 10:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am Friday - 1:00pm

Hebrew: Lesson 6

Discover letters "Nun," "Kaf," and "Chet" in the Hebrew alphabet. Monday - 9:00am Thursday - 10:00am Friday - 4:00am

Hebrew: Lesson 7

Learn three new Hebrew letters, "Gimmel," "Daled," and "Yud Monday - 9:45am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:45am Friday - 4:45am

Talmud Study: Make It Holy

Already Holy, or Make it Holy? (based on Nedarim 13a) is the title of this bi-weekly edition of Dimensions of the Daf, a JBS original series on Talmud study hosted by Rabbi Mordechai Becher. Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Does the End Justify the Means?

When a sin is committed for the sake of a mitzvah, how does the Jewish tradition address the Issue? Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:00pm



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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