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JBS Highlights Aug 14-20: AJC Global Forum, Can Faith Heal a Tech-Soaked Society, Access Israel, FIDF Live, “Woke Media”

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 2022: Closing Plenary

Highlights include Abigail Pogrebin with incoming AJC CEO Ted Deutch, a conversation on the challenges facing Jews in progressive spaces, and a final call to action from AJC CEO David Harris. Tuesday - 7:00pm Wednesday - 10:00am Thursday - 1:00pm Saturday - 7:00pm

Shalom Hartman Institute: Can Faith Heal Society

Micah Goodman, Senior Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, discusses how faith and ethics can contribute to healing a society broken apart by technology, with social psychologist and author Jonathan Haidt. Wednesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am
Thursday - 9:00am Friday - 5:00am

Eye on Israel: Access Israel

Founder Yuval Wagner and CEO Michal Rimon describe to Shahar Azani how their organization answers the social call for change. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 11:00am & 2:00am Thursday - 5:00pm Saturday - 10:00pm

FIDF Live: Unsung Heroes

Host Josel Chasnoff introduces you to the soldiers behind the scenes of the IDF, who play an integral role in ensuring security for the people of Israel. Monday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Tuesday - 2:40pm Wednesday - 5:30pm Friday - 2:30pm

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Jacob Emrani

Jacob Emrani, the iconic face of personal injury law in Los Angeles and a passionate superfan and sponsor of the LA Lakers and LA Football Club, speaks to Rabbi Sherman about the power of sports to transform community for good. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA Sunday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 10:00pm

Top Story: Woke Media

Batya Ungar-Sargon, author of Bad News: How Woke Media is Undermining Democracy, discusses how The New York Times and mainstream media’s shift from objectivity to open left-wing bias is motivated not just by ideology but also by a desire for profit. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 10:00am Saturday - 5:00am & 4:00pm

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. Sunday - 5:30pm

In The News: Gaza Conflict & The Media

Gil Hoffman (Exec. Dir of Honest Reporting) and Lior Haiat (Head of Israel’s National Public Diplomacy Directorate) discuss how the media at large handled the recent conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror group. With Teisha Bader and Shahar Azani Monday – 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday – 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday – 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud:

JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses how COVID-19 may be finally winding down vis-à-vis the changes he has noticed in the Jewish community; perhaps ZOOM temple will finally yield and people will get back to in-person worship? Micah also analyzes a YNET column about the controversial visit of an undercover Israeli reporter to the Muslims-only holy city of Mecca Wednesday – 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday – 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday – 5:30pm

On L’Chayim

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. Today (Sunday) - 12:00 Noon

Director 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.
Sunday - 6:00pm

Open Orthodoxy

Avi Weiss, one of American Jewry’s most creative and activist rabbis (Hebrew Institute of Riverdale, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah), discusses his approach to orthodoxy. Monday - 2:30pm

"Foodie" Gil Hovav

Israeli celebrity chef, culinary journalist, author and TV personality Gil Hovav discusses his Jerusalem family background and his work in Israeli culinary arts and media. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm

Aryeh Green (Part 1)

Aryeh Green (My Israel Trail: Finding Peace In The Promised Land), a policy advisor for Natan Sharansky and one who met with top Palestinians activists, analyses the failure of American Jewish leaders to build support for Israel. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm
Saturday - 6:00pm

Aryeh Green (Part 2)

Aryeh Green continues his discussion on the need for liberal Jews to be unwavering in their defense of Israel and dives into the story behind his book, My Israel Trail: Finding Peace In The Promised Land. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Brooke Goldstein

Brooke Goldstein describes the way her film “The Making of a Martyr” documents how Palestinians abuse their children; and discusses why she created The Lawfare Project to fight antisemitism in courts of law around the world. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm


Hebrew: Lesson 2

Hebrew letter "Tuf" is introduced. Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website by Clicking Here. 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 3

Learn the letter "Bet" and how to read the most important word in the experience of Judaism Monday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 10:30am Friday - 4:30am

Talmud Study: Seize the Moment or Wait for Better?

In "Seize the Moment or Wait for Better,” Rabbi Mordecai Becher examines Talmudic commentary on doing a mitzvah now versus waiting until later to do an even bigger mitzvah. Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Fake News & Privacy

Rabbi Mordechai Becher uses Talmudic texts to explore the Torah values of confidentiality, privacy and honesty. 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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