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JBS Highlights from 4/30 - 5/6:American Jewish Heritage Month, Yom HaTzedek & the Tzedek Box, Mexican Jewish Films, ADL-Biden, Lipstadt, Stephens, Remembering Kent State

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, breezeline 168 (aka Atlantic Broadband), 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


Srugim Episode 12 - “Honey Trap”

Amir and Yifat continue to bond, Reut’s boyfriend attempts to get a job, Nati connects with a stranger, and Shabbat dinner is almost back to normal except for the tension in the air. Monday - 7:00pm Tuesday – 2:00am & 10:00am Wednesday - 5:00am Thursday - 2:15pm & 1:45am Saturday - 10:30pm

With only four episodes left, revisit our Srugim analysis show Srugim Unraveled Monday 7:30pm

In the Spotlight: Yom HaTzedek (Day of Justice)

Abigail Pogrebin is joined by soon-to-be-ordained rabbi Andrew Mandel and veteran sculptor and painter Tobi Kahn to discuss Yom HaTzedek and the Tzedek Box, their new holiday and ritual focused on justice and the deeds we do to bring it about. Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 11:00am Friday - 6:30am & 8:30pm Saturday - 5:30am

Eric Goldman’s Jewish Cinematheque: Isaac Ezban

In New York for the first-ever Mexican Jewish Film Festival, Mexican Jewish filmmaker Isaac Ezban joins Eric Goldman to discuss the festival, his latest film, Evil Eye, and the importance of Mexican Jewry within the Mexican filmmaking community. Monday - 8:30pm Tuesday - 2:30pm Saturday - 7:30pm

Rabbi Hirsch: Wisdom Tooth Wisdom

In struggling to understand how his dental plan could deny a claim for anesthesia during a painful procedure, Rabbi Hirsch highlights the Jewish values of humility, gratitude, and the importance of caring for the suffering of others. A program from the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in New York City. Tuesday - 7:00pm
Wednesday - 2:00am, 10:00pm Thursday – 2:30am Friday – 11:00am Saturday - 4:00pm

ADL Never Is Now (Closing Session)

Highlights from the closing session of ADL’s Never Is Now includes remarks from President Biden, U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism Deborah Lipstadt, and a discussion on “The State of Democracy” with columnists Bret Stephens (New York Times) and Eugene Robinson (The Washington Post). Wednesday - 8:00pm Thursday – 1:00am, 5:00pm Saturday - 8:00pm

MirYam Institute: Israel Strategy & Policy Tour

IDF Brigadier General, Moshe "Chiko" Tamir delivers a situational briefing to U.S. Army officers who traveled to the Israel-Lebanon border for MirYam’s annual Israel Strategy & Policy Tour for Active Officers. Tuesday- 8:00pm Wednesday – 1:00 am, 1:00pm Thursday - 5:00am Friday - 10:00am

In the News: Israel – A Political Update

Ambassador Danny Ayalon, former Israeli diplomat, columnist and politician, discusses negotiations in Israel over the judicial overhaul and Israel’s current political and security challenges. With Shahar Azani Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Please note that beginning next week, new editions of In the News will premiere every Thursday at 6:30pm ET, instead of Mondays

Good Week Israel: Berthe Bedahi, Israel & Azerbaijan

*ILTV interviews 91-year-old Holocaust survivor Berthe Bedahi; Foreign Minister Eli Cohen lands in the Islamic state Turkmenistan for the Israeli Embassy opening; Rise With Us helps Israeli startups succeed in the US market. Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Wednesday - 8:30am & 12:30pm *

Thinking Out Loud: Micah Halpern

The US House of Representatives passed a resolution 400-19. That is about as unanimous and as bipartisan as one can get in DC. The resolution was in support of Israel and the Abraham Accords. Micah Halpern looks at the resolution and concludes that despite what we hear - there is still very strong bi-partisan support for Israel in Washington Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 8:30am & 12:30pm


Rabbi Joe Potasnik

Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, author of Just Give Me A Minute: Insights from the Radio Rabbi, discusses his career as Executive Vice President of the New York Board of Rabbis and Chaplain of the FDNY, including his experience of 9/11 and his interfaith work.
Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Avi Goldwasser - Part 1

Avi Goldwasser, co-founder of The David Project, describes how he became committed to fighting anti-Israel BDS forces on college campuses and how he came to produce the film Hate Spaces: The Politics Of Intolerance On Campus. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Avi Goldwasser - Part 2

Avi Goldwasser discusses the degree to which “anti-Israel” is veiled anti-Semitism, and what motivates Jews who vilify Israel.
Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Kent State Remembered

For the anniversary of the Kent State massacre of May 4, 1970, Rita Rubin Long describes her experience on the Ohio campus as the National Guardsmen killed four young people when they opened fire on an anti-Viet Nam War rally. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

Talmud Study with Rabbi Mordechai Becher Lessons premiere every Sunday at 9am ET

Do Not Curse The Deaf

Learn how the Talmud interprets the Biblical verse "You shall not curse the deaf nor put a stumbling block before the blind.” Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

Capital Punishment

Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses the Talmudic view of Capital Punishment and the strict restrictions on its application Today (Sunday) - 9:32am Tuesday - 9:32am & 5:32pm Thursday - 1:00pm

A pluralistic introduction to the teachings, ideas and values of the Jewish Tradition with Rabbi Mark S. Golub z”l Lessons start every Sunday at 10am ET

Maimonides Excerpts from Maimonides' "Guide Of The Perplexed," on how the Torah is to be read as "parable" and on the Rambam's metaphor for religious experience. Also Martin Buber's "I-Thou;" and the Rabbinic concept of K'ilu ("As If"). 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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