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JBS Highlights May 7 - May 13: Lag B’Omer, Who’s Afraid of Artificial Intelligence?, Author Jonathan Rosen, Caravan of Dreams, 3 more episodes of Srugim

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Srugim Episode 13 - “Dreamers”

Yifat has dreams and conflicting romantic feelings, Hodaya and her visiting niece confront complex attitudes towards their faith, and a cockroach infestation reveals multitudes for Nati and his girlfriend. Monday - 7:00pm Tuesday - 2:00am & 10:00am Wednesday - 5:00am Thursday - 2:00pm Friday - 2:00am Saturday - 10:30pm

Srugim Unraveled Thursday 1pm

In the Spotlight: Jonathan Rosen

Acclaimed author Jonathan Rosen joins Abigail Pogrebin to discuss The Best Minds: A Story of Friendship, Madness, and the Tragedy of Good Intentions, his haunting book that explores the ways in which we understand – and fail to understand – mental illness. Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 1:00am & 11:00am Wednesday - 5:00am Thursday - 2:30pm Saturday - 4:30pm

Global Connections with Robert Siegel: Who’s Afraid of Artificial Intelligence

Robert Siegel looks at the dazzling and frightening new developments in artificial intelligence and the dizzying conundrum of whether or not we should develop non-human minds that might eventually outnumber, outsmart and replace us, with experts Leor Perl (Rabin Medical Center), Sherry Turkle (MIT), Daniel Rockmore (Dartmouth College), in a program of AFRMC. Wednesday - 8:00pm Thursday - 2:00am & 11:00am Friday - 4:00am Saturday - 8:00pm


Good Week Israel: DeSantis in Israel, New Israel Warship & JNF

Stories include Variety Israel’s annual poker event supporting special needs families, JNF-USA President Sol Lizerbram discussing recent projects in Israel, and the wine of the week from Barkan Winery. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Micah Halpern

Israel warns the world of the nuclear dangers Iran poses. The nexus between China, Russia and Iran strengthens. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

In the News: Ron Kampeas

Washington bureau chief for the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Ron Kampeas discusses the significance of Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy's address to Israel's Knesset this week. With Teisha Bader. Thursday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Friday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Eye on Israel: Caravan for Democracy

Shahar Azani is joined by Vivian Grossman, Rene Reinhard, Cornelius Salonis, and Jody Holland, members of JNF’s “Caravan for Democracy” and “Faculty Fellowships,” programs which aim to inspire and empower participants on everything Israel. Thursday - 8:00pm Friday - 5:00am & 2:00pm
Saturday - 7:00pm


Aaron Ben Ze’ev

Israeli philosopher Aaron Ben Ze’ev, the former President of the University of Haifa who’s considered one of the world's leading experts in the study of emotions, discusses the psychology of love for Lag B’Omer. Monday - 9:00pm Tuesday - 12:00am & 3:00pm

Jennifer Gelfer & John Buffalo

Filmmaker Jennifer Gelfer and star actor John Buffalo Mailer discuss their feature film The Second Sun, the poignant story of a b'shert romance between a survivor and a lost soul in post-World War II New York City. Tuesday - 9:00pm Wednesday - 12:00am & 3:00pm

Harold Kushner z”l

Harold Kushner z”l, the beloved late rabbi and author (When Bad Things Happen to Good People and Overcoming Life's Disappointments) uses the story of Moses to help explain his perspective on coping with personal tragedies. Wednesday - 9:00pm
Thursday - 12:00am & 3:00pm

Yossi Ron - Etzion Bloc 1948

The story of Yossi Ron, orphaned when his parents were killed in the Arab massacre of K'far Etzion on May 13, 1948, one day prior to the establishment of the Jewish state. Thursday - 9:00pm Friday - 12:00am & 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm


Talmud Study: Marriage

For the holiday of Lag B’Omer, Rabbi Becher looks at the subject of marriage in his lesson "Eight Blessings One Wedding.” Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Jewish 101: 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 Thursday - 4:00am 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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