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JBS Highlights starting 4/24: Yom HaShoah - Kinderblock 66, Hitkansut Seder, Interfaith Ceremony, Yad Vashem Ceremony, Cinema-Barry Levinson on "The Survivor

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Documentary Premiere: Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald

Four men who survived the Buchenwald concentration camp as children return to the compound for the 65th anniversary of their liberation, in this documentary that also tells the story of heroic efforts by the camp’s Communist-led underground. Sunday - 9:00pm & Midnight Monday - 9:35am Friday - 9:00pm Saturday - 4:00am

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Jeff Passan

American baseball columnist with ESPN Jeff Passan shares the inspiring stories to watch for in the 2022 season, describes what the MLB is like behind the scenes, and offers his thoughts on the spiritual importance of America's past time. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA Sunday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 1:00pm Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 5:00am

Cinematheque: The Survivor

Filmmaker Barry Levinson joins Eric Goldman to discuss The Survivor, his film based on the life of Harry Haft, an Auschwitz prisoner who learns how to box in order to survive, and who goes on to have a short boxing career that includes a fight with boxing legend Rocky Graziano after the war. Monday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Wednesday - 10:30am Thursday - 12:30pm Friday - 11:00am Saturday - 5:30am

In the Spotlight: Seder for Holocaust Memory

Rabbi Justin Pines, of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, joins Abigail Pogrebin to discuss a new Yom HaShoah ritual known as the Hitkansut (convergence), an experiential “Seder for Holocaust Memory” created to carry on and evolve the traditions of remembrance as fewer survivors are able to tell their stories. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 11:00am & 10:00pm Wednesday - 2:00pm Saturday - 7:00pm

Rabbi Hirsch: Between Tikkun Olam and Klal Yisrael

In a sermon to his congregation of the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in New York City, Rabbi Hirsch explores the core Jewish value of Tikkun Olam (the Jewish obligation to improve the world and do good fo all humanity), and emphasizes how that value is linked to the value of Klal Yisrael (the idea that the Jewish People are a family who are responsible first and foremost one for the other). Tuesday- 7:00pm & 2:30am Wednesday - 10:00am Saturday - 4:00pm

Israel Engage: Hasbara Fellowships (Part 2)

In part two of this student-led Israel advocacy summit addressing antisemitism, social media activism and more, Israel’s relationship with the Arab world as well as to Arab Israelis within Israel proper is explored by panelists Mohammad Kabiya (IDF Strategic Consultant), Norah Alwadhi (Emirati Peace Activist), and Bassem Eid (Palestinian human rights activist). Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 11:00am Saturday - 8:00pm

Yom HaShoah: Interfaith Ceremony

Central Synagogue joins with Saint Peter’s Church for an interfaith Holocaust Remembrance ceremony, demonstrating that people of all faiths are committed to ending genocide and memorializing this dark chapter in history. Wednesday - 6:00pm & 10:30pm Thursday - 8:30am

Yom Hashoah: Yad Vashem Ceremony

Holocaust Survivors are joined by Israeli President Herzog, Prime Minister Bennett and other dignitaries for the official Israeli Yom HaShoah ceremony at Yad Vashem, Israel's memorial to the victims of the Holocaust. Thursday - 7:30pm Friday - 4:30am

Robert Siegel: Russia — A New Cold War?

**Going beyond the crisis in Ukraine, Robert Siegel asks if we’re on the verge of a new Cold War, with Ivo Daalder (Chicago Council on Global Affairs), Robin Wright (The Wilson Center), Kimberly Marten (Barnard College) and Donald Jensen (US Institute of Peace). A program of AFRMC Wednesday - 8:00pm & 1:30am
Thursday - 1:00pm

In The News: Israel's Security Update Uri Bar-Lev, Israel Police Major General (RET.), addresses the rising number of Israeli murders in recent weeks, and shares his analysis of the recent terror wave in Israel, with Shahar Azani. Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm

In The News:

Dr. Eran Tzidkiyahu of The Paris institute of Political Studies & The Forum for Regional Thinking, discusses the current violence at the Temple Mount, its history, and what can be done to change the pattern of escalation at the site, holy to Jews and Muslims. With Teisha Bader Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

On L’Chayim

Nancy Spielberg

Nancy Spielberg describes growing up Jewish in Phoenix with her brother Steven, and discusses Who Will Write Our History, her film about a clandestine group of Warsaw Ghetto Jews who documented Nazi atrocities Today (Sunday) - 12:00 Noon Monday - 3:00pm

Cantor Joseph Malovany

Cantor Joseph Malovany reflects upon the way in which Eastern European countries are seeking reconciliation after the Holocaust and describes his participation in a ceremony commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Today (Sunday) - 6:00pm

Yehuda Sarna

Rabbi Yehuda Sarna, (NYU Chaplain, Executive Director at the Bronfman Center, and Chief Rabbi of the Jewish Community of the Emirates), discusses his experiences with right-wing Orthodoxy, his assessment of Jewish college students today and more. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm
Saturday - 6:00pm

Marcus Sheff - Palestinian Textbooks

Marcus Sheff, CEO of the Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education in Israel, discusses the way Jews and Israel are depicted in Palestinian Authority textbooks. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Deborah Lipstadt

For Yom Hashoah, Holocaust historian, author, and President Biden’s newly confirmed special envoy to monitor and combat antisemitism, Deborah Lipstadt discusses the dangers of contemporary antisemitism she addresses in her book Antisemitism: Here and Now. Wednesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

**Moshe Avital z”l Moshe Avital z”l, who survived Auschwitz and Buchenwald to become one of the “Children of Buchenwald” (a ship which ran the British blockade of Palestine), describes his journey and his fighting with the Haganah in the War of Independence Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight

Elie Wiesel z"l For Yom HaShoah, JBS presents a special program of Elie Wiesel (z”l) from his multiple appearances on L’Chayim, in which the author of Night and Nobel Laureate shares his feelings about God, and forgiveness of the German People. Friday - 3:00pm**

Simon Wiesenthal z"l

For Yom HaShoah, a conversation with the late Simon Wiesenthal, the foremost Nazi hunter who explains why he was always concerned with justice not vengeance. Friday - 3:30pm


Hebrew: From The Aleph Bet: Lesson 16

Learn about exceptions to vowel pronunciation and review the entire Hebrew alphabet. Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website by Clicking Here. Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Morality In The Shoah

Rabbi Becher reviews Talmudic examples of how one maintains moral integrity and Jewish identity in extreme circumstances. Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm

Talmud Study: Martyrdom v Saving Life

Rabbi Becher discusses the Talmudic tension between “save life" and “martyrdom," as it applies to the Holocaust. Today (Sunday) - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday – 2:00pm

Jewish 101: Is It God's Fault?

When something like the earthquake in Haiti occurs, does the Jewish Tradition hold God responsible in any way? Does human suffering challenge the existence of God? Sunday (Today) - 10:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am & 11:00am Friday - 5:00am & 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Capture of Adolf Eichmann

Avner Avraham, a former Mossad agent, and Eli Rosenbaum, a former prosecutor of Nazi war criminals for the U.S. Dept. of Justice, describe Israel’s dramatic capture of Adolf Eichmann in 1960. With novelist Thane Rosenbaum at the 92nd Street Y in NYC.
Sunday - 8:00pm Monday - 10:00pm
Wednesday - 1:00pm Friday - 2:00pm Saturday - 10:00pm



REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm



ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

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