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JBS Highlights 3/24/24 - 3/30/24

On JBS: Celebrating Purim; Forgotten Refugees; ADL Never Is Now


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Megillah Reading from The Hampton Synagogue

Rabbi Marc Schneier speaks on the meaning and customs of Purim, followed by a full Megillah reading by Rabbi Avraham Bronstein. Pre-recorded from The Hampton Synagogue with on-screen Hebrew transcription and English translation. Sunday - 11:30am & 4:00pm

Purim Spiel from Central Synagogue

Central Synagogue celebrates a Barbie-themed Purim, complete with Central clergy dressed up as different Barbies and Kens, and a performance from their special children’s spiel troupe. Sunday - LIVE at 12:00pm & Encore at 2:30pm

Fighting Antisemitism – The ISGAP Hour

In a discussion of forgotten refugees of the Arab-Israeli conflict, ISGAP Vice Chair David Harris is joined by his wife Giulietta Boukhobza (scholar and author), who shares her family’s story of their harrowing escape from Libya. Sunday - 7:00pm & 11:00pm Monday - 7:00am & 1:00pm Tuesday - 5:00am Thursday - 4:00pm Friday - 4:00am

Jewish Insights with Justin Pines

Purim Insights Part 5 David Aaron: Finding God in a Godless World

Justin is joined by “God-expert” and Kabbalist Rabbi David Aaron, author of The Secret Life of God, to discuss the divine in the context of Purim, as well as to explore ways to think about God today, and particularly after October 7. Sunday - 8:00pm Monday - 12:00am Tuesday - 8:00pm & 11:00pm Wednesday - 7:00am & 11:00am Thursday - 5:00am Friday - 9:00am, 2:00pm & 8:30pm Saturday - 8:30am & 4:00pm

In the Spotlight

Abigail Pogrebin is joined by author Francine Klagsbrun to discuss her book that uses letters, diaries, and other archival documents to trace the life and legacy of Hadassah founder and Zionist icon, Henrietta Szold.
Monday - 8:00pm & 11:00pm Tuesday - 2:00am, 7:00am & 11:00am Wednesday - 5:00am Thursday - 2:00pm Friday - 10:00am & 9:30pm

Thinking Out Loud with Micah Halpern

Micah Halpern offers a historical context for Canada’s decision to halt arms exports to Israel, emphasizing that Canada is not the US, and enumerating the country’s anti - Jewish policies, including preventing Jews from entering after the Holocaust. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 2:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30am & 5:30pm

Defending Israel with David Harris

Natasha Hausdorff, specialist in international law and Director of UK lawyers for Israel, discusses her engagement in Israel advocacy with David Harris. Wednesday - 7:00pm & 11:00pm Thursday - 2:00am, 7:00am, 11:30am & 5:00pm Friday - 5am, 4:30pm & 10:00pm Saturday - 10:30pm

FIDF Live Briefing

FIDF CEO Steve Weil speaks with leading scholar on the Middle East and the theology of Islam, Mordechai Kedar, who describes the trends in Sunni and Shia Islam and its ramifications for Israel and western civilization today. Thursday - 6:30pm Friday - 1:00am, 5:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

ADL Never Is Now 2024

Session 2###

JBS's Abigail Pogrebin hosts the second session of this annual summit featuring author Dara Horn, campus leaders on the college climate, author Dan Senor with Apollo Global Management’s Marc Rowan on combating antisemitism, Chabad on Campus International’s Avi Weinstein on combating antisemitism on campuses across the U.S., and more. Thursday - 7:00pm & 11:00pm Friday - 2:00am Saturday - 3:30am & 7:30pm


Weeknights at 6:00 and 6:30pm

ILTV News and Daily News Updates

ILTV reports from Israel followed by JBS Daily News with Teisha Bader Weeknights at 6:00pm

Good Week Israel

Positive stories from Israel of heroism, unity and support Mondays at 6:30pm


ILTV reports and interviews Tuesdays at 6:30pm

On L’Chayim: Classic Conversations with Mark S. Golub z”l

Gila Almagor

In a moving interview, actress Gila Almagor describes her personal journey which led to her becoming Israel's first lady of stage and screen, and how she came to write her autobiographical play. Monday - 9:00pm Tuesday - 12:00am, 3:00am & 3:00pm

Judy Gold

One of America's leading comics talks about her life, her love of Judaism, and how her home and mother shaped her unique brand of humor. Monday - 9:30pm Tuesday - 12:30am, 3:30am & 3:30pm

Uri Regev

President and CEO of HIDDUSH - For Religious Freedom and Equality, Uri Regev discusses issues of Jewish pluralism in Israel. Tuesday - 9:00pm
Wednesday - 12:00am, 3:00am & 3:00pm

Jason Gewirtz - IDF's Talpiot Unit

Jason Gewirtz, author of Israel’s Edge, describes the elite IDF unit “Talpiot,” a corps of brilliant young Israelis who create Israel’s high-tech defense systems, satellites and cyber security that make Israel a world military leader. Wednesday - 9:00pm
Thursday - 12:00am, 3:00am & 3:00pm

Rabbi David Eliezrie

National Chabad Liaison to JFNA and author of The Secret of Chabad, Rabbi David Eliezrie describes what drew him to Chabad and his career as an emissary, and shares his perspective on Chabad philosophy regarding non-Orthodox Jews.
Thursday - 9:00pm Friday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm


Dimensions of the Daf

Talmud Study with Rabbi Mordechai Becher Lessons of the week begin every Sunday at 9am

Capital Punishment

Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses the Talmudic view of capital punishment and the strict restrictions on its application. Sunday - 9:00am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm


Rabbi Becher shares photos of ancient artifacts, excavations and other images to explore the historical background of the holiday of Purim. Sunday - 9:30am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm

Jewish 101

A pluralistic introduction to the teachings, ideas and values of the Jewish Tradition with Rabbi Mark S. Golub z"l

Purim Pet Peeves

Rabbi Mark S. Golub z"l shares five of his pet peeves relating to modern Jewish thought in this irreverent episode for Purim. Sunday - 11:00am, 4:30pm & 10:00pm Monday - 9:30am

Episode 4 - Defining a Jew

Learn the Jewish tradition's definition of "What it means to be a Jew" through a midrash (rabbinic commentary) to a well-known verse from the Book of Ruth. Monday - 9:00am Thursday - 9:00am Saturday - 1:00am



Closed Captioned 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am


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



Closed Captioned 9:30am & 1:00pm


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

Vlada Barash Special Projects Manager JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3fulltime television channel 201-334-2510 Website:


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