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JBS Highlights starting 5/31: The 6-Day War – Film “Six Days in June”, Halevi, Ayalon, Stephens, Hoenlein, Beilin, “A Touch Away - Ep 6”

*Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org *

6-Day War Remembered

L'Chayim: 6-Day War Remembered - Avi Perry Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

Celebrating The Six Day War
Tuesday - 1:30pm

Six Day War: Stephens & Halevi Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm

Six-Day War: Halevi & Ross Saturday - 8pm & 1am

"Six Days in June

Short-lived but revolutionary, the Six Day War transformed the map of the Middle East, forging many of the conflicts that continue to plague the region. Six Days in June uses firsthand accounts and recently declassified information. This documentary not only explores the war--waged between Israel and its Arab neighbors--but also the forces and individuals that led to it, and its far-reaching consequences. Thursday – 7pm & 1:30am; Saturday – 1pm

On L’Chayim

Monday: 6-Day War Remembered

Avi Perry, former Israeli Intelligence Expert, recounts his experiences in the Six-Day War of June 1967, and comments on the modern-day Iranian nuclear threat as well as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Monday - 9pm & 2am; Tuesday - 3pm

Tuesday: Ayalon on 6-Day War

Former Israeli U.S. Ambassador Danny Ayalon recalls what it was like to be a young boy in the harrowing days preceding the Six-Day War of 1967 and the euphoria that followed; and discusses the war’s impact on Israel today. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Wednesday: Klein Halevi-6 Day War

For the anniversary of the Six Day War of 1976, Yossi Klein Halevi, author of “Like Dreamers,” discusses the history, impact and implications of Israel’s dramatic military victory that changed the map and Jewish self-identity. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Thursday: Round Table 6-Day War

Thane Rosenbaum, Eric Yoffie, Betty Ehrenberg and Abe Foxman join Mark Golub in discussing and celebrating the anniversary of the Six Day War. (2017) Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Saturday: Ehud Diskin

Ehud Diskin, a 7th generation Jerusalemite who served as an IDF commander during the Yom Kippur War and is now a successful businessman, talks about his career and life philosophy. Saturday - 6pm

Together During Covid-19: Mordechai Becher

Rabbi Mordechai Becher (Gateways Organization and Yeshiva University) discusses Talmudic passages which address the ethical issues in the debate over whether “saving life” should preclude a lifting of the current Covid-19 lockdown. Sunday - 9am

Rabbinic Idea of Law: Saiman

Chaim Saiman, Prof. of Jewish Law at Villanova University discusses his book Halakhah: The Rabbinic Idea of Law. With Prof. Lawrence Kaplan (McGill University) at an event of the Jewish Review of Books, NYU Law School & the Jewish Law Association. Monday – 7:30pm & 1am; Wednesday - 1:30pm

MirYam Institute: Air Force Chief

Israel’s former Chief Commander of the Israel Air-Defense Forces Brigadier General Zvika Haimovich (2015-2018) addresses a broad range of military & security issues at the U.S. Air Force Academy. By the MirYam Institute with Benjamin Anthony. Monday - 8pm & 1:30am; Wednesday - 5am& 2pm; Saturday - 7pm & 2am

L’Chayim: Timna Park in Israel

David Chudnow describes how his father Avrum (z”l) conceived and created a national park in the Sinai Dessert and Prof. Erez Ben-Yosef (Tel Aviv U.) discuss the remarkable finds at the park’s copper mines dating back to the Iron Age.
Sunday (Today) - 12 Noon; Monday - 3pm

A Touch Away: Ep 6

The preparations for the wedding are full steam ahead. However, Rochale' is depressed, and in a moment of weakness she invites Zorik to her apartment to-be. In Hebrew with English Subtitles. Sunday - 7pm & 1am; Monday - 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesday - 7pm & 2am; Friday - 4:30am & 10:30am

In The News: Israel’s Unity Government

Shahar Azani, JBS Senior VP, the discusses ministerial cabinet positions that needed to be allocated to Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud block and Benny Gantz’s Blue & White in order to form Israel’s new national unity government. With Mark S. Golub. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

92nd Street Y: Simon Schama

Historian, writer, and film documentarian, Simon Schama, talks with novelist Jonathan Safran Foer about Schama's 5-part television series on 3,000 years of Jewish history and impact on civilization, The Story of the Jews. From the 92nd Street Y in NYC. Sunday – 8pm & 2am; Monday -10pm; Wednesday – 10:30am

Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org

JBS Highlights starting 5/24: Shavuot, Concert-Salute To Israel, Timna Park in Israel, A Touch Away Ep 5

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Fire TV and jbstv.org.

Jerusalem Day Celebration-FIDF

Israeli veterans of the famed Paratroopers Brigade that liberated Jerusalem in the 1967 Six-Day War talk about those momentous days in this FIDF celebration of Yom Y’rushalayim. With Peter Weintraub, Nily Falic. Gen Klifi-Amir and Michal Divon. Sunday 10am

Concert-Zim: Salute To Israel

A 2019 Salute To Israel produced by Cantor Sol Zim with Chief Cantor for the IDF Shai Abramson, Cantor Raphael Frieder (New Israeli Opera), Luca Foffano (Italian Opera Star) and conductor Maestro Ofir Sobol honoring his father Mordechai Sobol z”l. Monday - 8pm & 1:30am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm

U.S.-Israel: Beyond Defense

How the U.S. and Israel should together deal with challenges of today’s world with Brachah Halaf (Qure Ventures), Phillip Singerman (Innovation & Industry Services) and Eran Nitzan (Minister of Economic Affairs). With Michael Fleischman at AIPAC 2020. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm Saturday - 8pm & 2am

L’Chayim: Timna Park in Israel

David Chudnow describes how his father Avrum (z”l) conceived and created a national park in the Sinai Dessert and Prof. Erez Ben-Yosef (Tel Aviv U.) discuss the remarkable finds at the park’s copper mines dating back to the Iron Age. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Stephen Schwartz

Musical theatre composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz discusses some of his classic Broadway shows, including Pippin, Wicked and The Prince of Egypt, and describes how Jewish values have shaped his life and work. Sunday - 6pm; Saturday - 6pm

Survivor & War Hero

Holocaust survivor and war veteran Michael Taylor, with his son Shannon, shares his remarkable story of escaping concentration camps, rescuing fellow Jews, sailing to Palestine and fighting in the Haganah in the Independence War.
Monday - 9pm & 2am; Tuesday - 3pm

Richard Haas

One of America’s foremost foreign policy experts Richard Haass, Pres. of the Council on Foreign Relations and author of “A World In Disarray,” discusses the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the forces of chaos threatening the world today. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

The Ten Commandments

The "Ten Commandments," and the Jewish notion of "miracles," are discussed by Sara Esther Crispe (JewishWoman.org), Rabbi Jeffrey Segelman (Westchester Jewish Center), and Rabbi Mark S. Golub Thursday - 9am & 4:30pm

Genius of Midrash

Using some of the Torah's most well-known stories, Dr. Norman Cohen, professor of Midrash and provost at HUC-JIR, illustrates the way in which Jews have read and understood the Bible through interpretative stories of the rabbis. Friday - 3pm; Saturday - 4:30am & 9am

A Touch Away: Ep 5

Rochale dreams a symbolic yet a frightening dream, in which her family mourns her because she is with Zorik. She wakes up and decides to enhance the marriage with Motti Katz. In Hebrew with English Subtitles. Sunday - 7pm & 1am; Monday - 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesday - 7pm & 2am; Saturday - 3pm & 12 Midnight

92nd Street Y: Justice Breyer

A Jewish member of the US Supreme Court, Justice Stephen Breyer discusses with journalist Linda Greenhouse some of the controversial legal and social issues he's dealt with as a liberal voice on America's highest court. Sunday – 8pm & 2am; Monday – 10pm; Wednesday - 10:30am

Programs for Shavuot

Talmud (Becher) – Don’t Take It Literally Tuesday – 9am & 4:30pm

Talmud (Becher) – Say “Cheese” Tuesday – 9:30am & 5pm

Jewish 101 (Golub) – At Sinai Wednesday 9am & 4:30pm

Israel and Diaspora Torah (Matalon) Wednesday – 9:40 am & 5:10pm

L’Chayim: The Ten Commandments Thursday - 9am & 4:30pm

Torah Values (Telushkin) Thursday - 10am; Friday - 3:30am & 8:30am; Saturday - 5am

L’Chayim: David Hartman z”l Friday - 9am; Saturday - 4am & 9am

L’Chayim: Genius Of Midrash (Cohen) Friday - 3pm; Saturday - 4:30am & 9am

Reading Torah: P’shat and D’rash Friday - 3:30pm

People Of The Book (Sacks) Friday - 4:30pm; Saturday - 1am

92nd Street Y: Adin Steinsaltz

Rethinking Jewish Identity is explored by noted philosopher, mystic, scientist, social critic, and prolific author Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz in a presentation taped before a live audience at New York’s 92nd Street Y. Friday – 8:30mp & 1:30am

For Memorial Day

Talmud (Becher) - Guns and Moses

While the Second Amendment of the US Constitution protects the right to bear arms, what is the Jewish view on weapons, war, and self-defense? Sunday - 9 am

Talmud (Becher) - In Self Defense

The Talmud's approach to a person's obligation to defend oneself, including the notion of justifiable homicide Sunday - 9:30am

L’Chayim: Jewish Marine (Iscol)

Zach Iscol, a decorated Marine who served two terms in Iraq, explains why he joined the Marines Sunday - 12 Noon; Monday - 3pm

Memorial Day Ceremonies

Communities of diverse backgrounds, ethnicity and religions come together to honor our uniformed servicemen who were lost in service. Featuring Howard Teich of the Brooklyn Jewish Historical Initiative, Mark Jaffe of the NY Chamber of Commerce and many others. Sunday – Sunday - 2pm; Monday - 9am

Honoring Vets On Memorial Day

Programs honoring WW II Jewish Veterans and U. S. soldiers: Jewish Veterans WW II Honored, Honoring U.S. Soldiers and A Soldiers' Torah Sunday - 2:30pm; Monday - 9:30am

In The News: Israel Helps World Jewry

Talia Levanon, CEO of Israel Trauma Coalition, describes their work on trauma in Israel and globally; and El Paso Jewish Federation Executive Director, Robert French, describes the ITC’s work after last year’s shooting at Walmart. With Shahar Azani Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Together During Covid-19: Unity Government and Netanyahu’s trial Shahar Azani discusses Israel’s new Unity Government and the start of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s trial. With Mark S. Golub. Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Wednesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Shavuot and Shabbat Services

Thursday Evening May 28

6PM – Shavuot Services: Central Synag [6-7:30]

7:30PM - Shavuot Services: Hampton Synag [6-7:30]

9PM REPEAT – Shavuot Services: Central Synag

**10:30pm REPEAT - Shavuot Services: Hampton Synag""

Friday Morning, May 29

9:30AM - Shavuot Services: Central Synag

11AM - Shavuot Services: Hampton Synag

12:30PM REPEAT - Shavuot Services: Central Synag

2PM REPEAT - Shavuot Services: Hampton Synag

Friday Evening May 29

6pm – Shabbat Services: Central Synag

11AM - Shavuot Services: Hampton Synag

10:30PM REPEAT - Shavuot Services: Hampton Synag

11:30pm REPEAT – Shabbat Services: Central Synag

Saturday Morning, May 30

9:30AM - Shabbat Services: Central Synag

11AM – Shavuot-Yizkor: Hampton Synag

12:30PM REPEAT – Shavuot-Yizkor: Central Synag

2PM REPEAT - Shavuot Services: Hampton Synag

Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org

JBS Highlights starting 5/17: Henry Kissinger, Norman Podhoretz, Meir Soloveichik, Stephen Schwartz (Wicked), 92Y-Who Will Write Our History (Nancy Spielberg)

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Fire TV and jbstv.org.

92nd Street Y: Who Will Write Our History

A discussion of a film about a secret band of Jewish journalists in the Warsaw Ghetto determined to document Nazi atrocities. With Director Nancy Spielberg, Screenwriter Roberta Grossman and Exec. Prod. Samuel Kassow. With Dana Bash at 92nd Street Y. Monday - 10pm & 4:30am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik On God

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik (Shearith Israel and Yeshiva University’s Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought) examines “Jews: The Case For God” -- how Jewish history reveals God’s enduring providence. At the 2019 JLC Conference on Jews and Conservatism. Monday - 7:30pm & 1am; Wednesday - 1:30pm

JLC: Hoenlein & Podhoretz

Malcolm Hoenlein discusses ways of combating Antisemitism in America & John Podhoretz (Commentary Magazine) honors his father Norman Podhoretz, recipient of the 2019 Herzl Prize. At the 2019 JLC Conference on Jews and Conservatism. Monday - 8pm & 1:30am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm

JLC: Henry Kissinger Reflects

Former Secretary of State and National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger discusses the lessons learned from his encounters with Richard Nixon, Golda Meir and Anwar Sadat. With Roger Hertog from the 2019 Jewish Leadership Conference on Jews & Conservatism. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 2am

L’Chayim: Stephen Schwartz

Musical theatre composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz discusses some of his classic Broadway shows, including Pippin, Wicked and The Prince of Egypt, and describes how Jewish values have shaped his life and work. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Sunday: Fauda Star Lior Raz

The co-creator and star of the hit Israeli series on Netflix, Fauda, discusses how the action series draws a sharp distinction between Palestinian violence and the Israeli response while portraying the humanity of both societies. Sunday (Today) - 12 Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Abe Foxman, Pt 1

Abe Foxman reflects upon his story of survival as a “Hidden Child” who after the war bitterly fought Abe’s natural parents for custody and discusses the post-Shoah trauma that often haunts the lives of many Survivors. Monday - 9pm & 2am; Tuesday - 3pm

Tuesday: Abe Foxman, Pt 2

In part two, Abe Foxman discusses the way in which critique in the Jewish community has become a “blood sport;” the controversies over his successor, Jonathan Greenblatt; and controversy over “inclusiveness” in the Jewish community and J Street. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Thursday: Yishai Fleisher

Yishai Fleisher, the International Spokesperson for the Jewish Community of Hebron, shares his perspective on a range of issues including the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Thursday - 9pm & 12:30am; Friday - 3pm

Saturday: Bill Langfan on PLO

As part of JBS’s “Memorial Day” Commemoration, World War II Veteran and Israeli activist William Langfan reflects on his time in the war and explains the chicanery behind the Palestine National Charter resolution. Saturday - 6pm

A Touch Away: Ep 4

Rochale' feels very bad about Itta's marriage, and she tries to make her parents and her uncle the Rabbi to interfere. In Hebrew with English Subtitles. An Israeli television eight-episode mini-series set in Bnei Brak, a city to the east of Tel Aviv. Sunday - 7pm & 1am; Monday - 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesday - 7pm & 2am; Thursday - 10pm; Friday – 10:30am

Together During COVID 19: Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt

Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt, President of the Rabbinic Cabinet of the Jewish Federations of North America and the senior rabbi of Congregation B’nai Tzedek in Potomac, Maryland, discusses how his community is dealing with the Coronavirus and offers his perspective on reopening society and the economy. Sunday (Today) - 8:30am

In The News: Protecting Doctors’ Children

Dr. Gadi Mador, Executive Dir. of Technoda Science Education Center in Israel, discusses his work to bridge societal gaps through science education & special activities in support of the children of medical staff fighting the Coronavirus. With Shahar Azani Sunday (Today) - 5:30pm & 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

In The News: Investing in Israel Today

Dr. Ami Appelbaum, Chairman of the Board of the Israel Innovation Authority, discusses Israel’s high Tech sector before, during and hopefully after COVID19 -- and describes business opportunities for investments in Israel. With Shahar Azani. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Submitted by Edith Samers JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org, mail@jbstv.org

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Fire TV and jbstv.org from May 10-16

For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

L’Chayim: Fauda Star Lior Raz

The co-creator and star of the hit Israeli series on Netflix, Fauda, discusses how the action series draws a sharp distinction between Palestinian violence and the Israeli response while portraying the humanity of both societies.
Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

For Mother’s Day

Neshama Carlebach in Concert

For Mother’s Day, JBS presents internationally acclaimed singer Neshama Carlebach in concert joined in part with a gospel choir led by Paston Milton Vann. At Temple Israel Center of White Plains, NY. Sunday (Today) - 8pm & 2am;Monday - 4:30pm; Friday - 7:30pm

Talmud: Motherhood

While the Talmud notes a man's obligation to have children, for women this is voluntary act. Rabbi Mordechai Becher (Gateways) explains this commentary on "Motherhood Not a Mitzvah?!," based on Yevamus 65b, on this episode "Dimensions of the Daf." Today (Sunday) – 9am

Talmud: Marriage (For Lag B’Omer)

"Eight Blessings One Wedding," on the theme of marriage as found in Talmud tractates Kesuvos 7 and 8, is presented by Rabbi Mordechai Becher (Gateways) on this episode of "Dimensions of the Daf.” Today (Sunday) – 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:40am & 5:10pm

Talmud: Our Historic Homeland

Evidence of how the Jewish people have had a connection to the Land of Israel for thousands of years is provided in Rabbi Mordechai Becher's lesson entitled "Occupied or Liberated" on the original Talmud series, "Dimensions of the Daf." Thursday – 7pm & 2am

L'Chayim: Woman of Valor

For Mother's Day, Sara Esther Crispe (TheJewishWoman.org) and Rabbi Jeffrey Segelman (Westchester Jewish Center) discuss Mark Pearlman's book, "More Precious than Pearls: A Prayer for the Women of Valor in Our Lives," the tradition praise of women recited on Shabbat. Today (Sunday) - 12 noon & 6am

92nd Street Y: Judy Gold

For Mother’s Day, JBS presents comedian Judy Gold talking about Jewish mother, and life on the road as a female comic in conversation with entertainment journalist Eddy Friedfeld. Taped before a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y. Tonight (Sunday) – 8:30pm & 1:15am

Film: Mamadrama

With characteristic Jewish humor, iconic filmmakers Paul Mazursky, and Paul Bogart join Larry Peerce and actress Lainie Kazan in reflecting (with disarming candor) on their own Jewish mothers and how they influenced their on-screen portrayals. Tonight (Sunday) – 9pm & Midnight; Friday – 9pm & 4am

Avraham Fried for Lag B'Omer

In the spirit of Lag B’Omer, JBS presents Jewish “Pop” musician Avraham “Avremel” Fried, a leading singer/composer in the Orthodox Jewish community who performed at the Hampton Synagogue in West Hampton Beach, NY. Monday - 7:30pm & 1am; Wednesday - 1pm

StandWithUs Gala

British Col. Richard Kemp describes the unique moral qualities of the Israel Defense Forces and Sarah Idan (Miss Iraq 2017) receives a special award at the 2019 StandWithUs Gala. From the Intercontinental NY Barclay Hotel in NYC. Wednesday - 8pm & 1am; Friday - 2pm; Saturday – 8pm

David Harris: May 9 - May 14, 1948

AJC CEO David Harris presents an overview of events from the end of World War II (May 8, 1945) to the creation of the State of Israel some 1,102 days later (May 14, 1947) and pays tribute to the Survivors and all who helped build the State of Israel.
Thursday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Friday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Israel: High-Tech Nation

A panel discussion focuses on ways in which Israel achieves new highs in foreign investment and venture funding that fuels Israel’s high-tech industry with Stanley Stern, Vanessa Bartram and Mark Moerdler. With Mark Moerdler at AIPAC 2020. Thursday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday 7pm

On L’Chayim

Monday: Why J Street-Visotzky

Rabbi Burt Visotzky, Prof. of Midrash at the Conservative Movement’s Jewish Theological Seminary of America & Dir. of JTS’s Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue, explains why he is a member of the Rabbinic Cabinet of J Street. With Mark S. Golub. Monday - 3pm

Monday: Love for Lag B'Omer

Dr. Aaron Ben Ze'ev, former President of the University of Haifa, professor of philosophy and author of "Love Online", sits to discuss the psychology of love. Monday - 9pm & 2am; Tuesday - 3pm

Tuesday: Etzion Bloc 1948

The story of Yossi Ron, child of K'far Etzion, orphaned when his parents were killed in the Arab massacre of K'far Etzion Massacre, May 13, 1948. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Thursday: Commander Aryeh Lebovitz

Eugene Aryeh Lebovitz, commander of troops in Haifa during the 1948 War of Independence, reminisces about his survival at Auschwitz, his running the British blockade, and his ongoing work on behalf of Israel and Jewish life. Thursday - 9pm & 12:30am; Friday - 3pm

Saturday: Noa

Israel's leading international concert and recording artist, Noa, discusses her Yemenite roots and her musical style influenced by Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, and Leonard Cohen of the 1960s. Saturday - 6pm

A Touch Away: Ep 3

The continuing story of forbidden love and secrets when a secular Jewish family from Russia moves in next to a Haredi family - and their daughter, about to be part of an arranged marriage, falls in love with the charismatic son. In Hebrew with English Subtitles. Sunday - 7pm & 1:30am; Monday - 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesday - 7pm & 2am; Thursday - 10pm; Friday – 10:30am

Eichmann Trial Remembered

In May of 1960, Mossad agents captured Adolph Eichmann in Buenos Aires and spirited him back to Israel where the mastermind of Hitler’s “Final Solution” would be put on trial for the public to learn the grotesque lengths Nazi Germany had implemented in their determination to “exterminate” the Jewish race from the face of the earth.

Michael Goldmann-Gilead, a key member of the special Israeli police unit created to gather evidence for the trial of Adolph Eichmann (April-August 1961) discusses his work and the trial. With Eli M. Rosenbaum at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in NYC.

Today (Sunday) - 3pm; Monday – 10:30am

92nd Street Y: Anita Diamant

Best-selling author of “The Red Tent,” Anita Diamant speaks on Pitching Our Own Tent: Reinventing the Jewish Woman. Recorded before a live audience at New York’s 92nd Street Y Monday - 10pm & 4:30am;Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

Together During COVID 19: Dr. Nir-Paz

Dr. Ran Nir-Paz, Specialist in Infectious Diseases at Hadassah Hospital in Israel, answers questions about the Coronavirus and offers his perspective on state lockdowns and the importance of easing them. With Mark S. Golub. Today (Sunday) – 4:30pm

In The News: Palestinians To Court

Israeli attorney and activist, Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, returns to JBS to discuss her court case in Jerusalem seeking to freeze Palestinian funds use to compensate Israeli victims of terrorist attacks during the second Intifada. With Shahar Azani
Sunday (Today) - 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Fire TV and jbstv.org from May 3 - 9

For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Ben Gurion, Truman, 70 Israelis

David Ben-Gurion reads the entire Israeli Declaration of Independence; Pres. Harry Truman defies his State Department to be the first to recognize the infant Jewish State; and 70 prominent Zionist leaders have led the building of Israel. Sunday 5:30pm & 11:30pm

City College: "Jewish Harvard"

Illustrious alumni of New York’s City College -- Jeffrey Gurock, Vivian Gornick, Sid Davidoff and Ralph Blumenthal -- recount the university’s storied past as the "Jewish Harvard." By Center for Jewish History in NYC, The City College of NY, the American Jewish Historical Society & the Alumni Association of City College Monday - 7pm & 1am; Wednesday - 1pm

Jews and the Democratic Party

A discussion of the Democratic Party’s ongoing commitment to the State of Israel and the meaning of “pro-Israel” for American Jews with Halie Soifer (Jewish Democratic Council of America) and Mark Mellman (DMFI). With Laura Adkins (JTA) at AIPAC 2020. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 1pm; Saturday - 7pm

AIPAC 2020: Progressive Zionism

A discussion of how Progressive Zionism reflects the values that are the basis of the U.S.-Israeli relationship - with Rabbi Noah Zvi Farkas, Rami Hod and Andrea Beth Damsky. With Dan Granot from the AIPAC National Policy Conference 2020.
Wednesday - 10pm; Thursday - 4am; Friday - 2pm; Saturday – 7pm

On L’Chayim:

Why J Street-Visotzky

Rabbi Burt Visotzky, Prof. of Midrash at the Conservative Movement’s Jewish Theological Seminary of America & Dir. of JTS’s Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue, explains why he is a member of the Rabbinic Cabinet of J Street. With Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Hadar Goldin’s Mother, Leah

Leah Goldin, mother of IDF Lt. Hadar Goldin (z”l) who was murdered by Hamas in 2014, describes her more than five years of efforts to move the world community to demand Hamas comply with international norms and return her son’s body. With Mark S. Golub. Sunday – Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Kent State Remembered

Rita Rubin Long describes her experience on the Kent State campus on May 4, 1970 when Ohio National Guardsmen killed four young people when they opened fire on an anti-Viet Nam War rally. Monday - 9pm & 2am; Tuesday - 3pm

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 - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Ken Brander on Women

Rabbi Kenneth Brander, the new Pres. and Rosh Yeshiva of Ohr Torah Stone educational institutions in Efrat in Israel, discusses his perspective on women’s issues relating to Jewish Law.
Thursday - 9pm & 12:30am; Friday - 3pm

Miss Israel

“Titi” Aynaw discusses her journey from her hometown in Ethiopia to Aliyah to Israel, to serving in the IDF, to becoming the first Ethiopian Miss Israel in 2013. Saturday - 6pm

A Touch Away: Ep 2

Mintz family arrives at Israel. After four years that they haven't met, Zorik is truly excited to re-unite with his family. In Hebrew with English Subtitles. Sunday - 7pm & 1:30am; Monday - 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesday - 7pm & 2am; Thursday - 10pm

92nd Street Y: Mel Brooks Films

The films of Mel Brooks are discussed by Professor Jeremy Dauber, Atran Assistant Professor of Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture at Columbia University. Taped before a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y. Tonight (Sunday) - 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm & 4:30am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

ITN: Unity Government (Yemini)

Israeli author and journalist Ben-Dror Yemini returns to JBS to discuss the current wave of worldwide antisemitism and Israel’s political challenges as it seeks to form a unity government in the midst of the Coronavirus. With Shahar Azani. Sunday (Today) - 8:30am

Together In Covid: Bracha Goffer

Composer/writer/singer Bracha Goffer explains why she wrote her version of Mi Shehbayrach to support those who are ill during the Coronavirus pandemic. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm;Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am &12:30pm

Together In Covid-19: Dr. Nir-Paz Ran

Dr. Nir-Paz Ran, Specialist in Infectious Diseases at Hadassah Hospital in Israel, discusses aspects of the Coronavirus pandemic. Thursday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Friday - 3:30am, 8:30am &12:30pm

Submitted by Edith Samers Vice President JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel esamers@jbstv.org Website: jbstv.org

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Fire TV and jbstv.org from April 26 - May 2

For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

For Yom HaAtzmaut:

Yom HaAtzmaut: Independence Day

David Ben Gurion reads the entire "Declaration of Independence of the Modern State of Israel," Erev Shabbat, May 14, 1948 (5 Iyar 5708). With English text of the Declaration in captions. Plus videos celebrating Yom HaAtzmaut and the thoughts of Benjamin Anthony and Daniel Gordis. Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Wednesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

L’Chayim: Hadar Goldin’s Mother, Leah Goldin

Leah Goldin, mother of IDF Lt. Hadar Goldin (z”l) who was murdered by Hamas in 2014, describes her more than five years of efforts to move the world community to demand Hamas comply with international norms and return her son’s body. With Mark S. Golub. Monday - 9pm & 2am; Tuesday - 3pm

Yom HaZikaron to Yom HaAtzmaut

Kehilath Jeshurun, Ramaz, Central Synagogue & Park Avenue Synagogue join in marking the transition from Yom HaZikaron (Israel's Memorial Day) to Yom Ha'Atzmaut (Israel Independence Day). With AIPAC, FIDF, Jewish Agency & UJA from Central Synagogue. Tuesday - 7:30pm & 1am; Thursday - 1:30pm

Witness To Statehood: Sabra Rochelle Etingin

For Israel's independence day, fifth generation Sabra Rochelle Etingin recounts her experience as a young girl growing up in Israel during the birth of the Jewish State of Israel. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

ILTV for Yom HaAtzmaut

An ILTV special for Yom HaAtzmaut from Israel. Wednesday - 6pm & 11pm; Thursday - 3am, 6am and 12Noon

Yehoram Gaon: Hampton Synagogue

For Yom HaAtzmaut, JBS presents one of Israel’s most beloved personalities, Yehoram Gaon – singer, actor, director, comedian, producer, TV host and public figure – in a performance at the Hampton Synagogue honoring Gloria Kaylie’s 80th birthday. Wednesday - 10pm; Thursday - 4am; Friday - 2pm; Saturday – 7pm

On L’Chayim:

Sunday: Israel Maimon

The President & CEO of Israel Bonds, Israel Maimon, discusses his experiences in the Golani Brigade, his role in the 2007 bombing of the Syrian nuclear reactor, his concerns regarding Iran and his critique of the Iran Nuclear Deal. Sunday – Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Wednesday: Abba Eban z"l

For Yom Ha'atzmaut, Abba Eban (1915-2002), best known for his years of service to Israel in the UN, recounts his involvement in the Zionist dream and the dramatic moments leading up to the creation of the modern Jewish State. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Thursday: Story of Aliyah Bet

World War II vet Murray Greenfield, who as a young man joined the effort to smuggle Survivors through the British Blockade of Palestine, tells his dramatic story and how he endured Cyprus to build a life and Gefen Publishing.
Thursday - 9pm & 12:30am; Friday - 3pm

Saturday: David Broza

David Broza, one of Israel's greatest musical stars, talks about Israel today and his hopes for the future, and performs. Saturday - 6pm

A Touch Away: Ep 1

A story of forbidden love and secrets when a secular Jewish family from Russia moves in next to a Haredi family - and their daughter, about to be part of an arranged marriage, falls in love with the charismatic son. In Hebrew with English Subtitles. Sunday – 7pm; Thursday – 10pm; Saturday 10:30am

92nd Street Y: David Grossman

Israeli author David Grossman discusses his novel A Horse Walks into a Bar and parts of the book are read aloud and performed. From the 92nd Street Y in New York with fellow author Nicole Krauss. Tonight (Sunday) - 8pm & 2am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

Together In Covid: Maskmaker, Maskmaker

Abby Goldfarb, who was in the cast of the Yiddish production of “Fiddler On The Roof,” explains how she came to post her parody “Maskmaker, Maskmaker.” With Mark S. Golub Sunday (Today) 4:30pm

Together In Covid: Dr. Howard Werman

Dr. Howard Werman, Prof. of Clinical Emergency Medicine at the College of Medicine at Ohio State University who treats patients daily at Ohio State Hospital, discusses aspects of the pandemic which he personally contracted in March. With Mark S. Golub. Sunday (Today) 11:30pm; Monday 3:30am, 8:30am &12:30pm

From the Aleph-Bet: Lesson 25

Reading and understanding two new Hebrew words that are found in many Jewish blessings. Monday - 9am & 4:30; Wednesday 7pm Saturday – 12:30pm

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JBS News & Dr. Kruskal

Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Benjamin Kruskal, Medical Director of New England Quality Care Alliance and Liaison with Tufts Medical Center, discusses aspects of the Coronavirus. With Mark S. Golub. Sunday (Today) 5pm & 11pm

Together In Covid: Our6Million

For Yom HaShoah on April 20-21, Alicia Kaylie Yacoby, founder of the website “Our6Million.org,” describes how people can download personal names and histories of Jews murdered in the Holocaust and affix them to yawhrzteit candles. With Mark S. Golub. Monday 3:30am, 8:30am and 12:30pm

Yom HaShoah Commemoration

From the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City, JBS presents a Yom HaShoah Commemoration honoring the memory of the Six Million. Monday - 7pm & 1am;
Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Virtual March Of The Living 2020

JBS presents exclusive television coverage of this year’s “March Of The Living” honoring the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, originally scheduled as a major commemoration in Poland which was cancelled due to the Coronavirus. Tuesday - 7pm & 1:30am; Wednesday - 1:30pm Saturday - 7:30pm

L’Chayim: Israel Maimon

The President & CEO of Israel Bonds, Israel Maimon, discusses his experiences in the Golani Brigade, his role in the 2007 bombing of the Syrian nuclear reactor, his concerns regarding Iran and his critique of the Iran Nuclear Deal. With Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Sunday: Commander Lebovitz

Eugene Aryeh Lebovitz, commander of troops in Haifa during the 1947 War of Independence, reminisces about his survival at Auschwitz, his running the British blockade, and his ongoing work on behalf of Israel and Jewish life.
Sunday - Noon

Sunday: Kristallnacht Remembered

Ernie Michel, who lived through Kristallnacht (The Night of Broken Glass) in Germany (Nov 9-10, 1938) and saw his synagogue burned to the ground, recalls this pogrom and his life during the Holocaust as told in his book, "Promises to Keep." Sunday - 6pm ; Monday - 3pm

Tuesday: Child of Buchenwald

Moshe Avital, 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. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Thursday: Second Generation

Jewish activist, Dr. Naomi Vilko (practicing psychiatrist), talks personally about the pains and challenges of being the child of Holocaust Survivors and shares her concerns with the Claims Conference and the Jewish far left.
Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Saturday: Yosef Mendelevich

One of the true heroes of the Soviet Jewry movement, "Prisoner of Zion" Joseph Mendelevich, who was arrested trying to hijack a Soviet plane to escape to freedom (1970), describes his personal life's journey.
Saturday - 6pm

92nd Street Y: Rabbi Israel Meir Lau

Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv Rabbi Meir Lau (formerly chief rabbi of Israel) describes his miraculous survival as a young child in Auschwitz and shares tales of his storied rabbinic career in conversation with Rabbi Menachem Genack at the 92nd Street Y. Tonight (Sunday) - 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm & 4:30am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday – 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

Film: Brothers

Two brothers, one a secular kibbutznik and one a Torah scholar from America who has come to defend Hareidim from the draft – reunite and clash over philosophies, mirroring the conflict between politics and Judaism in Israel. Directed by Igaal Niddam. Thursday - 10am; Saturday – 9pm & Midnight

From the Aleph-Bet: Lesson 24 A thorough vocabulary review Monday - 9am & 4:30pm; Saturday – 8:30am

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Together During Covid: Weiser

Sydney Weiser, a Musical Theater Major and Directing Major at Marymount Manhattan College talks about how her generation is experiencing quarantine and explains why she created her video parody, "Princess Fiona in the time of Corona." Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Revelation & Authority: Sommer

Law Prof. Joseph Weiler (NYU) critiques a book on Jewish Law by Biblical scholar Benjamin Sommer (JTS), Revelation & Authority, after which Prof. Sommer responds. By Jewish Review of Books, NYU Law School and Jewish Law Association at NYU, NYC. Monday - 7:30pm & 2am; Wednesday 1:30pm

AIPAC 2020: Pro-Israel Movement

The way in which diverse sectors of the American community are working to insure strong bipartisan support for Israel is discussed by Kimrey Rhinehardt, Brian Colón, Sherriff Steven Tompkins and the Rev. Matt Shamblin. With Santiago Lucero at AIPAC 2020. Monday - 8pm & 5am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 1:30am

Moscow Rabbi: P. Goldschmidt

Pinchas Goldschmidt, Chief Rabbi of Moscow, founder of the Moscow Rabbinical court & Pres. of the Conf. of European Rabbis -- analyzes European anti-Semitism and the lessons it can teach American Jews. From Congregation Agudath Sholom, Stamford, CT. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm & 4am

L'Chayim: Israel-IS

Founder and CEO of "Israel-IS" Eyal Biram, and Israel-IS Field Ambassador & IDF Active Reserve Forces Captain Omer Kalo, discuss how their organization seeks to improve the international perceptions of Israel among young people. With Mark S. Golub Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Sunday: Midrash (B Visotzky)

Burt Visotzky, Professor of Midrash at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in NYC, discusses the importance of rabbinic commentary to the Torah which reflects the world view of the Jewish tradition Sunday - Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Monday: Abigail Pogrebin

Abigail Pogrebin, former producer for "60 Minutes" and author of "Stars of David" & "One and the Same: My Life as an Identical Twin," talks with Mark S. Golub about growing up with a famous mother (feminist Letty Pogrebin) and her own Jewish journey. Monday - 9pm & 2am; Tuesday - 3pm

Tuesday: Rachel Robinson

On the anniversary of Jackie Robinson's breaking the baseball color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers (April 15, 1947), Jack's widow Rachel recalls the challenges they had to confront - and the Jews who helped them.
Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Thursday: Rabbi Joe Potasnik

Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, author of "Just Give Me A Minute: Insights from the Radio Rabbi," discusses his career as EVP of the NY Board of Rabbis and Chaplain of the FDNY, including his experience of 9/11 and his interfaith work. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Saturday: Stars of "Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"

Conversations with cast members from Amy Sherman-Palladino's hit Amazon series "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," including Rachel Brosnaham (Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Alex Borstein (Susie), Michael Zegen (Joel) and Marin Hinkle (Rose).
Saturday - 6pm

The Passion: The Truth about Jews & Jesus is the topic of an animated discussed between, Newsweek Editor Jon Meacham and Catholic Theological Union Professor John Pawlikowski before a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y. Tonight (Sunday) - 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm & 4:30am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am

Film: Hate Spaces

Michael Grynszpan's documentary "Hate Spaces - The Politics Of Intolerance On Campus" depicts the bigoted, hate-filled students and faculty who make up the BDS Movement on college campuses. Produced by Produced by Avi Goldwasser and Charles Jacobs. Tonight (Sunday) - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 9pm; Saturday - 4am

From the Aleph-Bet: Lesson 23

Breaking simple and complicated Hebrew words into syllables Monday - 9am & 4:30pm; Saturday - 8:30pm

Passover Yizkor: Central Synagogue

On the Seventh Day of Passover, Central Synagogue conducts a Passover Yizkor Service where all can say Kaddish for loved ones who are no longer with us. Wednesday - 9:30am

Passover Yizkor: Hampton Synagogue

On the Eighth Day of Passover, the Hampton Synagogue conducts a Passover Yizkor Service where all can say Kaddish for loved ones who are no longer with us. Thursday - 9am & 4:30pm

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Passover Seders on JBS

Traditional Seder with Rabbi Marc Schneier

**On both the first and second nights of Passover, in partnership with the Orthodox Hampton Synagogue of West Hampton Beach, NY JBS will be televising a pre-recorded traditional seder led by Rabbi Marc Schneier, with pre-recorded Passover prayers and songs by Cantor Netanel Hershtik and the Jerusalem Symphony. So prepare your own seder plate and seder table and celebrate a traditional Passover with Rabbi Marc Schneier and Cantor Netanel Hershtik.

It is a gorgeous seder – the first time such a seder will be televised on American television -- and we hope it is meaningful to many of you Wednesday 5pm, 8pm & 11pm, Thursday 5pm.

“JBS Family Seder” with Rabbi Mark S. Golub

On the second Seder night, I’ll have the privilege of conducting a pre-recorded non-traditional service, just as I do in my own home each Passover, with many of the wonderful people whom you see all the time on JBS, and who are part of the “JBS Family.” This will be a complete seder and there will be Haggadah Supplement which you can download from the JBS website to be able to follow along (jbstv.org) Thursday 7pm

Gam Yachad Together During Covid-19

Dr. David Price: Protecting Oneself From The Coronavirus In a superb presentation, Dr. David Price, a Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialist treating Covid-19 patients at the Weill Cornell Medical Center ICU in Manhattan, discusses way to protect oneself from the Coronavirus and answers many commonly asked questions about the virus. Monday – 2pm, 7pm, 1:30am; Wednesday – 1pm

Together During COVID-19: Dr. Allon Moses The Director of Infectious Diseases for Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem Dr. Allon Moses explains how physical separation is the most important means of protection against contracting the virus, With Mark S. Golub. Today Sunday - 8:30am & 5:30pm

Together During COVID-19: Mel and Claire Vatz

JBS President Rabbi Mark S. Golub talks with Mel and Claire Vatz who created their own version of a 1966 Paul Simon hit song they call “Homebound.” Today Sunday - 11:30pm & 3:30am; Monday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

Together During Covid-19: Israeli Culture in the Pandemic

Maya Buenos, an Israeli playwright who resides in Jerusalem, discusses Israeli culture in times of the coronavirus, Israel’s quarantine & Maya’s social-impact plays, among which is E Syndrome, dealing with the banality of evil. With Shahar Azani. Monday - 6:30pm, 11:30pm & 3:30am; Tuesday – 8:30am & 12:30pm; Wednesday - 2:30pm

Together During Covid-19: Not 11th Plague

Rabbi Mark S. Golub explains why he believes adding the Coronavirus to the Passover story as the Eleventh Plague is a grave mistake that distorts and demeans the message of Pesach. On the JBS Series “Gam Yachad - Together During Covid-19." Tuesday - 6:30pm, 11:30pm & 3:30am; Wednesday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

Concert: In Jewish Harmony

The classical music ensemble Music Talks, led by founder/director Elad Kabilio, performs a concert of diverse Jewish music in the era of COVID-19, taking viewers on a musical tour of the beautiful synagogues of the world. From Central Synagogue in NYC. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

JOFA: Exploring the Haggadah

Rabbi Eryn London, Scholar in Residence of JOFA (Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance) in the United Kingdom, explores the traditions in the Haggadah. Monday - 8pm & 2:30am; Wednesday - 1:30pm; Saturday - 7:30pm & 1:30am

Jewish Film Festival: Passover at the Wellman's

Gathered for the Passover celebration, a dysfunctional New York family struggles with issues of faith and intermarriage. Today Sunday – 6:30pm; Monday - 8:30pm & 12 midnight; Tuesday - 2:30pm

Passover At Wellmans Critique: Hammerman and Schonbuch

Rabbi Josh Hammerman of Temple Beth El (Stamford, CT) and a columnist for The Jewish Week and Rabbi Daniel Schonbuch, a family therapist and columnist for The Jewish Press, discuss some of the troubling issues raised in the film Passover At The Wellmans. Today Sunday - 7:10pm; Monday - 9:10pm & 12:40am; Tuesday - 3:10pm

Jewish 101: Lessons of Passover

In an ongoing study of what it means to be a "Jew" by reading the Exodus Story, Rabbi Mark S. Golub discusses the Tenth Plague, the m'zuzah, and the rabbinic notion of a Jew’s "choosing" to be part of the Jewish People. Today Sunday – 10:30am

From The Aleph Bet: Passover-Four Questions

Reading and understanding The Four Questions, recited as part of the Passover Seder, are the focus of this special holiday lesson of "From The Aleph-Bet" series 2 Monday – 9am & 4:30pm

Learning From Passover: Elana Stein Hain

Using Biblical texts and rabbinic commentary on the roles of Miriam and Moses in the Exodus story, Elana Stein Hain (Director of Leadership for the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America) discusses "Leadership Models: What We Learn From Passover." Monday – 9:45am & 5:15pm

Sunday: Yitz Greenberg on Passover

Rabbi Irving Greenberg on the meaning of Passover and how the Shabbat is a unique expression of Jewish beauty Sunday – Noon & 6pm

L'Chayim: Introduction to Passover

Introduction to the meaning of the Passover holiday and the symbols of the Seder service Today Sunday – 12:30pm & 6:30pm

Passover Services: Central Synagogue

See Passover morning services from Central Synagogue in NYC. Thursday – 9:30am

Prayers For Passover

Cantor Netanel Hershtik of the Hampton Synagogue in West Hampton Beach, NY does a concert of prayers and songs for the holiday of Passover with the Jerusalem Symphony. Friday - 5pm; Saturday -9:30am

Passover Programs for Children

Shalom Kids: Mr. Bookstein's Store: Passover

Symbols of the Passover Seder are explained by Shifra, Darah and Fella in this special holiday edition of "Mr. Bookstein's Store," an original JBS series for young children. Today Sunday - 7am; Wednesday - 7:30am & 4pm; Thursday - 7am

Shalom Kids: Passover Palooza

Mama Doni entertains children at the Streit's Matzo Factory for Passover Palooza. A JBS exclusive television presentation. Today Sunday - 7:30am & 4pm; Monday 7am; Tuesday – 7:30am & 4pm ;Wednesday -7am

Shalom Kids: For Passover

Children prepare for a school seder in this book by Latifa Berry Kropf, with photographs by Tod Cohen. Monday 7:30am & 4pm; Tuesday – 7am; Thursday - 7:30am & 4pm; Friday -7am

Monday: Helen Nash

The author of "New Kosher Cuisine," Helen Nash discusses her personal Jewish journey and why she wrote the most recent of her three kosher cookbooks. Monday - 9pm & 2am; Tuesday - 3pm

Tuesday: The Szyk Haggadah

Irvin Ungar, the leading authority on the life and work of illustrator Arthur Szyk, recounts the remarkable story of how the political artist used his work to fight Hitler, including the creation of the iconic Szyk Haggadah. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

92nd Street Y: Adin Steinsaltz

Rethinking Jewish Identity is explored by noted philosopher, mystic, scientist, social critic, and prolific author Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz in a presentation taped before a live audience at New York’s 92nd Street Y. Tonight (Sunday) - 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm & 4:30am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday – 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

SHABBAT SERVICES From CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Friday Night – 6pm, 11, 2am; Saturday Morning – 9:30am

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Together During COVID-19 (Introduction)

An introduction to the new JBS series that focuses on the shared experiences of the Jewish community during the Coronavirus pandemic. Hosted by JBS President Rabbi Mark S. Golub.
Today Sunday - 8:30am & 11:30am

Together During COVID-19 (Israeli Politics)

JBS' Mark S. Golub speaks with former Media Consul of the Israeli Consulate in New York, Shahar Azani, describes how Israel is coping with the Covid-19 pandemic; and provides an update on the political chaos still plaguing Israel. Today Sunday - 5:30pm, 11:30pm & 3:30am Monday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

Together During COVID-19 (Dr. Allon Moses)

The Director of Infectious Diseases for Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem Dr. Allon Moss explains how physical separation is the most important means of protection against contracting the virus, and distinguishes between the threat it poses to individuals and the horrific effects the virus can have on the world's population. With Mark S. Golub. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

CCNY 1950 Victory & Scandal

The story of the CCNY Jewish-Black basketball team that won both the NCAA and NIT Tournaments (1950) destroyed by a point shaving scandal. Moderated by journalist and CCNY alum Clyde Haberman with author Matthew Goodman (The City Game: Triumph, Scandal, and a Legendary Basketball Team), CCNY player Ron Nadel and CCNY sportswriter during the scandal Mort Scheinman From the Center for Jewish History in NYC. Monday - 7:30pm & 12:30am; Wednesday - 1:30pm; Saturday - 7:30pm & 1:30am

AIPAC: Jews & Intersectionality

A discussion of how to respond to intersectional attacks against Zionism and the State of Israel by progressive groups. With Amanda Berman (Zioness), Chloe Valdary (Theory of Enchantment) and Tyler Gregory (Wider Bridge). Moderated by AIPAC's Arielle Schwartz, a JBS television exclusive from the 2020 AIPAC National Policy Conference in Washington, DC. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm

L'Chayim: Midrash (Burt Visotzky)

Burt Visotzky, Professor of Midrash at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in NYC, discusses the importance of rabbinic commentary to the Torah which reflects the world view of the Jewish tradition. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Sunday: Mormon Convert

Comedian & writer H. Alan Scott discusses his personal journey that led him from his Mormon upbringing to a gay Jewish convert; and explains why he always felt he was "Jewish." Sunday - Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Monday: Jack Laub - NBA, WWII

Jack Laub, a World War II Veteran who also has the distinction of being a college basketball star and player in the NBA, discusses his personal journey and his Jewish identity.
Monday - 9pm & 2am; Tuesday - 3pm

Tuesday: Former IDF Soldiers

Israeli reserve soldiers currently on a StandWithUs college tour as featured speakers, Lital and Elad sit to discuss their experience in the IDF and their perspectives on the conflict. With Mark S. Golub on L'Chayim Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Thursday: Russell Robinson, JNF

JNF CEO Russell Robinson became Jewish National Fund's Chief Executive Officer in September 1997, the youngest CEO in its then almost 100-year history. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Saturday: Mathew Lazar - Zamir

Matthew Lazar, founding director of the Zamir Choral Foundation, describes his Jewish background and his love of music; and the Jewish philosophy and joys of Zamir - especially the teen HaZamir Chorale. Saturday - 6pm

92nd Street Y: Jonathan Sacks-Extremism

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, former Chief Rabbi of the UK and author of "Not In God's Name," discusses "altruistic evil" and the need to confront religious violence and intolerance in our times. From the 92Y in NYC (November 2015). Tonight (Sunday) - 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm & 4:30am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

Film: Beyond Eyruv

An 18-year old boy decides to leave his ultra-Orthodox community to try to build a life for himself in the secular world while carrying the burden of a deep and disturbing secret. An award-winning documentary from director John Mounier. Tonight (Sunday) - 9pm & Midnight; Friday Night - 9pm;Saturday - 4am

Orthodox "Prayers for Sabbath Morning" From Hampton Synagogue In these troubling Coronavirus times, JBS presents an historic first in partnership with Hampton Synagogue, Westhampton Beach, NY - a pre-recorded Orthodox "Prayers for Sabbath Morning" with Rabbis Marc Schneier & Avraham Bronstein & Cantor Netanel Hershtik.

Kabbalat & Friday Evening Shabbat Services

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue - Kabbalat Shabbat - 5:20pm & 10:20pm

Reform: Central Synagogue - Erev Shabbat Services - 6pm, 11pm & 2am

"Prayers For Sabbath Morning"

Reform: Saturday Morning (Central Synagogue) - 9:30am Orthodox: Saturday Morning (Hampton Synagogue) - 11am