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JBS Highlights from 1/24 to 1/30: Neshama Carlebach, Nikki Haley-Danny Danon, High Tech Jerusalem, Dershowitz on Political Unity, Halpern on Adelson & Reisfield, Shabbat Shirah-Jules Frankel

Watch JBS on Comcast X1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband Ch 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

L’Chayim: Neshama Carlebach

Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter and educator Neshama Carlebach talks about her personal journey, her music and how she has overcome the cancel culture that impacted her life and career.
Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm

Nikki Haley & Danny Danon

Former U.S. U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley and Israeli U.N. Ambassador Danny Danon discusses issues challenging Israel; and Israeli innovators address a post-Covid world. With Liz Claman (Fox Business) from the 2020 DiploTech Global Summit of The Jerusalem Post. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Wednesday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 8:00pm

High-Tech in the Holy City

Hebrew University President Asher Cohen discusses how his institution is working to turn Jerusalem into Israel’s newest start-up hotspot through advances in science and medicine. With Tammy Ben-Haim (Israeli Embassy) by HU and Israeli U.S. Embassy. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:30am; Thursday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 7pm; Sunday - 4am

Also On L’Chayim

Natan Sharansky

In a special 2-hour feature edition of L’Chayim, Soviet Refusnik and Dissident, Israeli political leader and Jewish Agency Head, Natan Sharansky, details his life in the former Soviet Union described in his book “Never Alone.” With Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 12 Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Dr. Mordechai Kedar Pt. 1

Mordechai Kedar, a leading scholar on Arab culture (Bar Ilan University), addresses the profound misconceptions Americans have about the structure and mentality of the Palestinian world and offers an alternative peace plan. Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm

Dr. Mordechai Kedar Pt. 2

Dr. Mordechai Kedar Pt. 2 Mordechai Kedar, a leading scholar on Arab culture (Bar Ilan University), explains why the Arab world needs to recognize Israel as a Jewish State and why the issue of Palestinian refugees reflects an anti-Israel bias. Tuesday - 9:00pm & 2:00am; Wednesday - 3:00pm

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.
Thursday - 9:00pm & 2:00am; Friday - 3:00pm

"Tevye Raw" - Rickman

Veteran movie (A Serious Man), television (Boardwalk Empire) and Yiddish stage actor Allen Lewis Rickman discusses his love of Yiddish and his production “Tevye Served Raw,” which he wrote, directed and plays the title role. Saturday - 6:00pm & 12 Midnight

Dershow: A Call For Unity

Alan Dershowitz calls upon all Trump supporters to unite behind President Biden and explains why he is so pleased with many of Joe Biden’s cabinet selections – especially Antony Blinken for Secretary of State. From the daily podcast “The Dershow.” Monday - 6:30pm, 11:30pm; Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Thinking Out Loud-Micah Halpern

JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses the potential long-term effects of the Covid pandemic on Jewish life; and comments on the deaths of renowned Jewish philanthropist Sheldon Adelson and charismatic Jewish educator Mel Reisfield. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm; Friday - 4:30pm; Saturday - 5:30pm

In The News: Israeli Arabs & Elections

Yoseph Haddad, Israeli-Arab activist, educator and cofounder of the Israeli NGO “Together-Vouch for Each Other,” discusses the potential for further integration of Israeli Arabs in Israel’s political process in the upcoming elections. With Shahar Azani. Sunday - 5:30pm, 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

In The News: Israeli Politics & Election

Lahav Harkov, Senior Contributing Editor of The Jerusalem Post who reports on and analyzes the Knesset and Israeli politics, discusses the political maneuverings as Israel approaches its next election this March. JBS’s “In The News” with Shahar Azani. Thursday - 6:30pm, 11:30pm; Friday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

From The Aleph Bet: Lesson 4

Learn three new Hebrew letters: Aleph, Final Mem, and Lamed and a new Hebrew word Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm; Tuesday - 7:00pm; Friday - 5:00am; Saturday - 8:00am

The Jewish Story: Christianity

The story of Jesus, and why Judaism is separate and distinct from Christianity, in the series "The Jewish Story Explained," from OpenDor Media with host Rivka Deray. Monday - 7:30pm & 2:45am; Wednesday - 1:15pm; Friday - 5:15am

Talmud Study: Tu B'shvat

On January 20-21, as Jews celebrate Tu B’Shvat -- the Jewish “New Year for Trees” when trees begin to bloom in the Land of Israel, Rabbi Mordechai Becher (Gateways) discusses the Talmudic view of the holiday on JBS’s “Dimensions of the Daf.” Sunday - 9:00am; Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 9:00am & 7:00pm; Friday - 4:30am

Talmud Study: Not Taken Literally

As the Jewish world reads “B’Shalach” from the Book of Exodus, describing the miracle of the Red Sea, Rabbi Mordechai Becher (Gateways) discusses the Talmud prohibition against reading certain Torah passages literally on JBS’s “Dimensions of the Daf.” Sunday - 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm; Friday - 4:30am

Jewish 101: God's Second Name

When Moses asks for God's name, the answer Moses receives reveals the Jewish Tradition's understanding of God. "Jewish 101" is a continuing JBS series exploring the basic philosophy of Judaism with host Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 10am

Jewish 101: Miracles

As the Jewish community reads the account in Exodus of the Red Sea, Rabbi Mark S. Golub discusses the classic midrash in which the Rabbis suggest the meaning of “miracle,” as they describe how the sea only split when Nachshon plunged into the waters. Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Naomi Levy

Rabbi Naomi Levy, founder of the “Nashuva” Jewish spiritual movement, discusses her book, Einstein & the Rabbi, about the meaning & purpose of the soul inspired by an Albert Einstein correspondence. With Julianna Margulies at the 92nd Street Y in NY. Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am; Monday - 10:00pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Saturday - 1:00am & 4pm

From Date To Mate: Episode 4

Justin dates someone new, while Daniel lovingly thinks "out of the box" to help Zoe celebrate Passover. Today (Sunday) - 10:30pm & 1:00am; Monday - 10:00am & 5:30pm; Wednesday - 10:30pm; Thursday - 4:30pm; Friday - 9:30pm; Saturday - 11:30pm

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

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

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

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 9:30am & 1pm

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

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

JBS Highlights for Jan 17-23: Celebrating MLK, 2-Hrs with Natan Sharansky, Menachem Begin's contribution, From Date To Mate Ep 3

Watch JBS on Comcast X1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband Ch 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

L’Chayim: Natan Sharansky

In a special 2-hour feature edition of L’Chayim, Soviet Refusnik and Dissident, Israeli political leader and Jewish Agency Head, Natan Sharansky, details his life in the former Soviet Union and his struggle for Jewish identity and freedom, described in the first section of his new memoir “Never Alone – Prison, Politics and My People,” which he co-authored with Gil troy. Wednesday – 9:00pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm

Menachem Begin’s Contribution

A discussion of the unique values Menachem Begin brought to Israeli politics and the relationship between Israel and American Jews with Malcolm Hoenlein (Presidents Conference) and Dan Meridor (former Israeli Minister). By Menachem Begin Heritage Center. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:30am; Thursday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 7pm

Also On L’Chayim

Sunday: Robert Siegel

Award winning journalist, Robert Siegel (former producer/host of NPR’s “All Things Considered”), discusses his long career in broadcasting and speaks about the challenges confronting journalists today. Today (Sunday) - 12 Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Tuesday: 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. Tuesday - 9:00pm & 2:00am; Wednesday - 3:00pm

Thursday: SJP Report - Charles Small

Founding Director and President of ISGAP Charles Small discusses his organization’s research on Students For Justice In Palestine (SJP) and the BDS movement, and the urgency of combatting antisemitism today. Thursday - 9:00pm & 2:00am; Friday - 3:00pm

Saturday: Transcending Loss-Robin Kanarek

Robin Kanarek, who lost her teenage son David to cancer, describes how she has been able to continue to embrace life and why she feels the development of palliative care is so essential for patients of all ages Saturday - 6:00pm & 12 Midnight

Thinking Out Loud: Virus Protocol

JBS journalist Micah Halpern addresses the way the coronavirus has affected the Jewish community and reviews an interview with Hezbollah leader Hasan Nasrallah. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm; Friday - 4:30pm; Saturday - 5:30pm

In The News: Israel and Covid Vaccines

Dr. Asher Salmon, Director of the International Relations Department at Israel’s Ministry of Health, provides an update on Israel's quarantine and vaccination efforts, as well as its cooperation with the Palestinians and other nations. With Shahar Azani. Sunday - 5:30pm, 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

CELEBRATING MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

92nd Street Y: Obama's Rabbi Cousin-Rabbi Capers Funnye

Meet Michelle Obama's first cousin (once removed), Rabbi Capers Funnye, who discusses his conversion to Judaism, his work in Africa, and what the black Jewish experience is like in America. Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am; Monday - 10:00pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Saturday - 1:00am & 4pm

Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute

Commemorating the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday - 6:30pm, 11:30pm; Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Heschel & King – Eisen (Limmud)

Dr. Arnold Eisen, Chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary, discusses the pioneering work of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel and his influence on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a talk entitled, “The Politics Of Prophecy.” JBS coverage of Limmud NY 2016. Monday- 7:00pm & 2:00am

Heschel & King: Susannah Heschel

Susannah Heschel, Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College and daughter of Abraham Joshua Heschel, discusses her father's relationship with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and a philosophy of Jewish political action. From Center for Jewish History, NYC. Monday- 8:00pm & 1:00am

I Have a Dream: Clarence Jones

Meet Clarence Jones, a personal friend of Martin Luther King, Jr. who helped create the I Have A Dream speech.
Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm

From Date To Mate: Episode 3

Drama unfolds as cast members of "From Date to Mate" face consequences of their actions in trying to find that perfect match. A JBS original production of a mock reality series following four Jewish singles navigating the New York singles' scene. Created by Sloan Copeland.
Sunday- 10:00pm & 1:00am; Monday - 10:00am & 5:30pm; Thursday - 1:30pm; Saturday - 10:30pm & 2:00am

Talmud Study: All Jews Are Friends

"All Jews Are Friends," based on Hagigah 26, is the title of this edition of Dimensions of the Daf. Sunday - 9:00am; Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7:00pm; Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Doodles and Margins

Rabbi Mordechai Becher (Senior Lecturer, Gateways) discusses doodles that appear in the margins of ancient Jewish texts (including Maimonides’) which show how human culture has not changed in thousands of years.
Sunday - 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm; Friday - 4:30am

Jewish 101: Name of God

When Moses asks for God's name, the answer Moses receives reveals the Jewish Tradition's understanding of God. "Jewish 101" is a continuing Shalom TV series exploring the basic philosophy of Judaism with host Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 10am

Jewish 101: God's Second Name

Study the two names of God given to Moses at the Burning Bush (Exodus 3) that serve as the basis for the Jewish understanding of the reality of God. "Jewish 101" is an original JBS series hosted by Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1:00pm

AND LEARN TO READ HEBREW ON JBS

From The Aleph Bet: Lesson 3

Learn the letter "Bet" and how to read the most important word in the experience of Judaism. Monday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Tuesday - 7:00pm; Friday - 5:00am; Saturday - 8:00am

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

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

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

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 9:30am & 1pm

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

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

JBS Highlights the week of January 10: Robert Siegel, Dershowitz on 25th Amendment, Demolishing Palestinian Homes?, Fighting Terrorism With Law

Watch JBS on Comcast X1 Box 1684, Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Highlights:

“Free Speech, Hate Speech, Cancel Culture”

Three giants in the field of First Amendment Law – Floyd Abrams (First Amendment Supreme Court Litigant), Alan Dershowitz (long-time champion of First Amendment rights) and Nadine Strossen (former President and current Board Member of the ACLU) – explore issues of “Free Speech,” “Hate Speech” and “Cancel Culture.” A Two-Hour JBS Symposium with Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 12 Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Why Demolish Palestinian Homes?

Brigadier General Shaul Gordon, former Senior Legal Advisor to the Israeli National Police, addresses Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes and the right of Palestinians to petition the Israeli Supreme Court. With Benjamin Anthony of MirYam Institute. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Wednesday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 8:00pm

Fighting Terrorism With Law

The President of Shurat Hadin (Israel Law Center), Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, explains how her organization fights terrorism in courts of law and challenges those who seek to delegitimize the State of Israel. With Robert Walker, Honest Reporting of Canada. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:30am; Thursday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 7pm

Thinking Out Loud: COVID and Jews with Micah Halpern

JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses Covid’s impact on the Jewish community and the need to adhere to Covid protocols; and reviews a year-end video interview with Hezboallah leader Hasan Nasrallah. On JBS’s "Thinking Out Loud”. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm; Friday - 4:30pm; Saturday - 5:30pm

Dershow: Against 25th Amendment

JBS is pleased to be televising “The Dershow,” in which Alan Dershowitz explains why any attempt by Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi to invoke the 25th Amendment against Donald Trump would be an assault on the Constitution of the United States.
Monday - 6:30pm, 11:30pm; Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm; Saturday - 11:30pm; Sunday Jan 17 - 3:30pm

L’Chayim: Robert Siegel

Award winning journalist, Robert Siegel (former producer/host of NPR’s “All Things Considered”) – who now hosts “Navigating The New Abnormal” on JBS -- discusses his long career in broadcasting and speaks about the challenges confronting journalists today. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm

Monday: Hadar Goldin's Mother

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. Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm

Tuesday: Obama Book & Israel- Dov Lipman

Former Knesset Member, Dov Lipman, discusses the gross omissions and distortions in Barack Obama chapter on Israel and the history of Israeli-Palestinian conflict in his autobiography “A Promised Land.”
Tuesday - 9:00pm & 2:00am; Wednesday - 3:00pm

Thursday: Jewish Pluralism In Israel

Reform Rabbi Uri Regev, Pres. & CEO of Hiddush (which fights for religious pluralism in Israel) and Modern Orthodox Rabbi Mitchell Wohlberg (Beth Tfiloh, Baltimore, MD) discuss the Orthodox Chief Rabbinate and Judaism in Israel. Thursday - 9:00pm & 2:00am; Friday - 3:00pm

Saturday: Chloe Valdary

Brand Ambassador for Jerusalem U, Chloe Valdary, a black Christian activist, describes how she came to be an ardent defender of Israel and suggests the best way for the Jewish community to respond to the BDS Movement. Saturday - 6:00pm & 12 Midnight

In The News: Assault on Capitol

Dr. Eric Mandel, founder and director of MEPIN (Middle East Political and Information Network) and Senior Editor for Security at the Jerusalem Report, discusses the significance of the violence at the Capitol Building. “In The News” with Shahar Azani. Sunday- 5:30pm, 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

92nd Street Y: Simon Schama Pt 2

Historian and author Simon Schama discusses part two of his BBC/PBS series, “The Story of the Jews,” which chronicles Jewish history from the Jews’ expulsion from Spain in 1492 through the end of the 19th Century and the birth of early Zionism. Today (Sunday) - 8:00pm & 2:00am; Monday - 10:00pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Saturday - 1:00am & 4pm

Talmud Study: Who's at Fault?

Join Rabbi Mordechai Becher as he uses a scene from “The Godfather” to study the Talmud’s response to the question: Who’s responsible when one person orders another to do an evil deed? On “Dimensions of the Daf.” Sunday - 9:00am; Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7:00pm; Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: God or Man?

Rabbi Mordechai Becher explores how the Talmud (Kesuvos Daf Lamed) views tragedies as being in the hands of Heaven or in the hands of human beings, on an episode entitled, “Put On a Sweater Or You'll Catch a Cold." Sunday- 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm; Friday - 4:30am

Jewish 101: Hineni

A continuing introduction to the philosophy of Judaism through Moses' encounter at the Burning Bush. Whose voice does Moses hear from the Bush? What does the answer "Hineni" imply? What does Moses ask of God? "Jewish 101" with Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 10am

Jewish 101: Name of God**

When Moses asks for God's name, the answer Moses receives reveals the Jewish Tradition's understanding of God. "Jewish 101" is a continuing Shalom TV series exploring the basic philosophy of Judaism with host Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1:00pm

From Date To Mate: Episode 2

After their initial dates, four urban Jewish singles continue searching for that "special someone" via an online Jewish dating service. Sunday - 10:00pm & 1:00am; Monday - 10:00am & 5:30pm; Tuesday - 7:30pm; Thursday - 1:30pm; Saturday - 10:30pm & 1:30am

From The Aleph Bet: Lesson 2

Hebrew letter "Tuf" is introduced on this second lesson of "From the Aleph-Bet" series 1, a JBS production designed for anyone of any age who wishes to learn and understand the Hebrew language. Teacher Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Monday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Tuesday - 7:00pm; Thursday - 1:00pm; Friday - 5:00am; Saturday - 8:00am

Friday Evening Shabbat Service

Reform: Central Synagogue 6pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue With Hebrew, Transliteration And English Subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm

Saturday Morning Shabbat Services

Reform: Central Synagogue 9:30am & 1pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue With Hebrew, Transliteration And English Subtitles 11am & 2:30pm

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

JBS Highlights starting January 3: Free Speech-Hate Speech Symposium (Abrams, Dershowitz, Strossen), Learn Hebrew, “From Date To Mate,” Anti-Zionism, Judaism in Israel

Watch JBS on Comcast X1 Box 1684, Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Two-Hour JBS Symposium

“Free Speech, Hate Speech, Cancel Culture”

Three giants in the field of First Amendment Law – Floyd Abrams (First Amendment Supreme Court Litigant), Alan Dershowitz (long-time champion of First Amendment rights) and Nadine Strossen (former President and current Board Member of the ACLU) – explore issues of “Free Speech,” “Hate Speech” and “Cancel Culture.” A Two-Hour JBS Symposium with Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm

Antisemitism & Anti-Zionism

The question of when Anti-Zionism becomes antisemitism is discussed by Dina Porat (Chief Historian of Yad Vashem) and David Myers (Pres. of the New Israel Fund). With Michael Brenner (Director, Center for Israel Studies, American University). Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Wednesday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 7:00pm

Progressive Judaism in Israel

Rabbi Uri Regev, President of Hiddush, discusses the growth of Reform and Conservative Judaism in Israel with three progressive Israeli rabbis Gilad Kariv, Chaya Rowen-Baker and Rabbi Dalia Marx. A program of Hiddush (2020). Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:30am; Thursday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 8pm

In Memoriam 2020

JBS remembers many of those lost to the Jewish community in 2020 including Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, Rabbi Norman Lamm, Moshe Avital, Helen Freedman, David Stern, Barry Farber, Carl Reiner, Kirk Douglas and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Sunday - 8:30am & 1:30pm

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 - 8:00pm & 2:00am; Monday - 10:00pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Saturday - 1:00am & 4pm

The Jewish Story: Talmud

The creation of The Talmud (6th Century), the single most important source of Jewish Tradition that has shaped Jewish life throughout the centuries, is told in "The Jewish Story Explained,” a series from OpenDor Media with host Rivka Deray. Monday 7:15pm & 2:45am; Wednesday - 1:15pm

L’Chayim: 2020 Year In Review Pt 2

Israeli politics, Israel pluralism, Peter Beinart, Bari Weiss and the Jewish Person of the Year are among the topics discussed by Steven Bayme, Eric Yoffie, Betty Ehrenberg and Jonathan Tobin in a 2020 Year In Review. Part 2 of 2. Today (Sunday) - 12 Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Oslo Syndrome-Kenneth Levin

L’Chayim: Historian and psychiatrist Kenneth Levin suggests why some American Jews are anti- Israel as a means of feeling more comfortable and accepted in a non-Jewish society, similar to the pattern described in his book The Oslo Syndrome. Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm

CHABAD-David Eliezrie

Rabbi David Eliezrie, National Chabad Liaison to JFNA and author of The Secret of Chabad, describes what drew him to Chabad and his career as an emissary, and shares his perspective on Chabad philosophy regarding non-Orthodox Jews.
Tuesday - 9:00pm & 2:00am; Wednesday - 3:00pm

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.
Thursday - 9:00pm & 2:00am; Friday - 3:00pm

Singer Julie Budd

Cabaret star Julie Budd, who began her career at age 12 in the Catskills, discusses her Jewish identity and her feelings for Israel; and discusses her perspective as a successful performer and her relationship to Frank Sinatra.
Saturday - 6:00pm & 12 Midnight

Talmud: Mine! It's All Mine!

The litigation of property claims, based on Talmud tractate Baba Metzia (the "middle gate" of three on financial and business ethics), is explained by Rabbi Mordechai Becher on this episode of "Dimensions of the Daf". Sunday - 9:00am; Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7:00pm; Friday - 4:00am

Talmud: Study Party

In celebration of "Siyum Hashas," concluding the 7.5-year study cycle of the entire Talmud, Rabbi Mordechai Becher of Gateways Org. explains the meaning behind the celebration. Sunday - 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm; Friday - 4:30am

Jewish 101: Burning Bush

Learn the meaning of the Burning Bush that Moses encountered in the wilderness, and take a comparative look at the Jewish Tradition's approach to life with major religious philosophies. Sunday - 10am

Jewish 101: Hineni

A continuing introduction to the philosophy of Judaism through Moses' encounter at the Burning Bush. Whose voice does Moses hear from the Bush? What does the answer "Hineni" imply? What does Moses ask of God? "Jewish 101" with Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1:00pm

From Date To Mate: Episode 1

Episode-1 of a mock reality series following four Jewish singles navigating the New York singles' scene with the help of a Jewish online dating service in seeking that "special someone." An original production written and directed by Sloan Copeland Sunday - 10:00pm & 1:00am

Introduction to Learning Hebrew

Rabbi Mark S. Golub introduces the JBS series “From The Aleph Bet” by illustrating why Hebrew is a much easier language to learn than English, and how Hebrew words often convey Jewish values. For anyone of any age who wishes to read and understand Hebrew. Monday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Tuesday - 7:00pm; Thursday - 1:00pm; Friday - 5:00am

Hebrew: From The Aleph Bet - 1

Learn your first three Hebrew letters and read the most important word in the practice of Judaism. For anyone of any age who wishes to read and understand Hebrew, download Lessons and Worksheets free at jbstv.org/From The Aleph Bet. With Mark S. Golub. Monday – 9:30am & 5:00pm; Tuesday – 7:30pm; Thursday - 1:30pm; Friday - 5:30am

Jake Ehrenreich Show: Singer Julie Budd

Singer Julie Budd and cast members from the Yiddish production of “Fiddler On The Roof” are Jake Ehrenreich’s guests on JBS’s new series, “The Jake Ehrenreich Show,” with Jake’s inducting Sid Caesar into the Catskills Hall of Fame. Taped before a live audience at the Triad Theater in Manhattan. Monday - 2:00pm

Jake Ehrenreich Show: Mike Burstyn and Shecky Greene

Jake welcomes star of stage, screen, TV and Yiddish theater, Mike Burstyn and great American comic, Shecky Greene who will also be Jake’s inductee into the Catskills Hall of Fame. Thursday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight

Friday Evening Shabbat Services

Reform: Central Synagogue 6pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue With Hebrew, Transliteration And English Subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm

Saturday Morning Shabbat Services

Reform: Central Synagogue 9:30am & 1pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue With Hebrew, Transliteration And English Subtitles 11am & 2:30pm

JBS Highlights starting 12/26:Welcoming the New Year, Yonina Music, Diaspora Jews, Racial Justice 2020 In Review Pt 2 and In Memorium

Watch JBS on Comcast X1 Box 1684, Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Diaspora Jews and Israel

Isaac Herzog (Jewish Agency), David Harris (AJC) and Rabbi Delphine Horvilleur (French intellectual Jew) discuss the changing relationship between Diaspora Jews and Israel. With Michael Brenner by American University Center for Israel Studies. (2020) Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Wednesday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 7:00pm

Racial Justice & American Jews

A diverse group of Jews including Rabbi Isaiah Rothstein, Simone Knego, April Baskin, David Heller, Margaret Mitchell, Nate Looney and Maharat Rori Picker Neiss discuss racial justice and inclusion in Jewish life. From the JFNA 2020 General Assembly. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Thursday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 8pm

L’Chayim: 2020 Year In Review Pt 2

Israeli politics, Israel pluralism, Peter Beinart, Bari Weiss and the Jewish Person of the Year are among the topics discussed by Steven Bayme, Eric Yoffie, Betty Ehrenberg and Jonathan Tobin in a 2020 Year In Review. Part 2 of 2. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm

In Memoriam 2020

JBS remembers many of those lost to the Jewish community in 2020 including Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, Rabbi Norman Lamm, Moshe Avital, Helen Freedman, David Stern, Barry Farber, Carl Reiner, Kirk Douglas and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Thursday - 6:30pm; Friday - 3:30am & 12:30pm; Saturday - 11:30pm & 3:30am

Yonina In Concert

The hit Israeli husband-wife musical duo YONINA perform their acoustic vibe combined with beautiful vocal harmonies, while sharing their personal stories and anecdotes. From B’nai Shalom in West Orange, New Jersey. Thursday - 7:30pm & 4:00am

92nd Street Y: Celebrity Chefs

Two world-renowned chefs and bloggers, Deb Perelman and David Lebovitz, discuss their upcoming books and their love of culinary arts. A JBS television exclusive from the stage of the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am; Monday - 10:00pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Saturday - 1:00am & 4pm

The Jewish Story: The Mishnah

The story of why Rav Judah HaNasi decided to write the Jewish “Oral Law” in what became the Mishnah, which served as the basis of the Talmud and Jewish Law. Episode 13 of “The Jewish Story Explained,” a series from OpenDor Media with host Rivka Deray. Monday 7:15pm & 2:45am; Wednesday - 1:15pm

L’Chayim: 2020 Year In Review Pt 1

The Covid-19 pandemic and the Abraham Accords are discussed as the most important events to impact the Jewish community in 2020 by Betty Ehrenberg, Steven Bayme, Eric Yoffie and Jonathan Tobin. With Mark S. Golub Part 1 of 2. Sunday - 12 Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Monday: Aryeh Green Pt 1

Aryeh Green (My Israel Trail: Finding Peace In The Promised Land), a policy advisor for Natan Sharansky and one who met with top Palestinians activists, analyses the failure of American Jewish leaders to build support for Israel. Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm

Tuesday: Aryeh Green Pt 2

Aryeh Green (My Israel Trail: Finding Peace In The Promised Land), continues his discussion on the need for liberal Jews to be unwavering in their defense of Israel and dives into the story behind his new book, My Israel Trail: Finding Peace In The Promised Land, a griping account of his journey across the entire length of The Israel National Trail. Tuesday - 9:00pm & 2:00am; Wednesday - 3:00pm

Friday: IDF Morality-Richard Kemp

Retired British Colonel Richard Kemp discusses his military career which led him to an appreciation and admiration for the IDF, and explains why he feels compelled to be an outspoken supporter of the State of Israel and its army. Friday - 3:00pm

Saturday: Peter Yarrow Pt 2

A member of the iconic folk-music group of "Peter, Paul & Mary," Peter Yarrow, who talks about his Jewish identity and his feelings for the State of Israel.
Saturday - 6:00pm & 12 Midnight

Talmud: "Afterlife" in Judaism

As Jews read of the deaths of Jacob and Joseph in sedra Vayechi (Genesis 47-50), Rabbi Mordechai Becher (Senior Lecturer for Gateways Organization) discusses the Talmudic view of "The Afterlife" Today (Sunday) - 9:00am; Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Friday - 2:30am

Talmud: On Treating Gentiles

Rabbi Mordechai Becher (Senior Lecturer, Gateways) discusses what the Torah, Talmud, and various rabbinical sources teach about the relationship between Jews and Gentiles and the Jews' responsibility to other peoples of the world. Dimensions of the Daf. Today (Sunday) - 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm

Talmud: The New Year

Using Talmudic texts and rabbinic commentary Rabbi Mordechai Becher of Gateways and Yeshiva University explores Jewish approaches to the secular New Year. On the JBS original series “Dimensions of the Daf.” Thursday - 7:00pm; Friday - 9:00am

Jewish 101: The Exodus

Moses' early life, including his speech impediment and his marriage to Zipporah in Midian, is part of this week's study of the Exodus story which reveals the Jewish Tradition's notion of God and what it means to be a Jew. Taught by Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday- 10am

Jewish 101: Burning Bush

Learn the meaning of the Burning Bush that Moses encountered in the wilderness, and take a comparative look at the Jewish Tradition's approach to life with major religious philosophies. Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1:00pm

In The News: New Israeli Elections

Yaakov (Kobi) Cohen, Israel Educator, Zionist activist, Podcaster & Political columnist, discusses the collapse of the Netanyahu-Gantz Unity Government and explores the controversial issues that will drive Israeli Elections in March. With Shahar Azani. Sunday- 5:30pm & 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Jake Ehrenreich Show: Singer Julie Budd

Singer Julie Budd and cast members from the Yiddish production of “Fiddler On The Roof” are Jake Ehrenreich’s guests on JBS’s new series, “The Jake Ehrenreich Show,” with Jake’s inducting Sid Caesar into the Catskills Hall of Fame. Taped before a live audience at the Triad Theater in Manhattan. Monday - 2:00pm

Jake Ehrenreich Show: Mike Burstyn and Shecky Greene

Jake welcomes star of stage, screen, TV and Yiddish theater, Mike Burstyn and great American comic, Shecky Greene who will also be Jake’s inductee into the Catskills Hall of Fame. Thursday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight

Friday Night Services

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Services - 6pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Shabbat Services - 7:30pm & 10:30pm With Hebrew, Transliteration And English Subtitles

Shabbat Morning Services

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 9:30am & 1pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 11am & 2:30pm With Hebrew, Transliteration And English Subtitles

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

JBS HIghlights starting 12/20: Jewish Book Awards, Israel's coalition government, 2020 Year In Review, Siegel:DC In 2021, Jake Ehrenreich holiday special

Watch JBS on Comcast X1 Box 1684, 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

69th National Jewish Book Awards

An evening celebrating the winners of 2019 National Jewish Book Award including the author of the Jewish Book of the Year Pamela Nadel (America’s Jewish Women), Deborah Lipstadt, Bari Weiss, Robert Alter & Joshua Cole. With Andrea Miller (Nov 2020). Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Wednesday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 7pm

Coalition on Life Support?

The question of whether Israel’s coalition government is on “life support” is discussed by Danielle Roth-Avneri (Political Correspondent for Israel Today) and Dr. Nachman Shai (former Labor Knesset Member). With Zach Shapiro of the MirYam Institute. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Thursday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 8pm

L’Chayim: 2020 Year In Review

The Covid-19 pandemic and the Abraham Accords are discussed as the most important events to impact the Jewish community in 2020 by Steven Bayme, Eric Yoffie, Betty Ehrenberg and Jonathan Tobin. With Mark S. Golub Part 1 of 2 . Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm

Robert Siegel: DC In 2021

Award-winning radio journalist Robert Siegel explores the challenges facing Washington, DC in 2021 with Al Franken, Nina Totenberg and Norman Ornstein. On “Navigating The New Abnormal” a production of the American Friends of Rabin Medical Center. Wednesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Friday - 2:00pm

92nd Street Y: Cardinal Dolan on Judaism

The Archbishop of New York Timothy Cardinal Dolan discuss the common ground between Judaism and Christianity and what the future holds in store for organized religion. With Rabbi Peter Rubinstein, Director of Jewish Community for the 92nd Street Y in NY. Today (Sunday) - 8:00pm & 1:30am; Monday - 10:00pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Saturday - 1:00am & 4pm

The Jewish Story: The Jewish Revolt

Romans destroyed Jerusalem in 70 CE and attempted to destroy its Jewish identity, it was the creativity and courage of Israel's scribes and warriors like Bar Kochba, Rabb Akiva and Rabbi Ben Zakkai that guided the people through the challenging time. Monday 7:15pm & 2:45am; Wednesday - 1:15pm

Today (Sunday) - Obama Book & Israel

Former Knesset Member, Dov Lipman, discusses the gross omissions and distortions in Barack Obama’s chapter on Israel and the history of Israeli-Palestinian conflict in his new autobiography “A Promised Land.” A 90-minute L’Chayim special. Sunday - 12 Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Monday: Catch The Jew-Journalist Tuvia Tenenbom

Journalist Tuvia Tenenbom discusses his break from his ultra-Orthodox childhood in B'nei B'rak, and the upsetting realities he chronicles in his book "Catch The Jew!" - conversations which show how Palestinians and Israelis are worlds apart.
Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm

Tuesday: Yishai Fleisher

Yishai Fleisher is a strategic consultant at Nefesh B'Nefesh (the Anglo-Aliyah organization) and Israel's only English-language broadcast-radio talk show host. Tuesday - 9:00pm & 2:00am; Wednesday - 3:00pm

Thursday: Composer Rob Mathes

Grammy Award Winning composer/arranger/conductor/singer Rob Mathes discusses his musical journey, his writing Chanukah songs for his annual Holiday Concert at SUNY Purchase, and sings “Light In The Window” with his daughter Sarah.
Wednesday - 9:00pm & 2:00am; Thursday - 3:00pm

Talmud: By Your Own Admission

"By Your Own Admission," based on Gittin 40b, in the title of this "Dimension of the Daf" Talmud lesson led by Rabbi Mordechai Becher. Today (Sunday) - 9:00am; Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7:00pm; Friday - 2:00am

Talmud: Let The Sun Shine In

How the Talmud encourages us to enjoy life and the world is explained by Rabbi Mordechai Becher in a lesson entitled "Let the Sun Shine In." Today (Sunday) - 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm; Friday - 2:30am

Jewish 101: The Exodus

Learn how the rabbinic interpretation of the Exodus story helps explain the Jewish Tradition's understanding of what it means to be a Jew, and a part of the Jewish People, on this episode of "Jewish 101" with Rabbi Mark S. Golub Today (Sunday) - 10am

Jewish 101: Moses

Moses' early life, including his speech impediment and his marriage to Zipporah in Midian, is part of this week's study of the Exodus story which reveals the Jewish Tradition's notion of God and what it means to be a Jew. Taught by Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1:00pm

In The News: Remembering Jews of Yemen

Prof. Yigal Ben-Shalom, President of the Association for Yemenite Jewish Culture in Israel, discusses the importance of preserving the legacy and traditions of the Yemenite Jewish community in commemoration of Jews of Arab Lands. With Shahar Azani. Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm & 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Jake Ehrenreich Show: Winter Concert

In a winter holiday special, Jake Ehrenreich pays tribute to Jewish songwriters like Irving Berlin who have written some of the most famous Christmas holiday songs, including "Winter Wonderland.” With a live band, Sheldon Harnick and Charles Strouse. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:30am; Thursday - 2:00pm; Friday - 10:30am

Friday Evening Shabbat Services

Friday Night

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Services - 6pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Shabbat Services - 7:30pm & 10:30pm With Hebrew, Transliteration And English Subtitles

Shabbat Morning

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 9:30am & 1pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 11am & 2:30pm With Hebrew, Transliteration And English Subtitles

For Next Wednesday 12-30 At 9pm - L'Chayim: 2020 Year In Review-2

Israeli Politics, Israel Pluralism, Peter Beinart, Bari Weiss And The Jewish Person Of The Year Are Among The Topics Discussed By Steven Bayme, Eric Yoffie, Betty Ehrenberg And Jonathan Tobin In A 2020 Year In Review. With Mark S. Golub Part 2 Of 2.

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

JBS Highlights starting 12/14: Dov Lipman on Obama’s Book, Divahn Concert, Chabad Telethon, Chanukah

Watch JBS on Comcast X1 Box 1684, 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

L’Chayim: Obama Book & Israel Former Knesset Member, Dov Lipman, discusses the gross omissions and distortions in Barack Obama chapter on Israel and the history of Israeli-Palestinian conflict in his new autobiography “A Promised Land.” A 90-minute L’Chayim special. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm

LIVE: Chabad Chanukah Telethon

The annual Chabad of Mineola Telethon hosted by Rabbi Anchelle Perl, rabbi of Congregation Beth Sholom Chabad of Mineola, NY Tonight (Sunday) - 8pm

Remembering Yitzhak Rabin z”l

A moving tribute to Israel’s former IDF Chief of Staff, U.S. Ambassador, Prime Minister and Nobel Peace Laureate Yitzhak Rabin, assassinated Nov. 4 1995. With Amb. Ron Dermer, Sen. Ben Cardin, Sen. Rob Portman and Dennis Ross. By U.S. Embassy of Israel. Monday - 7:30pm & 2:00am

Divahn In Concert

A concert celebrating Divahn’s album release of Shalhevet (April 2020), with Iranian-descended singer Galeet Dardashti leading the all-female Middle Eastern Jewish ensemble. Recorded live at Joe’s Pub, the music venue of the Public Theater in Manhattan. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Wednesday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 7pm

92nd Street Y:Capture of Adolf Eichmann

Fifty-nine years ago this month (December 15, 1961), Adolph Eichmann was sentenced to death by hanging. 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.
Tonight (Sunday) – 2am; Monday - 10:30pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Saturday - 1:00am & 4pm

Also on L’Chayim

Today (Sunday) – Masha Merkulova

Russian born Masha Merkulova, Founding Exec. Dir. of “Club Z,” describes how she did not know she was a Jew till age 16; and explains her passion for educating American teens about Zionism so they go to college as proud Zionists. Sunday - 12 Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Monday: 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. Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm

Tuesday: "Foodie" Gil Hovav

Israeli celebrity chef, culinary journalist, author and TV personality Gil Hovav discusses his Jerusalem family background and his work in Israeli culinary arts and media. Tuesday - 9:00pm & 2:00am; Wednesday - 3:00pm

Thursday: Ken Spiro on Values

Aish HaTorah lecturer and author Ken Spiro (“World Perfect” and “Destiny”) discusses antisemitism as anti-Zionism, American Jewry and today’s Democratic party, and the core values of Jewish idealism. Wednesday - 9:00pm & 2:00am; Thursday - 3:00pm

Saturday: Mathew Lazar - Zamir

Matthew “Mati” 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 - 6:00pm & 12 Midnight

Talmud: Dreams in Judaism

As the Jewish world reads Parashat Miketz, which describes how Joseph interpreted Pharaoh’s dreams, Rabbi Mordecia Becher (Gateways and Yeshiva University) explores how the Jewish tradition views the importance of "dreams," and whether they are God's way of communicating. Today (Sunday) - 9:00am; Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7:00pm; Friday - 2:00am

Jewish 101: The Torah

Learn about the Five Books of Moses and the relationship between the Torah and the Jewish Bible. Is there an American equivalent to the Torah? Why do Jews never call their Bible The Old Testament? With Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Today (Sunday) - 10am

Jewish 101: The Exodus

Learn how the rabbinic interpretation of the Exodus story helps explain the Jewish Tradition's understanding of what it means to a Jew, and a part of the Jewish People, on this episode of "Jewish 101" with Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1:00pm

In The News: Remembering Jews of Yemen

Professor Yigal Ben-Shalom, President of the Association for Yemenite Jewish Culture in Israel, discusses the importance of preserving the legacy & traditions of the Yemenite Jewish community in commemoration of Jews of Arab Lands. With Shahar Azani. Thursday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Friday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Light The Menorah With JBS – each night at 5:30 pm and 10:pm

Tonight (Sunday) – 4th Candle with author Fran Klagsbrun Monday – 5th Candle with a replay of an evening with actor Fyvush Finkel z”l Tuesday – 6th Candle with Israeli food expert Gil Hovav Wednesday - 7th Candle with star of stage, screen and television Tova Feldshuh
Thursday - 8th Candle with Israel’s “Ambassador of Song,” Ron Eliran
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Jake Ehrenreich Show: Singer Julie Budd

Singer Julie Budd and cast members from the Yiddish production of “Fiddler On The Roof” are Jake Ehrenreich’s special guests, and he inducts Sid Caesar into the Catskills Hall of Fame. Taped before a live audience at the Triad Theater in Manhattan. Wednesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Thursday - 2:00pm; Saturday-– 8:00pm & 1:30am

Friday Evening Shabbat Services

Friday Night

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Services - 6pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue

Shabbat Services - 7:30pm & 10:30pm With Hebrew, Transliteration And English Subtitles

Shabbat Morning

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 9:30am & 1pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue

Shabbat Morning Services - 11am & 2:30pm With Hebrew, Transliteration And English Subtitles

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

On JBS: Comcast Premieres Tuesday, Dec 8 on Channel 1684; Hampton Synagogue subtitles, , 92Y-Inside Mossad, Biden & U.S.-Israel, Mike Burstyn-Azimuth, Marsha Merkulova-Club “Z,” Jewish Wisdom in Covid, Celebrate Chanukah with JBS!

Watch JBS on Comcast X1 Box 1684, 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

Live: IAJF NY Gala 2020

The annual Gala of the American Iranian Jewish Federation celebrating “Giving, Caring, Believing, & Community” with U.A.E. U.S. Ambassador Yousef Al Otaib, Israeli Consul Gen. Israel Nitzan, singer Liraz Charhi, comic Elon Gold and the IDF Musical Ensemble. Tonight (Sunday) - 6pm

92nd Street Y: Inside the Mossad

Journalist Ronen Bergman (“Rise and Kill First”) discusses the history of the Mossad and describes many of its most daring successes and addresses the moral issues relating to targeted assassinations. With David Sanger at the 92nd Street Y in NYC. (2018) Today (Sunday) - 8:00pm & 1:30am; Monday - 10pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Saturday - 1:00am & 4pm

Jewish Cinematheque: Azimuth

Israeli/American star of stage, screen and television, Mike Burstyn (Barnum-Broadway, Kuni Lemel-Film) discusses his movie-directing debut Azimuth, about an Israeli soldier and Egyptian soldier in conflict after the Six Day War. With Eric Goldman.
Monday - 7:30pm & 2:00am; Saturday - 1:30am

U.S.-Israel In Biden Administration

Col. David Hacham – who served in IDF intelligence, as an advisor for Arab affairs for a series of Defense Ministers, and participated in Oslo, forecasts U.S.-Israeli relations in a Biden Administration. With Benjamin Anthony for the MIrYam Institute. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Wednesday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 7pm

When No Answers, Jewish Wisdom

Rabbi Avi Strausberg, Dir. of National Learning Initiatives at Hadar), shares wisdom of the Torah and Talmud that can provide guidance during times of great uncertainty, such as Covid-19. With Andrew Feuerstein at the 2020 General Assembly of the JFNA. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Thursday - 2:00pm; Saturday – 8pm & 2am

On L’Chayim

L’Chayim: Masha Merkulova

Russian born Masha Merkulova, Founding Exec. Dir. of “Club Z,” describes how she did not know she was a Jew till age 16; and explains her passion for educating American teens about Zionism so they go to college as proud Zionists. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm

Today (Sunday) – Lessons From Survivors (Naomi Vilko) Psychiatrist and Jewish activist Naomi Vilko memorializes her mother, Holocaust Survivor Olga Vilko, and expresses her concerns about Jewish attitudes towards Israel and the American government, as well as about American Jewry. Sunday Dec 6 - 12 Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Monday: Fighting BDS In Israel

The CEO of "Im Tirtzu," Matan Peleg, and Board Chair Douglas Altabef, discuss their work as the leading Israeli organization educating Israelis who have been influenced by the BDS Movement to doubt the legitimacy of the State of Israel. Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm

Tuesday: Bernard-Henri Levy

France's leading Jewish intellectual, journalist and author, Bernard Henri Levy, discusses his own Jewish journey and how he came to write a book about Jewish identity, antisemitism and the Jewish Tradition, "The Genius of Judaism." Tuesday - 9:00pm & 2:00am; Wednesday - 3:00pm

Saturday: Dudu Fisher

One of Israel's greatest performers, Dudu Fisher describes his father's survival during the Holocaust, his concerns for the State of Israel today and his personal journey from prospective dental student to world renowned cantor and star of Les Miz.
Saturday - 6:00pm & 12 Midnight

For The Holiday Of Chanukah

Talmud: Chanukah

For the holiday of Chanukah, Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses some of the Talmudic passages relating to the Festival; and as we celebrate the triumph of the Maccabees, Rabbi Becher addresses the concept of “Jewish Heroism.” On “Dimensions of the Daf.” Today (Sunday) - 9:00am; Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7:00pm; Friday - 2:00am

Talmud: Jewish Heroism

Rabbi Mordechai Becher, Senior Lecturer for the Gateways Organization and the author of Gateways To Judaism uses biblical texts and rabbinic commentary to explore the notion of "heroism" in the Jewish Tradition. On the JBS Series “Dimensions of the Daf.” Today (Sunday) - 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm; Friday - 2:30am

Jewish 101: Chanukah

For the holiday of Chanukah, Rabbi Mark S. Golub discusses the history of the Maccabean triumph over the Syrians in Jerusalem and the adult lessons drawn from the Festival, which have shaped American values regarding ethnic identity. On “Jewish 101.” Today (Sunday) - 10am; Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1:00pm

The Jewish Story: Hanukkah

The rise of Greek culture and Hellenization in Judea drives the Maccabees to defeat the Syrian Army and rededicate (“Chanukah”) the Temple in Jerusalem. Episode 10 of “The Jewish Story Explained,” a series from OpenDor Media with host Rivka Deray. Monday 7:15pm & 2:45am; Wednesday - 1:15pm

Stars of "Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"

To celebrate Chanukah, JBS replays 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).
Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Friday - 3:00pm

Jake Ehrenreich Show

To celebrate Chanukah, see Comedienne and impressionist Marilyn Michaels, and Alan Dershowitz singing on stage, on an encore presentation of the Premiere of “The Jake Ehrenreich Show,” with Jake’s inducting Jerry Lewis into the Catskills Hall of Fame. Thursday – 10:30pm & 1am

Friday Night Shabbat Services

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Services - 6pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Shabbat Services - 7:30pm & 10:30pm Premiering Friday Shabbat Services With Subtitles

Shabbat Morning Services

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 9:30am & 1pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 11am & 2:30pm With Subtitles

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

JBS Highlights starting 11/29: Robert Siegel on US Foreign Policy, Survivors' Child, Sephardi History, Jews in Arab World, JBS on COMCAST X1 on CH 1864 as of DEC 8

Watch JBS on Comcast X1 Ch 1864 starting Dec 8, 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

Programs

Shaping Sephardi History-Gerber

Jane S. Gerber (Director of the Institute for Sephardic Studies, City University of NY), discusses her book “Cities of Splendour in the Shaping of Sephardi History” from the 10th-17th Centuries. A program of the American Sephardi Federation and Arthur Schneier Program for International Affairs at Yeshiva University. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Wednesday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 7pm

Jewish Legacy In The Arab World

Mehnaz Afridi (Director of the Holocaust, Genocide & Interfaith Education Center at Manhattan College), Aomar Boum (a socio-cultural anthropologist at UCLA) and Robert Satloff (Executive Director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy), reflect upon the history and legacy of Jewish life in the Arab world. With Elizabeth Thompson (Mohamed S. Farsi Chair in Islamic Peace at American University) by American University Center for Israel & Jewish Studies. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Thursday - 2:00pm; Saturday – 8pm & 2am

Robert Siegel: Foreign Policy

Award-winning journalist Robert Siegel explores the future of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East in a Biden Administration with Thomas Friedman (New York Times), Dennis Ross (Washington Institute) & Ghaith Al-Omari (Washington Institute). On “Global Connections: Navigating The New Abnormal” a production of the American Friends of Rabin Medical Center. Wednesday - 7:00pm & 2:00am

On L’Chayim

L'Chayim: Child of Survivors

Psychiatrist and Jewish activist Naomi Vilko memorializes her mother, Holocaust Survivor Olga Vilko, and expresses her concerns about Jewish attitudes towards Israel and the American government, as well as about American Jewry. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm; Sunday Dec 6 - 12 Noon & 6pm

Sunday: CEO of FIDF Steven Weil

Steven Weil, the CEO of the Friends of the IDF, describes his Jewish background and his perspective on Israel and American Jewish life; and discusses his role with the FIDF without ever having served in the Israeli Defenses Forces Sunday - 12 Noon; Sunday - 6:00pm; Monday - 3:00pm

Monday: Rabbi Marc Angel

Rabbi Marc Angel, Rabbi Emeritus of the Spanish Portuguese Synagogue Congregation Shearith Israel in NYC and the founding Director of the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals, offers his analysis of Jewish life today.
Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm

Tuesday: Egyptian Jewry

Juliana Maio, author of the historical novel "City of the Sun," talks about her Sephardic Jewish background, being expelled from Egypt and growing up in Paris and the US, and reconnecting with her Egyptian Jewish roots. Tuesday – 9:00pm & 2:00am; Wednesday – 3:00pm

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 - 9:00pm & Midnight; Friday - 3:00pm

Saturday: Hate Spaces-Avi Goldwasser

Avi Goldwasser, producer of describes how he became committed to fighting ant-Israel BDS forces on college campuses and how he came to produce the film “Hate Spaces - The Politics Of Intolerance On Campus.” Part 1 of 2. Saturday - 6:00pm & 12 Midnight

92nd Street Y: Jews & Punchlines

Female comics Jackie Hoffman and Judy Gold explore Jews and the American Punchline in search of a Jewish gene for comedy. From money to mothers to food--nothing is off limits! Sunday - 8:00pm & 1:30am; Monday - 10pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Saturday - 1:00am & 4pm

Talmud: To Change & Grow

As the Jewish world reads Sedra Vayishlach (Gen. 32:22), which describes how Jacob struggled with an angel, symbolic of inner growth, and which led to his new name “Israel,” Rabbi Mordechai Becher’s discusses “Change and Growth” in the Jewish Tradition. Sunday - 9:00am; Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7:00pm; Friday - 2:00am

Talmud: In Heaven's Hands?

Rabbi Mordechai Becher (Senior Lecturer, Gateways Organization) discusses a letter from Rabbi Ovadiah to Maimonides about the Talmudic statement "everything is in the hands of Heaven except for the fear of Heaven." JBS original “Dimensions of the Daf.” Sunday - 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm; Friday - 2:30am

Jewish 101: Community

Learn how the Jewish Tradition's emphasis is on "the community" rather than on "personal salvation," through the contrast of rabbinic thought with the well-known hymn, "Amazing Grace." Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1:00pm

KABBALAT & FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

FRIDAY NIGHT

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

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE Kabbalat Shabbat - 7:30pm & 10:30pm

SHABBAT MORNING

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Shabbat Morning Services - 9:30am & 1pm

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE Shabbat Morning Services - 11am & 2:30pm

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

JBS Highlights starting 11/22: COMCAST for Chanukah, Thanksgiving, FIDF CEO, Author Esther Amini, West Bank Future, World Jewry’s Voice

On Tuesday, December 8 – just in time for Chanukah – Comcast Xfinity will premiere JBS on every one of its systems throughout America on Channel 1684HD. Any Xfinity subscriber with the voice-activated “X1” Box will be able to watch JBS.

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

PROGRAMS

Debate: Future of West Bank

Eugene Kontorovich (Antonin Scalia School of Law) and Avidan Cover (Case Western Reserve University School of Law) debate the legal future of the West Bank. With Joseph Hendlin a program by Federalist Society at Case Western Reserve Law School. (2020) Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Wednesday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 7pm

World Jewry’s Voice in Israel?

Knesset Members -- Merav Michaeli (Labor), Tehila Friedman (Blue & White) and Michal Cotler-Wunsh (Blue & White) -- join JFNA Pres. & CEO Eric Fingerhut to discuss world Jewry’s participation in shaping Israeli policy. With David Butler at 2020 JFNA Gen. Assembly. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Thursday - 2:00pm; Saturday – 8pm & 2am

Jewish Book Month: Esther Amini

Author Esther Amini discusses her memoir Concealed, being the daughter of tradition-bound parents who hungers for more than tradition allows. For Jewish Book Month, a Series by the Hampton Synagogue of Westhampton Beach, NY with Rabbi Avraham Bronstein. Wednesday - 7:00pm & 2:00am; Saturday - 10:30pm & 1:30am

L’Chayim: CEO of FIDF Steven Weil

Steven Weil, the CEO of the Friends of the IDF, describes his Jewish background and his perspective on Israel and American Jewish life; and discusses his role with the FIDF without ever having served in the Israeli Defenses Forces. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm; Sunday Nov 29 - 12 Noon & 6pm

Sunday: Roundtable: Biden & Israel

Steve Bayme, Eric Yoffie, Betty Ehrenberg and Dovid Efune discuss ways in which the Biden Administration may change U.S. policies on Iran, funding the Palestinians, and on details of a two-state solution from those of Donald Trump. With Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 12 Noon; Sunday - 6:00pm; Monday - 3:00pm

JFK and Israel

For the Anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas, Texas (November 22, 1963), Professor Jerome Chanes of the Center for Jewish Studies at CUNY's Gradate Center discusses the profound positive impact President Kennedy had on U.S.-Israeli relations. Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm

Tuesday: 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 & his critique of the Iran Nuclear Deal.
Tuesday – 9:00pm & 2:00am; Wednesday – 3:00pm

Jews & America

Dr. Jeffrey Gurock, professor of American Jewish History at Yeshiva University, describes aspects of the Jewish experience in America. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Friday - 3:00pm; Saturday - 6:00pm & 12 Midnight

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 & Exec. Prod. Samuel Kassow. With Dana Bash at 92nd Street Y. Sunday - 8:30pm & 2:00am; Monday - 10pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Saturday - 1:00am & 4pm

Talmud: Polygamy

As the Jewish world reads Parashat Vayeitzei, in which Jacob marries Leah and Rachel, Rabbi Mordechai discusses the Talmudic view of polygamy )Kesuvos 90a) in a lesson entitled “Big Love: Was Polygamy Normal?” on “Dimensions of the Daf.” Sunday - 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm; Friday - 2:30am

Talmud: Blessings

As we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses the history and nuances of Jewish blessings, their Hebrew translations, etymology, and deeper meanings as reminders to appreciate and value everything we use, see, and encounter within our daily lives. On the original JBS series “Dimensions of the Daf.” Thursday - 7:00pm; Friday - 2:00am

Jewish 101: Interpretation

The importance of rabbinic interpretation in the Jewish tradition, which is critical to understanding the Torah's glorious poetry, is explained in this "Jewish 101" episode, a JBS original series hosted by Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1:00pm

In The News: Rabin’s Granddaughter

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (Nov 1995), JBS’s Shahar Azanit speaks with Mr. Rabin’s granddaughter, Noa Rothman. Sunday - 8:30am, 5:30pm & 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Jewish Story: Temple Rebuilt Ep. 9

The second temple period begins as Nehemiya rebuilds the ruined city of Jerusalem and the Temple, and Ezra reads the entire Written Torah to the Jewish People. Episode 9 of “The Jewish Story Explained,” a series from OpenDor Media with host Rivka Deray. Monday - 7:15pm & 2:45am; Wednesday - 1:15pm

Friday Night

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Services - 6pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Kabbalat Shabbat - 7:30pm & 10:30pm : Note New Starting Time of 7:30pm

Shabbat Morning Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 9:30am & 1pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 11am & 2:30pm

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