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Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798. DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from April 21-27

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92 ND Street Y: Mandy Patinkin

Star of stage, screen and television, Mandy Patinkin (Homeland, Evita, Princess Bride, Yentl), reflects upon his Tony, Emmy & Golden Globe winning career with novelist Thane Rosenbaum. JBS television exclusive from the 92nd Street Y in NYC. Sunday - 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

Jewish Cinema: Michal Aviad

Israeli filmmaker Michal Aviad, who looks at Israeli society from a woman's point of view, explains how her movie "Working Woman" highlights the problem of sexual harassment in the workplace. On JBS's "Jewish Cinematheque" with Eric Goldman, a leading scholar in Jewish film. Monday - 7:30pm & 2am; Wednesday - 1:30pm; Saturday – 10:30pm

IsraAID: Seth Davis

Seth Davis, Executive Director of IsraAID USA, describes how IsraAID saves lives during crisis and supports local and national organizations as they build the future. A program of the Jewish Federation of Northern NJ and JCRC's "FED Talks" from JFNNJ in Paramus, NJ. Monday - 8pm & 1am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm & 4am

Mayor of Efrat: Oded Revivi

The Mayor of the West Bank city of Efrat, Oded Revivi (who also heads the Efrat Municipal Council and is Chief Foreign Envoy of the YESHA Council - the umbrella organization of municipal councils of Jewish settlements on the West Bank), discusses how his community is seeking to "Build Bridges, Not Barriers." A program of the Zionist Organization of America. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm, 10pm & 1am; Saturday - 8pm & 1:30am

L'Chayim: Tal Keinan (Parts 1 & 2)

Israeli financier and former IDF fighter pilot Tal Keinan, author of God Is In The Crowd, explains why he sees American Jewry on the decline and in danger of "dying in its sleep," and offers suggestions for revitalizing Jewish life today.

Part 1 Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Part 2 Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Uri Regev - Judaism In Israel Today (Sunday) - 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Michael & Sue Ashner - "Beit Ruth" Home For Girls In Israel Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

Yishai Fleisher - Defending Israel Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Irv Ungar - The Work of Arthur Szyk Saturday - 6pm

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

Tweet Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798. DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from April 13-19

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Scott Shay with Angela Buchdahl

Scott Shay (author of In Good Faith), Rabbi Angela Buchdahl (Central Synagogue in NYC) and Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove (Park Avenue Synagogue in NYC) discuss the question of whether "Faith Divides or Unites Us." With Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz (HUC-JIR), a program by The Jewish Week of NY with the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in NYC. Monday - 8pm & 1:30am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 1:30am

L'Chayim: Allen Fagin of the OU

Executive Vice President of the Orthodox Union Allen Fagin shares his perspectives on Jewish life, American Jewry and the State of Israel today Today (Sunday) - Noon

L'Chayim: Uri Regev Rabbi Regev, President and CEO of HIDDUSH - For Religious Freedom and Equality, discusses issues of Jewish pluralism in Israel and the way the Orthodox impacts how American Jews feel about Israel. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Helen Nash - Kosher Cuisine Sunday - 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Rachel Robinson - Anniversary of Jackie Robinson's First Game Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Dudu Fisher - International Israeli Singing Star Saturday - 6pm

Celebrate Passover on JBS all week

Talmud: Gratitude for Passover (Mordechai Becher) Sunday - 9am; Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7pm & 4am; Friday - 11am

Jewish 101: Lessons of Passover (Mark S. Golub) Today (Sunday) - 10am

Hebrew: Learn The Four Questions Monday 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesday - 7pm & 4am

Jonathan Sacks for Passover

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, former Chief Orthodox Rabbi of the U.K., discusses Maimonides' insights into the way children and adults are to experience the Seder Night of Passover found in the Rambam's "Guide To The Perplexed." Monday - 7:30pm & 2:30am; Friday - 4:30pm; Saturday - 12:30pm

New American Haggadah (Foer)

One of America's foremost novelists ("Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close") explains why he created the "New American Haggadah" (Little, Brown and Company) and discusses his feeling for Jewish life. With Rabbi Michael Paley of UJA-Federation of NY. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Friday - 9am

L'Chayim: Yitz Greenberg

Rabbi Irving (Yitz) Greenberg on the meaning of Passover and why he considers it among the most important events in human history. Also, the beauty of Shabbat. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Hunger Seder

Rabbi Steve Gutow, Visiting Scholar at NYU' Graduate School of Public Service and former Pres. & CEO of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, leads JCPA's & MAZON's annual inter-faith "Hunger Seder" with members of Congress in Washington, DC. (2012) Tuesday - 10pm & 4am

Jewish 101: The Exodus (Mark S. Golub) Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm

Film: Passover At The Wellmans

Gathered for Passover, a dysfunctional New York family struggles with issues of faith and intermarriage. A thought-provoking dramatic film written for Jewish Unity Live by Gary Magder and directed by Ricky Magder. Followed by a Rabbinic Discussion with Conservative Rabbi Josh Hammerman and Orthodox Rabbi Daniel Schonbuch. Wednesday - 10:30am; Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

The Red Sea Miracle Thursday - 10am

FRIDAY - FIRST SEDER NIGHT

Shlomo Riskin on Passover Friday - 11am, 5:30pm & 11:30pm; Saturday - 8:30am

City Winery Seder Friday - 6pm (3pm PT) Saturday - 9am

Passover Morning Services (Central Synagogue) Saturday - 9:30am

For Children:

Mr. Bookstein's Store, Mama Doni Passover Palooza' Shalom Kids: Passover Daily - 7am & 4pm

Plus :
Cantor Joseph Malovany Describes 70th Anniversary Celebration Warsaw Ghetto Secrets (Sam Kassow) Thursday - 7:30pm & 1:30am; Friday - 1pm

92ND Street Y: Meir Lau

Former Chief Rabbi of Israel Meir Lau 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 & 1am; Tuesday - 4am; Saturday - 3pm

U.S. Bible Contest For Adults

JBS's exclusive coverage of the final rounds of the 2014 U.S. National Bible Contest for Adults to determine who will represent the U.S. in Jerusalem. Co-sponsored by the World Zionist Organization, the OU and YU from West Side Institutional Synagogue in NYC. Saturday - 1pm

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

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798. DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from April 7 - April 13

For a complete schedule and other TV providers in the United States, go to www.jbstv.org

The Israeli Election 2019 Results and Analysis

A panel discusses the early results of Tuesday's national elections in Israel with Rabbi Josh Weinberg (Union of Reform Judaism), Thane Rosenbaum (Forum on Law, Culture & Society), Richard Stone (past Chairman of the Conference of Presidents) and Danielle Ziri (Haaretz' New York Correspondent). LIVE: Tuesday Night - 7pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm
And Watch JBS Election Updates Throughout the Day

Jewish Cinema: Oren Rudavsky

Filmmaker Oren Rudavsky discusses his film "Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People" which tells the story of the Jewish newspaper publisher With American Jewry's leading film scholar Eric Goldman on "Eric Goldman's Jewish Cinematheque."
Monday - 7:30pm & 2am; Wednesday - 1pm

Ron Dermer and Ethan Bronner

Israel's U.S. Amb. Ron Dermer discusses some of the major issues relating to the US-Israeli relationship with Senior Bloomberg News Editor Ethan Bronner. A program of The Jewish Week and Sutton Place Synagogue from Sutton Place Synagogue in NYC.

L'Chayim: Y. Fleisher-Elections

Yishai Fleisher, the International Spokesperson for the Jewish Community of Hebron, shares his perspective on a range of issues including the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the 2019 Israeli elections. Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

On L’Chayim this week

Josh Hammerman - "Mensch Marks" Today - Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Shlomo Riskin & Ken Brander - Women in Judaism Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Mordechai Kedar - The Muslim Mind Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Jay Goldberg - "The Courtroom Is My Theater" Saturday - 6pm

92nd Street Y - Harold Kushner on Psalm 23 Rabbi Harold S. Kushner, author of "When Bad Things Happen To Good People," delivers a moving and inspiring commentary to Psalm 23, "The Lord Is My Shepherd." An exclusive Shalom TV (now JBS) presentation taped before a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y. Tonight (Sunday) - 8pm & 1:30am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday 10:30am; Friday 8pm & 1am; Saturday 3pm & 5am

Finale - "A Touch Away"

The story of a young Jew from the former Soviet Union who makes Aliyah and moves into the Haredi community of B'nai B'rak - and falls in love with a young Haredi girl who has been betrothed to another by her parents. Today (Sunday) - 2pm & 4am; Tuesday - 9pm & 2am; Wednesday 9am & 5pm

The Jake Ehrenreich Show

This month, Jake welcomes the Hasidic singer who has taken the American music world by storm, Shulem; and author, TV Reality and "America's Worst Mom," Lenore Skenazy. And this month Jake inducts Totie Fields into the Catskills Hall of Fame. Saturday (April 6) - 8pm & 1am; Next Sunday - 10pm & 2am

ITN: Ron Kampeas on AIPAC

Ron Kampeas, the Washington Bureau Chief of the JTA, describes the mood this year's AIPAC National Policy Conference in Washington, DC in the wake of comments made by Democratic members of Congress disparaging Israel and AIPAC. This Morning (Sunday) - 8:30am

ITN: Dov Lipman on Elections Israeli commentator and former Yesh Atid Knesset Member, Dov Lipman, explains why the Israeli electorate still wants Benjamin Netanyahu to head the government and what that will mean for American Jewish relations with Israel. Tonight - 11:30pm & 3:30am; Monday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

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

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798. DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from March 31- April 6

For a complete schedule, go to www.jbstv.org

The Jake Ehrenreich Show

This month Jake welcomes the Hasidic singer who has taken the American music world by storm, Shulem; and author, TV Reality and "America's Worst Mom," Lenore Skenazy. And this month Jake inducts Totie Fields into the Catskills Hall of Fame. Saturday (April 6) - 8pm & 1am; Next Sunday - 10pm & 2am

Women in Theater: Lynne Meadow

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Dir. Manhattan Theatre Club and 23-time Tony winner) discusses the challenges and joys of being a woman in theater and a woman who is passionate about her Jewishness. With Molly MacDermot at Congregation Rodeph Sholom, NYC. (2019) Monday - 8pm & 1am; Wednesday - 2pm; Thursday - 10pm & 1am; Saturday - 7pm & 4am

Martin Fletcher: Promised Land

Martin Fletcher (former NBC News correspondent) discusses his book Promised Land: A Novel of Israel. With Scott Richman by AJC Westchester/Fairfield, JCC of Mid-Westchester's Arts & Talks programs, and the Jewish Book Council at JCC of Mid-Westchester. Wednesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm

L'Chayim: Hammerman on "Mensch" Rabbi Joshuah Hammerman (Temple Beth El, Stamford, Ct and Jewish Week columnist) discusses the Jewish values embodied in the Yiddish word "mensch" which he writes about in his new book, Mensch Marks: Life Lessons from a Human Rabbi.
(Part 1) Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm (Part 2) Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

"A Touch Away" Finale

The story of a young Jew from the former Soviet Union who makes Aliyah and moves into the Haredi community of B'nai B'rak - and falls in love with a young Haredi girl who has been betrothed to another by her parents. Thursday - 10pm & 4am; Saturday - 10:30pm & 1am; Next Sunday - 2pm & 4am; Next Tuesday - 7pm & 2am

92Y-Jonathan Sacks & Simon Schama

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks (former Chief Rabbi of the U.K. & Visiting Prof. at Yeshiva University) and Simon Schama (Prof. of History and Art History at Columbia University) discuss the essence of Jewish identity. With former TV news anchor David Gregory. From the 92nd Street Y in NYC. Tonight (Sunday) - 8pm & 1am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

On L’Chayim this Week:

Yaakov Peri - Former Director of the Shin Bet (Israeli Intelligence) Today - Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Tovah Feldshuh (2003) - Star of "Golda's Balcony} Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

Ben-Dror Yemini - Author of "Myths & Lies" (regarding Middle East) Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Orin Wolf - Producer of "The Band's Visit" Saturday - 6pm

ITN: Donniel Hartman - AIPAC

The Pres. of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, Donniel Hartman, discusses conversations he heard discussed at AIPAC of liberal Jews concerned with the values of the State of Israel and decisions of the Israeli electorate. Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm & 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

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798. DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from March 24-30

For a complete schedule, go to www.jbstv.org

American Israel Pubic Affairs Committee Policy Conference 2019

AIPAC 2019: Kohr & Foreign Heads

AIPAC CEO Howard Kohr opens the 2019 AIPAC Plenary Conference to be followed by José Ulisses Correia e Silva (PM of Cabo Verde), Viorica Dǎncilǎ (PM of Romania), Juan Orlando Hernandez (Pres of Honduras) and Muriel Bowser (Mayor of Washington, DC). Tuesday - 7pm & 1am

AIPAC 2019: Dermer, Lieberman

Dr. Mort Fridman (AIPAC Pres.), Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD and House Majority Leader), Amb. Ron Dermer (Israel's Amb. to U.S.), former Sen. Joe Lieberman, Right Honourable Joan Ryan (U.K. Parliament Member) address the 2019 AIPAC National Policy Conference. Wednesday - 1pm; Saturday - 4am

AIPAC 2019: Pence, Haley, Gantz

Vice-President Mike Pence, Lt. Gen (Res.) Benny Gantz (Chair, Israel's Blue & White Party), former U.S. U.N. Amb. Nikki Haley and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio address the 2019 AIPAC National Policy in Washington DC. Wednesday - 7pm & 1am; Friday - 1pm; Saturday - 1pm

AIPAC 2019: Pompeo, Schumer

Sec. of State Mike Pompeo and Congressional leaders including Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Sen. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY), Rep. Jim Risch (R-UD) address the 2019 AIPAC National Policy in Washington DC. Thursday - 1pm

AIPAC 2019: Netanyahu, Friedman

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman headline the closing plenary of the 2019 AIPAC National Policy Conference, with Congressional leaders Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Sen. Mitch McConnell and Sen. Robert Menendez. Thursday - 7pm & 1am; Saturday - 7pm; Next Sunday 3 pm

Plus:

L'Chayim: Shin Bet Head Yaakov Peri

Yaakov Peri, who served as the Director of Israeli intelligence (Shin Bet) during the first Intifada (featured in the 2012 documentary film "Gatekeepers"), discusses the moral complexities involved with the IDF's protecting Israel and explains why he supports the New State Solution. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm; Next Sunday - Noon & 6pm

Ken Pollack: The Arab Threat

Former CIA analyst, Kenneth Pollack, presents an historical account of the Middle East conflict and describes the changing nature of the Arab military threat to Israel which he discusses in his book "Armies Of Sand." At The Algemeiner Editor's Club with Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief Dovid Efune. Monday - 8pm & 1am; Tuesday - 2pm

Matthew "Mati" Lazar: Zamir Choral Foundation Today - Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Yahya Mahmid: An Arab Israeli Perspective Monday - 9pm & Midnight;Tuesday - 3pm

Yossi Klein Halevi: "Letters To My Palestinian Neighbor" Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Larry Ruttman: Jews & Baseball (For the start of the 2019 Baseball Season) Saturday - 6pm
A Touch Away" An Israeli television eight-episode mini-series set in Bnei Brak, a city to the east of Tel Aviv

"A Touch Away" Ep-7 Thursday - 10pm & 4am; Saturday - 10:30pm & 1am; Next Sunday - 2pm & 4am; Next Tuesday - 7pm & 2am

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

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798. DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from March 17-23

For a complete schedule, go to www.jbstv.org

Wisdom of Maimonides: Jeff Katz

New York Attorney Jeffrey Katz, author of The Secret Life: A Book of Wisdom from the Great Teacher, discusses Jewish values through the lens of the great Jewish philosopher Maimonides. A program of ISGAP from the ISGAP Center in NYC. Monday - 7:30pm & 2am; Wednesday - 1:30pm

Stories & Songs of Elie Wiesel

Cantor Deborah Katchko-Gray describes the influence studying with Elie Wiesel had on her and plays some of the songs she sang with him. For Holocaust Remembrance Day, a program by The Jewish Historical Society of Fairfield County, at JCC of Stamford, Ct. Monday - 8pm & 1am; Tuesday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 2am

Ken Spiro: 7 Jewish Wonders

Rabbi Ken Spiro (Senior Lecturer for AISH HaTorah & Jerusalem U, and author of World Perfect: The Jewish Impact on Civilization) discusses 7 characteristics of Jewish history which reflect a profound connection to Biblical prophecy. A program of Dr. Naomi VIlko from Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, NYC. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm & 4am

L'Chayim: Matthew 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 international teen HaZamir Chorale (performing March 31, 2019 at 4pm at David Geffen Hall). Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm; Next Sunday - Noon & 6pm

Talmud: Purim

Rabbi Mordechai Becher, Senior Lecturer with Gateways and author of Gateways to Judaism, shares photos of ancient artifacts, excavations and other images to explore the historical background of the Purim story. On JBS's "Dimensions of the Daf." This Morning (Sunday) - 9am; Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesday - 7pm & 2:30am

92Y: Borsch Belt Comics

The influence of Borscht-Belt comedians on mainstream American humor is outlined in glowing terms by critically acclaimed writer Warren Adler in conversation with Brooklyn-born comic Stewie Stone. From New York's 92nd Street Y .Sunday - 8pm & 1am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

Film: Circumcise Me

Through stand-up comedy and personal reflections, Chris Yisroel Campbell tells how he, son of an ex-nun and a Catholic schoolteacher, converted to Judaism (3 times), made Aliyah and struggles with spirituality after friends were murdered in a terrorist bombing. Sunday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 10:30am; Friday - 9pm & 4am

Jewish 101: Purim Peeves

In a special "Jewish 101" Purim edition, Rabbi Mark S. Golub shares five of his pet peeves relating to modern Jewish thought. Wednesday - 10am & 5:30pm; Thursday - 11:30am

92Y: Gene Wilder z"l

The late Jewish comic genius Gene Wilder talks with Wendy Wasserstein about his life and work. From the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Wednesday - 7:30pm & 1am

92Y: The Films of Mel Brooks

The films of Mel Brooks are discussed by Professor Jeremy Dauber, Professor of Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture at Columbia University. From New York's 92nd Street Y. Wednesday - 8:14pm & 1:44am; Thursday - 2pm

L'Chayim: Jackie Mason

One of American Jewry's iconic comedians, Jackie Mason, reflects upon his choice to give up the Orthodox rabbinate for the world of comedy, discusses his controversial career, and shares some of his observations on Jewish life today. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

The Art of the Kvetch

A discussion of the "kvetch" (complaining) on Jewish humor, and its implications for Jewish secular culture. With Michael Wex (Born to Kvetch), Val Vinokur & Noah Isenberg (The New School) and Jeffrey Israel (Williams College). At The New School in NY. Wednesday - 10pm; Thursday - 1pm

Jewish Comedy of Elon Gold

Jewish standup comedian Elon Gold tells stories about his life, from hosting a Chabad Telethon, to impressions of his own rabbi's ill-fated attempts at standup comedy. From the 2017 AIPAC National Policy Conference. Thursday - 12:30pm

L'Chayim: A Jew Grows in Brooklyn - Jake Ehrenreich

Entertainer, musician and author Jake Ehrenreich (star of The Jake Ehrenreich Show on JBS) shares intimate stories about growing up with survivor parents and his struggles with being different; and discusses his book and one-man show, "A Jew Grows In Brooklyn."
Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Shalom Kids - Mr. Bookstein's Store: For Purim

Celebrate Purim at Mr. Bookstein's Store as Shifra, Darah, and Fella prepare to dress in costumes, hear the Megillah of Esther, and celebrate the joyous holiday. Sunday- 7:30am & 4pm; Monday - 7am; Wednesday - 7:30am & 4pm; Thursday - 7am

The Purim Story

The story of Esther, Mordechai and Haman is read by Jan Weiss. Monday - 7:30am; Tuesday - 7am; Thursday - 7:30am

Purim Puppets

For Purim, ventriloquist Jonathan Geffner and his hilarious puppet partners perform songs and tell stories while visiting Mr. Bookstein's Store to celebrate the Jewish holiday. A special "Megillah Mishigas" presentation for children. Tuesday - 7:30am & 4pm; Wednesday - 7am

Muzika: Idan Raichel

One of Israel's most popular musical artists, award winning singer and song-writer Idan Raichel, is profiled in JBS's weekly music series, "Muzika." Friday - 10:30pm

Deborah Lipstadt on Antisemitism Today - Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Janusz Makuch: Polish Jewish Culture Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

Allen Lewis Rickman: Yiddish Theater Saturday - 6pm

In The News: Eli Lake on Democrats

Bloomberg syndicated columnist Eli Lake analyzes the Democratic leadership's failure to adequately respond to the antisemitic remarks of Ilhan Omar and discusses the implications for the future of the Democratic Party. Sunday - 5:30pm & 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

“A Touch Away" An Israeli television eight-episode mini-series set in Bnei Brak, a city to the east of Tel Aviv – Ep 6

Thursday - 8pm & 2am; Saturday - 10:30pm & 1:30am; Next Sunday - 2pm & 4am; Next Tuesday - 7pm & 2am

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

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798. DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from March 10-16 9

For a complete schedule, go to www.jbstv.org

In Recognition of Women’s History Month:

Israeli Feminist Icon: Alice Shalvi

Holocaust survivor, founder of the Israel Women's Network and Israel Prize laureate Alice Shalvi (90+ years), reflects on her life's journey which she describes in her memoir"Never a Native." With Kathleen Peratis a program of the Marlene Meyerson JCC of Manhattan, Lilith magazine and New Israel Fund at B'nai Jeshurun Congregation in NYC. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm & 2:30am

L'Chayim: American Feminist Icon Letty Pogrebin

Letty Cottin Pogrebin, one of America's pioneering feminists (Ms. Magazine) and author of ten books ("Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate"), describes her personal Jewish journey and shares her view of Jewish life today. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

L'Chayim: Deborah Lipstadt

Holocaust historian Deborah Lipstadt (Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies at Emory University), discusses her celebrated victory over a British Holocaust denier (told in the 2016 movie Denial starring Rachel Weisz) and assesses the dangers of contemporary antisemitism she addresses in her new book, Antisemitism: Here and Now. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm; Next Sunday - Noon & 6pm

L'Chayim: Story of "Ruckie" Freier ("93 Queen")

Filmmaker Paula Eiselt discusses her documentary movie "93 Queen," which follows a group of Orthodox women led by Rachel "Ruchie" Freier as they shake the status quo of their Chasidic community by trying to create a female ambulance service. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Film: Lea and Darija

The story of 13-year-olds Lea Deutsch and Darija Gasteiger (the Croatian "Shirley Temples") who become stars of 1940's musical theater in Zagreb until the Nazi invasion put their friendship to the test. English subtitles. Sunday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 9pm & 4am

Also:

IPF: Understanding The Political Gap

Michelle Goldberg (NY Times), Dan Shapiro (former US Amb. to Israel), Mona Charen (columnist), Michael Doran (Hudson Institute) and Jonathan Greenblatt (ADL) take part in the Israel Policy Forum's "Across The Divide." A program in association with the ADL & The Streicker Center at Temple Emanu-El, NYC. Monday - 8pm & 1am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 4am

92Y: Simon Schama - Jews 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. Tonight (Sunday) - 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

L'Chayim: Mark Langfan - Map Of The West Bank

Mark Langfan, President of Americans For A Safe Israel and an expert on water on the West Bank, uses a relief map to illustrate the problems that would be created for Israel were the West Bank high ground to come under Palestinian control. Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

"A Touch Away" Ep-5

Thursday - 8pm & 2am; Saturday - 10:30pm & 1:30am; Next Sunday - 2pm & 4am; Next Tuesday - 7pm & 2am

L'Chayim: Danny Ayalon on Israeli Politics

Former Israeli U.S. Amb. Danny Ayalon discusses issues surrounding the upcoming Israeli elections in April including Prime Minister Netanyahu's possible indictment and his support of a Kahane-like party. Today (Sunday) - Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

ITN: Rettig Gur on Netanyahu

Political correspondent and analyst for The Times of Israel, Haviv Rettig Gur, describes the Israeli people's response to Benjamin Netanyahu's probable indictment and discusses the possible ramifications on Israeli elections.
Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm

ITN: Dershowitz on Netanyahu & Yoffie

Alan Dershowitz explains why he is troubled by the impending indictment of Prime Minister Netanyahu as a threat to Israeli democracy, and answers Rabbi Eric Yoffie's criticism of him published in Haaretz.
Tonight (Sunday) - 11:30pm & 3:30am; Monday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

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

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798. DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from March 3- 9

Watch JBS on Optimum 138, Fios 798, Spectrum 219, DirecTV 388, RCN 269, Roku under “educational” and streamed on www.jbstv.org For a complete schedule, go to www.jbstv.org

L'Chayim: Israeli Politics (Danny Ayalon)

Former Israeli U.S. Amb. Danny Ayalon discusses issues surrounding the upcoming Israeli elections in April including Prime Minister Netanyahu's possible indictment and his support of a Kahane-like party. Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

ITN: Netanyahu Indictment- Hoenlein Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice-Chairman of the Conference of Presidents, discusses the announcement by Israel's Attorney General that he plans to indict Prime Minister Netanyahu on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. Tonight (Sunday) - 11:30pm & 3:30am; Monday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

ITN: Netanyahu Fallout-Kampeas

Washington Bureau Chief of the JTA, Ron Kampeas, discusses the way in which Israeli elections may be affected by the announcement that Prime Minister Netanyahu will be indicted for criminal wrongdoing. JBS's "In The News." Monday - 6:30pm, 11:30pm & 3:30am; Tuesday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

IPF: Young Jews & Israel, Pt 1

A discussion of how young American Jews view Israel with Yair Rosenberg (Tablet Magazine), Batya Ugar-Sargon (Forward) and Bari Weiss (NY Times) in the Israel Policy Forum's "Across The Divide." With ADL & The Streicker Center-Temple Emanu-El (Nov 2018). Monday - 8pm & 1:30pm; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm

Zionism Today: Troy & Cosgrove

Gil Troy (McGill University and author of an anthology The Zionist Idea) discusses how prior concepts of Zionism can be relevant today. With Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove, a program of the Jewish Week & Park Avenue Synagogue at Park Ave. Synagogue, NYC. (2018) Tuesday - 8pm & 1pm; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm

L'Chayim: Attorney Jay Goldberg

Criminal law attorney and US Constitutional scholar Jay Goldberg discusses his career as both prosecutor and defense attorney in some of the nation's most high-profile cases described in his autobiography The Courtroom is My Theater. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight

Jake Ehrenreich Show: Shelley Fisher & BriGuel

Shelley Fisher (The Hebrew Hillbilly) and BriGuel (singing/rap team of Brianne Berkson & Miguel Gluckstern) are Jake's special guests on this episode of JBS's "The Jake Ehrenreich Show," with a Catskills Hall of Fame induction of Sammy Davis Jr. Tonight (Sunday) - 10pm & 2am; Tuesday - 2pm & 4am; Thursday - 10pm & 1am; Friday - 10:30am; Saturday - 2pm

"A Touch Away" Ep-4 Thursday - 8pm & 2am; Saturday - 10:30pm

Orin Wolf - Producer of "The Band's Visit" Today (Sunday) - Noon & 6pm

Herb Block - American Zionism Herbert Block, Executive Director of The American Zionist Movement (AZM), discusses the various expressions of pro-Israel activism in the United States and reflects on why some American Jews do not appreciate the nobility of Zionism. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

L'Chayim-Menachem Begin Tribute

On the yawhrtzeit of Menachem Begin (Sept 9), see historical overview of the last of the Founding Fathers of Israel who led the Irgun against the British in pre-state Palestine and as Prime Minister (1977-1983) who made peace with Anwar Sadat of Egypt. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm; Saturday - 6pm

92Y: 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. Tonight (Sunday) - 8pm & 1am Monday - 10:30pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

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A Symposium on "The U.S.-Israeli Alliance and its National Security Implications"

Among the outstanding participants will be Alan Dershowitz, former Israeli Ambassador Yoram Ettinger, Washington Times columnist Clifford May, Clare Lopez of The Center For Security Policy, and former PBS producer Roger Aronoff (Founding President of the Citizens Commission on National Security which is sponsoring this symposium). Tuesday - Part 1 at 3pm & Midnight; Part 2 at 7pm

L'Chayim: Orin Wolf - Producer of "The Band's Visit"

Broadway producer Orin Wolf discusses his Jewish background, his love of Israel, his philosophy of theater, and the story behind his creating the Tony Award Winning Best Musical of 2019, "The Band's Visit." Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm; Next Sunday - Noon & 6pm

Jake Ehrenreich Show: Shelley Fisher & BriGuel

For the first Saturday in March, entertainers Shelley Fisher (The Hebrew Hillbilly) and BriGuel (singing/rap team of Brianne Berkson & Miguel Gluckstern) are Jake's special guests on this episode of JBS's "The Jake Ehrenreich Show," with a Catskills Hall of Fame induction of Sammy Davis Jr. Saturday - 8pm & 2am

Assessing The Jewish Future

Former UK Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks and Tal Keinan ("God Is In The Crowd") discuss the Jewish future in America and Israel. With Mijai Bitton, a Jewish Week program with UFA-Federation of NY, Paul Singer Foundation & Bronfman Center at NYU. Monday - 8pm & 1am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm & 4am

Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute

As Black History Month concludes, JBS presents a tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. by the Israeli Consulate of NY, the JCRY of NY, and UJA-Federation of NY. With Israeli Consul General Dani Dayan, NY Attorney Gen. Letitia James and NY State Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins. From JNF House in NYC. Monday - 7pm & 2:30am; Wednesday - 1pm

Judaism-Federalism & Capitalism

Jewish views of Federalism and Capitalism are presented by Eric Cohen (Co-Chair of the Jewish Leadership Conference and Exec. Dir. of the Tikvah Fund) and Arthur Brooks (Pres. of the American Enterprise Institute). At 2018 Jewish Leadership Conference. Monday - 7:30pm & 2am; Wednesday - 1:30pm

A Touch Away" movie Ep-3 Thursday - 8pm & 2am; Friday - 10:30am; Saturday - 10:30pm

L'Chayim Round Table: Jews & Democratic Party

Thane Rosenbaum, Betty Ehrenberg, Eric Yoffie and Jonathan Mark discuss the implications of anti-Israel statements by Democratic freshman Congresswomen and opposition to anti-BDS legislation by Democratic candidates for President. Today (Sunday) - Noon & 6pm

Joy Levitt

Joy Levitt, Exec. Dir. of the JCC Manhattan and the former president of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association, discusses the nature of Jewish education for young people today and other issues confronting the future of American Jewry. Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

Chabad: : Dovid 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 the Chabad mission and Jewish life today. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Hungarian Jewry

Zsuzsa Fritz, Director of the Jewish Community Center in Budapest, describes how she first learned she was a Jew at age 16 and discusses the resurgence of Jewish life in Hungary and the lack of populist antisemitism in Hungary. (2018) Saturday - 6pm

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Bnai Zion Foundation Gala

The 2018 Bnai Zion Foundation NY Gala honoring philanthropist William K. Langfan, Rabbi Elie Abadie (Sephardic Academy of Manhattan), Kenneth Abramowitz (savethewest.com) and Mark Langfan (Americans For A Safe Israel). From the Museum of Jewish Heritage in NYC. Monday - 8pm & 1am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 1am

The U.S. Today: Lieberman & Lew

Former Sen. Joe Lieberman and former Treasury Sec. Jack Lew offer their view of "The State of the Union," from incivility in Washington to the decision to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem. With Abigail Pogrebin, a Jewish Week event from The Streicker Center at Temple Emanu-El, NY (2019). Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm

Jews & the Democratic Party

A L'Chayim Round Table discussing the implications of anti-Israel statements by Democratic freshman Congresswomen, and opposition to anti-BDS legislation by Democratic candidates, with Thane Rosenbaum (Forum on Law Culture & Society), Eric Yoffie (Haaretz), Betty Ehrenberg (World Jewish Congress) and Jonathan Mark (Jewish Week). Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm; Next Sunday - Noon & 6 pm

Abraham Lincoln: Yossi Prager

For Presidents' Weekend, Yossi Prager, Avi Chai Foundation Executive Director for North America, reviews the enduring legacy of President Abraham Lincoln, and discusses the Jewish Tradition's notion of God's role in human events. Today (Sunday) - Noon & 6pm

Washington's Letter To The Jews: Jonathan Sarna, Meir Soloveichik and Louise Mirrer

A discussion of President George Washington 1790 letter to the Jews of Rhode Island, affirming the principle of religious tolerance, with Dr. Jonathan Sarna (Brandeis U), Rabbi Meir Soloveichik (YU) and Dr. Louise Mirrer (AHJS). At Cong. Shearith Israel. Today (Sunday) - 1pm; Monday - 7pm & 2am

U.S. Presidents and Israel: Jerome Chanes

Professor Jerome Chanes of CUNY discusses how the American Presidential administrations of the 20th Century each interacted with the state of Israel. JBS exclusive coverage of Limmud NY 2016. Today (Sunday) - 7pm; Monday - 2pm

Harry S. Truman Recognizes Israel: Kurt Graham Dr. Kurt Graham, the Director of the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum, describes the heroic contribution Pres. Truman made to the infant State of Israel when it became a state on May 14, 1948. From the 2018 AJC Global Forum in Jerusalem. Monday - 8:15pm & 1:45 am; Wednesday - 2:45pm

JFK and Israel: Jerome Chanes

On the anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas, Texas (November 22, 1963), Prof. 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 - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

Honoring Black History Month on L’Chayim:

Jews & Civil Rights Movement: Clarence Jones Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

L'Chayim: Rachel Robinson Jackie Robinson's widow Rachel Robinson discusses the challenges she and her husband had to face as he broke the Major League color barrier in 1947-- - and recalls the Jews who helped them. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

92Y: Alan Dershowitz vs Jeremy Ben Ami

Harvard Law Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz and J Street Executive Director Jeremy Ben Ami debate the proper role for American Jews in any Israeli-Palestinian peace process. From the 92nd Street Y in Nov 2009. Tonight (Sun) - 8pm & 1:30am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8:30pm & 1am;Saturday - 3pm & 5am

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