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

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Witness: William Bernheim

William "Willie" Bernheim, born in 1922 in Lodz, Poland, describes his experiences in the Shoah and his survival in Buchenwald, and shares his Holocaust paintings published in his book "My Story: From Hell To Rebirth." Today (Sunday) - 3pm ; Monday - 10:30am; Tuesday - 7pm & 4am; Thursday - 1pm & 5am

92Y: Living Well, Aging Well

Rabbi Harold Kushner (When Bad Things Happen to Good People) and Rabbi Rachel Cowan z"l (Wise Aging) discuss what it means to live a good life. With Rabbi Peter J. Rubinstein, Director of Jewish Community, at the 92nd Street Y in NYC. Tonight (Sun) - 8pm & 1:30am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8:30pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm & 5am

Israel @ 70: The Arts (CUNY TV)

For Israel's 70th birthday, an array of Israel's leading artists celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of the Israeli art scene, including jazz clarinetist Anat Cohen, blues singer Ravid Khalani and host Donna Hanover. A special presentation of CUNY TV. Monday - 7:30pm & 2am; Wednesday - 1:30pm

StandWithUs Gala: Royce & Engel

The 2018 StandWithUs NY "Leaders of Tomorrow Gala" with Israeli Consul Gen. Dani Dayan, former Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), TV matchmaker Siggy Flicker, founder Roz Rothstein, Shahar Azani and emcee Elon Gold. From Gustavino's in NYC. Monday - 8pm & 1am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 1am

UN & Israel: Cotler/Rubinstein

Irwin Cotler (Former Minister of Justice of Canada) and Elyakim Rubinstein (Former VP of Israeli Supreme Court) discuss why the U.N. should not be rejected despite its anti-Israel bias. Touro Law Center & and University System from the Jewish Center in NYC. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm

L'Chayim: Yechiel Eckstein z"l

A 2015 L'Chayim in memory of the founding Pres. of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein z"l (2/6/19) who talked of his personal journey, answered his critics, and analyzed Israeli and Jewish life. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

David Goodman

In honor of Black History Month, David Goodman remembers his brother's sacrifice and how the murders of Andrew Goodman, James Cheney and Michael Swerner helped sway a nation in support of the Civil Rights movement (Saturday 6pm)

On L’Chayim this Week:

Allen Lewis Rickman: "Tevye Served Raw" Today - Noon & 6pm

Brooke Goldstein Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

Richard Haass Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight ; Wednesday - 3pm

Talmud: Marriage Rabbi Mordechai Becher, senior lecturer at Gateways and author of Gateways to Judaism, reviews the theme of marriage as found in Talmud.
On the JBS series "Dimensions of the Daf." Today (Sunday) - 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5pm; Thursday - 7:30pm & 4am

L'Chayim: The Psychology Of Love

Dr. Aaron Ben Ze'ev, former President of the University of Haifa, professor of philosophy and author of "Love Online", discuss the psychology of love. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Series: A Touch Away

For Valentine's Day, JBS begins the 8-part hit Israel TV mini-series, "A Touch Away" -- a story of forbidden love and secrets when a secular Jewish family from Russia moves in next to a Haredi family in B'nai B'rak - and their daughter, about to be part of an arranged marriage, falls in love with the charismatic son. (In Hebrew with English Subtitles.) Wednesday - 8:20pm; Thursday 1am; Friday - 10:30am; Saturday 10pm

Submitted by: 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 Feb 3 - Feb 9

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92Y: Gregory & Brown on Faith

TV Journalist David Gregory, author of "How's Your Faith," and Jewish ethicist Erica Brown, author of "Take Your Faith To Work," discuss faith and Jewish identity. With Rabbi Peter Rubinstein, Dir. of the Bronfman Center for Jewish Life at the 92Y in NY. Tonight (Sun) - 8pm & 1:30am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8:30pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm & 5am

Natan Sharansky & Elliott Abrams

Soviet Refusenik, Israeli statesman, and former chairman of the Jewish Agency, Natan Sharansky, discusses Israel and Jewish life today with Elliott Abrams (Council on Foreign Relations). At the 2018 Jewish Leadership Conference on "Jews and Conservatism." Monday - 7:30pm & 2am; Wednesday - 1:30pm

Israeli Human Rights v Security

eremy Bob, Terrorism and Legal Analyst for The Jerusalem Post, discusses Israel's new Nation State Law, Israel's rules of engagement on the Gaza border, and Israeli human rights and security issues. At the Lawfare Project in NYC. Monday - 8pm & 1am ; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm & 1am

Shmuly Yanklowitz: Jewish Spirituality

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz (Pirkei Avot: A Social Justice Commentary) uses rabbinic texts, poetry, and anecdotes to discuss "Spiritual Transformation: Changing the World from the Inside Out." At the Saul Cohen-Schoke JFS Lecture, form the Ferguson Library, Stamford, Ct. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am ; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 2am

L'Chayim: "Tevye Raw" - Allen 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. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight ; Thursday - 3pm

Also on L’Chayim

Israeli Consul General Dani Dayan Today - Noon & 6pm

Aryeh Katzin: Soviet Refusnik (Parts 1 & 2) Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm; and Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Talia Carner: "Moscow Hotel" Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Joshua Safran: "Free Spirit" Saturday - 6pm

The Jake Ehrenreich Show

With The Fabulous Finkel Brothers -- Ian Finkel, the world's greatest xylophonist, and Elliot Finkel, the renowned pianist (Fyvush Finkel's sons) -- and with stand-up comic Rabbi Mike Fine. Sunday 10pm & 2am; Tuesday 2pm & 4am; Thursday 10pm and 1 am; Friday 10:30 am

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 Jan 27- Feb 2

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

Talmud: Morality In The Shoah

Rabbi Mordechai Becher, senior lecturer at Gateways and author of Gateways to Judaism, reviews Talmud examples of maintaining moral integrity and Jewish identity in extreme circumstances such as the Holocaust. On the JBS series "Dimensions of the Daf." Sunday - 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5pm; Thursday - 7:30pm & 4am

L'Chayim: Paper Clips

Founder of the "Paper Clips Project" and the Whitwell Middle School Principal, Linda Hooper, discuses the origins and the impact of the Holocaust memorial project she began with her students (creating a sculpture of six million paper clips) that generated a global response. Sunday- Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

David Harris, AJC Exec. Dir., offers the key-note address at "International Holocaust Day," an annual event created by the U.N. in commemoration of the Holocaust. By the Holocaust Museum & Center for Tolerance and Education at the Montebello JCC, Suffern, NY. Sunday- 2pm

Jake Ehrenreich Show

And on the first Saturday night of the month, JBS presents the third "Jake Ehrenreich Show" with special guests singer Shelley Fisher (the "Hebrew Hillbilly") and the comedy couple Bri Guel. Saturday – 8pm & 1am; Sunday 10pm & 2am; Tuesday 2 pm & 4 am; Thursday 10pm & 1am; Friday 10:30 am

92Y: Cardinal Timothy Dolan

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. Tonight (Sun) - 8pm & 1:30am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8:30pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm & 5am

Jewish Cinematheque: The Last Resort

Filmmaker Dennis Scholl discusses his documentary "The Last Resort," which depicts the vibrancy of the Miami Beach Jewish retiree community of the 1970's thru the lens of photographers Andy Sweet and Gary Monroe. With Jewish film scholar Eric Goldman. Monday - 7:30pm & 2am; Wednesday - 1:30pm

Bankrupting Terrorism: Nitsana Darshan-Leitner

Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, founding director of Shurat HaDin (Israeli Law Center), discusses her fight agains terrorist financing, BDS, and the lawfare tactics used against Israel. A 2018 program of the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey, Paramus NJ. Monday - 8pm & 1am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm

Rising Antisemitism in Europe

Jerusalem Post European Affairs Correspondent Benjamin Weinthal discusses Germany and antisemitism, BDS on European campuses, and how Western Europeans will never forgive Israelis for the Holocaust. A 2018 program of ISGAP from the ISGAP Center in NYC. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm

Talmud: Abortion

Rabbi Mordechai Becher, senior lecturer at Gateways and author of Gateways to Judaism, discusses the Talmudic view of abortion and the way in which the definition of a fetus impacts Jewish Law. On the JBS series "Dimensions of the Daf." Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7pm & 4am

Jewish 101: Abortion

A presentation of the unique Jewish approach to abortion and how it differs radically from the rationales used by both pro-life and pro-choice communities in America. Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1pm

L'Chayim: Daniel Pearl's Father

Yehuda Pearl, the father of journalist Daniel Pearl who was kidnapped in Pakistan in Jan. 2002 and murdered on Feb 1, 2002, speaks about his son and his book in Daniel's memory, "I Am Jewish." Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Marcus Sheff - Palestinian Textbooks Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

Yehuda Sarna - Paris Antisemitism Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Israeli Consul General Dani Dayan Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Doris Inbar - Israeli Film Saturday - 6pm

Submitted by: 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 Jan 20-26

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

92nd Street Y: Obama's Rabbi-Cousin

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. From the 92nd Street Y in NYC. Tonight (Sun) - 8pm & 1:30am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8:30pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm & 5am

Film: Blue & Gray

The story of the 10,000 Jewish soldiers who fought in America's deadliest war, the Civil War -- brother against brother, Jew against Jew, in numbers proportionally higher than other American group, 7,000 for the Union and 3,000 for the Confederacy. Tonight (Sunday) - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 9pm & 4am

Heschel & King-Susannah Heschel

Susannah Heschel, Prof. 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 - 8pm & 1am; Tuesday - 1pm

Heschel & King-Arnie Eisen

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." From JBS's exclusive coverage of Limmud NY 2016. Today (Sunday) - 11am; Monday - 8pm & 2am; Tuesday - 2pm

L'Chayim: MLK, Jr & American Jewry

As America honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., his attorney and confidant, Clarence Jones, describes how the Jewish community made the Civil Rights Movement possible; and condemns Black anti-Semitism and Palestinian violence. Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

Can Universities be Saved?

A discussion of the future for Israel and Jewish students on college campuses with Jonathan Haidt (NYU), Peter Berkowitz (Hoover Institution) and Elliot Kaufmann (Wall Street Journal). At 2018 Jewish Leadership Conference on "Jews and Conservatism," Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm & 1am

Jews & Muslims-Crisis of Europe

At the 2018 Jewish Leadership Conference on "Jews and Conservatism," Melanie Phillips (NY Times columnist) and Daniel Johnson (Standpoint founding editor) discuss the plight of European Jewry and the choices they now confront. From Grand Hyatt, NYC. Wednesday - 8pm & 1am Friday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 2am

L'Chayim: Cantor Sol Zim

World renowned cantor, composer, and performer Sol Zim (Hollis Hills Bayside Jewish Center in Bayside, NY) discusses his life, career and his love of Jewish music. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Also on L’Chayim : As the Jewish world reads Parashat Yitro (Exodus 20), the first three of the "Ten Commandments," and the Jewish notion of "miracles," are discussed by Sara Esther Crispe (JewishWoman.org) and Rabbi Jeffrey Segelman (Westchester Jewish Center). Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm; Saturday - 6pm

Francis Bok & Charles Jacobs: Slave Trade Survivor Today (Sunday) - Noon & 6pm

Avi Goldwasser - "Hate Spaces - The Politics Of Intolerance On Campus." Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight

Talmud: Dimensions of the Daf

As the Jewish world celebrates Tu B'Sh'vat (the 9th day of the Hebrew month of Sh'vat), tonight and tomorrow, Rabbi Mordechai Becher explains how the Talmud discusses the "New Year For Trees," Original JBS series "Dimensions of the Daf." Today (Sunday) - 9am

Talmud: Morality In The Shoah

As the world commemorates "International Holocaust Remembrance Day" next Sudan, Rabbi Mordechai Becher, senior lecturer at Gateways and author of Gateways to Judaism, reviews Talmud examples of maintaining moral integrity and Jewish identity in extreme circumstances such as the Holocaust. Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7pm

Thinking Out Loud with Micah Halpern Wednesdays - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Thursdays - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm; Saturdays - 5:30pm

submitted by 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 Jan 13-19

92Y: Author David Grossman

Israeli author David Grossman discusses his novel A Horse Walks into a Bar and parts of the book are read aloud and performed. From the 92nd Street Y in New York with fellow author Nicole Krauss. Tonight (Sun) - 8pm & 1:30am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8:30pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm & 5am

Glick, Shaked, Soloveichik, Hertog

At the Second Annual Jewish Leadership Conference on "Jews and Conservativism," Roger Hertog (Tikvah Fund Chairman and President of the Hertog Foundation), Caroline Glick (Jerusalem Post), Ayelet Shaked (Israel's Justice Minister) and Rabbi Meir Soloveichik (Congregation address aspects of Jewish conservativism in Israel and America. Monday - 7:30pm & 1pm; Wednesday - 1:30pm; Saturday - 7pm & 1:30am

Tribute To Charles Krauthammer z"l

Conservative columnist, author and TV commentator Charles Krauthammer z"l is remembered by Bill Kristol (Weekly Standard), Rich Lowry (National Review) and Matthew Continetti (Washington Free Beacon). At 2018 Jewish Leadership Conference on "Jews and Conservativism" at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in NYC. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 11am & 4am

L'Chayim: Abigail Pogrebin

Abigail Pogrebin, former producer for "60 Minutes" and author of "Stars of David" and "One and the Same: My Life as an Identical Twin," describes growing up with a famous mother (feminist Letty Pogrebin) and reflects upon her own Jewish journey. Mon - 9pm & Midnight; Tue - 3pm

L'Chayim: 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. Tue - 9pm & Midnight; Wed - 3pm

Jewish Film Festival: The Law

The powerful story of Simone Viel, who survived Auschwitz to become a champion of women's rights in post-war France, serving as Minister of Health and helping to legalize abortion in the 1970's. Starring Emmanuelle Devos and directed by Christian Faure. Today (Sunday) - 9:30pm & Midnight; Friday - 9pm & 4am

Francis Bok & Charles Jacobs: Slave Trade Survivor Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Stuart Weinblatt: Confronting Illness Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Tuvia Tenenbom: "The Lies They Tell" Saturday - 6pm

ITN: David Harris on Rep. Tlaib

David Harris, CEO of the American Jewish Committee, explains his concerns with the statements of freshman Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) who criticized US Senators supporting anti-BDS legislation claiming they are forgetting which country they represent. Tonight (Sunday) - 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am, 12:30pm

Talmud: Dimensions of the Daf

As the Jewish world reads Parashat B'Shalakh and the parting of the Red Sea, JBS presents Rabbi Mordechai Becher discussing when the Torah is not to be taken literally Sunday 9:30am; Tuesday 9:30am & 5pm; Thursday 7:30pm

Jewish 101: Miracle of Nachshon

The Rabbinic tradition's notion of "a miracle" and what really caused the Red Sea to split. Sunday 10am;Wednesday 9am & 4:30pm; Friday 1pm

Shabbat Shirah: Jules Frankel z"l

To celebrate Shabbat Shirah (Sabbath of Song), in memory of Miriam's and Moses' leading the Israelites in song after crossing the Red Sea, JBS replays an annual concert of one of American Jewry's foremost lay leaders and song leaders Jules Frankel's (z"l), as he is joined by song-leader and composer Steve Dropkin.From the East Brunswick New Jersey Jewish Center (2012). Friday - 7:30pm

From The Aleph Bet"

The Easiest & Most Friendly Way To Learn To Read Hebrew Mondays - 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesdays - 7pm; Saturdays - 9am

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 Jan 6-12

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Outspoken: BDS & Violence

Brooke Goldstein speaks with Marc Greendorfer (Zachor Legal Institute), Gabriel Groisman (Mayor of Bal Harbour, FL) and photojournalist Jonathan Alpeyrie about the way in which the BDS movement is organized and funded by groups committed to violence. Monday - 8pm & 1:30pm; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm & 2am

"From The Aleph Bet"

The Easiest & Most Friendly Way To Learn To Read Hebrew Mondays - 9am & 4:30pm Wednesdays - 7pm; Saturdays - 9am

The Brooklyn Jewish Hall Of Fame - 2018

Founding chair of the Brooklyn Jewish Historical Howard Teich and co-chair Sarina Roffé welcome the 4th class of inductees into the Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame including David G. Greenfield (CEO and Exec Dir., Met Council), Rabbi Alvin Kass (Chief Chaplain, NYC Police Department), Henry B. Gutman (Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation Board of Directors ), Rachel Freier (Civil Court Judge, New York State), Adam Richman (author, actor TV personality "Man vs. Food", Ferne Pearlstein (documentary filmmaker), Cecelia Margules (musician), Eleanor Reissa (director, playwright, Yiddish Performer) and Charley Rosen (author and former basketball coach) for Abraham Becker (NYU basketball). From the Brooklyn Historical Society in Brooklyn, NY. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am;Thursday - 2pm

L'Chayim: Shlomo Riskin and Kenneth Brander

The founding dean and Chancellor Emeritus of Ohr Torah Stone educational institutions, Shlomo Riskin, and the new President of Ohr Torah Stone, Kenneth Brander, share their perspectives on women in Judaism and explain how the essence of Torah is to be a loving person. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm; Next Sunday - Noon & 6pm

ITN: Gil Troy on Israeli Political Upheaval

Gil Troy, Prof. of History at McGill University and Jerusalem Post columnist, analyzes the dramatic moves of Israeli politicians who are switching and creating new political parties, including Naftali Bennett, Ayelet Shaked, Caroline Glick, Michael Oren, Tzipi Livni and Gen. Benny Gantz. Sunday - 5:30pm, 11:30pm, 3:30am; Monday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim This Week:

Itamar Marcus: Palestinian Media Watch Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

Deborah Dash Moore & Jeffrey Gurock: Jewish New York Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Bassem Eid: A Palestinian View Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Submitted by: 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 Dec 30 - Jan 5

Jake Ehrenreich Show #2: J 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. Saturday - 8pm & 1am; Next Sunday - 10pm

Jackie Mason

Stand-up comedian Jackie Mason performs his one-man hit Broadway show, "The World According To Me," for which he won a "Special Tony Award" in 1987. Monday (1 ½ Hours with L'Chayim) - 9pm & Midnight; Saturday Night - 9pm & Midnight

Tzipi Livni-Israel Policy Forum

Israeli Opposition Leader Tzipi Livni (Hatuna Party) explains her disagreements with Prime Minister Netanyahu. From the 2018 Israel Policy Forum reaffirming a commitment to a Two-State Solution Wednesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 2am

Gun Violence & Religion

A discussion of Jewish and Catholic perspectives on gun control with Tobias Winright (Prof. of Theological Ethics, St. Louis U) and Rabbi Joel Mosbacher (Temple Shaaray Tefila, NYC). By AJC Westchester/Fairfield, from Iona College, New Rochelle, NY. Thursday - 8pm & 1am; Friday - 2pm;Saturday - 7pm & 4am

ITN: Israeli Coalition Falls

Political analyst for The Times of Israel, Haviv Rettig Gur, discusses PM Netanyahu's political future with the collapse of his government, and Israeli reaction to Pres. Trump's decision to withdraw American troops from Syria. Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm, 11:30pm, 3:30am; Monday – 8:30 am & 12:30pm

L'Chayim Round Table: Year End Retrospective - Part 2

In Part 2 of a Year End Retrospective, Thane Rosenbaum, Eric Yoffie, Betty Ehrenberg and Charles Small discuss Jewish criticism of Israel, assimilation and the future of Jewish pluralism; and offer their choices of "Jewish Person of the Year." Today (Sunday) - Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

L'Chayim Round Table: Year End Retrospective - Parts 1 & 2 Tuesday (New Year's Day) - 3-6pm

In Memoriam 2018

Remembering Jews who passed in 2018 including Amos Oz, Bernard Lewis, Philip Roth, Charles Krauthammer, Neil Simon, Howard Sachar, Rabbi Rachel Cowan, Rabbi Aaron Panken, Herb London, Harvey Kaylie, Ari Fuld and 11 members of the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Today (Sunday) - 1:30pm & 7:30pm; Monday - 4:30pm; Tuesday - 6pm

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92nd Street Y: Jonathan Sacks & Simon Schama

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks (former Chief Rabbi of the U.K. & Visiting Prof, Yeshiva U.) and Simon Schama (Prof of Art History, Columbia U.) discuss the essence of Jewish identity with former TV news anchor David Gregory. From the 92nd Street Y in NYC. Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm & 5am

Can Judaism Survive in the 21st Century?

Tal Keinan (American-born Israeli entrepreneur and author, God Is In The Crowd) discusses his concerns for the future of Judaism with Gary Rosenblatt (editor & publisher of The Jewish Week of New York).
A program of UJA-Federation of NY and The Jewish Week from Congregation Kol Ami in White Plains, NY. Wednesday - 8pm & 1:30am; Friday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 1am

L'Chayim Round Table: Year End Retrospective - Part 1

Considering the most significant Jewish event of 2018, Thane Rosenbaum, Eric Yoffie, Betty Ehrenberg and Charles Small discuss the mass murder at the Tree Of Life Synagogue and explore the nature of antisemitism in America today. Today (Sunday) - Noon & 6pm

L'Chayim Round Table: Year End Retrospective - Part 2

In Part 2 of a Year End Retrospective, Thane Rosenbaum, Eric Yoffie, Betty Ehrenberg and Charles Small discuss Jewish criticism of Israel, assimilation and the future of Jewish pluralism; and offer their choices of "Jewish Person of the Year." Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

L'Chayim: Chloe Valdary

Brand Ambassador for Jerusalem U, Chloe Valdary, a black Christian activist form New Orleans, 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. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

L'Chayim: Vivian Lazar & HaZamir Chorale Saturday - 6pm

92nd Street Y: The Jews & Jesus

Mel Gibson's feature film "The Passion" is the subject of a discussion with Rabbi Eugene Korn, Newsweek Editor Jon Meacham, and Catholic Theological Union Professor John Pawlikowski.From the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Tonight (Sun) - 8pm & 1am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am

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Israel and Progressive Jews

Former Israeli Consul General in NY, Ido Aharoni, discusses Israel's relationship to progressive American Jews and to Pres. Trump with David Margolick (Vanity Fair). A program of The NY Jewish Week & American Friends of Tel Aviv University at HUC-JIR in NYC. Monday - 8pm & 1:30pm; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 1am

Welcoming The Stranger

Cantor Laura Breznick, Rev. Beate Storck and Dr. Heba Elkhateeb discuss how Judaism, Christianity, and Islam view the "stranger" in the past and in today. A program of The Interfaith Women's Initiative from the Darul Islah Mosque in Teaneck, NJ. Tuesday - 7:30pm & 1am; Wednesday - 1:30pm; Saturday - 7pm & 2am

L'Chayim Round Table: Year End Retrospective - Part 1

Considering the most significant Jewish event of 2018, Thane Rosenbaum, Eric Yoffie, Betty Ehrenberg and Charles Small discuss the mass murder at the Tree Of Life Synagogue and explore the nature of antisemitism in America today. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm; Next Sunday - Noon & 6pm

Paula Eiselt - Documentary Film 93-Queen Today (Sunday) - Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Rudy Rochman - Student Leader (SSI - Students Supporting Israel) Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

Tuvia Tennenbom - Refugees Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Howard Teich - Preserving Jewish Culture Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday- 3pm

Yehiel Eckstein - Christian Support of Israel Saturday - 6pm

92nd Street Y: The Jews & Jesus

Mel Gibson's feature film "The Passion" is the subject of a discussion with Rabbi Eugene Korn, Newsweek Editor Jon Meacham, and Catholic Theological Union Professor John Pawlikowski.From the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Tonight (Sun) - 8pm & 1am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm & 5am

Talmud: Afterlife In Judaism

As the Jewish community concludes the Book of Genesis with parashat Vay'chee that tells of the deaths of Jacob and Joseph, Rabbi Mordechai Becher, Senior Lecturer for the Gateways Organization and the author of "Gateways To Judaism," discusses the Talmudic view of the afterlife. On the original JBS series "Dimensions of the Daf." Today (Sunday) - 9am; Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7pm & 4am

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