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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 March 17-23

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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

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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

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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

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 24 - March 2

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

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

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 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

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

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

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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

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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

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