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JBS Highlights 10/24- 30:Media Spotlight-Bret Stephens, Jodi Rudoren, Alana Newhouse; Robert Siegel-BRCA, JNS-Riley & Kanter

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Bret Stephens: Israel’s Losing Battle with the Media

New York Times op-ed columnist, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and outspoken defender of the Jewish State, Bret Stephens discusses the scourge of disinformation and lack of objective truth in today’s news, and Israel’s losing battle with the media. A program of Honest Reporting Canada, moderated by its chairman Jonas Prince. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 2:00pm Thursday - 5:00am Saturday - 4:00pm & Midnight

American Jewish Press Today

Now that American Jews have so clearly assimilated into American society what is the need for a Jewish press? What audience do the editors of Jewish publications target and how do they serve the American Jewish community as it grows diverse and diffuse? A panel of editors of major American Jewish publications including Alana Newhouse (Tablet) Jodi Rudoren (The Forward) and Philissa Cramer (JTA) discuss the role and significance of Jewish press today in a program of YIVO, moderated by Gal Beckerman. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 2:00am Thursday - 2:00pm Friday - 5:00am Saturday - 8:00pm & 1:00am

Robert Siegel: BRCA Research & Genetic Testing

For the final week of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Robert Siegel speaks with Dr. Kenneth Offit (Memorial Sloan Kettering) Dr. Susan Domchek (University of Pennsylvania) and Dr. David Margel (Israel’s Rabin Medical Center) leading medical experts in the field of BRCA gene research. A program of AFRMC. Wednesday - 8:00pm & 1:15am Thursday - 11:00am & 1:00am Friday - 2:00pm Saturday - 2:00am

Global Perspectives: Enes Kanter

All-star NBA player Enes Kanter joins Ellie Cohanim to discuss his Turkish roots, opposing the country’s dictator Tayyip Erdogan and using his platform to build bridges, and what the future holds for him after basketball. A program of JNS. Thursday - 7:30pm & 3:30am Friday - 10:00am

Top Story: Naomi Schaefer Riley

Journalist and author Naomi Schaefer Riley joins JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin to discuss cancel culture and the damage that critical race theory is doing to children, as well as the role that intermarriage is having on the Jewish community. A program of JNS. Thursday - 8:00pm & 2:00am Friday - 9:00am

In The News: Abraham Accords Anniversary

Arsen Ostrovsky, CEO of The International Legal Forum (ILF) and Sharaka Board Member, discusses the one-year anniversary of the Abraham Accords, and the impact they've had inside Israel and around the region. With Shahar Azani. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Sunday: Francine Klagsbrun - Golda Meir

Author Francine Klagsbrun discusses her biography Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel, which addresses the ways American Jews and Israelis view Israel’s only woman prime minister who served during the Yom Kippur War of 1973. Sunday - 12 Noon

Sunday: Dan Almagor - Yom Kippur War

A hero of the 1973 Yom Kippur War and the Battle of Tel Saki, Dan Almagor shares a remarkable story of survival and explains how he was finally able to talk about the horrific experience in which he lost beloved friends.
Sunday - 6:00pm

Monday: Marty Appel - NY Yankee Empire

Marty Appel, a Jewish boy from Brooklyn who grew up to fulfill a childhood dream of working for The New York Yankees, talks about his years in baseball, Jews who've played the game, and his book that chronicles Yankee history, Pinstripe Empire. Monday - 3:00pm

Monday: Israel Maimon

The President & CEO of Israel Bonds, Israel Maimon, discusses his experiences in the Golani Brigade, his role in the 2007 bombing of the Syrian nuclear reactor, his concerns regarding Iran & his critique of the Iran Nuclear Deal. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm

Tuesday: Free Speech, Hate Speech and Cancel Culture

Three giants in the field of First Amendment Law – Floyd Abrams (Supreme Court Litigant), Alan Dershowitz (Harvard Law) & Nadine Strossen (ACLU) explore concepts of “Free Speech,” “Hate Speech” and “Cancel Culture.”
Tuesday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Wednesday: 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.
Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Thursday: Nancy Brinker

Nancy Brinker, founder of the Susan G. Koman organization, describes her devotion to helping women with breast cancer in tribute to her sister who died of the disease at 36; and why there is now a 99% survivor rate. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

Jewish Studies

Talmud Study: Don't Argue (Korach)

Rabbi Mordechai Becher explores the way the Talmud deals with Korach's challenging Moses' authority in the original series "Dimensions of the Daf." Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Let The Sun Shine In

How the Talmud encourages us to enjoy life and the world Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm Wednesday - 7:30pm Thursday - 7:00pm

Jewish 101: Sex in Judaism

Human sexuality in the Jewish tradition is reviewed in an ongoing study of the story of the Garden of Eden, including the rabbinic view of female sexuality, birth control, and the day most appropriate for sexual relations. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Deborah Lipstadt & Bari Weiss

Deborah Lipstadt (Author, Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies at Emory University, and Biden’s pick as Antisemitism Envoy) sits with Bari Weiss (journalist, author, former editor at The Wall Street Journal and New York Times) for a discussion about the rise of antisemitism today and how we must address it. A program of the 92Y in New York City. Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 10:00pm Tuesday - 4:00am Wednesday - 10:30am Saturday - 1:00am

Friday Night Shabbat Services

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

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm

Saturday Morning Shabbat Services

Reform: Central Synagogue 9:30am & 1:00pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

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

JBS Highlights Oct 17-23: Yom Kippur War, Golub-Why No Peace, JFNA GA, JNS- Elliott Abrams, Nervana Mahmoud, Cinematheque-Golden Voices

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Eric Goldman’s Jewish Cinematheque: Golden Voices

Eric Goldman speaks with Evgeny Ruman, director of the film “Golden Voices,” about two immigrants making aliyah to Israel in 1990 from the USSR and trying to find their place in Israeli society after taking jobs as Russian overdub artists. Monday - 7:30pm Wednesday - 1:30pm Thursday - 5:30am Friday - 1:30pm

Why There Is No Peace in the Middle East

JBS President Mark S. Golub presents the history of Israel, the reasons for its legitimacy, and the reasons why a two-state solution may never be possible. A program of Congregation Beth El in Fairfield, CT, recorded in 2019. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 2:00pm Saturday - 4:00pm

The 2021 JFNA General Assembly

Israeli President Isaac Herzog, JFNA President and CEO Eric Fingerhut, U.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres (D-NY), and former U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley are some of the key participants in the 2021 General Assembly of the JFNA (Jewish Federations of North America). Tuesday - 7:30pm & 1:00am Thursday - 1:00pm Saturday - 7:00pm

Global Perspectives with Ellie Cohanim: Nervana Mahmoud

Egyptian political commentator Nervana Mahmoud joins Ellie Cohanim to discuss the evolution towards tolerance and co-existence in her home country of Egypt and in other countries in the region, antisemitism, perceptions of Zionism and more. A program of JNS. Thursday - 7:30pm & 2:30am Friday - 10:00am

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: Elliott Abrams

Elliott Abrams, Tikvah Fund head and veteran of the Reagan, Bush and Trump administrations, joins JNS Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Tobin to talk diplomacy, democracy and the future of American Jewry. A program of JNS Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:30am Friday - 9:00am

In The News: Leon Saltiel

Leon Saltiel, World Jewish Congress Representative at the UN Geneva, discusses the joint statement he delivered to the UNHRC on behalf of The World Jewish Congress and the Muslim World League, on protecting human rights for all. He also discusses Jewish-Muslim relations as well as efforts to counter antisemitism. With Teisha Bader. Thursday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Friday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Thinking Out Loud

The current American effort to "mend fences" and improve U.S.-Palestinian relations and thee troubling findings of a recent meeting amongst Israeli police officials that analyzed the conditions that made the Mount Meron stampede tragedy possible. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Sunday: Aryeh Green Part 1

Aryeh Green (My Israel Trail: Finding Peace In The Promised Land), a policy advisor for Natan Sharansky and one who met with top Palestinians activists, analyzes the failure of American Jewish leaders to build support for Israel. Sunday - 12 Noon

Sunday: Aryeh Green Part 2

Aryeh Green continues his discussion on the need for liberal Jews to be unwavering in their defense of Israel and dives into the story behind his book My Israel Trail: Finding Peace In The Promised Land. Sunday - 6:00pm

Monday: Lisa Daftari

Founding Editor-in-Chief of the The Foreign Desk news site Lisa Daftari describes her family upbringing as an Iranian-American Jew and discusses her work as a Middle East expert, investigative journalist and political commentator. Monday - 3:00pm

Monday: Ehud Diskin

Ehud Diskin, born in Jerusalem in 1944 and serving in the Six-Day War and in Israeli intelligence, explains why he wrote his best-selling novel A Lone Wolf In Jerusalem, telling the story of Israel’s pre-state struggle against the Arabs and the British. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm

Tuesday: Yoram Ettinger

Career diplomat and advisor on Israeli foreign policy, Amb. (Ret.) Yoram Ettinger (“The Ettinger Report”), discusses the mistakes made by the American Administration and by American Jewry regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Tuesday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Wednesday: Francine Klagsbrun - Golda Meir

Author Francine Klagsbrun discusses her biography Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel, which addresses the ways American Jews and Israelis view Israel’s only woman prime minister who served during the Yom Kippur War of 1973. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Thursday: Dan Almagor - Yom Kippur War

On October 25, 1973, the Yom Kippur War ended in a cease fire. Dan Almagor describes the heroic defense of the IDF on the Golan Heights at the start of the war which prevented the Syrian Army from overrunning the north of Israel.
Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

Jewish Studies

Talmud Study: Don't Argue (Korach)

As the Torah parashah of "Korach" is read in synagogues throughout the world this week, Gateways' Rabbi Mordechai Becher explores the way the Talmud deals with Korach's challenging Moses' authority in the original series "Dimensions of the Daf." Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am & 1:00pm Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Let The Sun Shine In

How the Talmud encourages us to enjoy life and the world Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm Wednesday - 7:30pm

Jewish 101: Sex in Judaism

Human sexuality in the Jewish tradition is reviewed in an ongoing study of the story of the Garden of Eden, including the rabbinic view of female sexuality, birth control, and the day most appropriate for sexual relations. Taught by Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Friday - 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: David Grossman

Israeli author David Grossman discusses his novel A Horse Walks into a Bar, and parts of the book are read aloud and performed. From the 92nd Street Y in New York with fellow author Nicole Krauss. Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 10:00pm
Tuesday - 4:00am
Wednesday - 10:30am Saturday - 1:00am & 4:00pm

Friday Evening Shabbat Services

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

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

Saturday Morning Shabbat Services

Reform: Central Synagogue 9:30am & 1:00pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue With Hebrew, Transliteration And English Subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

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

JBS Highlights October 10 - 16: Israeli PM Bennett, Black-Jewish Relations, RBG, Robert Siegel, JNS-Iran

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg

In a program of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and PJ Library, a string quartet performs and award-winning actress Tovah Feldshuh reads I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark ,in commemoration. of the Jewish-American icon one year after her death. Monday - 7:30pm Wednesday - 1:30pm Thursday - 5:30am Friday - 1:30pm

Black-Jewish Relations (ADL)

Notable speakers explore the issues that both unite and divide the Jewish and Black communities today, the impact of these issues on Black Jews, and some grassroots efforts to work together. Part of the "Never is Now" ADL Summit. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 2:00pm

Israeli PM Bennett - UN Speech

Naftali Bennett addresses the UN General Assembly for the first time as Prime Minister of Israel. Tuesday - 7:30pm & 1:00am Thursday - 1:00pm Saturday - 7:30pm

Israeli PM Bennett- JFNA

Following his inaugural address to the United Nations, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett addresses a gathering of Jewish leaders assembled by the Jewish Federations of North America for his first major in-person meeting with the US Jewish Community. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:30am Thursday - 1:30pm Friday - 5:00am Saturday - 8:00pm

Robert Siegel: Jewish Americans

Robert Siegel unpacks insights from the latest PEW study of Jewish Americans with American Jewish History scholars Jonathan Sarna (Brandeis) and Chancellor of JTS Shuly Rubin Schwartz, and Wexner Foundation President Rabbi Elka Abrahamson. Wednesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 2:00pm Saturday - 10:00pm

Global Perspectives: Iran

Filmed on location in Jerusalem, Ellie Cohanim talks with former Iranian political prisoner Ahmad Batebi & Iranian dissident Ben Tabatabai, both of whom are part of a delegation traveling to Israel to express Iranian solidarity with the Jewish state. Thursday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Friday - 10:00am

Top Story: Michael Doran

Strategic analyst and former Bush administration senior figure Michael Doran joins JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin to discuss American foreign policy following the Afghanistan debacle, and the real purpose behind Biden’s appeasement of Iran. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 9:00am

Thinking Out Loud: Micah Halpern Micah Halpern talks about the "pollyanna-ish" approach of some in the Jewish community to the ongoing struggle against the delta variant and the resurgence of COVID-19. And an analysis of Israeli President Isaac Herzog's recent article commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Sunday: Ruth Wisse

Professor Emerita of Yiddish and Comparative Literature at Harvard University Ruth Wisse discusses her views on Israel, her take on Yiddish culture today and more. Sunday - 12 Noon

Sunday: Israelis Fight BDS

American-born Israelis Josh Malchman and Kayla Dulin, who each served in the IDF as "Lone Soldiers" (with no family in Israel) discuss BDS, their personal journeys and feelings for Israel. Sunday - 6:00pm Monday - 3:00pm

Monday: Andrew Goodman

David Goodman, younger brother of Andrew Goodman – murdered together with Michael Schwerner and James Chaney by the Klu Klux Klan in Mississippi in 1964 – talks about his brother, the murder, and a legacy of social action. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm

Tuesday: Aryeh Green Pt 1

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

Wednesday: Aryeh Green Pt 2

Aryeh Green continues his discussion on the need for liberal Jews to be unwavering in their defense of Israel and dives into the story behind his new book, My Israel Trail: Finding Peace In The Promised Land. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Thursday: Lisa Daftari

Lisa Daftari, founding Editor-in-Chief of the news website The Foreign Desk, describes her family upbringing as an Iranian-American Jew and discusses her work as a Middle East expert, investigative journalist and political commentator.
Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

Saturday: NY Yankee Empire

Marty Appel, a Jewish boy from Brooklyn who grew up to fulfill a childhood dream of working for The New York Yankees, talks about his years in baseball, Jews who've played the game, and his book that chronicles Yankee history, “Pinstripe Empire”. Saturday - 6:00pm

Jewish Studies

Talmud Study: Tattooing

Jewish Law pertaining to tattooing (and otherwise marring one's body) is discussed by Rabbi Mordechai Becher in this episode of "Dimensions of the Daf," JBS's original series on Talmud study. Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am & 1:00pm Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Thursday - 7:00pm Friday - 2:30am

Talmud Study: Dreams in Judaism

How the Jewish tradition views the importance of "dreams," and whether they are God's way of communicating Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm

Jewish 101: First Relation

What is the first evil of human existence and what is at the heart of being a complete human being? These are questions addressed in the Jewish reading of Genesis Chapter 2 in an ongoing study of Jewish values. "Jewish 101" with Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Friday - 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: 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. Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 10:00pm Tuesday - 4:00am Wednesday - 10:30am Saturday - 1:00am & 4:00pm

Friday Night Shabbat Services

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

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

Saturday Morning Shabbat Services

Reform: Central Synagogue 9:30am & 1:00pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue With Hebrew, Transliteration And English Subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

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

BS Highlights Oct 3-9: Diaspora-Israel Relations, ADL Center on Extremism, JNS-Elan Carr & Akko Riots

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Diaspora-Israel Relations (ADL)

Top Jewish leaders from Israel and the diaspora explore issues of antisemitism, post-COVID challenges and more during a summit that emphasizes the centrality of Israel and Zionism in shaping a shared identity for Jews worldwide. Monday - 8:00pm & 2:00am Wednesday - 2:00pm Saturday - 10:00pm

Combating Extremism - The ADL

Spotlight on the ADL’s Center on Extremism, the foremost authority on terrorism and hate both foreign and domestic that uses advanced tech to gather actionable intelligence and thwart potential attacks against Jews and other vulnerable communities. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Thursday - 2:00pm

Global Perspectives: Akko

Ellie Cohanim meets with local business owners in Israel’s old city of Akko to discuss and try to understand the violent riots that occurred there last May. On Global Perspectives, a program of JNS. Wednesday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Thursday - 11:00am Saturday - 7:30pm

Top Story: Elan Carr

Former U.S. Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating anti-Semitism Elan Carr joins JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin to discuss critical race theory, extremism on the Internet, confronting Jew-hatred on both the left and right and more. Wednesday - 8:00pm Thursday - 1:00pm Friday - 5:00am & 2:00pm Saturday - 8:00pm

In The News: Iron Dome Funding

Arizona State Representative Alma Hernandez, a Progressive Democrat, discusses the Iron Dome funding in the House and why those Progressives who voted against it, in no way speak for her or her party. With Teisha Bader.
Sunday – 8:30am & 5:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Micah Halpern

Micah Halpern talks about the specialness of celebrating Jewish holidays in the land of Israel, especially Sukkot. And the necessity for Israel to re-strengthen its ties with the Democratic party in the post-Netanyahu era. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Sunday: Richard Stone Pt 1

Richard Stone, former Chair of the Conference of Presidents, describes growing up in New Orleans and how he became more observant while at Harvard and in Jerusalem; and shares his concerns over the failure of non-Orthodox Judaism. Sunday - 12 Noon

Sunday: Stone Pt 2

Richard Stone, former Chair of the Conference of Presidents, reflects on why many American Jews are critical of Israel and why they fail to understand the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; and addresses issue challenging Israel today. Sunday - 6:00pm

Monday: Joshua Safran

Joshua Safran, author of "Free Spirit: Growing up On the Road and Off the Grid", discusses his memoir, about the most unconventional childhood, his return to and love for Judaism, and his work as a women's rights activist.
Monday - 3:00pm

Monday: Ruth Wisse

Ruth Wisse, Professor Emeritus at Harvard, discusses the BDS Movement and the Jewish community's response; reflects on aspects of Jewish life; and introduces her new online course on George Eliot's last and most controversial novel (with a dramatic Jewish theme), Daniel Deronda. Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Tuesday: Dan Raviv

CBS News Correspondent, Dan Raviv, discusses many aspects of Israel's intelligence operations detailed in his book, Spies Against Armageddon, Inside Israel's Secret Wars. Tuesday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Wednesday: Israelis Fight BDS

American-born Israelis Josh Malchman and Kayla Dulin, who each served in the IDF as "Lone Soldiers" (with no family in Israel) and who are visiting the U.S. to combat BDS on college campuses, discuss their personal journeys and feelings for Israel.
Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Thursday: John Sterling

As Baseball readies for the post-season, Mark S. Golub sits with “The Voice Of The New York Yankees,” John Sterling, to talk about how he has become one of the most well-known and beloved play-by-play announcers in America today. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Talmud Study: Do Me a Favor

What one does or does not owe a person who does one a favor is the topic of Rabbi Mordechai Becher's Talmud lesson on this week's "Dimensions of the Daf" Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am & 1:00pm Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Thursday - 7:00pm Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Teachers/Disciples

An overview of how teachers should influence disciples is presented by Rabbi Mordechai Becher in this Talmud lesson based on Ethics of the Fathers, entitled "Many Students Standing”. Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm Thursday - 7:30pm Friday - 4:30am

Jewish 101: First Relation

What is the first evil of human existence and what is at the heart of being a complete human being? These are questions addressed in the Jewish reading of Genesis Chapter 2 in an ongoing study of Jewish values. "Jewish 101" with Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Friday - 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Rabbi Meir Lau

Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv Rabbi Meir Lau (formerly chief rabbi of Israel) describes his miraculous survival as a young child in Auschwitz and shares tales of his storied rabbinic career in conversation with Rabbi Menachem Genack at the 92nd Street Y. Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 9:30am, 5:00pm & 10:00pm Tuesday - 4:00am Wednesday - 10:30am Saturday - 1:00am & 4:00pm

Friday Evening Shabbat Services

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

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

Saturday Morning Shabbat Services

Reform: Central Synagogue 9:30am & 1:00pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue With Hebrew, Transliteration And English Subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

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

JBS Highlights 09/26-10/02: Sukkot Concert-Interfaith Celebration of Israel, Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Orthodox and Reform Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah Services

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 27

6:00pm EDT - Central Synagogue (Reform) 7:30pm EDT - Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 10:00pm EDT - Central Synagogue Replay (Reform) 11:15pm EDT - Hampton Synagogue Replay (Orthodox)

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 28

9:30am EDT - Central Synagogue (Reform) 11:00am EDT - Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 1:00pm EDT - Central Synagogue Replay(Reform) 2:30pm EDT - Hampton Synagogue Replay (Orthodox) 7:30pm EDT - Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 10:00pm EDT - Hampton Synagogue Service Replay (Orthodox)

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 29

11:00am EDT - Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 1:30pm EDT - Hampton Synagogue Replay (Orthodox)

Melody, Harmony, Unity: Interfaith Sukkot Concert for Israel

Join Israeli President Isaac Herzog, Rabbi Marc Schneier, Bishop Robert Stearns, Rabbi David Wolpe and many others as Christian and Jewish musicians and speakers from across North America congregate for a special Sukkot concert in celebration of Israel. A program of the StandWithUs Interfaith Alliance. Sunday - 8:00pm & 12am; Monday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 10:00am; Friday - 8:30pm & 3:30am

URJ Simchat Torah Celebration

Join in music, prayer and learning for Simchat Torah as artists Noa Aronson, Michelle Citrin, Nefesh Mountain and many others share original repertoire, familiar melodies, stories and more in celebration of reaching the end of the Torah and beginning it once again. A Reform Movement collaboration from the URJ. Tuesday - 8:00am & 12:30pm; Wednesday - 5:30pm; Friday - 11:00am; Saturday - 8:30pm

On L’Chayim

Sunday: Stephen Schwartz

Award-winning musical theatre composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz discusses some of his classic Broadway shows, including Pippin, Wicked and The Prince of Egypt, and describes how Jewish values have shaped his life and work.
Sunday - 12 Noon & 6:00pm; Monday - 1:30am & 3:00pm

Monday: Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Shlomo Riskin, Chief Rabbi of Efrat and founder of Ohr Torah Stone, describes the influence upon him of Rav Soloveitchik (z”l) and the LubavItcher Rebbe (z”l), and discusses his disagreements with today’s Chief Rabbinate of Israel. Monday - 9:00pm & 1:00am; Tuesday - 4:30pm

Tuesday: Richard Stone Pt 1

Richard Stone, former Chair of the Conference of Presidents, describes growing up in New Orleans and how he became more observant while at Harvard and in Jerusalem; and shares his concerns over the failure of non-Orthodox Judaism. Tuesday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Wednesday - 3:00pm

Wednesday: Richard Stone Pt 2

Former Conference of Presidents Chair Richard Stone reflects on why many American Jews are critical of Israel and why they fail to understand the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; and addresses issue challenging Israel today.
Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm

Thursday: Brooke Goldstein

Brooke Goldstein describes the way her film “The Making of a Martyr” documents how Palestinians abuse their children; and discusses why she created The Lawfare Project to fight antisemitism in courts of law around the world. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Friday - 3:00pm

Saturday: Joshua Safran

Author of Free Spirit: Growing up On the Road and Off the Grid Joshua Safran discusses his memoir about an unconventional childhood, his return to and love for Judaism, and his work as a women's rights activist.
Saturday - 6:00pm

Talmud Study: Ten Lost Tribes

The question of The Ten Lost Tribes Of Israel is explored. Sunday - 9:00am; Monday - 4:00am & 1:00pm; Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Wednesday - 2:00am & 7:00pm; Friday - 4:00am

Jewish 101: First Human Being

Genesis Chapter 2 begins with the creation of a single Adam from the dust of the earth. Where did the dust come from and what color was it? And what lessons are learned from the creation of a single individual? "Jewish 101" with Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 10:00am; Monday - 5:00am; Wednesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1:00pm

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

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

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30p

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

Reform: Central Synagogue 9:30am & 1:00pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

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

JBS Highlights 9/19-9/25: Sukkot, FIDF Live-Lone Soldiers, Durban Revisited

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Erev Sukkot Services Monday Septembe 20

6:00pm EDT – Central Synagogue Live (Reform) 7:30pm EDT - Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 11:00pm EDT - Central Synagogue Replay (Reform) 12:30am EDT - Hampton Synagogue Replay (Orthodox)

Sukkot Services Tuesday September 21

9:30am EDT - Central Synagogue Live (Reform) 11:00pm EDT - Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 12:30pm EDT – Central Synagogue Replay (Reform) 2:00pm EDT - Hampton Synagogue Replay (Orthodox) 7:30pm EDT - Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 2:00am EDT - Hampton Synagogue Replay (Orthodox)

Sukkot Services Wednesday September 22

11:00am EDT - Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 4:30pm EDT - Hampton Synagogue Replay (Orthodox)

FIDF Live: Lone Soldiers Hear the stories of Lone Soldiers, the young and worldly few who put passion and purpose above all else to make the ultimate sacrifice on behalf of Israel and the Jewish people, on a new episode of FIDF Live. Tuesday - 7:00pm; Wednesday - 1:30pm; Thursday - 5:30am, 11:30am & 8:30pm Friday - 1:00am; Saturday - 7:00pm

Durban Revisited: Richard and Phyllis Heideman

B’nai B’rith representatives who led the Jewish delegation in 2001 Richard Heideman (honorary President of B’nai B’rith International), and Phyllis Heideman (President of the International March of the Living) join Teisha Bader to discuss Durban’s significance twenty years after the infamous UN conference on racism. Wednesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am;Thursday - 1:00pm; Friday - 5:00am & 2:00pm Saturday - 8:00pm

In The News: Palestinian Prisoners' Escape

Secretary-General of the Habithonistim Movement Lt. Col. (Res.) Yaron Buskila speaks about the clashes between IDF and Palestinians in Judea and Samaria following the escape of six terrorists from an Israeli maximum security prison. With Shahar Azani. Sunday 8:30am & 5:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Afghanistan & COVID in Israel

Syndicated Columnist Micah Halpern discusses the long-range impact of the messy U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, and why Israel has recently gone from a model COVID response to an unexpected viral resurgence, despite the campaign for third "booster" shots of vaccine. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Sunday: David Simon

The creator, writer and producer of the groundbreaking hit television series The Wire, and the series adaptation of Philip Roth’s (z”l) counter-factual novel The Plot Against America, shares his concerns about America and Israel.
Sunday - 12 Noon & 6:00pm; Monday - 3:00pm

Monday: Helen Nash - New Kosher Cuisine

Author of New Kosher Cuisine Helen Nash discusses her personal Jewish journey and why she wrote the most recent of her three kosher cookbooks. Monday - 9:00pm & 2:00am; Tuesday - 3:00pm

Tuesday: Allen Fagin - Orthodox Union

Executive Vice President of the Orthodox Union at the time of taping, Allen Fagin shares his perspectives on Jewish life, American Jewry and the State of Israel today. Tuesday - 9:00pm; Wednesday - 4:00am & 3:00pm

Stephen Schwartz

With Broadway reopening and the Tony Awards happening next week, see musical theatre composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz discuss some of his classic Broadway shows including Pippin, Wicked and The Prince of Egypt. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm

Thursday: IDF "Lone Soldier" - Josh Warhit

Josh Warhit, who made Aliyah and served Israel as a “Lone Soldier” (no relatives in Israel), describes the ethic of the IDF as he experienced it while serving at the Lebanese Border and on the West Bank, and fighting in the Gaza War of 2014.
Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Friday - 3:00pm

Saturday: J.T. Rogers - Oslo

With Broadway reopening and the upcoming Tony Awards, see playwright J.T. Rogers discuss how he chose to portray Israelis and Palestinians in Oslo, his fictionalized historical dramatization of the secret meetings in Norway that produced the Oslo Accords. Saturday - 6:00pm & Midnight

Jewish Studies

Talmud Study: Sukkot In Sinai?

For the holiday of Sukkot, Rabbi Mordecai Becher examines Talmud passages in determining "Did We Keep Sukkot in Sinai?" Sunday - 9:00am; Monday - 4:00am & 1:00pm; Tuesday - 4:30pm; Wednesday - 2:00am; Friday - 4:00am & 9:00am

Jewish 101: Sukkot

An explanation of the significance and the symbols of the holiday of Sukkot, with Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 10:00am; Monday - 5:00am & 2:00pm; Tuesday - 5:00am; Wednesday - 9:00am; Friday - 1:00pm; Saturday - 5:00am

92nd Street Y: Fauda - Avi Issacharoff and Lior Raz

Avi Issacharoff and Lior Raz discuss their Israeli hit TV series Fauda which follows a commando unit operating on the West Bank and which airs in the United States on Netflix. With Tatiana Siegel (Hollywood Reporter) at the 92nd Street Y in NYC. Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am; Monday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Tuesday - 4:00am; Thursday - 2:00am; Saturday - 1:00am & 4:00p

Reform and Orthodox Shabbat Services

Friday Evening Shabbat Services

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

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

Saturday Morning Shabbat Services

Reform: Central Synagogue 9:30am & 1:00pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue With Hebrew, Transliteration And English Subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

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

JBS Highlights 9/12-9/18: Yom Kippur, Durban Revisited-Bolton, Hernandez & Panel

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Kol Nidre Services Wednesday September 15 for those unable to attend in person

7:00pm EDT – Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 8:00pm EDT - Central Synagogue (Reform) 10:00pm EDT - Hampton Synagogue Replay (Orthodox) 11:00pm EDT - Central Synagogue Replay (Reform)

Yom Kippur Services Thursday September 16 for those unable to attend in person

8:00am EDT - Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 10:00am EDT - Central Synagogue (Reform) 12:30pm EDT – Hampton Synagogue Replay (Orthodox) 2:30pm EDT - Study Session with URJ President Rabbi Rick Jacobs 4:00pm EDT - Yizkor Service - Central Synagogue (Reform) 6:30pm EDT – Niloh Service - Hampton Synagogue Service (Orthodox) 7:30pm EDT - Yizkor Service - Central Synagogue Replay (Reform) 10:00pm EDT – N’iloh Service - Hampton Synagogue Service Replay (Orthodox)

Durban Revisited: John Bolton

In partnership with B’nai Brith International, JBS continues a series of programs marking 20 years since the infamous UN conference. In this conversation, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton discusses Israel, Zionism and antisemitism with B’nai B’rith International CEO Dan Mariaschin. Monday - 8:00pm & 2:00am; Friday - 2:00pm;Saturday - 7:00pm

Durban Revisited: Alma Hernandez

Member of the Arizona House of Representatives Alma Hernandez discusses Israel, Zionism and antisemitism with B’nai B’ruth International CEO Dan Mariaschin for “Durban Revisited,” a series marking 20 years since the infamous UN conference. Monday - 8:30pm & 2:30am; Friday - 2:30pm; Saturday - 7:30pm

Durban Revisited: Israel, Racism and the United Nations

B’nai B’rith UN Director David Michaels discusses anti-Zionism & antisemitism with Israeli Ambassador to Azerbaijan George Deek, British Baroness Ruth Deech, former Deputy U.S. Antisemitism Monitor Ellie Cohanim, and Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Fleur Hassan-Nahoum. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 2:00am; Saturday - 8:00pm

In The News: Palestinian Prisoners Escape

Secretary-General of the Habithonistim Movement Lt. Col. (Res.) Yaron Buskila speaks about the clashes between IDF and Palestinians in Judea and Samaria following the escape of six terrorists from an Israeli maximum security prison. With Shahar Azani. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Sunday: Itzhak Perlman

The world's greatest living violinist Itzhak Perlman talks about his early life and Jewish background and reflects upon the personal musical journey that has established him as a musical genius. Sunday - 12 Noon & 6:00pm; Monday - 3:00pm

Monday: Rabbis Discuss God & Yom Kippur

Rabbis Mitchell Wohlberg (Orthodox), Rachel Ain (Conservative) and Steve Gutow (Reconstructionist) discuss how they feel about the High Holidays and the messages they feel are relevant for the Days of Awe, in part two of a roundtable conversation. Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm

Monday: Rabbi Eugene Borowitz Z”L - God On Yom Kippur

American leader and philosopher in Reform Judaism, the late Rabbi Eugene B. Borowitz discusses the Jewish tradition's understanding of God.
Monday - 10:30pm & 1:30am; Tuesday - 11:00am & 5:30pm; Wednesday - 10:00am

Tuesday: Rabbis Reflect on God

Rabbis Lauren Grabelle Herrmann (Reconstructionist), Marcelo Kormis (Conservative), and Chaim Steinmetz (Orthodox) discuss their feelings on God and Yom Kippur in part two of a roundtable for the High Holidays. Tuesday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Wednesday - 3:00pm

Friday: Lior Raz - Fauda

Co-creator and star of the hit Israeli series “Fauda” on Netflix Lior Raz discusses how his action series draws a sharp distinction between Palestinian violence and the Israeli response while portraying the humanity of both societies.
Friday - 3:00pm; Saturday - 6:00pm

Talmud Study: Why Fast

Rabbi Mordechai Becher explains the concept of "fasting" in the Jewish tradition. Sunday - 9:00am; Monday - 4:00am; Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm;Friday - 4:30am

Talmud Study: Repentance

Rabbi Becher explores the rabbinic view of "Repentance and Free Will," as discussed by Maimonides in his commentary to Pirkey Avot (Ethics of the Fathers) Sunday - 9:30am; Monday - 4:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm

Talmud Study: Sukkot in Sinai?

In anticipation of the holiday of Sukkot, Rabbi Mordecai Becher examines Talmud passages in determining "Did We Keep Sukkot in Sinai?” Friday - 9:00am

Jewish 101: Threefold Blessing

Learn more of the rabbis’ interpretation of the Creation Story and see how the threefold blessing given to human beings in Chapter 1 of the Book of Genesis suggests a role most people don't normally imagine. "Jewish 101" is hosted by Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 10:00am; Monday - 5:00am; Wednesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 4:00am;Friday - 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Sacks on Moral Compass

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks z”l discusses his feeling that people need to find meaning in life and the pendulum has swung too far toward secularism and an over-emphasis on technology. In conversation with David Brooks of the NY Times at the 92Y in NY. Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am; Monday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Tuesday - 4:00am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Thursday - 2:00am; Saturday - 1:00am & 4:00pm

Friday Evening Shabbat Services

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

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

Saturday Morning Shabbat Services

Reform: Central Synagogue 9:30am & 1:00pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue With Hebrew, Transliteration And English Subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

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

JBS Highlights 9/5-9/11: Israel Philharmonic, Durban Revisited-Sharansky & Bernard-Henri Levy, 9/11-Robert Siegel, Top Story-Iran

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

JBS 2021 Rosh HaShanah Services

EREV ROSH HASHANAH SERVICES MONDAY SEPTEMBER 6

7:00pm EDT – Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 8:00pm EDT - Central Synagogue (Reform)

Replay

10:00pm & Tues. 2:30am EDT - Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 11:00pm &Tues. 3:30am EDT - Central Synagogue (Reform)

ROSH HASHANAH SERVICES TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 7

8:00am EDT - Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 10:00am EDT - Central Synagogue (Reform) 12:30pm EDT – Hampton Synagogue Replay (Orthodox) 2:30pm EDT - Central Synagogue Replay (Reform) 7:00pm EDT - Hampton Synagogue Evening Service (Orthodox) 11:00pm EDT - Hampton Synagogue Evening Service Replay (Orthodox)

ROSH HASHANAH SECOND DAY SERVICES WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 8

8:00am EDT - Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 10:30am EDT - Central Synagogue (Reform) 12:30pm EDT – Hampton Synagogue Replay (Orthodox) 2:30pm EDT - Central Synagogue Replay (Reform)

Israel Philharmonic Young Soloists

A musical showcase featuring ten of the brightest young musicians from Israel Philharmonic Orchestra’s educational programs, with each soloist representing the diversity and vibrancy of Israel. A program of the American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic, hosted by NPR’s Orli Shaham. Monday - 5:30pm; Wednesday - 5:00am & 10:00pm; Thursday - 2:00pm; Sunday - 4:00am

Top Story: Iran

JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin speaks with Shoshana Bryen, Senior Director of the Jewish Policy Center and editor of inFOCUS Quarterly to discuss Iran — its nuclear program, its efforts to revive the nuclear pact and the recent Iranian election. Wednesday - 7:00pm & 2:00am; Thursday - 11:00am

Robert Siegel: How 9/11 Changed Us

Robert Siegel commemorates the tragedy of 9/11 and explores its legacy 20 years later in the age of COVID, with 9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice Greenwald, WTC developer Larry Silverstein, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Evan Osnos. A program of the American Friends of Rabin Medical Center. Wednesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Friday - 5:00am & 2:00pm; Saturday - 7:00pm

Durban Revisited: Natan Sharansky

In partnership with B’nai Brith International, JBS continues a series of programs marking 20 years since the infamous UN conference. In this conversation, human rights activist Natan Sharansky discusses Israel, Zionism and antisemitism with B’nai B’rith International CEO Dan Mariaschin. Thursday – 8:00pm & 1:00am; Friday – 10am & 1:00am; Saturday – 8:00pm

Durban Revisited: Bernard-Henri Levy

French public intellectual Bernard-Henri Lévy discusses Israel, Zionism and antisemitism with B’nai B’rith International CEO Dan Mariaschin for “Durban Revisited,” a series marking 20 years since the infamous UN conference. Thursday – 8:30pm & 1:30 am; Friday 10:30am & 1:30am; Saturday - 8:30pm

On L’Chayim

Sunday: Rabbis Reflect On High Holidays

Rabbis Chaim Steinmetz (Orthodox), Lauren Grabelle Herrmann (Reconstructionist) and Marcelo Kormis (Conservative) discuss the themes they believe are important to address in High Holiday sermons.
Sunday - 12 Noon & 6:00pm; Monday - 10:00am

Monday: Rabbis Reflect On High Holidays

Rabbis Mitchell Wohlberg (Orthodox), Rachel Ain (Conservative) and Steve Gutow (Reconstructionist) discuss how they feel about the High Holidays and the messages they feel are relevant for the Days of Awe. Monday - 3:00pm

Tuesday: L'Chayim: Rabbi Robert Wolkoff

Conservative Rabbi Robert Wolkoff of Congregation B’nai Tikvah of North Brunswick, NJ explains why he is sure of the existence of God, and discusses his understanding of how God impacts the world. Tuesday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight

Wednesday: Itzhak Perlman

The world's greatest living violinist, Itzhak Perlman, sits with Mark S. Golub at Juilliard to talk about upon his early life and Jewish background and reflects upon his personal musical journey that has established him as a musical genius. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm

Thursday: Pay Czar: Kenneth Feinberg

Kenneth Feinberg, determined TARP compensation for corporate executives and distributed $7 billion to victims of Sep. 11, talks about his experience with 9/11 families, the quality of government the Obama administration and his concerns for the Jewish future. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Friday - 3:00pm

Saturday: 9/11 Remembered

One World Trade Center survivor Ari Schonbrun; NYPD Detective Morty Dzikansky; and Liz Goren, a psychotherapist who counsels survivors, tell their personal stories and reflect upon the meaning of 9/11 as Americans and as Jews. Saturday - 6:00pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Talmud Study: Shofar of Freedom

The commandment to hear the Shofar, and how the Jewish Tradition links it to a call to "freedom," is explained in this special Talmud lesson presented by Rabbi Mordechai Becher on the JBS original series "Dimensions of the Daf." Sunday - 9:00am; Monday - 4:00am; Tuesday – 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:00pm; Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Wine In Judaism

Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses the connection between wine and Judaism as described in the Talmud. Sunday- 9:30am; Monday - 4:30am; Tuesday- 5:30pm; Thursday - 7:30pm; Friday - 4:30am

Jewish 101 The Binding of Isaac

The Akedah, "The Binding of Isaac," is for many the most troubling and misunderstood passage in the Torah. Hear why it was revolutionary and liberating for its time and how it remains a powerful message for our own time. Sunday - 10:00am; Monday - 5:00am; Thursday - 4:00am; Friday - 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Harold Kushner -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." Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am; Saturday - 4:00pm

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

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

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

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 9:30am & 1pm

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, Transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

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

JBS Highlights 8/29 - 9/4: Durban Revisited with Bret Stephens, Irwin Cotler and other key speakers; Afghanistan; High Holiday Preparations

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Durban Revisited: Bret Stephens

In partnership with B’nai Brith International, JBS premieres a series of programs marking 20 years since the infamous UN conference. In this first conversation, New York Times columnist Bret Stephens discusses Israel, Zionism and antisemitism with B’nai B’rith International CEO Dan Mariaschin. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Tuesday - 2:00pm & 1:00am; Thursday - 1:00pm; Friday - 5:00am; Saturday - 7:00pm

Durban Revisited: Irwin Cotler

Canadian human rights champion and former MP Irwin Cotler discusses Israel, Zionism and antisemitism with B’nai B’rith International CEO Dan Mariaschin for “Durban Revisited,” a series marking 20 years since the infamous UN conference. Monday - 8:30pm & 1:30am; Tuesday - 2:30pm & 1:30am; Thursday - 1:30pm; Friday - 5:30am; Saturday - 7:30pm

Durban Revisited: Anti-Zionism & Antisemitism

Former Maldives foreign minister Ahmed Shaheed, South African activist Olga Meshoe Washington, academic Gerald Steinberg and Sherri Mandell, the mother of an Israeli terror victim, discuss anti-Zionism & antisemitism with B’nai B’rith International’s UN Director David Michaels. Tuesday - 8:00pm; Wednesday - 2:00am; Thursday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 8:00pm

Withdrawal from Afghanistan

US Army veterans Col. Liam Collins, John Crowley and Micah Jones describe their service in Afghanistan and relationship to the country before analyzing and opining on America’s withdrawal. A program of the MirYam Institute with Benjamin Anthony. Wednesday- 8:00pm & 2:00am; Thursday - 11:00am; Friday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 10:00pm

The Jake Ehrenreich Show: Singer Julie Budd

*Singer Julie Budd and cast members from the Yiddish production of “Fiddler On The Roof” are Jake Ehrenreich’s guests on JBS’s new series, “The Jake Ehrenreich Show,” with Jake’s inducting Sid Caesar into the Catskills Hall of Fame. Taped before a live audience at the Triad Theater in Manhattan. Thursday - 10:00pm & 2:00am *

On L’Chayim

Sunday: Eric Kandel - Nobel Laureate

Eric Kandel, professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics at Columbia University, talks about leaving Austria during World War II, his relationship with Vienna today, and his life’s work studying the brain & the mind as a Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist. Sunday - 12 Noon & 6:00pm; Monday - 3:00pm

Monday: American Zionism - Herbert Block

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

Tuesday: Kenneth Levin - Oslo Syndrome

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

Wednesday: Rabbis Reflect On High Holidays

Rabbis Chaim Steinmetz (Orthodox), Lauren Grabelle Herrmann (Reconstructionist) and Marcelo Kormis (Conservative) discuss the themes they believe are important to address in High Holiday sermons. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight;Thursday - 3:00pm

*Thursday: Rabbi Daniel Cohen - Jewish Legacy

Orthodox rabbi Daniel Cohen of Agudath Sholom in Stamford, CT, talks about a moment in all of our lives when we experience a wake-up call. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Friday - 3:00pm

Saturday: Rabbis Discuss High Holidays

Rabbis Mitchell Wohlberg (Orthodox), Rachel Ain (Conservative) and Steve Gutow (Reconstructionist) discuss how they feel about the High Holidays and the messages they feel are relevant for the Days of Awe. Saturday - 6:00pm

Jewish Studies

Talmud Study: Intent of Prayer

Explore the Jewish prayer service (Sh'moneh Esrei) with the rabbinic concept of "intent" in prayer, and learn the Soloveitchik approach to the study of Talmud in the JBS series Dimensions of the Daf, taught by Rabbi Mordechai Becher. Sunday: 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7:00pm; Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Pirkey Avot

The rabbinic view of "Repentance and Free Will," as discussed by Maimonides in his commentary to Pirkey Avot (Ethics of the Fathers). Sunday - 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm; Friday - 4:30am

Jewish 101: The Jewish Obsession

The Jewish Family has had an historical obsession that has shaped the unique character of the Jewish People. Rabbi Mark S. Golub explains what this obsession is on the JBS series "Jewish 101" that is an introduction to Judaism and Jewish life. Wednesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 5:00am; Friday - 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Wiesel z"l & Kandel

Keeping one's mind and memory alive is discussed by Nobel Prize winners Eric Kandel and Elie Wiesel z"l in an engaging conversation entitled, "Mind, Body, and Soul," moderated by Gail Saltz. Taped before a live audience at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am; Monday - 10:00pm; Tuesday - 4:00am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Saturday - 1:00am & 4:00pm

Friday Evening Shabbat Services

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

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

Saturday Morning Shabbat Services

Reform: Central Synagogue 9:30am & 1pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue With Hebrew, Transliteration and English Subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

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

JBS Highlights 8/22 to 8/28: Melanie Phillips, Intl. Water Day, Guatemalan President, Brain Science, Selichot

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin - Melanie Phillips

JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin speaks with columnist Melanie Phillips about the surge in antisemitism around the world, and how ideas like critical race theory and the demonization of Israel by leftist elites and Islamist groups have facilitated Jew-hatred in both Britain and the U.S. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Wednesday - 2:00pm; Thursday - 11:00am Friday – 1:00am; Saturday - 7:00pm

International Water Day - U.S. & Israel

The Embassy of Israel celebrates International Water Day with a panel discussion that looks at innovative water reuse technologies and areas of possible collaboration between the U.S. and Israel to ensure a water surplus around the globe. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Thursday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 8:00pm

Global Perspectives with Ellie Cohanim - Guatemala’s Embassy

On location in Guatemala, Ellie Cohanim speaks with former President Jimmy Morales, and former Minister of Foreign Affairs Sandra Jovel, about the president’s decision to move Guatemala's Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, and more. A program of JNS. Wednesday - 7:00pm; Thursday - 6:30pm; Friday - 12:30pm; Sunday 8-29 - 2:00am

Jake Ehrenreich Show: Tovah Feldshuh, Sarge and Elaine Grossinger Jake Ehrenreich welcomes comedian Sarge; star of stage, screen and television Tovah Feldshuh; and First Lady of the Catskills Resorts, Elaine Grossinger, who is inducted into the Catskills Hall of Fame. An original JBS series. Thursday - 7:30pm

On L’Chayim

Sunday: Esther Wachsman

Esther Wachsman, mother of kidnapped Israeli soldier, Nachshon Wachsman z”l, talks about the failed rescue attempt to save her son's life and the painful dilemma Israel confronts when it must decide when to trade imprisoned Palestinians for Israeli soldiers. Sunday - 12 Noon; Monday - 3:00pm

Sunday: Mike Burstyn - Azimuth

Mike Burstyn, star of stage, screen and Yiddish theater, talks about his theatrical journey, his feelings for Israel, and his first feature film (Writer/Director) “Azimuth” – about an Israeli and Egyptian soldier after the 6-Day War. Sunday 6:00pm

Monday: Mordechai Kedar on Antisemitism

Mordechai Kedar, Professor of Arabic Literature at Bar-Ilan University, discusses the root causes of antisemitism in the United States; how antisemitism relates to Zionism; and prospects for potential peace with the Palestinians.
Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm

Tuesday: Mordechai Kedar on American Jewry

Mordechai Kedar discusses the growing divide between liberal American Jews and the State of Israel.
Tuesday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Wednesday - 3:00pm

Wednesday: Eric Kandel - Nobel Laureate

Eric Kandel, professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics at Columbia University, talks about leaving Austria during World War II, his relationship with Vienna today, and his life’s work studying the brain & the mind as a Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm

Thursday: Tovah Feldshuh

A backstage meeting with star of stage and screen Tovah Feldshuh, during her 2003 one-woman play, My Name is Golda, on the life of famed Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Friday - 3:00pm

Saturday: Jonathan Ornstein - JCC of Krakow

Jonathan Ornstein, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Center of Krakow, Poland, discusses misconceptions people have about Polish antisemitism and describes the extent to which Poland appreciates Polish Jewish culture.
Saturday - 6:00pm

Jewish Studies

Talmud Study: As Argument The essence of the Talmudic process as Argument, Controversy, and Clash is explored on “Dimensions of the Daf.” Sunday - 9:00am; Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7:00pm; Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Wine In Judaism

Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses the connection between wine and Judaism as described in the Talmud. Sunday - 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm; Friday - 4:30am

Jewish 101: What is a Jew?

While many people mistakenly think a Jew is a member of a religion or a race, the Jewish Tradition has a very different answer. Wednesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 5:00am; Friday - 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Jews and Jesus

The Passion: The Truth about Jews & Jesus is the topic of an animated discussion between Rabbi Eugene Korn, Newsweek Editor Jon Meacham, and Catholic Theological Union Professor John Pawlikowski, before a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y. Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am; Monday - 10:00pm; Tuesday - 4:00am Wednesday - 10:30am; Saturday - 1:00am & 4:00pm

Selichot

Selichot Services (Live)
Reform Selichot Services live from Central Synagogue in New York City. Saturday - 9:15pm

Selichot Service (Live)

Orthodox Selichot Services live from The Hampton Synagogue in West Hampton Beach, NY, featuring Cantor Netanel Hershtik and the Hampton Synagogue Choir, with Maestro Izchak Haimov, and remarks from founding Senior Rabbi Marc Schneier. Saturday - 10:30pm

Friday Evening Shabbat Services

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

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

Saturday Morning Shabbat Services

Reform: Central Synagogue 9:30am & 1pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue With Hebrew, Transliteration And English Subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm