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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 May 19-25 Posted by Edith Samers on 05/04/2019 @ 10:22 PM

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92Y: Jonathan Sacks - Extremism

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, former Chief Rabbi of the UK and author of "Not In God's Name," discusses "altruistic evil" and the need to confront religious violence and intolerance in our times. L'Chayim: Transcending Loss Tonight (Sunday) - 8pm & 1:30am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

AIPAC 2019: Nikki Haley

Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley addresses the 2019 AIPAC National Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. Monday - 9:40am & 5:10pm

Jewish Cinematheque-Sasson Gabay

Veteran Israeli actor Sasson Gabay discusses playing the lead role in "The Band's Visit" in both the movie (for which he won an Israeli Ophir Award) and as a replacement for Tony Shalhoub in the Tony Award winning Broadway production. With Eric Goldman. Monday - 7:30pm; Tuesday - 2am; Wednesday - 1:30pm

AZM: Uri Regev-Religious Diversity

Israeli Reform Rabbi Uri Regev (CEO of Hiddush - For Religious Freedom and Equality) discusses the challenge of creating a unified State of Israel that is both Jewish and democratic.At the 2019 American Zionist Movement Biennial Assembly in NYC. Monday - 8pm & 1am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 2am

L'Chayim: Miss Israel (Titi)

"Titi" Aynaw discusses her journey from her hometown in Ethiopia to aliyah to Israel, to serving in the IDF, to becoming the first Ethiopian Miss Israel in 2013. Today (Sunday) - Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

L'Chayim: Abe Foxman, Pt 1

Abe Foxman, who had a 50 year career with the ADL and served for 28 as its National Director, reflects upon his extraordinary story of survival -- becoming a "Hidden Child" cared for by his Polish Christian Nanny, who after the war bitterly fought Abe's natural parents for custody Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday – 3pm

L'Chayim: Abe Foxman, Pt 2

In part two, Abe Foxman discusses the way in which critique in the Jewish community has become a "blood sport;" the controversies over his successor, Jonathan Greenblatt; and controversy over "inclusiveness" in the Jewish community and J Street. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

For Lag B’Omer Jewish 101-Not Good To Be Alone

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. Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm

Talmud: Marriage

"Eight Blessings One Wedding," on the theme of marriage as found in Talmud tractates Kesuvos 7 and 8, is presented by Rabbi Mordechai Becher on this episode of JBS's "Dimensions of the Daf," an original series on Talmud study. Wednesday - 7:40pm & 4:30am

Finding A Mate - Neil Maron (UTJ)

Clinical psychologist and family therapist Neil Maron contrasts the idea of B'shert and the importance of being open-minded in dating. From the Union for Traditional Judaism's "Finding Love in the Jewish Community." At Long Beach Hotel in Long Beach, NY. Wednesday - 8:20pm & 5:20am

Online Dating

Marc Goldmann, founder of Jewish online dating service "Saw You At Sinai," discusses the role of online dating in finding a mate. From the Union for Traditional Judaism's "Finding Love in the Jewish Community." At Long Beach Hotel in Long Beach, NY.
Thursday - 7:30pm & 4am; Friday - 4:30am

Timeless: Love, Morgenthau & Me

Pulitzer Prize-winner Lucinda Franks discusses her new memoir, "Timeless: Love, Morgenthau and Me" with her husband, former Manhattan D.A. Robert M. Morgenthau, and former CBS News anchor Dan Rather. At The Skirball Center of Temple Emanu-El in NYC. Thursday - 8pm & 1am; Friday - 2pm

L'Chayim: Love for Lag B'Omer Dr. Aaron Ben Ze'ev, former President of the University of Haifa, professor of philosophy and author of "Love Online", sits to discuss the psychology of love. Thursday 9pm and Midnight; Friday 3pm

UTJ: Shidduch (Marriage) Crisis

Sharon Weiss-Greenberg (Exec. Dir, Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance) discusses her research on Orthodox Jews' feelings towards dating. From the Union for Traditional Judaism's "Finding Love in the Jewish Community." Long Beach Hotel, Long Beach, NY. Thursday - 10pm; Friday - 2am

For Memorial Day UTJ: Shidduch (Marriage) Crisis

Sharon Weiss-Greenberg (Exec. Dir, Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance) discusses her research on Orthodox Jews' feelings towards dating. From the Union for Traditional Judaism's "Finding Love in the Jewish Community." Long Beach Hotel, Long Beach, NY. Thursday - 10pm; Friday - 2am

PREMIER Kabbalat Shabbat Service from the Hampton Synagogue

JBS presents the Kabbalat Shabbat Service from Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton, New York, one of the premiere modern Orthodox synagogues on the American Jewish scene, with founding Rabbi Marc Schneier, Cantor Netanel Hershtik and Maestro Izchak Haimov and the Hampton Synagogue choir. Friday Night - 7pm

Central Synagogue Services

Following the Kabbalat Shabbat Service, JBS will televise Friday Night Services from New York's Central Synagogue, one of the leading Reform synagogues in America. Friday Night - 7:35pm & 11pm

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 May 4-11 Posted by Edith Samers on 05/04/2019 @ 10:22 PM

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

L'Chayim: Woman of Valor

For Mother's Day, Sara Esther Crispe (TheJewishWoman.org) and Rabbi Jeffrey Segelman (Westchester Jewish Center) discuss Mark Pearlman's book, "More Precious than Pearls: A Prayer for the Women of Valor in Our Lives," recited on Shabbat. Today - 12 Noon and 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Mamadrama

With characteristic Jewish humor, iconic filmmakers Paul Mazursky, and Paul Bogart join Larry Peerce and actress Lainie Kazan in reflecting (with disarming candor) on their own Jewish mothers and how they influenced their on-screen portrayals. Tonight - 9pm and Midnight

92nd Street Y: Judy Gold

Comedian Judy Gold talks about her standup show, her Jewish mother, and life on the road as a female comic in conversation with entertainment journalist Eddy Friedfeld. Taped before a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y. Today - 8pm; Monday - 2am and 10pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm; Saturday - 1am and 3pm

AZM: Israel on Campus

A workshop in ways to combat Israel-bashing on college campuses entitled "Promoting Zionism and Israel Engagement on Campus." With university leaders Leonard Saxe (Brandeis), Andrew Getraer (Rutgers), Yoni Nirenberg (LIU) at 2019 AZM Biennial in NYC. Tuesday - 7pm; Wednesday - 1am; Thursday - 1pm; Saturday - 7pm

In The News: Jack Rosen-Jewish Caucus

In the face of expressions of antisemitism in Congress, Jack Rosen, Chairman of the American Jewish Congress, explains why he advocates a "Jewish Caucus" in Congress to engage in negotiations with other Congressional groups. With Mark S. Golub. Monday - 6:30pm and 11:30pm; Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am and 12:30pm

Bronx Jewish Hall of Fame

The 4th annual inductions ceremony into the "Bronx Jewish Hall of Fame" including the Hon. Betty Weinberg Ellerin, Rabbi Levi Shemtov and Renee Wexler Taylor Bologna,. With remarks from Bronx Jewish Historical Initiative founder Howard Teich. Monday - 8pm; Tuesday - 1am; Thursday - 1am; Saturday - 8pm

L'Chayim: Miss Israel (Titi)

"Titi" Aynaw discusses her journey from her hometown in Ethiopia to aliyah to Israel, to serving in the IDF, to becoming the first Ethiopian Miss Israel in 2013. L'Chayim with Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9pm and Midnight; Thursday - 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 May 4-11

*For a complete and timely schedule, go to www.jbstv.org *

92Y: Israeli U.S. Amb. Ron Dermer Israel's Amb. to Washington, Ron Dermer, discusses a range of issues relating to the State of Israel in conversation with novelist and Director of the Forum on Law, Culture and Society. From the 92nd Street Y in NYC. Sunday - 8pm & 1:30am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

AZM: Gil Troy-U.S. Zionism Historian and author Gil Troy (The Zionist Ideas) discusses "The Future of Zionism In America." From the 2019 American Zionist Movement Biennial Assembly, Unity and Community: Bringing Together the Many Voices of Zionism in New York City. Monday - 8pm & 1am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 1:30am

ITN: Poway Murder - Thane Rosenbaum JBS President Mark S. Golub offers his commentary on the horrific murder of Lori Gilbert-Kaye and the wounding of three others in a Chabad synagogue on Passover, and novelist Thane Rosenbaum (Director of Forum On Law Culture and Society) shares his reaction to the tragedy. Sunday- 8:30am

FOR YOM HAZIKARON - DAY OF REMEMBRANCE

L'Chayim: Esther Wachsman Esther Wachsman, mother of kidnapped Israeli soldier, Nachshon Wachsman, 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. Tuesday - 3pm

L'Chayim: Israel Sorrow/Heroism Miriam Peretz ("Miriam's Song") describes her experience as a mother who lost two sons in the war with Palestinians while each was serving in the IDF's elite Golani Brigade - and how she has transcended her sorrow.

Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight

Yom HaZikaron Siren Join symbolically with the People of Israel as the Jewish nation stands in silence during a one minute of a national siren at 8pm Israel time (1pm New York time) and during for two minutes the next day at 11am Israel time.
(JBS will also sound the siren at 8pm and 11am New York time in solidarity with Israel.) Tuesday - 1pm & 8pm ; Wednesday - 4am

Natan Alterman's "The Silver Platter" - recited by Mike Burstyn Natan Alterman's 1947 poem The Silver Platter, traditionally read in Israel for Yom HaZikaron, is recited by Israeli star of stage, screen and television Mike Burstyn. Following Sound of Siren

FOR YOM HAATZMAUT - ISRAEL INDEPENDENCE DAY

Hero Of 1948 War Joe Aboudi, an 18-year old member of the Palmach in 1948, recounts how he helped stop the Egyptian advance in the Negev during the days leading up to Israel's War of Independence. Monday - 9pm & Midnight

L'Chayim: Operation Aliyah Bet Murray Greenfield, founder of Gefen Publishing and author of The Jews' Secret Fleet, describes his participation in the naval operation know as "The Exodus," which smuggled Holocaust survivors into pre-state Palestine in defiance of the British naval blockade. Wednesday - 3pm

Witness To Statehood For Israel's independence day, fifth generation Sabra Rochelle Etingin recounts her experience as a young girl growing up in Israel during the birth of the Jewish State of Israel. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

L'Chayim: Abba Eban In a L'Chayim classic for Yom Ha'atzmaut, Abba Eban z"l (1915-2002), best known for his years of service to Israel in the UN, recounts his involvement in the Zionist dream and the dramatic moments leading up to the creation of the modern Jewish State. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

L'Chayim: Commander Lebovitz Eugene Aryeh Lebovitz, commander of troops in Haifa during the 1948 War of Independence, reminisces about his survival at Auschwitz, his running the British blockade, and his ongoing work on behalf of Israel and Jewish life. Saturday - 6pm

LIVE THURSDAY – 6 pm CELEBRATING YOM HAATZMAUT Join JBS as Rabbi Mark S. Golub takes viewer phone calls and plays videos celebrating Israel Independence Day. LIVE Thursday - 6pm

Inside Israel Israel Inside: How a Small Nation Makes a Big Difference is Tal Ben-Shahar's documentary film that explores the positive characteristics of Israeli society from a humanistic, psychological, and emotional perspective. By Imagination Productions. Tuesday - 2pm; Saturday - 1pm

Jake Ehrenreich Show-Ron Eliran & Mamita Jake welcome Israel's Ambassador of Song Ron Eliran who performs some of his most well-known songs (including Sharm el Sheikh), and Vanessa Hidary (The Hebrew Mamita) who recites her powerful poem on Jewish identity. Jake also inducts Steve and Eydie (z"l) Gorme into the Catskills Hall of Fame. Sunday)- 10:30pm & 2:30am; Friday - 10:30am

Israel Journey A magical journey through the modern state of Israel, centered on the beauty, mystery, and spirituality of Jerusalem. "Berel Wein's Israel Journey: Jerusalem" is hosted by Wayne Kopping and was produced by the Destiny Foundation. Thursday - 10:30am; Saturday - 9pm & Midnight

Mordechai Becher: Talmud - "Our Historic Homeland"; Talmud - Promise of Aliyah" Sunday- 9am; Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7pm & 4am

ITN: Poway Murder - Eye Witness Shimon Abitbul, Deputy Director of the Israeli Magen David Adom in Kiryath Shmonah, who was visiting his daughter in Poway, CA for his grandson's brit milah, describes the scene at the Chabad Synagogue during the murderous attack. Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm & 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

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

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798. DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from April 28-May 4

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

92Y: Fauda (Issacharoff & Raz)

Avi Issacharoff and Lior Raz discuss their Israeli hit TV series "Fauda" which follows a commando unite 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 - 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

Deborah Lipstadt: On Antisemitism

Professor of Jewish History and Holocaust Studies at Emory University Deborah Lipstadt, author of Denying the Holocaust and Antisemitism: Here and Now, presents her view of antisemitism in America today. A program of The Streicker Center at Temple Emanu-El in NYC. (2019) Monday - 8pm & 1am; Wednesday - 2pm; Thursday - 10pm & 1am; Saturday - 7pm & 4am

L'Chayim: Singer Julie Budd

Cabaret star Julie Budd, who began her career at age 12 in the Catskills, discusses her Jewish identity and her feelings for Israel; and discusses her perspective as a successful performer and her relationship to Frank Sinatra. Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

Jake Ehrenreich Show-Ron Eliran

On the first Saturday night of May, Jake welcome Israel's Ambassador of Song Ron Eliran who performs some of his most well-known songs (including Sharm el Sheikh), and Vanessa Hidary (The Hebrew Mamita) who recites her powerful poem on Jewish identity. Jake also inducts Steve and Eydie (z"l) Gorme into the Catskills Hall of Fame. Saturday - 8pm & 1:30pm; Next Sunday - 10pm & 2am

On L’Chayim This Week

Tal Keinan - Jewish Future Sunday) - 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Ernie Michel z"l - Kristallnacht Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Simon Wiesenthal z"l - Nazi Hunter Wednesday - 9:30pm & 12:30am; Thursday - 3:30pm

Elie Wiesel z"l - At 85 Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Yaakov Daniel - Star of Fauda Saturday - 6pm

ITN: NYU Awards SJP (Tuchman)

Susan Tuchman, Dir. of the Center for Law & Justice of the Zionist Organization of America, responds to the decision of NYU to give a Presidential Service Award to the BDS campus organization Students For Justice in Palestine (SJP). Sunday - 8:30am & 5:30pm

ITN: New Israeli Government?

The political correspondent for the Times of Israel, Haviv Retig Gur, discusses the political landscape in Israel as Benjamin Netanyahu is asked to form his fifth coalition government. Sunday - 11:30pm & 3:30pm; Monday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

For Yom HaShoah (all in Eastern Daylight Time)

Sunday

Film: Auschwitz Escape - 9pm; Film: Eagles Over Auschwitz - 10:02pm

TUESDAY

9am - Talmud: Morality In The Shoah; 7pm- Stories of a Survivor (Moshe Avital); 8pm - Buried By The NY Times (Leff); 8:30pm - Kristallnacht: Lessons Forgotten (Thane Rosenbaum); 9pm - Ernie Michel: Kristallnacht; 10pm - Kristallnacht 75th Anniversary

WEDNESDAY

9am - Jewish 101: Is it God's Fault?; 6:30pm - Why Yom HaShoah; 7pm - Yom HaShoah Commemoration; 8pm - Anne Frank's Stepsister; 9pm - Elie Wiesel's Night; 9:30pm - Simon Wiesenthal; 10pm - Jewish Cinema: Six Million & One

THURSDAY

9am - Holocaust Archive; 9:30am - Holocaust Museum; 7pm - Talmud: Morality In The Shoah; 8pm - Children of the Holocaust; 9pm - Elie Wiesel at 85

Posted 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 April 21-27

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

92 ND Street Y: Mandy Patinkin

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

Jewish Cinema: Michal Aviad

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

IsraAID: Seth Davis

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

Mayor of Efrat: Oded Revivi

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Scott Shay with Angela Buchdahl

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

L'Chayim: Allen Fagin of the OU

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

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

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

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

Dudu Fisher - International Israeli Singing Star Saturday - 6pm

Celebrate Passover on JBS all week

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

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

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

Jonathan Sacks for Passover

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

New American Haggadah (Foer)

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

L'Chayim: Yitz Greenberg

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

Hunger Seder

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

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

Film: Passover At The Wellmans

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

The Red Sea Miracle Thursday - 10am

FRIDAY - FIRST SEDER NIGHT

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

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

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

For Children:

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

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

92ND Street Y: Meir Lau

Former Chief Rabbi of Israel Meir Lau describes his miraculous survival as a young child in Auschwitz and shares tales of his storied rabbinic career in conversation with Rabbi Menachem Genack at the 92nd Street Y. Tonight (Sunday) - 8pm & 1am; Tuesday - 4am; Saturday - 3pm

U.S. Bible Contest For Adults

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

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

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

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

The Israeli Election 2019 Results and Analysis

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

Jewish Cinema: Oren Rudavsky

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

Ron Dermer and Ethan Bronner

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

L'Chayim: Y. Fleisher-Elections

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

On L’Chayim this week

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

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

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

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

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

Finale - "A Touch Away"

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

The Jake Ehrenreich Show

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

ITN: Ron Kampeas on AIPAC

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

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

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

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

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

The Jake Ehrenreich Show

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

Women in Theater: Lynne Meadow

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

Martin Fletcher: Promised Land

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

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

"A Touch Away" Finale

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

92Y-Jonathan Sacks & Simon Schama

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

On L’Chayim this Week:

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

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

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

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

ITN: Donniel Hartman - AIPAC

The Pres. of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, Donniel Hartman, discusses conversations he heard discussed at AIPAC of liberal Jews concerned with the values of the State of Israel and decisions of the Israeli electorate. Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm & 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

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

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

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

American Israel Pubic Affairs Committee Policy Conference 2019

AIPAC 2019: Kohr & Foreign Heads

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

AIPAC 2019: Dermer, Lieberman

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

AIPAC 2019: Pence, Haley, Gantz

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

AIPAC 2019: Pompeo, Schumer

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

AIPAC 2019: Netanyahu, Friedman

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

Plus:

L'Chayim: Shin Bet Head Yaakov Peri

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

Ken Pollack: The Arab Threat

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wisdom of Maimonides: Jeff Katz

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

Stories & Songs of Elie Wiesel

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

Ken Spiro: 7 Jewish Wonders

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

L'Chayim: Matthew Lazar - Zamir

Matthew "Mati" Lazar, founding director of the Zamir Choral Foundation, describes his Jewish background and his love of music; and the Jewish philosophy and joys of Zamir - especially the international teen HaZamir Chorale (performing March 31, 2019 at 4pm at David Geffen Hall). Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm; Next Sunday - Noon & 6pm

Talmud: Purim

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

92Y: Borsch Belt Comics

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

Film: Circumcise Me

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

Jewish 101: Purim Peeves

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

92Y: Gene Wilder z"l

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

92Y: The Films of Mel Brooks

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

L'Chayim: Jackie Mason

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

The Art of the Kvetch

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

Jewish Comedy of Elon Gold

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

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

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

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

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

The Purim Story

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

Purim Puppets

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

Muzika: Idan Raichel

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

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

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

Allen Lewis Rickman: Yiddish Theater Saturday - 6pm

In The News: Eli Lake on Democrats

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

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

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

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