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Together During COVID-19 (Introduction)

An introduction to the new JBS series that focuses on the shared experiences of the Jewish community during the Coronavirus pandemic. Hosted by JBS President Rabbi Mark S. Golub.
Today Sunday - 8:30am & 11:30am

Together During COVID-19 (Israeli Politics)

JBS' Mark S. Golub speaks with former Media Consul of the Israeli Consulate in New York, Shahar Azani, describes how Israel is coping with the Covid-19 pandemic; and provides an update on the political chaos still plaguing Israel. Today Sunday - 5:30pm, 11:30pm & 3:30am Monday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

Together During COVID-19 (Dr. Allon Moses)

The Director of Infectious Diseases for Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem Dr. Allon Moss explains how physical separation is the most important means of protection against contracting the virus, and distinguishes between the threat it poses to individuals and the horrific effects the virus can have on the world's population. With Mark S. Golub. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

CCNY 1950 Victory & Scandal

The story of the CCNY Jewish-Black basketball team that won both the NCAA and NIT Tournaments (1950) destroyed by a point shaving scandal. Moderated by journalist and CCNY alum Clyde Haberman with author Matthew Goodman (The City Game: Triumph, Scandal, and a Legendary Basketball Team), CCNY player Ron Nadel and CCNY sportswriter during the scandal Mort Scheinman From the Center for Jewish History in NYC. Monday - 7:30pm & 12:30am; Wednesday - 1:30pm; Saturday - 7:30pm & 1:30am

AIPAC: Jews & Intersectionality

A discussion of how to respond to intersectional attacks against Zionism and the State of Israel by progressive groups. With Amanda Berman (Zioness), Chloe Valdary (Theory of Enchantment) and Tyler Gregory (Wider Bridge). Moderated by AIPAC's Arielle Schwartz, a JBS television exclusive from the 2020 AIPAC National Policy Conference in Washington, DC. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm

L'Chayim: Midrash (Burt Visotzky)

Burt Visotzky, Professor of Midrash at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in NYC, discusses the importance of rabbinic commentary to the Torah which reflects the world view of the Jewish tradition. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Sunday: Mormon Convert

Comedian & writer H. Alan Scott discusses his personal journey that led him from his Mormon upbringing to a gay Jewish convert; and explains why he always felt he was "Jewish." Sunday - Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Monday: Jack Laub - NBA, WWII

Jack Laub, a World War II Veteran who also has the distinction of being a college basketball star and player in the NBA, discusses his personal journey and his Jewish identity.
Monday - 9pm & 2am; Tuesday - 3pm

Tuesday: Former IDF Soldiers

Israeli reserve soldiers currently on a StandWithUs college tour as featured speakers, Lital and Elad sit to discuss their experience in the IDF and their perspectives on the conflict. With Mark S. Golub on L'Chayim Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Thursday: Russell Robinson, JNF

JNF CEO Russell Robinson became Jewish National Fund's Chief Executive Officer in September 1997, the youngest CEO in its then almost 100-year history. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Saturday: Mathew Lazar - Zamir

Matthew 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 teen HaZamir Chorale. Saturday - 6pm

92nd Street Y: 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. From the 92Y in NYC (November 2015). Tonight (Sunday) - 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm & 4:30am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

Film: Beyond Eyruv

An 18-year old boy decides to leave his ultra-Orthodox community to try to build a life for himself in the secular world while carrying the burden of a deep and disturbing secret. An award-winning documentary from director John Mounier. Tonight (Sunday) - 9pm & Midnight; Friday Night - 9pm;Saturday - 4am

Orthodox "Prayers for Sabbath Morning" From Hampton Synagogue In these troubling Coronavirus times, JBS presents an historic first in partnership with Hampton Synagogue, Westhampton Beach, NY - a pre-recorded Orthodox "Prayers for Sabbath Morning" with Rabbis Marc Schneier & Avraham Bronstein & Cantor Netanel Hershtik.

Kabbalat & Friday Evening Shabbat Services

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue - Kabbalat Shabbat - 5:20pm & 10:20pm

Reform: Central Synagogue - Erev Shabbat Services - 6pm, 11pm & 2am

"Prayers For Sabbath Morning"

Reform: Saturday Morning (Central Synagogue) - 9:30am Orthodox: Saturday Morning (Hampton Synagogue) - 11am

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from March 22-28

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

Film Premiere: Starting Over Again

Starting Over Again: A Jewish Egyptian Story. Firsthand accounts of Jews leaving Egypt from the time Israel became a state (1948-1956). Written and directed by Ruggero Gabbai, produced by Elliot Malki, a selection of Jerusalem Film Festival of 2015. Sunday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 9pm & 4am

Hadassah Podcast: The Branch

Hadassah podcast host Dina Kraft and producer John Kross discuss their podcast which provides a look into the daily lives of both Jewish and Arab citizens of Israel. With Stephanie Butnick (Tablet Deputy Editor & podcast host). A program of Hadassah.
Monday - 8pm & 2am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 2am

A Community Fights Antisemitism

In Long Island’s Suffolk County, Temple Israel of Riverhead, NY convenes a forum on combating antisemitism with leading state, county and local law enforcement personnel -- that can serve as a model for other communities. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday – 7pm & 4am

On L’Chayim This Week

L’Chayim: Mormon Convert

Comedian & writer H. Alan Scott discusses his personal journey that led him from his Mormon upbringing to a gay Jewish convert; and explains why he always felt he was “Jewish.” Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Sunday: Rabbi Joe Potasnik

Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, author of “Just Give Me A Minute: Insights from the Radio Rabbi,” discusses his career as EVP of the NY Board of Rabbis and Chaplain of the FDNY, including his experience of 9/11 and his interfaith work. Sunday – Noon & 6pm; Monday – 3pm

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

Tuesday: 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, a griping account of his journey across the entire length of The Israel National Trail. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Thursday: IDF's Talpiot Unit

Jason Gewirtz, author of Israel’s Edge, describes the elite IDF unit “Talpiot,” a corps of brilliant young Israelis who create Israel’s high-tech defense systems, satellites and cyber security that make Israel a world military leader. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Saturday: Cantor Joseph Malovany

The world renowned, long-time Chazan of the Fifth Avenue Synagogue, Joseph Malovany, describes how he chose to become a cantor and describes the experiences which have shaped and highlighted his career Saturday - 6pm

92nd Street Y: Harold Kushner on Fear

Author of "When Bad Things Happen to Good People," Rabbi Harold Kushner offers his perspective on coping with personal tragedies in discussing his latest book, "Overcoming Life's Disappointments," based on the life of Moses in the Torah.
Today (Sunday) - 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday – 7:30pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

From the Aleph-Bet: Lesson 22

Recognize Hebrew letters that tend to look alike in a complete review of all the Hebrew letters and vowel sounds. Monday - 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesday - 7pm; Saturday - 11am

PREMIERE: Orthodox Shabbat Morning Services

In these troubling times of the Coronavirus, JBS premiers an historic first in partnership with Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton Beach, NY – a pre-recorded Orthodox Shabbat Morning Service with Rabbi Marc Schneier, Rabbi Avraham Bronstein, Cantor Netanel Hershtik and Maestro Izchak Haimov and the Hampton Synagogue Choir.

Kabbalat & Friday Evening Shabbat Services

Orthodox: Kabbalat Shabbat from Hampton Synagogue – 5:20pm; 10:20 pm

Reform: Erev Shabbat Services from Central Synagogue – 6pm; 11 pm & 2am

Shabbat Morning Services

Reform: Central Synagogue - 9:30am

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue - 11am (prerecorded)

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from March 15-21

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

Trump Peace Plan: Ross & Makovsky

Former Amb. Dennis Ross and Middle East authority David Makovsky, both of the Washington Institute, reflect upon Israel and the Trump Peace Plan; and discuss their new book on Israeli leaders, “Be Strong And Of Good Courage.” With Hindy Poupko, a program of The Jewish Week of NY and UJA-Federation of NY from Temple Emanu-El’s Streicker Center.
Monday - 7:30pm & 1:30am; Wednesday - 1:30pm; Saturday - 7:30pm & 1:30am

AIPAC 2020: Schumer/McConnell/Booker

From the AIPAC 2020 National Policy Forum, see Sen. Chuck Schumer, Sen. Mitch McConnell, Sen. Cory Booker, Sen. Robert Menendez, Rep. Steny Hoyer, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser and Arthur Stark (Conference of Presidents). Tuesday - 7:30pm & 1:30am; Thursday - 1:30pm

AIPAC 2020: Foreign Leaders

From the AIPAC 2020 National Policy Forum, see the presidents of Colombia, Estonia and Serbia; the UK Trade Envoy to Israel, Ian Austin; and Takele Mekonen, an Ethiopian Jew who was rescued and brought to Israel by the Mossad. With AIPAC’s Marvin Feuer. Wednesday - 8pm & 1am; Friday - 2pm

L'Chayim: Joe Potasnik

Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, author of “Just Give Me A Minute: Insights from the Radio Rabbi,” discusses his career as Exec. VP of the NY Board of Rabbis and Chaplain of the FDNY, including his experience of 9/11 and his interfaith work. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

92nd Street Y: Morality Today

Dov Seidman, businessman and author of “How: Why How we do Anything Means Everything,” shares his moral philosophies with New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman in a conversation entitled "How to Repair the World" at the 92nd Street Y in NYC. Today (Sunday) - 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday – 7:30pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

On L’Chayim

L'Chayim: Shalom Habibi

The Muslim-Jewish duo of Yeganeh Mafaher and Eitan Levine discuss their respective personal journeys that led them to team up to create their stand-up "Shalom Habibi Comedy Tour." Sunday – Noon & 6pm; Monday – 3pm

Monday: Shai Held - Pt 1

Shai Held, Founding President, Dean and Chair in Jewish Thought of Hadar Institute, discusses growing up with Survivor Zionist parents and how his upbringing shaped his life and Jewish journey.
Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

Tuesday: Shai Held - Pt 2

Shai Held, Founding President, Dean and Chair in Jewish Thought of Hadar Institute, talks theology, his understanding of God and his approach to teaching the Jewish Tradition. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Thursday: Sen. Joe Lieberman

Former U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman reflects on his Jewish background, his political heroes and his lifelong career in American politics. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Saturday: Slave Trade Survivor

Francis Bok, kidnapped at the age of 7 in Sudan and held as a slave for ten years, shares the details of his harrowing story and describes his fight together with Charles Jacobs against black-on-black slavery in the Muslim world. With Mark S. Golub. Saturday - 6pm

From the Aleph-Bet: Lesson 21

New vowel sounds and rules of the Sh'vah are taught on this lesson Monday - 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesday - 7pm; Saturday - 11am

Kabbalat Shabbat & Shabbat Services

Watch Kabbalat Shabbat services from a modern Orthodox synagogue, The Hampton Synagogue of West Hampton Beach, NY; and Shabbat Services from Reform Synagogue, Central Synagogue of New York City every Friday night on JBS

Kabbalat Shabbat – 5:20pm & 10:20 pm

Shabbat Services - 6pm, 11pm & 2am

JBS is expanding its live telecast of Shabbat Services from Central Synagogue in Manhattan by adding Shabbat Morning Services every Saturday at 9:30am.

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from March 8 -14

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

Celebrate Purim on JBS:

Talmud Study: On Purim

Rabbi Mordechai Becher, Senior Lecturer at Gateways, shares photos of ancient artifacts, excavations and other images to explore the historical background of the holiday of Purim. On the original JBS Series, Dimensions of the Daf. Today (Sunday) - 9am; Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7pm

Live Purim From Central Synagogue

If you’re unable to attend a synagogue in person tonight, JBS will to be televising, LIVE, a wonderful Purim celebration from Central Synagogue in New York City. The evening, geared to children, will include a Megillah Reading, parodies and satire Monday Live at 6pm, Replay at 11pm

The Jake Ehrenreich Show - Shelley Fisher

Entertainers Shelley Fisher (The Hebrew Hillbilly) and BriGuel (singing/rap of Brianne Berkson & Miguel Gluckstern) are Jake’s special guests on this episode of JBS’s “The Jake Ehrenreich Show,” with a Catskills Hall of Fame induction of Sammy Davis Jr. Monday 8pm & 1:30am

World According To Me

Stand-up comedian Jackie Mason performs his one-man hit Broadway show, "The World According To Me," for which he won a Special Tony Award in 1987. Monday - 9:48pm & 12:48am

L’Chayim : Jackie Mason

One of America's leading comedians, Jackie Mason, talks seriously about his decision to break with his family's tradition of serving as a rabbi, how his comedy grows out of his understanding of human nature, how he feels about Israeli and American Jewry.
Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

92nd Street Y: A Night Of Jewish Humor

Jewish humorists and writers Patricia Marx, Calvin Trillin, Adam Gopnik, and Jeffrey Toobin discuss Jewish humor with Michael Krasny, radio host and author of Let There Be Laughter. From the 92nd Street Y in NYC, a JBS exclusive television presentation Today (Sunday) - 8pm & 2am; Monday - 7pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

Purim for Children:

Mr. Bookstein's Store: Purim

The holiday of Purim is celebrated at Mr. Bookstein's Store with Shifra, Darah, and Fella. A JBS original children's series. Sunday - 7am; Tuesday – 7:30am & 4pm

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. Sunday - 7:30am & 4pm; Monday - 7am

Purim Story

Learn about the holiday of Purim, and why it is celebrated as a day of joy by the Jewish people in this illustrated tale. Read by Ruth Golub. Monday - 7:30am & 4pm; Tuesday - 7am

AIPAC National Policy Conference

Netanyahu, Gantz, Dermer

From the AIPAC 2020 National Policy Forum in Washington, DC, see Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Gen. Benny Gantz (Blue and White), Israeli U.S. Amb. Ron Dermer, AIPAC President Betsy Berns Korn and a panel on the March 2020 Israeli Elections. Tuesday - 7pm & 1am; Wednesday – 1pm

AIPAC: Pence, Biden, Bloomberg

From AIPAC 2020 National Policy Forum in Washington, DC, see Vice President Mike Pence, Joe Biden, , AIPAC CEO Howard Kohr & a panel discussion of the 2020 U.S. Elections with Paul Begala, Bakari Sellers, Brad Todd and Alice Stewart.
Wednesday - 7pm & 1am; Thursday – 1pm

AIPAC: Friedman, Pompeo, Lowey

From the AIPAC 2020 National Policy Forum, see U.S. Israeli Amb. David Friedman, Sec. of State Mike Pompeo, Rep. Nita Lowey, UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, and a tribute to the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz with Rabbi Meir Lau. Thursday - 7pm & 1am; Friday - 1pm

The Ongoing Problem of “Agunah”

The issue of Orthodox “agunot,” “bound” women whose husbands refuse them a “get” (divorce), is discussed by Shoshana Keats Jaskoll (Chochmat Nashim), Daphne Lazar-Price (JOFA) and Keshet Starr (ORA). A joint program from Columbia/Barnard Hillel. Monday - 1pm; Tuesday - 10pm & 4am

On L’Chayim:

Shalom Habibi

The Muslim-Jewish duo of Yeganeh Mafaher and Eitan Levine discuss their respective personal journeys that led them to team up to create their stand-up “Shalom Habibi Comedy Tour.” With Mark S. Golub. Wednesday -9pm & 12 Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Team Israel Baseball

From Israel’s National Baseball Team, Eric Holtz (Manager), Eric Brodkowitz (Pitcher) and Peter Kurz (General Manager) discuss the thrill of the team’s winning a spot for the first time in the Olympics (Summer 2020 in Tokyo). With Mark S. Golub. Sunday – Noon & 6pm; Monday – 3pm

Filmmaker "93 Queen"

Filmmaker Paula Eiselt discusses her documentary “93 Queen,” which follows an Orthodox mother of six, “Ruchie” Frier, on her quest to create a female ambulance service which evokes fierce opposition from her Chasidic community. With Mark S. Golub. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Joe Lieberman

Former U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman reflects on his Jewish background, his political heroes and his lifelong career in American politics. With Mark S. Golub on L'Chayim. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Egyptian Jewry

Juliana Maio, author of the historical novel "City of the Sun," talks about her Sephardic Jewish background, being expelled from Egypt and growing up in Paris and the US, and reconnecting with her Egyptian Jewish roots. Saturday - 6pm

ITN: Israeli Elections (Gur)

Political analyst of the Times of Israel, Haviv Rettig Gur, discusses the chances of Benjamin Netanyahu’s being able to form a collation government - and the alternatives if he is not; and the dirty tactics of Likud. With Mark S. Golub. Sunday – 8:30am & 11:30pm; Monday – 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Learn to Read Hebrew on “From The Aleph Bet”

From the Aleph-Bet: Lesson 20

Vocabulary, and a complete review of all Hebrew letters and vowels Monday - 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesday - 7pm; Saturday - 11am

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from March 1 to 7

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

Live: Israeli Election Results

JBS reports on the results of Israel’s 3rd National Elections in the last 12 months, as Benjamin Netanyahu (Likud), Benny Gantz (Blue & White) and Avigdor Liberman (Yisrael Beiteinu) try to break the stalemate that has prevented a governing coalition from being formed. With Steven Bayme (AJC), Susan Rosenbluth (Jewish Voice and Opinion) and Emily Schrader (Israeli political consultant). Monday – 6pm & 11pm; Tuesday – 3am, 8am & 12 Noon

ZOA Symposium: WZC Elections

Likud Knesset Member Yehuda Glick and former NY State Assemblyman from Brooklyn Dov Hikind discuss the importance of American Jews’ voting in the 2020 World Zionist Congress Elections. A ZOA program from Manhattan Beach Jewish Center in Brooklyn. Monday - 8pm & 1am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday – 8pm

Is Peace Still Possible-Peter Beinart

Liberal political commentator Peter Beinart (The Crisis of Zionism) critiques the Trump Administration’s Peace Plan and explains how he sees changing American Jewish attitudes toward the State of Israel. With Jodi Rudoren (Forward), a program of The Forward from Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield, NJ.
Tuesday - 8pm & 1:30am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm; Next Sunday – 4am

In Defense Of Israel: A People. A Destiny

Elan Carr, U.S. Special Envoy for Combating Anti-Semitism, Zach Landis (U.S. Army), Lyla Latif (Muslim attorney), Brig. Gen. Amir Ebstein (IDF), Micah Jones (attorney) discuss defending Israel. By “Our Soldiers Speak” at Park East Synagogue, in New York City. Tuesday - 7pm & 1:30am; Wednesday - 4am; Thursday - 1pm

L'Chayim: Team Israel Baseball

From Israel’s National Baseball Team, Eric Holtz (Manager), Eric Brodkowitz (Pitcher) and Peter Kurz (General Manager) discuss the thrill of the team’s winning a spot for the first time in the Olympics (Summer 2020 in Tokyo). Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Also On L’Chayim This Week

Monday: Family Transcendence

Rabbi Charles Sherman, author of "The Broken and The Whole," describes a story of extraordinary family transcendence as he describes how his son, Eyal, has survived serious brain stem damage Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

Tuesday: Richard Kemp on IDF Morality

Retired British Colonel Richard Kemp discusses his military career which led him to an appreciation and admiration for the IDF, and explains why he feels compelled to be an outspoken supporter of the State of Israel and its army. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Thursday: Raphael Shore

Rabbi Raphael Shore discusses his film-based organizations, “Jerusalem U” and “The Clarion Project,” and the work he is doing to educate Jews and to expose the dangers of Islamic extremism. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Saturday: Henry Winkler

Actor and author Henry Winkler, best known for playing Arthur 'Fonzie' Fonzarelli on the television sitcom "Happy Days" (1974-84), discusses growing up Jewish and his book on life experiences and lessons entitled, "I've Never Met An Idiot on the River." Saturday - 6pm

JBS World Zionist Congress “Election Forums”

WZC Election Forum #1

JBS’s exclusive World Zionist Congress Election Forum #1 with Elie Abadie (Ohavei Zion-Sephardic), Nomi Colton-Max (Hatikvah-Progressive), Josh Weinberg (Vote Reform-ARZA), Liz Berney (ZOA-Conservative) and Yonatan Herzfeld (Herut-Vladimir Jabotinsky). Telecast on Tuesday, February 25, Live from JBS Studios in Manhattan. Today (Sunday) - 1pm

WZC Election Forum #2

JBS’s exclusive World Zionist Congress Election Forum #2 with Jason Herman (Dorshei Torah V’tzion-Modern Orthodox), Sarrae Crane (Mercaz-Conservative Judaism), David Israel (Mizrachi-Orthodox Israel Coalition) and Ovadia Yosef (Shas Olami-Sephardic). Telecast on Wednesday, February 26, Live from JBS Studios in Manhattan. Today (Sunday) - 3pm

WZC Election Forum #3

JBS’s exclusive World Zionist Congress Election Forum #1 with Ran Fuchs (Kol Yisrael –StandWithUs & Israeli American Council), Sjimon den Hollander (Americans4 Israel - Independent), Irena Zolotova (American Forum for Israel –Jews from FSU), Rudy Rochman (Vision – Young Zionists) and Kobi Cohen (Israel Shelanu – Israeli Americans). Telecast on Thursday, February 27, Live from JBS Studios in Manhattan. Today (Sunday) - 5pm

92nd Street Y: Barefoot Contessa

Ina Garten, whose book "Barefoot Contessa: How Easy Is That?" features simple recipes and easy tips, talks with writer Anna Quindlen about her successful ventures in retail, television, and publishing. Today (Sunday) - 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 7:30pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

JBS “Jewish Film Festival”

Film: The Law

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

From the Aleph-Bet: Lesson 19

Breaking simple and complicated Hebrew words into syllables Monday - 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesday - 7pm; Saturday - 11am

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from Feb 23-March 1

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

WZC Election Introduction

An overview of what the World Zionist Congress Elections are, how they work, the slates running to become delegates to the 38th World Zionist Congress, and what the delegates do once they are elected. Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Thursday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm

LIVE: WZC Election Forum #1

JBS’s exclusive World Zionist Congress Election Forum #1 with schedule representatives from the slates of Arza, Hatikvah, Herut, Ohavei Zion and ZOA. Moderated by Rabbi Mark S. Golub, Shahar Azani and Teisha Bader. Live from JBS Studios. Tuesday – 7pm & 12 Midnight; Wednesday - 1pm

LIVE: WZC Election Forum #2

JBS’s exclusive World Zionist Congress Election Forum #1 with schedule representatives from the slates of Dorshei Torah, Mercaz, Mizrachi, Shas Olami. Moderated by Rabbi Mark S. Golub, Shahar Azani and Teisha Bader. Live from JBS Studios. Wednesday - 7pm & 12 Midnight; Thursday - 1pm

LIVE: WZC Election Forum #3

JBS’s exclusive World Zionist Congress Election Forum #3 with scheduled representatives from the slates of American Forum, Americans4 Israel, Kol Yisrael, Vision and Yisrael Shelanu. Moderated by Rabbi Mark S. Golub, Shahar Azani and Teisha Bader. Thursday - 7pm & 12 Midnight; Friday - 1pm

The Jake Ehrenreich Show: Ron Eliran and Vanessa Hidary

"Israel’s Ambassador of Song” Ron Eliran performs some of his most well-known songs (Sharm el Sheikh) and Vanessa Hidary (Hebrew Mamita) recites her poem on Jewish identity; and Jake inducts Steve and Eydie (z”l) Gorme into the Catskills Hall of Fame. Tuesday - 9pm & 2am; Wednesday - 3pm

Jake Ehrenreich Show: Mike Burstyn and Shecky Greene

Jake welcomes star of stage, screen, TV and Yiddish theater, Mike Burstyn and great American comic, Shecky Greene who will also be Jake’s inductee into the Catskills Hall of Fame. Wednesday - 9pm & 2am

Jake Ehrenreich Show: Tovah Feldshuh, Sarge and Elaine Grossinger

Jake welcomes comedian Sarge; star of stage, screen and television Tovah Feldshuh; and First Lady of the Catskills Resorts, Elaine Grossinger Etess, who is inducted into the Catskills Hall of Fame.
Thursday – 9pm & 2am

ADL-Coalitions to Confront Hate

A panel discussion - “Jews Can't End Anti-Semitism By Themselves: Working with Coalitions to Confront Hate,” with Wade Henderson (Former President, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights) Clarissa Martinez-de-Castro (Deputy Vice President, Office of Research, Advocacy and Legislation, UnidosUS), and Jonathan Smith (Deputy Secretary for Civil Rights, Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo). Moderated by Amy Feinman (Northeast Area Counsel, ADL) from the 2019 ADL National Summit at the Jacob K Javits Center in New York City. Monday - 8pm & 1am; Tuesday - 2pm

92nd Street Y: Charles Bronfman

One of the Jewish communities leading philanthropists and co-founder of Birthright Israel, Charles Bronfman, discusses his life with Rabbi Peter Rubenstein, Director of Jewish Community and Bronfman Center for Jewish Life at the 92nd Street Y. Today (Sunday) – 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8:30pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

On L’Chayim This Week

Sunday: Scott Shay on Faith

Scot Shay, author of “In Good Faith – Questioning Religion and Atheism,” explains how his book encourages atheists to consider intelligent and powerful reasons to doubt their certainty and to be open to the reality of God. L’Chayim with Mark S. Golub.
Sunday – Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Monday: Daniel Gordis

One of the leading voices on the world Jewish scene, Daniel Gordis (Senior V.P. at Shalem College in Jerusalem), discusses American Jewish criticism of Israel, the two-state solution, and his book “Israel – A Concise History.” With Mark S. Golub. Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

Saturday: Chesler on Feminism

One of the Jewish community’s iconic feminists, Phyllis Chesler, Emerita Prof. of Women’s Studies, discusses her autobiography “A Politically Incorrect Feminist,” her personal rape, and the betrayal of the American feminist movement. With Mark S. Golub. Saturday - 6pm

In The News: UNRWA & Right of Return

Adi Schwartz, former editor for Ha’aretz, researcher and academic, discusses UNRWA and the Palestinian claim of a “right of return,” which he addresses in his book co-authored with Einat Wilf, “The War Of Return.” “In The News” with Shahar Azani. Sunday - 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

From the Aleph-Bet: Lesson 18

Recognize Hebrew letters that tend to look alike in a complete review of all the Hebrew letters and vowel sounds. Monday - 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesday - 7pm; Saturday - 11am

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from Feb 16 -22

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

JBS Film Premiere! The Story of Eddie Vitch

A daughter tells the controversial choices that her father, Eddie Vitch, a talented caricature and mime artist from Poland, made in order to survive the Holocaust. Sunday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 9pm

Tribute-Cantor Naftali Hershtik

A musical tribute to one of the 20th Century’s great cantors, Naftali Hershtik, featuring many outstanding cantors of today and a closing duet sung by Naftali and his cantor son, Netanel. From the Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton Beach, New York.
Monday – 7:30pm & 1am; Wednesday - 1:30pm; Saturday – 10:30pm & 2:30am

ADL: Anti-Israel/Antisemitism

A discussion of “Anti-Israel vs Antisemitism” with Brian Cohen (Columbia/Barnard Hillel), Susan Heller Pinto (ADL) and Yair Rosenberg (Tablet). With Shaya Lerner (ADL) from the 2019 ADL Summit “Never Is Now” at the Javits Center in NYC.
Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm

For President’s Day:

Washington's Letter To The Jews

A discussion of President George Washington's 1790 iconic letter to the Jewish community of Newport, Rhode Island with Rabbi Meir Solovietchik, Dr. Jonathan Sarna, and Dr. Louise Mirrer. Sponsored by Congregation Shearith Israel in NYC. Sunday - 1pm

U.S. Presidents & Israel

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

92nd Street Y: Levy & Shama on America

Bernard-Henri Lévy, one of the West’s leading intellectuals, discusses the changing role of America on the global political scene with historian Simon Schama, author of The Empire & the Five Kings: America's Abdication and the Fate of the World. Today (Sunday) – 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday – 8:30pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

Music Industry vs BDS

Former Chairman & CEO of Universal Music Publishing, David Renzer, explains how he formed “Creative Community for Peace” to build bridges with Palestinians, to support artistic freedom and to counter the cultural boycott of Israel.
Sunday – Noon & 6pm

Abraham Lincoln

Yossi Prager, Avi Chai Foundation Executive Director for North America, reviews the enduring legacy of President Abraham Lincoln, and discusses the Jewish Tradition's notion of God's role in human events.
Monday - 3pm

JFK and Israel

Professor Jerome Chanes of the Center for Jewish Studies at CUNY's Gradate Center discusses the positive impact President Kennedy had on U.S.-Israeli relations.
Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

Fighting BDS In Israel

The CEO of “Im Tirtzu,” Matan Peleg, and Board Chair Douglas Altabef, discuss their organization’s work as the leading Israeli organization seeking to educate Israelis influenced by the BDS Movement to doubt the legitimacy of Israel. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Scott Shay on Faith

Scott Shay, author of “In Good Faith – Questioning Religion and Atheism,” explains how his book encourages atheists to consider intelligent and powerful reasons to doubt their certainty and to be open to the reality of God. L’Chayim with Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

WWII Hero's Medals

Playwright and author Eric Hausman-Houston ("The Lost Artist") describes how his father escaped Nazi Germany, went to Palestine and became the highest decorated WWII Palestinian soldier in the British Army; and Eric describes his efforts to retrieve his father's stolen medals. With Mark S. Golub.
Thursday: 9pm

Kosher Movies

Film critic and author Rabbi Herbert Cohen, who co-hosts a “Siskel and Ebert” type of film review show from Israel called "Kosher Movies," discusses his favorite films and their connections to values of the Jewish Tradition. L'Chayim with Mark S. Golub.
Saturday - 6pm

In The News: Olmert & Abbas

Haviv Rettig Gur, Political Analyst for The Times Of Israel, discusses Israeli reaction to the Trump Administration Peace Plan and to Ehud Olmert’s joining in a press conference with PA President Mahmoud Abbas criticizing the plan. With Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

From the Aleph-Bet: Lesson 17**

New vowel sounds and rules of the Sh'vah. Monday - 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesday - 7pm; Saturday - 11am

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from Feb 8-15

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

92nd Street Y: Humor-Guide To Jew People

Stand-Up Comic Judy Gold sits with Dave Barry, Adam Mansbach and Alan Zweibel, award-winning humor writers and the co-authors of A Field Guide to The Jewish People. From the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Today (Sunday) – 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday – 8:30pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

Jewish Cinematheque: Yaron Zilberman

Israeli director Yaron Zilberman discusses his film, Incitement, story of the assassination of Yitzchak Rabin through the eyes of the murderer, Yigal Amir. With Jewish film scholar Eric Goldman. Monday – 7:30pm & 1am; Wednesday - 1:00pm; Saturday – 10:30pm & 2:30am

ADL Summit: “Never Is Now”

ADL: Broadway Responds To Hate

Sacha Baron Cohen (Borat) and Broadway stars discuss how artists can help combat hate and promote freedom of expression. With Lisa Kron (Fun Home), Adam Kantor (Band’s Visit), Daniel Watts (Hamilton) and Benj Pasek (Dear Evan Hansen). From the 2019 ADL Summit in NYC. Monday - 8pm & 2am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday – 8pm & 1:30am

ADL: Elan Carr, Joan Ryan, Isaac Herzog

At the 2019 ADL Summit “Never Is Now,” Elan Carr (U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism), Joan Ryan (UK MP) and Isaac Herzog (Chairman, the Jewish Agency) address "Global Approaches to Fighting Anti-Semitism." Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday- 8pm

For Tu BiShvat

Talmud: Tu BiShvat

As Jews celebrate Tu BiShvat this evening and tomorrow, the Jewish “New Year for Trees,” when trees begin to bloom in the Land of Israel, Rabbi Mordechai Becher (Gateways) discusses the Talmudic view of the holiday on JBS’s “Dimensions of the Daf.” Today (Sunday) – 9am

Noah’s Flood & Climate Change

Three panels discuss the Biblical story of the Flood and how it relates to contemporary challenges of climate change. By the Congregation for Humanistic Judaism (Fairfield, Ct) and the Jewish Federation of Upper Fairfield County, from Sacred Heart University (Fairfield, Ct). Today (Sunday) – 2pm

For Valentine’s Day -Talmud: Love, Marriage & Giving

On the week of Valentine’s Day, Rabbi Mordechai Becher (Gateways Organization Senior Lecturer) discusses the Talmud's attitude towards love and marriage, and how the Jewish Tradition teaches love is the pursuit of “oneness” achieved through acts of giving. On The JBS original series “Dimensions Of The Daf.” Thursday – 7pm & 1am

L’Chayim: Psychology of Love

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 & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Film: The Pin

After being left for dead and waking up in a shallow grave, Jacob runs to the first hiding place he sees, a broken down barn where he is saved by a young girl. A love story in the shadow of the Holocaust. In Yiddish with English Subtitles. Friday – 9pm; Saturday – 4am

Also On L’Chayim This Week

Monday: Dr. Mordechai Kedar Pt. 1

Mordechai Kedar, a leading scholar on Arab culture (Bar Ilan University), addresses the profound misconceptions Americans have about the structure and mentality of the Palestinian world and offers an alternative peace plan. Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

Tuesday: Mordechai Kedar Pt. 2

Mordechai Kedar, a leading scholar on Arab culture (Bar Ilan University), explains why the Arab world needs to recognize Israel as a Jewish State and why the issue of Palestinian refugees reflects an anti-Israel bias. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Wednesday: Music Industry vs BDS

Former Chairman & CEO of Universal Music Publishing, David Renzer, explains how he formed “Creative Community for Peace” to build bridges with Palestinians, to support artistic freedom and to counter the cultural boycott of Israel.
Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Saturday: Abraham Lincoln

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

For Parashat Yitro

Talmud: Honor Father & Mother

As the Jewish world reads parashat Yitro and the Ten Commandments this week, Rabbi Mordechai Becher (Gateways Organization Senior Lecturer and author of Gateways To Judaism) discusses the commandment to "Honor Your Father and Mother" and why the Jewish Tradition teaches that respect for elders is so important. On JBS’s original series “Dimensions of the Daf.” Tuesday – 9am & 4:30pm; Friday – 2pm

Jewish 101: Standing At Sinai

As the Jewish world reads sedra Yitro dramatically describing how the Children of Israel received the Torah at Sinai, the midrash describes that each person heard the words of God in his and her own way. “Jewish 101” with Mark S. Golub. Wednesday – 9am & 4:30pm; Friday – 1pm

ITN: Alan Dershowitz Answers

Alan Dershowitz responds to criticisms of his Constitutional arguments debunking the impeachment of Pres. Trump; discusses the impeachment process in both houses; refutes the Epstein charges; and describes the vitriol directed at him. Today (Sunday) – Noon & 6pm; Monday – 3pm

From the Aleph-Bet: Lesson 16

Learn about exceptions to vowel pronunciation and review the entire Hebrew alphabet Monday - 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesday - 7pm; Saturday - 11am

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from Feb 2-8

For a complete program schedule and other providers in the U.S., go to www.jbstv.org.

Noah's Flood & Climate Change

Three panels discuss the Biblical story of the Flood and how it relates to contemporary challenges of climate change. By the Congregation for Humanistic Judaism (Fairfield, Ct) & the Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County at Sacred Heart University (Fairfield). Monday - 7pm & 1am; Wednesday - 1:00pm

ADL: Bret Stephens & Bari Weiss

New York Times columnists Bret Stephens and Bari Weiss join Eric Ward (Western States Center) to discuss ways of reversing hate in America. With Jodi Rudoren (The Forward) at the 2019 ADL “Never Is Now” Summit from the Javits Center in NYC. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday – 8pm & 1am

Israel Briefing: Elazar Stern

Former IDF Major General Elazar Stern briefs American cadets on the current state of the Israeli armed forces, and addresses the way in which the IDF is seeking to integrate the ultra-Orthodox into the Israeli army. A production of the Miryam Institute. Tuesday - 7 pm & 2am; Thursday - 1pm; Saturday – 7:30pm

U.N. Holocaust Memorial

On the 75th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz (2019), the United Nations holds a memorial ceremony with remarks from world leaders (Germany, Israel, U.S.) and a keynote address by Judge Theodore Meron (UN Commission on Criminal Tribunals). Wednesday – 7pm & 1am

In The News Special: Trump Administration Peace Plan

The strengths and weakness of the Trump Administration Peace Plan are analyzed by Steven Bayme (AJC), Danny Ayalon (former Israei U.S. Ambassador), Eric Mandel (Middle East Political Information Network) and Shahar Azani (JBS). With Mark S. Golub Sunday – Noon & 6pm; Monday – 3pm

Talmud: Not Taken Literally

As the Jewish community reads the account in Exodus of the Red Sea, JBS presents a lesson by Rabbi Mordechai Becher (Gateways Organization Senior Lecturer) discussing how the Rabbis discourage reading the Torah text literally on “Dimensions of the Daf.” Sunday 9am; Tuesday – 9am & 4:30pm

Jewish 101: The Miracle of Nachshon

As the Jewish community reads the account in Exodus of the Red Sea, Rabbi Mark S. Golub discusses the classic midrash in which the Rabbis suggest the meaning of “miracle,” as they describe how the sea only split when Nachshon plunged into the waters. Sunday 10:am; Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm

Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) Report

Founding Director and President of ISGAP Charles Small discusses his organization’s research on Students For Justice In Palestine (SJP) and the BDS movement, and the urgency of combatting antisemitism today. With Mark S. Golub on L'Chayim. Sunda) - Noon & 6pm; Monday – 3pm

West Bank Map

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

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. With Mark S. Golub-Pt 1
Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Richard 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. With Mark S. Golub-Pt 2 Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Builder of Elon Moreh

A co-founder of the Israeli town of Elon Moreh, Zev Saffer, explains why he chose to leave the United States to make Aliyah, and describes how he helped to build a community and raise a family on Israel's West Ridge. With Mark S. Golub on L'Chayim. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 2pm

Nancy Spielberg

Nancy Spielberg describes growing up Jewish in Phoenix with her brother Steven and about her film "Who Will Write Our History" documenting the Oyneg Shabes, a clandestine group of Warsaw Ghetto Jews who documented Nazi atrocities. With Mark S. Golub.
Saturday - 6pm

92nd Street Y: Deborah Lipstadt/Bari Weiss

Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies at Emory University Deborah Lipstadt discusses the topic of her latest book, Antisemitism Here and Now with New York Times Op-Ed staff editor and writer Bari Weiss.
Sunday – 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday – 8:30pm; Saturday - 3pm

From the Aleph-Bet: Lesson 15

Complete the Hebrew alphabet and learn to read an important word containing "Vuv" Monday - 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesday - 7pm; Saturday - 11am

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from Jan 26-Feb 1

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

Yad VaShem Ceremony

The Fifth World Holocaust Forum’s ceremony from Yad VaShem in Jerusalem featuring remarks by Israeli Pres. Rivlin, PM Netanyahu and heads of state from France, Great Britain, Russia, Germany & the U.S; with Rabbi Israel Meir Lau and Cantor Shai Abramson. Sunday - 12 Noon

Talmud: Morality In The Shoah

With the commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Monday, Jan 27, JBS presents Rabbi Mordechai Becher’s (Gateways) review of Talmudic examples of how one maintains moral integrity and Jewish identity in extreme circumstances. Sunday - 9am; Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7pm

Witness: Survivor Esther Geizhals

Esther Geizhals recalls her childhood in Lodz, Poland and the nightmare she endured throughout the Shoah -- from Auschwitz to Bergen Belsen -- through liberation – to her creating a beautiful life and family in the United States. Sunday 3pm; Monday 10:30am

92nd Street Y: Rabbi Israel 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 – 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

In The News: International Holocaust Remembrance

Amb. Ron Adam, Israel’s Ambassador to Kigali, Rwanda, discusses the significance & importance of the United Nation’s commemoration of “International Holocaust Remembrance,” held annually on January 27 marking the liberation of Auschwitz. With Shahar Azani. Sunday - 5:30pm & 11:30pm; Monday 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Concert: Hershtik & Stark

Cantors Netanel Hershtik and Yaakov Stark present an inspiring cantorial concert “The Music Lives On,” featuring classic melodies from pre-Holocaust Europe. In honor of “The March of the Living” from The Hampton Synagogue, Westhampton Beach, NY. Tuesday - 8 pm & 1:30am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm; Sunday – 3am

DL Conference: The Human Dimension

Alice Greenwald, Ivy Schamis and Dr. Ruth Westheimer discuss the ways in which antisemitism and hate affect average individuals. With Stephen Smith (Shoah Foundation) from 2019 ADL Conference “Never Is Now” from the Javits Center in NYC. Monday - 7:30pm & 1:30am; Wednesday - 1:30pm

Adam Frankel: The Survivors

Author Adam Frankel (“The Survivors: A Story of War, Inheritance and Healing”) discusses the traumas of learning his father was not his biological father and of his family legacy as survivors. With Indra Nooyi by UJA-JCC of Greenwich, Ct at G’wich YMCA. Monday - 8pm & 1am; Wednesday - 2 pm; Saturday - 8pm & 1am

JLC Conference: Wisse & Hanson

Ruth Wisse (Distinguished Senior Fellow, TIkva Fund) discusses the threat of socialism in America; and Victor Davis Hanson (Military Historian, Hoover Institution) addresses Israeli exceptionalism. From the 2019 Jewish Leadership Conference on Jews & Conservatism, NYC.
Wednesday - 8pm & 1:30am; Thursday – 1pm

Jonathan Sacks

The former Chief Orthodox Rabbi of the UK, describes how meeting the Lubavitcher Rebbe and Rav Joseph Soloveitchik changed his life; his years as Chief Rabbi; and his evolution on Jewish pluralism.
Today (Sunday) - Noon & 6pm; Monday – 3pm

Commander Lebovitz

Eugene Aryeh Lebovitz, commander of troops in Haifa during the 1947 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.
Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

Child of Buchenwald

Moshe Avital, who survived Auschwitz and Buchenwald to become one of the “Children of Buchenwald” (a ship which ran the British blockade of Palestine), describes his journey and his fighting with the Haganah in the War of Independence. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

SJP Report

Founding Director and President of ISGAP Charles Small discusses his organization’s research on Students For Justice In Palestine (SJP) and the BDS movement, and the urgency of combatting antisemitism today.
Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday – 3pm

Daniel Pearl's Father, Yehuda Pearl

On the anniversary of the 2002 murder of his son, journalist Daniel Pearl, who ended his life with the words "I am Jewish," Yehuda Pearl talks about his own sense of Jewish identity and whether he sees himself as Abraham in the Akedah. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 2pm

Article Of Hope – Ilan Ramon

Documentary producer Dan Cohen talks about "An Article of Hope," his film on Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon carrying a small Torah scroll from Auschwitz into space before tragically perishing when the Columbia shuttle burned on re-entry, Feb 1, 2003. Thursday 10pm & 1am

Saturday: Israeli Films – Dorit Inbar

Dorit Inbar, General Mgr. of the New Fund for Cinema & Television of Israel, talks about the blessings associated with being a foster mother (for both her family and her foster son), and describes the creativity of the Israeli documentary film industry. Saturday - 6pm

From the Aleph-Bet: Lesson 14

Learn the Hebrew letters Final Nun and Tzadek. Monday - 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesday - 7pm; Saturday - 11am