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JBS Highlights for 5/15-5/21: On JBS: Lag B'Omer, Farewell to David Harris, 50 Years of Female Rabbis, Ahed's Knee, John Podhoretz, Peter Kurz

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

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Peter Kurz

Peter Kurz, President of Israel Baseball and General Manager of Israel’s Olympic baseball team, discusses the historical Tokyo Olympics, what it means for the growth of baseball and Israel, and the impact Israel has had on the players’ Jewish journeys. Sunday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 1:00pm Tuesday - 4:00am & 10:00am Thursday - 5:00am & 10:00pm

Jewish Cinematheque: Ahed’s Knee

Israeli writer and director Nadav Lapid discusses Ahed’s Knee, his imaginative psychodrama about an Israeli filmmaker who finds himself fighting for his freedoms and his mother’s life in a remote desert village where he’s presenting one of his films. Monday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Tuesday - 2:00pm Wednesday - 10:30am & 10:00pm Thursday - 12:30pm Friday - 2:30am

In the Spotlight: David Harris

As he prepares to leave a job he’s held for three decades, David Harris, CEO of AJC, sits with Abigail Pogrebin to discuss how much has been accomplished and what is more challenging than ever when it comes to American Jews and Israel. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 11:00am & 10:00pm Wednesday - 5:00am (2:00am PT) Friday - 10:00am Saturday - 7:00pm

Rabbi Hirsch: The Things That Count

Rabbi Hirsch reminds his congregation that the holidays of Passover and Shavuot are inextricably linked, and explains how counting the Omer between the festivals is a way of heralding the arrival of the ultimate moment of emancipation and liberation Tuesday- 7:00pm & 2:00am Wednesday - 10:00am Thursday - 10:35am Friday - 4:35am & 11:00am Saturday - 4:00pm

The First Female Rabbis

In celebration of the 50-year anniversary of women in the rabbinate, the first four female rabbis to be ordained in their respective denominations come together to discuss the challenges they faced and the triumphs they enjoyed as they made history. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 2:00pm Thursday - 10:00pm Friday - 2:00pm

Global Perspectives: Nathan Sales

Nathan Sales, former Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights of the US, shares his perspective on the threat of terror attacks from the IRGC or Hezbollah on the US, and more with Ellie Cohanim. Thursday - 7:35pm & 2:00am Saturday - 5:30am & 10:30pm

Top Story: John Podhoretz

Jonathan Tobin is joined by Commentary magazine editor John Podhoretz who shares his perspective that recent events have “vindicated neo-conservatism,” by reminding us of the dangers of American weakness abroad. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 9:00am Saturday - 8:00pm

In The News: The Death of Shireen Abu Akleh

David Brinn, Managing Editor of The Jerusalem Post, discusses how the killing of the veteran Al Jazeera journalist has been used to fuel a narrative against Israel, taking focus away from the tragedy of her death. With Teisha Bader. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Overlooked Global Threat

Micah Halpern returns his focus to a global threat that has been overlooked of late due to the focus on Russia's invasion of Ukraine: ISIS. In light of recent attacks, he reminds us why this violent jihadist organization is still a massive problem for global stability. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

Hebrew: From The Aleph Bet: Lesson 19

Recognize Hebrew letters that tend to look alike in a complete review of all the Hebrew letters and vowel sounds. Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website by Clicking Here. Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Marriage Mordechai Becher, Senior Lecturer for Gateways and author of "Gateway To Judaism," discusses "Eight Blessings One Wedding," on the theme of marriage as found in Talmud tractates Kesuvos 7 and 8 Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Jewish 101: Not In Heaven

In a continuing study of what it means to say that "the Torah is written by God," a discussion of the famous Talmudic story which teaches that Jews do not listen to voices from heaven to understand the Torah Sunday (Today) - 10:15am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am & 11:00am Friday - 5:00am & 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Jonathan Sacks

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) Sunday - 8:00pm Monday - 5:00am & 10:00pm
Tuesday - 5:00am Wednesday - 1:00pm Saturday - 1:00am

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 12/26-1/1: Cantorial Concert, Bible Contest, In Memoriam, Rabbi Hirsch, Hampton Authors, JNS-Morton & Jacobson

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

Cantorial Concert - The Hampton Synagogue

In a special musical event, four of America’s leading female cantors - Magda Fishman, Laurie Akers, Rachel Goldman and Rachel Brook - headline a historic Cantorial Concert from The Hampton Synagogue, hosted by Cantor Netanel Hershtik, with honored guest Barry Tucker. Monday - 7:30pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 10:00am & 4:30am Wednesday - 1:30pm & 1:30am Friday - 8:30pm Saturday - 8:00pm

Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch: Frogs

Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch uses parsha Vaera - about the plague of frogs that covered Egypt - to explore the notion that a single person has the power to motivate millions, in a sermon to his congregation of the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in New York City Tuesday - 7:00pm Wednesday - 10:30am
Friday - 1:30pm Saturday - 4:30am

Bible Contest 2021

The 2021 National Adult Finals of “Chidon HaTanach,” an annual competition from the World Zionist Organization testing Hebrew Bible knowledge, with contestants competing in New York City for a spot in the ultimate showdown in Jerusalem. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Thursday - 2:00pm Friday - 5:00am Saturday - 7:00pm

In Memoriam 2021

A moment of memory devoted to major Jewish figures who passed away in 2021 including Ed Asner, Jackie Mason, Rabbi Abraham Twerski, Ida Nudel and others who had strong Jewish identities.
Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

Author Discussion Series: Joshua M. Greene and Ivan Wilzig

Spotlight on the book Unstoppable: Siggi B. Wilzig's Astonishing Journey from Auschwitz Survivor and Penniless Immigrant to Wall Street Legend, with author Joshua M. Greene and Siggi’s son, Ivan Wilzig in conversation with The Hampton Synagogue’s Rabbi Avraham Bronstein. Wednesday - 7:30pm & 1:00am Thursday - 2:30am Friday - 10:00pm & 3:30am

Global Perspectives with Ellie Cohanim: Jesse Morton

Former jihadist Jesse Morton discusses his journey from far-leftism to radical Islamic ideology, his success at bringing Jihadism to American society, and what finally made him leave his radicalism behind, with former US Deputy Special Envoy to Combat Antisemitism Ellie Cohanim. Thursday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Friday - 10:00am Saturday - 1:00am

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: William Jacobson

Law professor and author of Legal Insurrection, William Jacobson joins JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin to discuss how intersectionality and critical race theory are destroying academic freedom and enabling anti-Semitism. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 9:00am Saturday - 12 Midnight

In The News: Israel & US Public Opinion

Ben-Dror Yemini, Israeli journalist and author, shares insights from his recent tour in the US, misguided public perceptions about Israel and how to counter them. Emphasizes importance of education and facts in the fight for peace. With Shahar Azani Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Sunday: Rob Mathes

Grammy Award Winning composer/arranger/conductor/singer Rob Mathes discusses his musical journey, his writing Chanukah songs for his annual Holiday Concert at SUNY Purchase, and sings “Light In The Window” with his daughter Sarah. Today (Sunday) - 12:00 Noon & 6:00pm

Sunday: Stars of "Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"

Conversations with cast members from Amy Sherman-Palladino's hit Amazon series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” including Rachel Brosnaham (Miriam), Alex Borstein (Susie), Michael Zegen (Joel) and Marin Hinkle (Rose).
Today (Sunday) - 6:00pm Monday - 3:00pm

Monday: Kenneth Brander

Rabbi Kenneth Brander, who leaves Y.U. to succeed Rabbi Shlomo Riskin as the President and Rosh Yeshiva of Ohr Torah Stone educational institutions in Efrat, Israel, discusses his perspective on women’s issues relating to Jewish Law.
Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm

Tuesday: Burt Visotzky

Rabbi Burton L. 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. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Wednesday: Neshama Carlebach

Award winning singer, songwriter and educator Neshama Carlebach talks about her personal journey, her music and how she has overcome the cancel culture that impacted her life and career.
Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Thursday: Joshua Safran

Author Joshua Safran discusses his memoir Free Spirit: Growing up On the Road and Off the Grid, about his most unconventional childhood, his return to and love for Judaism, and his work as a women's rights activist. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Talmud Study: Majority Rules

Rabbi Mordechai Becher speaks to the idea of how Jewish Law follows the majority opinion, on the JBS original series “Dimensions of the Daf.” Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Disciple of Aaron

The Talmudic emphasis on being a "Disciple of Aaron," loving and pursuing peace while still being realistic in how one relates to an enemy, is explored by Rabbi Mordechai Becher. Sunday- 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm Thursday - 7:00pm

Jewish 101: Hineni

A continuing introduction to the philosophy of Judaism through Moses' encounter at the Burning Bush. Whose voice does Moses hear from the Bush? What does the answer "Hineni" imply? What does Moses ask of God? Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Friday - 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Jews and Jesus

The Passion: The Truth about Jews & Jesus is the topic of an animated discussed 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 Friday - 1:00am Saturday - 4:00pm

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 11:30 am and 2:30 pm

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

JBS Highlights: 12/19 - 12/26: ADL “Never Is Now,” AJC-Patriarch Bartholomew, JNF Zionism-Family, Rabbi Hirsch, Hampton Authors-Abrams, JNS-Schanzer & Makov, Jake Ehrenreich Winter Concert

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

AJC Human Dignity Award: Patriarch Bartholomew

American Jewish Committee honors the global leader of Orthodox Christianity, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, with the organization’s Human Dignity Award, in recognition of Bartholomew’s singular care for humanity and the environment, exceptional commitment to interreligious coexistence, and indispensable advancement of Orthodox-Jewish relations. Monday - 7:00pm & 2:30am Tuesday - 11:00am & 2:30am Thursday - 10:30am & 4:30pm Friday - 2:00pm

Conversations on Zionism

Family members and prominent Zionist leaders Olga Meshoe Washington (Defend Embrace Invest Support Israel), Dumisani Washington (Institute for Black Solidarity with Israel) and Joshua Washington (IBSI) join in a panel moderated by JBS’s Shahar Azani, from JNF-USA. Monday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Tuesday - 11:30am & 2:00am Wednesday - 1:30pm & 1:30am Friday - 5:30am

ADL “Never Is Now”

The opening program of ADL’S 2021 Never Is Now Summit features Vice President Kamala Harris, Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, NYT journalists Sheera Frenkel and Kara Swisher in discussion about Facebook, ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt and actor Daniel Dae Kim discussing AAPI hate and antisemitism, and more. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 2:00pm Thursday - 5:00am

Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch: Institutions

In a sermon to his congregation of the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch discusses how public confidence has eroded when it comes to the critical institutions of the media, the courts, schools, churches and synagogues. Tuesday - 7:00pm Wednesday - 10:00am & 5:30pm
Thursday - 1:00pm Saturday - 3:30am

Author Discussion Series: Robert Abrams

Author Robert Abrams discusses The Luckiest Guy in the World, his political memoir that shows how the office of state attorney general has evolved into a front-line protector of human rights. A program of The Hampton Synagogue with Rabbi Avraham Bronstein. Wednesday - 7:30pm & 1:00am Thursday - 1:30pm Friday - 5:00am & 11:00am

Global Perspectives with Ellie Cohanim: Herzl Makov

CEO of the Menachem Begin Heritage Center, Herzl Makov, discusses Begin's guiding principles as Prime Minister, how the Begin Doctrine informs Israeli policy on Iran today, Makov’s experience as Chief-of-Staff to PM Yitzhak Shamir, and more with Former U.S. Deputy Special Envoy to Combat Antisemitism and Global Perspectives host Ellie Cohanim. Thursday - 7:30pm & 1:30am Friday - 2:30pm Saturday - 9:30pm & 1:30am

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: Jonathan Schanzer

Author and Middle East analyst Jonathan Schanzer joins JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin to discuss his new book Gaza Conflict 2021: Hamas, Israel and Eleven Days of War on Top Story. Thursday - 8:00pm & Fri 2:00am Friday - 9:00am Saturday - 10:00pm

In The News: Iran Nuclear Talks

Dr. Eric Mandel, founder of MEPIN, MIDDLE EAST POLITICAL AND INFORMATION NETWORK & Senior Security Editor at the Jerusalem Report, shares his insights on the status of the negotiations with Iran, and what lies ahead for the region. With Shahar Azani Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Sunday: Shai Held - Part 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 in part two of a conversation. Sunday - 12:00 Noon & 6:00pm

Sunday: Chloe Valdary

Chloe Valdary, a black Christian activist, describes how she came to be an ardent defender of Israel and suggests the best way for the Jewish community to respond to the BDS Movement. Sunday - 6:00pm Monday - 3:00pm

Monday: Gary Kenzer

Gary Kenzer, National USA Executive Director of “Honest Reporting,” discusses ways in which the international media fails to provide accurate and complete information regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm

Tuesday: Why J Street - Burt Visotzky

Rabbi Burt Visotzky, Professor of Midrash for the Conservative Movement’s Jewish Theological Seminary of America, and Director of JTS’s Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue, explains why he is a member of the Rabbinic Cabinet of J Street.
Tuesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Wednesday: Stars of "Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"

Conversations with cast members from Amy Sherman-Palladino's hit Amazon series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” including Rachel Brosnaham (Miriam), Alex Borstein (Susie), Michael Zegen (Joel) and Marin Hinkle (Rose).
Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Thursday: Composer Rob Mathes

Grammy Award Winning composer/arranger/conductor/singer Rob Mathes discusses his musical journey, his writing Chanukah songs for his annual Holiday Concert at SUNY Purchase, and sings “Light In The Window” and with his daughter Sarah. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Talmud Study: Not Taken Literally

*In “B’Shalach” from the Book of Exodus, describing the miracle of the Red Sea, Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses the Talmud prohibition against reading certain Torah passages literally on JBS’s “Dimensions of the Daf.” Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Wednesday - 7:00pm *

Talmud Study: In Self Defense

The notion of justifiable homicide Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm Thursday - 7:00pm

Jewish 101: Burning Bush

Learn the meaning of the Burning Bush that Moses encountered in the wilderness, and take a comparative look at the Jewish Tradition's approach to life with major religious philosophies. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Friday - 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Simon Schama Jews Part 2

Historian and author Simon Schama discusses part two of his BBC/PBS series, “The Story of the Jews,” which chronicles Jewish history from the Jews’ expulsion from Spain in 1492 through the end of the 19th Century and the birth of early Zionism. Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 10:00pm
Tuesday - 4:00am Wednesday - 10:30am Saturday - 1:00am & 4:00pm

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 Weekly Highlights 12/12 - 12/18: Documentary Premiere-Hate Among Us; Focus on CRT - Rabbi Hirsch Sermon, JNS-Asia & Levin; JNS Haley; Authors - Sokatch & Batalion

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

Hate Among Us - Documentary Premiere

A tapestry of unique perspectives on antisemitism illustrate how renewed intolerance is taking root in Jewish communities and having far-reaching consequences around the globe in this documentary from executive producers Dean Cain and Montel Williams. Today (Sunday) - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 10:30am Friday - 9:00pm & 3:30am Saturday - 8:30pm & Midnight

Let’s Talk About Israel - Daniel Sokatch

Author Daniel Sokatch breaks down issues of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and discusses why Israel matters, why it’s important to care, and other ideas from his book, Can We Talk About Israel? A Guide for the Curious, Confused, and Conflicted. A program of the Stamford JCC (CT). Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 2:00pm Thursday - 5:00am & 10:00pm Saturday - 10:00pm

Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch: What Is Going On In Our Schools?

In a sermon to his congregation of the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in New York City, Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch speaks of the importance of looking critically at what is being taught in schools today. Tuesday - 7:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 10:00pm & 2:00am
Thursday - 2:00pm Friday - 5:00am

Author Discussion Series: Judy Batalion

Author Judy Batalion discusses her book The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler's Ghettos, in a program of The Hampton Synagogue with Rabbi Avraham Bronstein. Wednesday - 7:30pm & 1:00am Thursday - 1:30pm & 2:30am Friday - 11:00am

Global Perspectives with Ellie Cohanim: Nikki Haley & Mark Levin

Former US Deputy Special Envoy to Combat Antisemitism Ellie Cohanim sits with former US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley who discusses some of the most monumental decisions of the Trump Administration; then Ellie speaks with talk show host Mark Levin about Critical Race Theory, and his new book American Marxism. Thursday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Friday - 2:30pm Saturday - 7:00pm

Top Story: Daniel Asia

Composer and educator Daniel Asia joins JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin to discuss “wokeness” in the arts and what it means for American society, Jewish artists and Jewish concerns. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 9:00am Saturday - 7:30pm

In The News: Timna's Archeological Find

A recent discovery at Israel's Timna Park sheds new light on the Bible, and may change the face of Archeology. Erez Ben-Yosef, Prof. of Archeology at Tel Aviv U & Head of the Timna Archeological Expeditions shares the exciting news. With Shahar Azani. Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Micah Halpern

This week, Micah explains the importance of heeding the advice of Amos Yadlin, the former head of Israel's military intelligence, when he speaks about Iran's nuclear program and how to stop it. Micah also gives kudos to the band Black Eyed Peas, who stayed strong and performed in Israel despite intense pressure from BDS urging them to cancel their show. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

On L’Chayim

Sunday: Israeli Judaism - Rabbi 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. Today (Sunday) - 12 Noon & 6:00pm

Sunday: Bernard-Henri Levy

France's leading Jewish intellectual, journalist and author, Bernard-Henri Levy, discusses his own Jewish journey and how he came to write a book about Jewish identity, antisemitism and the Jewish Tradition, The Genius of Judaism. Today (Sunday) - 6:00pm

Monday: Jane Eisner

One of American Jewry's foremost journalists, Jane Eisner, former editor-in-chief of the Jewish Forward, describes her own Jewish journey and discusses the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the future of American Jewry. Monday - 3:00pm

Monday: Shai Held - Part 1

Founding President, Dean and Chair in Jewish Thought of Hadar Institute, Shai Held discusses growing up with Survivor Zionist parents and how his upbringing shaped his life and Jewish journey. Tuesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Tuesday: Shai Held - Part 2

Shai Held talks theology, his understanding of God and his approach to teaching the Jewish Tradition in part two of a conversation.
Tuesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Wednesday: Chloe Valdary

Chloe Valdary a black Christian activist, describes how she came to be an ardent defender of Israel and suggests the best way for the Jewish community to respond to the BDS Movement. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Thursday: Joseph Cedar

Israeli filmmaker Joseph Cedar discusses his film “Norman,” starring Richard Gere in the title role as a Jewish New York fixer who knows the right people and can get things done.
Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Friday - 3:00pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Talmud Study: Put It To A Vote

The Talmudic concept of "governing" is discussed by Rabbi Mordechai Becher on the JBS original series “Dimensions of the Daf.” Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Shake It Up Zayde

Rabbi Becher explores the Jewish custom of swaying during prayer Today (Sunday) - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm Thursday - 7:00pm

Jewish 101: Moses

Moses' early life, including his speech impediment and his marriage to Zipporah in Midian, is part of this week's study of the Exodus story which reveals the Jewish Tradition's notion of God and what it means to be a Jew. Sunday (Today) - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Friday - 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Simon Schama - Jews (Part 1)

Historian, writer, and film documentarian, Simon Schama, talks with novelist Jonathan Safran Foer about Schama's 5-part television series on 3,000 years of Jewish history and impact on civilization, The Story of the Jews. From the 92nd Street Y in NYC. Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 10:00pm & 2:00am Saturday - 1:00am & 4:00pm

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 12/5-12/11: JNF Zionism-Elisha Wiesel, Rabbi Hirsch Sermon-Premiere, Hampton Authors-Kaiser, Robert Siegel-COVID, JNS-May & Krach, Chabad Telethon

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

Conversations on Zionism: Elisha Wiesel

Elisha Wiesel, son of Holocaust survivor and Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel, sits with JNF-USA CEO Russell Robinson to share inspirational words on why he’s passionate about Zionism, the Jewish Tradition, carrying on his father's legacy and more, in another episode of “Conversations On Zionism: Reclaiming The Narrative” Monday - 7:30pm Tuesday - 11:30am Wednesday - 5:30am & 1:30pm Thursday - 1:00pm Friday - 10:30am Saturday - 7:00pm & 1:00am

Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch: Reflections on Antisemitism

In the first of a new weekly offering of sermons from Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch, senior rabbi of The Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in New York City, Rabbi Hirsch shares a harrowing story from Auschwitz, and reflects on the dangers of antisemitism. Tuesday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Wednesday - 2:00pm & 2:00am
Thursday - 11:00am Friday - 5:00am

Author Discussion Series: Menachem Kaiser

Author Menachem Kaiser discusses his book Plunder: A Memoir of Family Property and Nazi Treasure, in a program of The Hampton Synagogue with Rabbi Avraham Bronstein. Wednesday - 7:30pm Thursday - 1:30pm & 2:30am Friday - 11:00am Saturday - 7:30pm

Robert Siegel: COVID Are We Safe

Robert Siegel looks at where we stand with the COVID pandemic with Dr. Kavita Patel (Brookings Institution), Dr. Nahid Bhadelia (Boston University), Dr. Irwin Redlener (Columbia University), and Dr. Michael Drescher (Rabin Medical Center) Wednesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Thursday - 2:00pm Saturday - 8:00pm & 4:00am

Global Perspectives with Ellie Cohanim: Keith Krach

Former U.S. Under Sec. of State Keith Krach joins Ellie Cohanim to explain what motivates him to take on the Chinese Communist Party, and discuss the Clean Network, an alliance of democracies to address threats to data privacy, security and human rights. Thursday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Friday - 10:00am Sunday 12/12 1:00am

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: Clifford May

Veteran journalist and Foundation for the Defense of Democracies founder Clifford May joins Jonathan Tobin to discuss the threat from Iran and China as well as the collapse of journalism. A program of JNS. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 9:00am Saturday - 2:00am

Thinking Out Loud: Micah Halpern

This week, Micah Halpern explains why, in his opinion, Hanukkah is most definitely not the "Jewish Christmas." And he also provides updates on the status of the high-stakes nuclear talks between the U.S., Europe, and Iran. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

On L’Chayim

Sunday: Noa

Israel's leading international concert and recording artist, Noa, discusses her Yemenite roots and her musical style influenced by Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, and Leonard Cohen of the 1960s. Sunday- 12:00 Noon & 6:00pm

Monday: Sheldon Harnick

Sheldon Harnick, the Tony Award winning lyricist of "Fiddler On The Roof," describes his Jewish background and how he came to work with composer Jerry Bock, and tells stories about the show celebrating its 50th anniversary. Monday - 3:00pm

Monday: Tuvia Tenenbom

Journalist and author Tuvia Tenenbom discusses his break from his ultra-Orthodox childhood in B'nei B'rak, and the upsetting realities he chronicles in his book Catch The Jew! - conversations which show how Palestinians and Israelis are worlds apart. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Tuesday: Rabbi Uri Regev

Rabbi Uri Regev, President and CEO of HIDDUSH - For Religious Freedom and Equality, discusses issues of Jewish pluralism in Israel and the way Orthodoxy impacts how American Jews feel about Israel. Tuesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Wednesday: Jane Eisner

One of American Jewry's foremost journalists, Jane Eisner, former editor-in-chief of the Jewish Forward, describes her own Jewish journey and offers discusses the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the future of American Jewry.
Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Thursday: Bernard-Henri Levy

France's leading Jewish intellectual, journalist and author, Bernard Henri Levy, discusses his own Jewish journey and how he came to write a book about Jewish identity, antisemitism and the Jewish Tradition, The Genius of Judaism. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Talmud Study: Laws of Kashrut

Rabbi Mordechai Becher explores how the Jewish Tradition treats issues related to the Laws of Kashrut in an episode entitled: "Kopi Luwak and the Kashrut of Coffee." Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm

Talmud Study: Importance of Dignity

The Jewish value of protecting a person's dignity, and how this reflects the Jewish emphasis on "free will," is presented by Rabbi Mordechai Becher on this edition of the JBS original series, "Dimensions of the Daf." Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm Thursday - 7:00pm

Jewish 101: The Exodus

What it means to be a "Jew" (according to the Jewish tradition), and Jewish sensitivity to the pain of one's enemies are explored through the Exodus story with rabbinic commentary of the midrash. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Friday - 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Cynthia Ozick

Renowned essayist and novelist Cynthia Ozick shares her views on Jewish writers --including why she disdains the term — and discusses Jewish world themes and the modern portrayal of Israel. A program of New York's 92nd Street Y. Sunday - 2:00am Monday - 10:00pm & 2:00am
Wednesday - 10:30am Saturday - 1:00am & 4:00pm

92nd Street Y: Living Biblically

Author and Esquire journalist AJ Jacobs (The Year Of Living Biblically) describes what it was like living a year according to Biblical Laws. A program of New York's 92nd Street Y. Monday - 2:30am Monday - 10:30pm & 2:30am
Wednesday - 11:00am Saturday - 1:30am & 4:30pm

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 11/28 – 12/04: Chanukah Specials, FIDF Live, Cinematheque-Let It Be Morning, IAJF Gala, JNS-Pompeo & Fishbein

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

FIDF Live: Life Savers

Meet the IDF soldiers who are dedicated to ensuring life prevails no matter what, who will go to any length to defend Israel, protect civilians, and save each other when battle or disaster strikes. Monday - 7:00pm Tuesday - 1:15pm Wednesday - 1:00pm & 2:30am Friday - 5:15am & 10:15am

Jewish Cinematheque: Let It Be Morning

Eric Goldman is joined by Israeli director Eran Kolirin (The Band’s Visit) to discuss Let It Be Morning, his satirical film about Israeli-Palestinian tensions, based on the Hebrew-language novel by Palestinian-Israeli author Sayed Kashua. Monday - 7:30pm Tuesday - 1:30pm Wednesday - 1:30pm Thursday - 10:30am

Hampton Authors: Michael Shnayerson

For Jewish Book Month, author Michael Shnayerson reads excerpts and discusses his book Bugsy Siegel: The Dark Side of the American Dream in a program of The Hampton Synagogue with Rabbi Avraham Bronstein. Wednesday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Thursday - 1:30pm & 2:30am Friday - 11:00am Sun 12/5 - 1:30am

IAJF 20th Annual Gala

Celebrate the milestone 20th Annual Gala of the IAJF - Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York at a LIVE event featuring former U.S. Secretary of State Mike R. Pompeo, Israel’s Consul General of New York Asaf Zamir, IDF soloists and more. Thursday - 8:30pm & 12 Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

Global Perspectives with Ellie Cohanim: Mike Pompeo

Ellie Cohanim sits with the Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss the Iranian threat, the Biden Administration’s foreign policy, why the U.S. should support Israel and more. Monday - 7:15pm Tuesday - 1:00pm Wednesday - 1:15pm & 2:45am Friday - 5:00am & 10:00am

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: Elana Fishbein

Activist Elana Fishbein (No Left Turn in Education) joins JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin to discuss her grassroots efforts to halt the spread of critical race theory teachings in the school. Thursday - 7:30pm & 1:30am Friday - 9:00am Sunday 12/5 - 2:00am

Many Candles, One World (LIVE)

Tune in as cantors, rabbis, kids and community members from around the world share songs, blessings, and insights into the miracles of Chanukah in the second annual celebration of the global Reform and Progressive Movement, in a live program from New York City’s Central Synagogue, with the World Union for Progressive Judaism Saturday - 8:00pm & 12 Midnight

In The News: Ben & Jerry’s Boycott Suit

Jerusalem-based human rights activist Bassem Eid shares his struggle for justice and his criticism of the BDS movement while discussing the story of a Palestinian suing over the Ben & Jerry’s boycott, claiming it only promotes hate. With Shahar Azani. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Sunday: Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Letty Cottin Pogrebin, a pioneering feminist, co-founding editor of Ms. Magazine, and author of more than ten books including Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate, discusses her personal Jewish journey and shares her view of Jewish life today. Sunday - 12:00 Noon & 6:00pm

Monday: Jews & America

Jeffrey Gurock, professor of American Jewish History at Yeshiva University, describes aspects of the Jewish experience in America. Monday - 3:00pm

Monday: Sheldon Harnick

Sheldon Harnick, the Tony Award-winning lyricist of "Fiddler On The Roof," describes his Jewish background and how he came to work with composer Jerry Bock, and tells stories about the iconic musical. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Tuesday: Jake Ehrenreich

Entertainer, musician and author Jake Ehrenreich 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.” Tuesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Wednesday: Noa

Israel's leading international concert and recording artist, Noa, discusses her Yemenite roots and her musical style influenced by Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, and Leonard Cohen of the 1960s.
Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Thursday: Charlie Harary

Motivational speaker Charlie Harary discusses how his lectures and philosophies are grounded in Jewish Tradition. Thursday - 10:00pm

Jewish Studies

Talmud Study: Chanukah

The Talmud's description of Chanukah, and the different theories for why candles are lit for eight nights are explored in Rabbi Mordechai Becher's special holiday lesson. Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Jewish Heroism

Rabbi Mordechai Becher uses biblical texts and rabbinic commentary to explore the notion of "heroism" in the Jewish Tradition. Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm Thursday - 7:00pm

Jewish 101: Chanukah

From an adult perspective, learn the history, the story, and the celebrations of Chanukah, and why it is the quintessential expression of Jewish identity and the American principle of religious freedom Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Friday - 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Ron Agam

Painter Ron Agam discusses “Experience Experimentation," his exhibit of paintings that can collectively be seen to question the mechanics and metaphysics of the act of seeing itself. A program of the 92Y Art Center, with Peter J. Rubinstein. Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am Wednesday - 10:30am Saturday - 1:00am & 4:00pm

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 11/21- 27: Thanksgiving Interfaith, JNF-USA Conversations on Zionism, Jewish Book Month-Nessa Rapoport, JNS-Menachem Begin & Kenneth Marcus

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

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service (LIVE)

Members of Central Synagogue and Saint Peter's Church come together for an evening of gratitude, fellowship, song, and prayer in a service led by Rabbi Dan Ross, Pastor Jared Stahler, Vicar Michael Dickson, and others. Monday - 6:00pm *LIVE & 1:30am Wednesday - 1:00pm Thursday - 4:00am Friday - 4:00am

Conversations on Zionism: Progressive Zionists

Panelists Rep. Alma Hernandez, Rep. Ritchie Torres and Rabbi Menachem Creditor discuss how it’s possible to be a staunch Zionist while holding progressive social views, with moderator Tremayne B. Smith on JNF-USA’s “Conversations on Zionism: Reclaiming the Narrative” Monday - 7:30pm & 10:30pm Tuesday - 11:30am Wednesday - 11:30am Thursday - 1:00pm & 2:30am Saturday - 8:30pm

ADL: Antisemitic Attacks

Panelists Rabbi Jeffrey Myers (Tree of Life Congregation), Dalia Grinfeld (ADL), Rabbi Moshe Schapiro (Chabad Branch of Hoboken and Jersey City, NJ), and Rivkie Feiner (Orthodox Community Activist) address the ongoing scourge of antisemitism and present possible solutions for what can be done moving forward to prevent future violent attacks against the community. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Thursday - 2:00am

Hampton Authors: Nessa Rapoport

For Jewish Book Month, author Nessa Rapoport reads excerpts and discusses her new novel Evening in a program of The Hampton Synagogue with Rabbi Avraham Bronstein. Wednesday - 7:30pm Thursday - 1:30pm Friday - 5:30am & 11:00am Saturday - 10:30pm

Global Perspectives: The Legacy of Begin

Former U.S. Deputy Special Envoy to Combat Antisemitism Ellie Cohanim speaks with American philanthropists Bernard Hasten and Bruce Gould on the legacy of former Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin. Thursday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Friday - 10:00am Saturday - 1:30am

Top Story: Kenneth Marcus

JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin speaks with Kenneth Marcus (former Assistant Secretary of Education for Civil Rights and founder, Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law) about antisemitism on college campuses and more. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 9:00am Saturday - 2:00am

In The News: Israeli Singer, Narkis

Orthodox Jewish Israeli singer, Narkis, speaks about breaking boundaries and building bridges, and the significance of her recent performance in Hebrew and Arabic in the United Arab Emirates. With Teisha Bader. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Thinking Out Loud

This week, Micah Halpern offers a reassessment of the status of Jew hatred in the United States, as documented by the recent wide-ranging AJC survey; where is all of this anti-Semitism coming from? And what can be done about it? -He also provides an analysis of two op-ed pieces that sharply critique UNWRA, the UN's unprecedented Palestinian refugee program. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

On L’Chayim

Sunday: Scott Shay

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. Sunday - 12:00 Noon

Sunday: Dov Lipman

Former Knesset Member Dov Lipman discusses the gross omissions and distortions in the chapter on Israel and on the history of Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Barack Obama’s book A Promised Land. Sunday – 6:00pm Monday - 3:00pm

Monday: Jews on the Supreme Court (Part 1)

Rabbi and historian David Dalin discusses the contributions of the first three Jewish Supreme Court Justices -- Louis Brandeis, Benjamin Cardozo and Felix Frankfurter -- profiled in his book Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court. Monday - 8:30pm & Midnight Tuesday - 2:30pm

Tuesday: Jews on the Supreme Court (Part 2)

Rabbi David Dalin reviews the lives and careers of Arthur Goldberg, Abe Fortas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer and Elena Kagan. Tuesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Wednesday: Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Letty Cottin Pogrebin, a pioneering feminist, co-founding editor of Ms. Magazine, and author of more than ten books including Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate, discusses her personal Jewish journey and shares her view of Jewish life today. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Thursday: Jeffrey Gurock - Jews & America

Jeffrey Gurock, professor of American Jewish History at Yeshiva University, describes aspects of the Jewish experience in America. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

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 - 6:00pm

Jewish Studies

Talmud Study: Blessings

Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses the history and nuances of Jewish blessings, their Hebrew translations, etymology, and deeper meanings as reminders to appreciate and value everything we use, see, and encounter within our daily lives. Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Brutal Honesty

How the Talmud requires that honesty be tempered with love is explained by Rabbi Mordechai Becher on the JBS original series "Dimensions of the Daf." Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm Thursday - 7:00pm

Jewish 101: Community

Learn how the Jewish Tradition's emphasis is on "the community" rather than on "personal salvation," through the contrast of rabbinic thought with the well-known hymn, "Amazing Grace." Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Friday - 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Celebrity Chefs

Two world-renowned chefs and bloggers, Deb Perelman and David Lebovitz, discuss their books and their love of culinary arts. A JBS television exclusive from the stage of the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am Wednesday - 10:30am Saturday - 1:00am & 4:00pm

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 11/14 - 11/20: Eradicate Hate-Jonathan Greenblatt, Madrid Peace Conference, Jewish Book Month-Mark Gerson, Cinematheque-Speer Goes To Hollywood

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: Vanessa Lapa A conversation with award-winning filmmaker Vanessa Lapa (The Decent One) on her new documentary Speer Goes To Hollywood, about a high-ranking Nazi leader trying to whitewash his legacy. Monday - 7:30pm & 4:00am Tuesday - 1:00pm & 2:30am Wednesday - 1:30pm Friday- 10:30am Saturday - 8:30pm

Jonathan Greenblatt - Eradicate Hate ADL National Director and CEO Jonathan Greenblatt addresses the Jewish community of Pittsburgh, PA at the Eradicate Hate Global Summit, a gathering of experts committed to the eradication of hate speech and violent extremism in all its forms. Monday - 8:00pm & 2:30am Wednesday - 1:00pm Thursday - 2:00pm Friday - 5:30am

Madrid Peace Conference Anniversary Join in reflection and commemoration of the historic Madrid Peace Conference, an event 30 years ago that brought together all parties to the Arab-Israeli conflict, including peace negotiation experts Hanan Ashrawi (former member of the Executive Committee of the PLO), Yossi Beilin (former Israeli Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs), and Daniel Kurtzer (former U.S. Ambassador to Israel). Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:30am Wednesday - 2:00pm & 4:00am Thursday - 1:00pm & 4:00am Saturday - 7:30pm

Author Discussion Series: Mark Gerson For Jewish Book Month, Mark Gerson reads from his book The Telling: How Judaism’s Essential Book Reveals the Meaning of Life, in a program of The Hampton Synagogue with Rabbi Avraham Bronstein. Wednesday - 7:30pm Thursday - 5:00am & 2:30pm Friday - 5:00am & 11:00am Saturday - 10:30pm

Global Perspectives with Ellie Cohanim: Fleur Hassan-Nahoum Filmed on location in Jerusalem, Ellie Cohanim speaks with Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem Fleur Hassan-Nahoum about the Abraham Accords, the challenges of running Jerusalem, mainstreaming minorities in the city and Israel/diaspora relations. Thursday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Friday - 10:00am Saturday - 1:30am

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: Gerald Steinberg Israeli academic, political activist, and founder and president of policy analysis think tank NGO Monitor, Gerald Steinberg joins Jonathan Tobin to discuss the way Palestinian non-governmental organizations are used as fronts by Palestinian terror groups, and the way international human rights groups work to promote lies about Israel. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 9:00am Saturday - 2:00am

In The News: Jerusalem US Consulate Yaron Buskila, Secretary General of Israel Defense & Security Forum (IDSF), discusses the possible opening of a US consulate in Jerusalem, and the future of the Palestinian Authority. With Shahar Azani. Sunday - 5:30pm

On L’Chayim

Sunday: Yossi Klein Halevi The author of Like Dreamers, Yossi Klein Halevi (Senior Fellow at the Hartman Institute in Jerusalem), describes why he wrote his book Letters To My Palestinian Neighbor and explains his view of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Today (Sunday) - 12 Noon

Sunday: Deborah Lipstadt Author, Holocaust historian and Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism Deborah Lipstadt discusses her celebrated victory over a British Holocaust denier and assesses the dangers of contemporary antisemitism she addresses in her book Antisemitism: Here and Now.
Sunday - 6:00pm Monday - 3:00pm

Monday: Dov Lipman Former Knesset Member Dov Lipman discusses the gross omissions and distortions in the chapter on Israel and the history of Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Barack Obama’s book A Promised Land. Monday - 8:30pm & Midnight Tuesday - 2:30pm

Tuesday: Yossi Beilin One of Israel’s most creative career diplomats, Yossi Beilin (architect of the Oslo Peace Process and Accords), discusses his participation in the Six Day War and the Yom Kippur War; and explains the rise and fall of Oslo. Tuesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Wednesday: Scott Shay 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. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Thursday: Ben-Dror Yemini Israeli journalist Ben-Dror Yemini (Yediot Ahranot & author of Industry of Lies), discusses the myths associated with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and speaks about the reasons Palestinian leaders do not want a Two-State Solution. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

Talmud Study: Motherhood While the Talmud notes a man's obligation to have children, for women this is a voluntary act. Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Marriage Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses “Eight Blessings, One Wedding," on the theme of marriage, as found in Talmud tractates Kesuvos 7 and 8. Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm Thursday - 7:00pm

Jewish 101: Interpretation The importance of rabbinic interpretation in the Jewish tradition, which is critical to understanding the Torah's glorious poetry, is explained. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Friday - 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Rabbi Capers Funnye Meet Michelle Obama's first cousin (once removed), Rabbi Capers Funnye, who discusses his conversion to Judaism, his work in Africa, and what the black Jewish experience is like in America. Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 10:00pm & 1:30am Saturday - 1:00am & 4:00pm

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 11/7 - 11/13: JNF-USA Premiere Conversations on Zionism-Troy, Kristallnacht, Veterans Day, Jewish Book Month-Hadassah Lieberman

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

Conversations on Zionism: Troy

JNF-USA CEO Russell F. Robinson speaks with historian and author Gil Troy in the premiere episode of “Conversations on Zionism: Reclaiming the Narrative” a new series from JNF-USA. Monday - 7:30pm & 1:30am Tuesday - 11:30am Wednesday - 4:00am & 1:30pm Thursday - 2:30am & 11:30am

Kristallnacht: Stories of Hope

To commemorate the tragic events of Kristallnacht 1938, Natan Sharansky, Irwin Cotler, Malcolm Hoenlein and others honor the moral heroism of those who resisted evil during the Holocaust with stories of humanity at its best during the darkest times. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 12 Midnight Wednesday - 10:30am Thursday - 4:00am & 1:00pm Saturday - 7:30pm

Rabbi Bronstein: Hampton Synagogue - Book Program with Hadassah Lieberman

Hadassah Lieberman reads from Hadassah: An American Story, her candid memoir that offers insight into her identity as an immigrant, an American Jew, working woman, wife, mother, and grandmother in a program of The Hampton Synagogue w/ Rabbi Bronstein. Wednesday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Thursday - 2:30pm Friday - 5:00am Saturday - 10:30pm & 1:00am

A Train Near Magdeburg

Learn directly from the writer and filmmaker of the documentary “A Train Near Magdeburg” about the incredible true story of American GIs who liberated Holocaust survivors from a train deserted by the Nazis. Thursday - 4:30pm Friday - 4:00pm Saturday - 4:00pm

Global Perspectives: UAE

Dr. Rashid Ali Al Nuaimi, one of the brokers of the "Abraham Accords" warm peace deals between his country, the UAE, and Israel, joins Ellie Cohanim to discuss Arab countries' relations with Israel, the corrupted Palestinian leadership and more. Thursday - 7:35pm & 2:30am Friday - 10:00am

Top Story: Liel Liebovitz

Author and journalist Liel Liebovitz speaks with JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin about antisemitism, the current disconnect between Israelis and Americans, the impact of Jewish artists Stan Lee & Leonard Cohen, the Jewishness of gaming and more. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:30am Friday - 9:00am Sunday (Nov 14) - 2:00am

On L’Chayim

Sunday: Abigail Pogrebin

Abigail Pogrebin, former producer for "60 Minutes" and author of "Stars of David" and "One and the Same: My Life as an Identical Twin," talks with Mark S. Golub about growing up with a famous mother (feminist Letty Pogrebin) and her own Jewish journey. Sunday - 12:00am & 6:00pm Monday - 3:00pm

Monday: Yossi Klein Halevi

The author of “Like Dreamers, “Yossi Klein Halevi (Senior Fellow at the Hartman Institute in Jerusalem), describes why he wrote his book “Letters To My Palestinian Neighbors” and explains his view of the Israeli-Palestine conflict.
Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight

Tuesday: Kristallnacht Remembered

Ernie Michel, who lived through Kristallnacht (The Night of Broken Glass) in Germany (Nov 9-10, 1938) and saw his synagogue burned to the ground, recalls this pogrom and his life during the Holocaust as told in his book, "Promises to Keep." Tuesday - 3:00pm Tuesday - 1:15am

Tuesday: St Louis Survivor - Hans Fisher

Survivor of the SS St Louis, Hans Fisher recounts the events surrounding his journey on the German refugee ship bound for Cuba in 1939. Tuesday - 9:15pm Wednesday - 3:00pm

Wednesday: Jewish Marine in Iraq

Zach Iscol, a decorated Marine who served two terms in Iraq, explains why he joined the Marines, how he experienced the war and the bonds he forged with his Iraqi translator, and he now feels about military conflict.
Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Thursday: Deborah Lipstadt

Holocaust historian Deborah Lipstadt (Emory University), discusses her celebrated victory over a British Holocaust denier and assesses the dangers of contemporary antisemitism she addresses in her book Antisemitism: Here and Now.
Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

Saturday: Meir Kahane Remembered

In November 1990, Rabbi Meir Kahane was murdered in a Manhattan hotel. The controversial leader of the Jewish Defense League and Kach Party in Israel is remembered in excerpts of "L'Chayim" interviews.
Saturday - 6:00pm

Jewish Studies

Talmud Study: The Sanhedrin A Talmudic explanation of the Sanhedrin, the traditional Jewish court that shaped Jewish law and Jewish thought. Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Change and Grow

Drawing from a series of traditional commentaries, Rabbi Mordechai Becher explores the Talmudic notion of a person's ability to change and grow through one's actions and prayers. Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm Thursday - 7:00pm

Jewish 101: Adam's Sin

The rabbinic explanation for why Adam and Eve were sent from the Garden of Eden (and why Judaism does not view it as the fall of man), and whom Adam and Eve actually look like. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Friday - 1:00pm Saturday - 5:00am

92nd Street Y: Capture of Adolf Eichmann

Avner Avraham, a former Mossad agent, and Eli Rosenbaum, a former prosecutor of Nazi war criminals for the U.S. Dept. of Justice, describe Israel’s dramatic capture of Adolf Eichmann in 1960. With novelist Thane Rosenbaum at the 92nd Street Y in NYC.
Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 10:00pm Tuesday - 4:00am
Saturday - 1:00am

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 Highlights 11/7 - 11/13: JNF-USA Premiere Conversations on Zionism-Troy, Kristallnacht, Veterans Day, Jewish Book Month-Hadassah Lieberman

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

Conversations on Zionism: Troy

JNF-USA CEO Russell F. Robinson speaks with historian and author Gil Troy in the premiere episode of “Conversations on Zionism: Reclaiming the Narrative” a new series from JNF-USA. Monday - 7:30pm & 1:30am Tuesday - 11:30am Wednesday - 4:00am & 1:30pm Thursday - 2:30am & 11:30am

Kristallnacht: Stories of Hope

To commemorate the tragic events of Kristallnacht 1938, Natan Sharansky, Irwin Cotler, Malcolm Hoenlein and others honor the moral heroism of those who resisted evil during the Holocaust with stories of humanity at its best during the darkest times. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 12 Midnight Wednesday - 10:30am Thursday - 4:00am & 1:00pm Saturday - 7:30pm

Rabbi Bronstein: Hampton Synagogue - Book Program with Hadassah Lieberman

Hadassah Lieberman reads from Hadassah: An American Story, her candid memoir that offers insight into her identity as an immigrant, an American Jew, working woman, wife, mother, and grandmother in a program of The Hampton Synagogue w/ Rabbi Bronstein. Wednesday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Thursday - 2:30pm Friday - 5:00am Saturday - 10:30pm & 1:00am

A Train Near Magdeburg

Learn directly from the writer and filmmaker of the documentary “A Train Near Magdeburg” about the incredible true story of American GIs who liberated Holocaust survivors from a train deserted by the Nazis. Thursday - 4:30pm Friday - 4:00pm Saturday - 4:00pm

Global Perspectives: UAE

Dr. Rashid Ali Al Nuaimi, one of the brokers of the "Abraham Accords" warm peace deals between his country, the UAE, and Israel, joins Ellie Cohanim to discuss Arab countries' relations with Israel, the corrupted Palestinian leadership and more. Thursday - 7:35pm & 2:30am Friday - 10:00am

Top Story: Liel Liebovitz

Author and journalist Liel Liebovitz speaks with JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin about antisemitism, the current disconnect between Israelis and Americans, the impact of Jewish artists Stan Lee & Leonard Cohen, the Jewishness of gaming and more. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:30am Friday - 9:00am Sunday (Nov 14) - 2:00am

On L’Chayim

Sunday: Abigail Pogrebin

Abigail Pogrebin, former producer for "60 Minutes" and author of "Stars of David" and "One and the Same: My Life as an Identical Twin," talks with Mark S. Golub about growing up with a famous mother (feminist Letty Pogrebin) and her own Jewish journey. Sunday - 12:00am & 6:00pm Monday - 3:00pm

Monday: Yossi Klein Halevi

The author of “Like Dreamers, “Yossi Klein Halevi (Senior Fellow at the Hartman Institute in Jerusalem), describes why he wrote his book “Letters To My Palestinian Neighbors” and explains his view of the Israeli-Palestine conflict.
Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight

Tuesday: Kristallnacht Remembered

Ernie Michel, who lived through Kristallnacht (The Night of Broken Glass) in Germany (Nov 9-10, 1938) and saw his synagogue burned to the ground, recalls this pogrom and his life during the Holocaust as told in his book, "Promises to Keep." Tuesday - 3:00pm Tuesday - 1:15am

Tuesday: St Louis Survivor - Hans Fisher

Survivor of the SS St Louis, Hans Fisher recounts the events surrounding his journey on the German refugee ship bound for Cuba in 1939. Tuesday - 9:15pm Wednesday - 3:00pm

Wednesday: Jewish Marine in Iraq

Zach Iscol, a decorated Marine who served two terms in Iraq, explains why he joined the Marines, how he experienced the war and the bonds he forged with his Iraqi translator, and he now feels about military conflict.
Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Thursday: Deborah Lipstadt

Holocaust historian Deborah Lipstadt (Emory University), discusses her celebrated victory over a British Holocaust denier and assesses the dangers of contemporary antisemitism she addresses in her book Antisemitism: Here and Now.
Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

Saturday: Meir Kahane Remembered

In November 1990, Rabbi Meir Kahane was murdered in a Manhattan hotel. The controversial leader of the Jewish Defense League and Kach Party in Israel is remembered in excerpts of "L'Chayim" interviews.
Saturday - 6:00pm

Jewish Studies

Talmud Study: The Sanhedrin A Talmudic explanation of the Sanhedrin, the traditional Jewish court that shaped Jewish law and Jewish thought. Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Change and Grow

Drawing from a series of traditional commentaries, Rabbi Mordechai Becher explores the Talmudic notion of a person's ability to change and grow through one's actions and prayers. Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm Thursday - 7:00pm

Jewish 101: Adam's Sin

The rabbinic explanation for why Adam and Eve were sent from the Garden of Eden (and why Judaism does not view it as the fall of man), and whom Adam and Eve actually look like. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Friday - 1:00pm Saturday - 5:00am

92nd Street Y: Capture of Adolf Eichmann

Avner Avraham, a former Mossad agent, and Eli Rosenbaum, a former prosecutor of Nazi war criminals for the U.S. Dept. of Justice, describe Israel’s dramatic capture of Adolf Eichmann in 1960. With novelist Thane Rosenbaum at the 92nd Street Y in NYC.
Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 10:00pm Tuesday - 4:00am
Saturday - 1:00am

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)