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JBS Highlights starting 11/22: COMCAST for Chanukah, Thanksgiving, FIDF CEO, Author Esther Amini, West Bank Future, World Jewry’s Voice

On Tuesday, December 8 – just in time for Chanukah – Comcast Xfinity will premiere JBS on every one of its systems throughout America on Channel 1684HD. Any Xfinity subscriber with the voice-activated “X1” Box will be able to watch JBS.

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

PROGRAMS

Debate: Future of West Bank

Eugene Kontorovich (Antonin Scalia School of Law) and Avidan Cover (Case Western Reserve University School of Law) debate the legal future of the West Bank. With Joseph Hendlin a program by Federalist Society at Case Western Reserve Law School. (2020) Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Wednesday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 7pm

World Jewry’s Voice in Israel?

Knesset Members -- Merav Michaeli (Labor), Tehila Friedman (Blue & White) and Michal Cotler-Wunsh (Blue & White) -- join JFNA Pres. & CEO Eric Fingerhut to discuss world Jewry’s participation in shaping Israeli policy. With David Butler at 2020 JFNA Gen. Assembly. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Thursday - 2:00pm; Saturday – 8pm & 2am

Jewish Book Month: Esther Amini

Author Esther Amini discusses her memoir Concealed, being the daughter of tradition-bound parents who hungers for more than tradition allows. For Jewish Book Month, a Series by the Hampton Synagogue of Westhampton Beach, NY with Rabbi Avraham Bronstein. Wednesday - 7:00pm & 2:00am; Saturday - 10:30pm & 1:30am

L’Chayim: CEO of FIDF Steven Weil

Steven Weil, the CEO of the Friends of the IDF, describes his Jewish background and his perspective on Israel and American Jewish life; and discusses his role with the FIDF without ever having served in the Israeli Defenses Forces. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm; Sunday Nov 29 - 12 Noon & 6pm

Sunday: Roundtable: Biden & Israel

Steve Bayme, Eric Yoffie, Betty Ehrenberg and Dovid Efune discuss ways in which the Biden Administration may change U.S. policies on Iran, funding the Palestinians, and on details of a two-state solution from those of Donald Trump. With Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 12 Noon; Sunday - 6:00pm; Monday - 3:00pm

JFK and Israel

For the Anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas, Texas (November 22, 1963), Professor Jerome Chanes of the Center for Jewish Studies at CUNY's Gradate Center discusses the profound positive impact President Kennedy had on U.S.-Israeli relations. Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm

Tuesday: Israel Maimon

The President & CEO of Israel Bonds, Israel Maimon, discusses his experiences in the Golani Brigade, his role in the 2007 bombing of the Syrian nuclear reactor, his concerns regarding Iran & his critique of the Iran Nuclear Deal.
Tuesday – 9:00pm & 2:00am; Wednesday – 3:00pm

Jews & America

Dr. 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 - 6:00pm & 12 Midnight

92nd Street Y: Who Will Write Our History

A discussion of a film about a secret band of Jewish journalists in the Warsaw Ghetto determined to document Nazi atrocities. With Director Nancy Spielberg, Screenwriter Roberta Grossman & Exec. Prod. Samuel Kassow. With Dana Bash at 92nd Street Y. Sunday - 8:30pm & 2:00am; Monday - 10pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Saturday - 1:00am & 4pm

Talmud: Polygamy

As the Jewish world reads Parashat Vayeitzei, in which Jacob marries Leah and Rachel, Rabbi Mordechai discusses the Talmudic view of polygamy )Kesuvos 90a) in a lesson entitled “Big Love: Was Polygamy Normal?” on “Dimensions of the Daf.” Sunday - 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm; Friday - 2:30am

Talmud: Blessings

As we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, 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. On the original JBS series “Dimensions of the Daf.” Thursday - 7:00pm; Friday - 2:00am

Jewish 101: Interpretation

The importance of rabbinic interpretation in the Jewish tradition, which is critical to understanding the Torah's glorious poetry, is explained in this "Jewish 101" episode, a JBS original series hosted by Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1:00pm

In The News: Rabin’s Granddaughter

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (Nov 1995), JBS’s Shahar Azanit speaks with Mr. Rabin’s granddaughter, Noa Rothman. Sunday - 8:30am, 5:30pm & 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Jewish Story: Temple Rebuilt Ep. 9

The second temple period begins as Nehemiya rebuilds the ruined city of Jerusalem and the Temple, and Ezra reads the entire Written Torah to the Jewish People. Episode 9 of “The Jewish Story Explained,” a series from OpenDor Media with host Rivka Deray. Monday - 7:15pm & 2:45am; Wednesday - 1:15pm

Friday Night

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

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Kabbalat Shabbat - 7:30pm & 10:30pm : Note New Starting Time of 7:30pm

Shabbat Morning Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 9:30am & 1pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 11am & 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 starting Nov 15: Round Table - Biden & Israel, Gordis on 2-State Solution, Author Meryl Ain, Director Gur Bentwich - "Peaches & Cream," Haifa U's Ron Rubin - Diversity in Education

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Jewish Cinema: Peaches & Cream

Israeli director and actor Gur Bentwich and Israeli actor Alon Abutbul discuss Bentwich’s award-winning film “Peaches and Cream” -- about a director trying to rescue his failed movie. With Jewish film scholar Eric Goldman on JBS’s Jewish Cinematheque. Monday - 7:30pm & 2:00am; Wednesday - 1:30pm & 4:30am; Saturday - 10:00pm & 1:00am

AJC: Daniel Gordis on 2 States

Daniel Gordis, Senior VP at Shalem College in Israel, explains the reasons he still believes in the Two-State Solution and discusses why some American Jews have grown distant from Israel. With Laura Shaw Frank by AJC Advocacy Anywhere (2020). Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Wednesday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 7pm

Jewish Book Month: Meryl Ain

Author Meryl Ain reads excerpts from her novel “The Takeaway Men” and discusses themes of the book. For Jewish Book Month, an Author Series by the Hampton Synagogue of Westhampton Beach, NY with Rabbi Avraham Bronstein. Wednesday - 7:00pm & 4:00am; Saturday - 10:30pm & 1:30am

Haifa U. & Academic Diversity

Prof. Ron Robin, Pres of Haifa University, discusses with Tammy Ben-Haim (Israeli Embassy in DC) diverse ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds of its 1,800 students and its “Multiversity.” By American Friends of University of Haifa and Israeli Embassy. Wednesday - 8pm & 1:30am; Friday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 2:00am

L'Chayim Roundtable: Biden & Israel

Steve Bayme (social commentator), Dovid Efune (Editor, Algeheime), Betty Ehrenberg (North America Director, World Jewish Congress) and Eric Yoffie (columnist and Pres Emeritus, Union for Reform Judaism) discuss ways in which the Biden Administration may change U.S. policies on Iran, funding the Palestinians, and on details of a two-state solution from those of Donald Trump. With Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00 pm; Sunday 11/22 - 12 Noon & 6pm

Sunday: Itamar Marcus

Itamar Marcus of "Palestinian Media Watch," which monitors what Palestinians say in Arabic on PA Television and the PA website, speaks to whether there is a "moderate" Palestinian leadership with which Israel can make peace.
Sunday - 12 Noon; Sunday - 6:00pm; Monday - 3:00pm

New State Solution Pt 1

The founders of an organization dedicated to replacing the Two-State Solution with the “New State Solution,” Benjamin Anthony (Our Soldiers Speak) and Brig. Gen (R) Amir Avivi, explain their plan and why Palestinians will accept it.
Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm

New State Solution Pt 2

In part two of a discussion exploring the idea of a Palestinian state in the Gaza Strip extending into the Egyptian Sinai, Benjamin Anthony and Brig. Gen (R) Amir Avivi continue to explain and defend their “New State Solution.”
Tuesday – 9:00pm & 2:00am; Wednesday – 3:00pm

David Wolpe

Rabbi David Wolpe is author of a book on King David, and Senior Rabbi of the Sinai Temple in Los Angeles.
Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Friday - 3:00pm

Hotel Moscow - Talia Carner

Talia Carner, author of four books, describes her Israeli family history that goes back seven generations, her response to anyone who questions Israel's legitimacy, and how her latest novel, "Hotel Moscow," is based on her own trip to Russia in 1993. Saturday - 6:00pm & 12 Midnight

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. Sunday – 8:30pm; Monday - 10pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm;Saturday - 1:30am & 4pm

Talmud: Brutal Honesty

How the Talmud requires that honesty be tempered with love is explained by Rabbi Mordechai Becher in a lesson entitled, "Brutal Honesty, Loving Lies" (based on Yevamot 65b) on JBS's original series "Dimensions of the Daf." Sunday Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7:00pm; Friday - 2:00am

Talmud: Saul and David

Rabbi Mordechai Becher explores the different ways the Talmud views the first two kings of Israel, King Saul and King David, based on passages from the Biblical Book or Samuel. JBS original series, “Dimensions of the Daf.” Sunday - 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm; Friday - 2:30am

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. Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1:00pm

In The News: Tobin on Jewish Vote

Conservative journalist Jonathan Tobin, Editor in Chief of JNS (Jewish News Syndicate), analyzes the increase in the Jewish vote for Donald Trump and discusses the fracture of the Jewish community fueled by a hatred for Trump. With Mark S. Golub.
Sunday - 5:30pm & 11:30pm (2:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Jewish Story: Surviving Exile

The story of how, after Jews were exiled from their land, they were sustained in the Diaspora by Torah -- that has enabled the Jewish People to survive over the centuries. “The Jewish Story Explained,” a series from OpenDor Media hosted by Rivka Deray. Monday - 7:15pm & 2:00am; Wednesday - 1:15pm

Kabbalat & Friday Evening Shabbat Services

Friday Night

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Services - 6pm, 12 Midnight & 2:30am

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Kabbalat Shabbat – 7:30 & 11:00pm

Shabbat Morning

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 9:30am & 1pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 11am & 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 starting 11/8:March of the Living-Kristallnacht, Post-Election Analysis, Tobin on Jewish Vote, 92Y-French Jewry, Robert Siegel-Cancer Awareness, Safran Foer, Aaron Koller

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

March Of Living: Kristallnacht

A global commemoration of Kristallnacht (The Night of Broken Glass) “Let There Be Light,” as everyone is asked to keep the lights on for the night to symbolize a stand against antisemitism. By special presentation of the International “March Of The Living” in cooperation with The Miller Center for Community Protection and Resilience at Rutgers University and the Judischen Gemeinde Frankfurt. Monday - 7:00pm & 1:00am; Tuesday - 1:00pm

Also For Kristallnacht

L’Chayim: Ernest Michel z"l

Ernie Michel z”l, who lived through Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass) in Germany and saw his synagogue burned to the ground, recalls this pogrom and his life during the Holocaust as told in "Promises to Keep: One Man's Journey Against Incredible Odds." Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm

Witness: Max Liebman

Max Liebman tells the story of his survival in the Shoah and how he witnessed Kristallnacht personally. Tuesday – 7pm & 2am

We're Still Here: Safran Foer

Author Esther Safran Foer is joined by her son Jonathan to discuss her post-Holocaust memoir “I Want You To Know We’re Still Here.” With Samantha Shokin from the Museum of Jewish Heritage in NYC. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00pm; Thursday - 2:00pm; Saturday – 7pm

Post-Election Analysis

In The News: Tobin on Jewish Vote

Conservative journalist Jonathan Tobin, Editor in Chief of JNS (Jewish News Syndicate), analyses the increase in the Jewish vote for Donald Trump and discusses the fracture of the Jewish community fueled by a hatred for Trump.
Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

JCPA: Post Election Analysis

Andrew Silow-Carroll (Editor, Jewish Week), Jodi Rudoren (Editor, The Forward) and Jonathan Tobin (Editor, JNS) analyze the results of the 2020 Elections and their significance and implications for American Jewry. With Michelle Hymer-Blitz a production of the JCPA (Jewish Council for Public Affairs). Thursday - 7:30pm & 1:30am; Friday - 10:00am

Robert Siegel: Covid & Cancer

Award-winning journalist Robert Siegel (NPR’s “All Things Considered”) discusses the challenges facing cancer research and treatment during the Covid pandemic with Dr. Mary Claire-King (University of Washington), Dr. Susan Domcheck (University of Pennsylvania), Dr. David Margel (Rabin Medical Center), Dr. Jerome Groopman (Beth Israel Medical Center) and Dr. Pamela Hartzband (Harvard Medical School) . A presentation of “Global Connections - Navigating The New Abnormal,” a production of the American Friends of Rabin Medical Center. Wednesday - 8pm & 2am; Friday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 2:00am

92nd Street Y: Being Jewish In France

Rabbi Delphine Horvilleur, co-leader of the Liberal Jewish Movement of France, discusses the challenges of being a Jew in France today and suggests what Europe must do to combat nationalism and antisemitism. With Peter Rubinstein at 92nd Street Y in NYC. Sunday - 8pm & 1:30am; Monday - 10pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm; Saturday - 1am & 4pm

Jewish Book Month: Aaron Koller Author Aaron Koller (“Unbinding Isaac”) discusses the significance the Torah story of the Akedah (The Binding of Isaac) has for contemporary Jews. For Jewish Book Month by the Hampton Synagogue of Westhampton Beach, NY with Rabbi Avraham Bronstein. Wednesday - 7:00pm & 2:30am; Saturday - 10:30pm & 2:30am

On L’Chayim

Sunday: David Broza New Album

Israeli musical superstar David Broza (Yihyeh Tov) discusses his first all instrumental album, En Casa Limon, recorded in Madrid, in which he proves to be a brilliant guitarist and song-writer without singing a single note. Sunday - 12 Noon Sunday - 6:00pm; Monday - 3:00pm

Steven Ludsin

For JBS’s commemoration of Kristallnacht, Steven Ludsin, child of a Survivor and a charter member of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council, discusses why he dedicated his life to preserving the memory of the Shoah through his Remembrance of the Holocaust Foundation. Tuesday – 9:00pm & 2:00am; Wednesday – 3:00pm

Wednesday: Zach Iscol

For Veterans’ Day, 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 - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm

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

Saturday: Hebrew Hillbilly

Singer/songwriter/actress Shelley Fisher (known as "The Hebrew Hillbilly") discusses growing up Jewish in the heart of the Mississippi Delta (Memphis, TN), her love of Jewishness, and how her Jewish heritage has influenced her career. Saturday - 6:00pm & 12 Midnight

For Veterans’ Day

In addition a community commemoration and interviews with Jewish veterans (Wednesday 10pm), WWII Veteran Dan Roberts z”l describes his personal story, including serving in the European theater, capturing a Nazi officer, being wounded (for which he received the Purple Heart); and his love for Israel and the Jewish People. Wednesday – 10:28pm & 1:28am

Talmud: Love, Marriage & Giving

As the Jewish world reads Parashat Chayei Sarah, in which Isaac and Rebecca marry, 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.
Sunday - 9:00am; Thursday - 7:00pm; Friday - 2:00am

Talmud: Marriage

"Eight Blessings One Wedding," on the theme of marriage as found in Talmud tractates Kesuvos 7 and 8. Sunday - 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Friday - 2:30am

Talmud: Morality In The Shoah

As we commemorate Kristallnacht this week, JBS presents Rabbi Mordechai Becher’s (Gateways) review of Talmudic examples of how one maintains moral integrity and Jewish identity in extreme circumstances. Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm

Jewish 101: Human Nature

Learn what the Rabbis teach about the "selfish" drives within each human being (the yetzr harah), and the Jewish Tradition’s unique perspective on "Human Nature" Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1:00pm

Together Covid-19: Dr. Mevorach

Dr. Dror Mevorach, Head of a Department of Internal Medicine at Hadassah Hospital in Israel, discusses aspects of the Corona virus, describes the situation in Israel today, & explains why he favors family visiting Covid patients. With Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 5:30pm & 11:30pm

Kabbalat & Friday Evening Shabbat Services

Friday Night

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Services - 6pm, 11:15pm & 2am

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Kabbalat Shabbat – 7:15 & 10:30pm

Shabbat Morning

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 9:30am & 1pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services- 11am & 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 starting Nov 1: Final Election Debates, David Broza-New Album, Jewish Book Month-Daphne Merkin, Rabin/Kahane Remembered, Dr. Mevorach on Covid

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Election Debate (MirYam Inst.)

Danny Ayalon (former Israeli U.S. Ambassador) and Josh Hammer (Newsweek) support Trump-Pence; and Aaron David Miller (former State Dept.) and Chuck Freilich (former Israeli Dep. Nti’l Security Advisor) support Biden-Harris. Moderated by Benjamin Anthony, founding president of the MirYam Institute. Today (Sunday) - 10:30am & 6pm; Monday - 7:30pm & 1am

Election 2020: Soifer/Abramson

In a program recorded in July 2020, Democratic spokesperson Halie Soifer and Republican spokesperson Bruce Abramson discuss issues of importance to pro-Israel American Jews with regard to the 2020 Presidential Elections. Today (Sunday) – Noon; Monday - 3pm

AJC: Election Debate – Soifer/Brook

In a reprise of their discussion at the 2019 AJC Global Forum, Halie Soifer (Jewish Democratic Council of America) and Matt Brooks (Republican Jewish Coalition) again debate current issues important to Jews in the Nov 3 Elections. With Jason Isaacson of AJC. Monday - 9pm & 12 Midnight

Talmud: Put It To A Vote

The Talmudic concept of "governing" is discussed by Rabbi Mordechai Becher, senior lecturer of Gateways Organization, in an episode entitled, "Put It To A Vote." Tuesday – 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday – 7:00pm; Friday – 2:00am

Talmud: Majority Rules

How Jewish Law follows the majority opinion Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm; Friday - 2:30am

L'Chayim: David Broza New Album

Israeli musical superstar David Broza (Yihyeh Tov) discusses his first all instrumental album, En Casa Limon, recorded in Madrid, in which he proves to be a brilliant guitarist and song-writer without singing a single note. With Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm

L’Chayim: Remembering Meir Kahane z”l

On November 5, 1990, Rabbi Meir Kahane (z”l) 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. Thursday – 9:00pm & Midnight; Friday – 3:00pm

Remembering Yitzhak Rabin z”l

Actor Tony Lo Bianco hosts a Jewish community commemoration of the legacy of Yitzhak Rabin on the 20th Anniversary of the Prime Minister's assassination. A program of the Consulate General of Israel from the Temple Emanu-El Skirball Center in New York. Wednesday – 8:00pm & 1:00am; Friday – 10:00am

L’Chayim: Yitzhak Rabin Remembered

Hear excerpts of a 1981 L’Chayim radio interview with Yitzhak Rabin on his role as Chief of Staff during the 1967 Six Day War Thursday - 9:30pm & 12:30am; Friday - 3:30pm

Legacy of Yitzhak Rabin: Sasso

Dr. Hillel Ben Sasson (Hebrew University) explores how the achievements made by Yitzhak Rabin are being systematically undone as Israeli politics drift further to the right and Palestinian leadership becomes more intransigent. Part of the series "20 Years Later:” A program of the Shalom Hartman Institute and the New Israel Fund. From the JCC of Manhattan. Thursday – 10:00pm & 1:00am

Israel Bonds Chair

Howard Goldstein, Chairman of the Board of Israel Bonds, describes how he came to be committed to helping the State of Israel and discusses the contribution people can make to Israel thru Israel Bonds. Tuesday - 3pm

Emanuel Aronson Rund

Filmmaker, journalist and historian Emanuel Aronson Rund shares personal memories of growing up in Israel during the 1948 War of Independence and discusses contemporary issues challenging the Jewish State today. Tuesday - 9pm & 2am; Wednesday - 3pm

Ehud Diskin

Ehud Diskin, a 7th generation Jerusalemite who served as an IDF commander during the Yom Kippur War and is now a successful businessman, talks about his career and life philosophy. Saturday - 6:00pm & 12 Midnight

Balfour Declaration: Daniel Gordis

At the 101st anniversary of the Balfour Declaration of Nov 2, 1917, Daniel Gordis discusses its significance and its impact on Israel’s Declaration of Independence. The Dr. Marcia Robins-Wilf Scholar-in-Residence Lecture, Center for Jewish History. Tuesday – 7pm & 2am; Thursday – 1pm; Saturday – 7pm & 4am

Balfour Declaration (S Bayme)

Steven Bayme, National Director of the Contemporary Jewish Life Department of the AJC, describes the history of The Balfour Declaration and the international forces that were at play. From the AJC Westchester/Fairfield at Temple Beth El in Stamford, CT. Tuesday – 8pm & 1am; Thursday – 2pm; Saturday – 8pm & 1:30am

Jewish Homeland: 1917 (Kurtzer)

For the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration of 1917, Yehuda Kurtzer (Pres. of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America) discusses the evolution of the idea of a Jewish homeland in Palestine. From the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. Tuesday – 10pm & 4am

92nd Street Y: Fauda (Issacharoff & Raz)

Avi Issacharoff and Lior Raz discuss their Israeli hit TV series “Fauda” which follows a commando unite operating on the West Bank and which airs in the United States on Netflix. With Tatiana Siegel (Hollywood Reporter) at the 92nd Street Y in NYC. Sunday - 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm; Saturday - 1am & 4pm

Jewish 101: Sex in Judaism

Human sexuality in the Jewish tradition is reviewed in an ongoing study of the story of the Garden of Eden, including the rabbinic view of female sexuality, birth control, and the day most appropriate for sexual relations. . Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm

Abraham As Lawyer: Dershowitz

As the Jewish world reads parasha Vayeira from the Book of Genesis, which includes the portion where Abraham argues with God for the sake of ten righteous people in Sodom and Gomorrah, Alan Dershowitz discusses Abraham as “the world’s first Jewish lawyer.” Friday – 9:00am

Inspiring Albania: PM Edi Rama

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama tells the story of how his country sheltered Jews during the Holocaust and how Albania was the only Nazi-occupied country of Europe that had an increase of Jews during the Shoah. With David Schwammenthal of the AJC. Monday - 10:00am & 4:30pm

ITN: Blocking Erekat At Harvard Neal Sher, who headed America’s efforts to find Nazis hiding in America, describes his efforts to prevent the PLO’s Chief Negotiator Saeb Erekat, the architect for “Pay for Slay,” from teaching at Harvard this coming semester. With Mark S. Golub Sunday - 5:30pm & 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Together Covid-19: Dr. Mevorach

Dr. Dror Mevorach, Head of a Department of Internal Medicine at Hadassah Hospital in Israel, discusses aspects of the Corona virus, describes the situation in Israel today, & explains why he favors family visiting Covid patients. With Mark S. Golub. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

The Jewish Story: Losing Israel

A look at the 150 years that marked the beginning of the end of the first sovereign kingdom of the Jewish People in Israel, beginning with the late 8th Century BCE. “The Jewish Story Explained,” a series from OpenDor Media hosted by Rivka Deray. Monday - 7:15pm & 2:45am; Wednesday - 1:15pm

Jewish Book Month: Daphne Merkin

Author Daphne Merkin reads excerpts from her romantic novel “22 Minutes of Unconditional Love” and discusses themes of the book. A series produced for Jewish Book Month by the Hampton Synagogue of Westhampton Beach, NY with Rabbi Avraham Bronstein. Saturday – 10:30pm & 2:30am

Friday Night Services

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Services - 6pm & 11:15pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Kabbalat Shabbat – 7:15 & 10:30pm

Shabbat Morning Services

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 9:30am & 1pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services- 11am & 2:30pm

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

On JBS starting 10/25: Election Debate, Sharansky & Troy, Israel Bonds Chair, Jews & Women’s Suffrage

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Election Debate (MirYam Inst.)

With respect to the U.S.-Israeli relationship, Danny Ayalon (former Israeli U.S. Ambassador) and Josh Hammer (Newsweek) support the Republican Trump-Pence ticket; and Aaron David Miller (former State Dept.) and Chuck Freilich (former Israeli Dep. Nat’l Security Advisor) support the Democratic Biden-Harris ticket. A debate by the MirYam Institute with Benjamin Anthony. Thursday - 7:30pm & 12 Midnight; Friday – 1:30pm

Election 2020: Soifer/Abramson

Democratic spokesperson Halie Soifer and Republican spokesperson Bruce Abramson discuss issues of importance to pro-Israel American Jews with regard to the 2020 Presidential Elections. Thursday - 9pm & 1:30am; Friday - 3pm

Sharansky & Troy: Never Alone

Former Soviet refusenik, Natan Sharansky, discusses his nine-year imprisonment in a Soviet gulag which he describes in his book “Never Alone: Prison, Politics and My People;” and shares his view of the Jewish world today. With historian Gil Troy in a program produced by Hadassah. Monday - 8:00pm & 1am; Wednesday - 2pm; Friday - 1:30pm; Saturday – 7pm & 4am

Jews and the Suffrage Movement

The legacy of the contribution Jewish women made to the Suffrage Movement that won women the right to vote in 1920 is discussed by historians Pamela Nadell (American University), Melissa Klapper (Rowan University), and Judith Rosenbaum (Jewish Women's Archive). With Lisa Hostein a program of Hadassah Magazine. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 1am

L'Chayim: Israel Bonds Chair

Howard Goldstein, Chairman of the Board of Israel Bonds, describes how he came to be committed to helping the State of Israel and discusses the contribution people can make to Israel thru Israel Bonds. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm; Saturday - 6pm & 12 Midnight

Refusnik Daughter

Anat Kuznetzov-Zalmanson, daughter of Soviet Refusnik Edward Kuznetsov, describes her documentary film “Operation Wedding” which tells the story of her father’s helping to plot the 1970 failed hijacking of a Soviet plane which led to 15 years in prison. Monday - 9pm & 2am; Tuesday - 3pm

Letty Pogrebin

Letty Cottin Pogrebin, a pioneering feminists (co-founding editor of Ms. Magazine) & author of ten books, including "Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate", discusses her personal Jewish journey and shares her view of Jewish life today. Tuesday - 9pm & 2am; Wednesday - 3pm

92nd Street Y: Morality-Friedman/Seidman

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.
Sunday - 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm; Saturday - 1am & 4pm

In The News: Alan Dershowitz on Politics

Alan Dershowitz explains why he disagrees with Deborah Lipstadt’s likening Pres. Trump to a Nazi; and offers his opinion on many of the social issues raised by the Senate hearings re Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination. With Mark S. Golub. Sunday – 12 Noon & 6pm; Monday – 3pm

In The News: Senior Rabbi of Emirates

New York Rabbi Elie Abadie, MD discusses his new appointment as the Senior Rabbi of the Jewish Council of the Emirates (JCE) housed in Dubai, and describes his background and heritage – coming from a long line of Sephardic rabbis. With Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 5:30pm & 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Talmud: Was Abraham Observant?

As Jews this week read Parashat Lech L’Chah about Abraham, Rabbi Mordechai Becher (Senior Lecturer, Gateways Organization) discusses how the Talmud deals with Abraham’s following Jewish Law before the Torah was given at Mt. Sinai. Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7pm; Friday - 4am

Talmud: Don't Be Pagan

Prohibitions regarding the "Ways of the Pagans" are explored. Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm

Jewish 101: Original Sin

In the study of the Creation (Gen. 3), learn how classical Christianity interpreted the Adam & Eve story, and how their eating the forbidden fruit became the Original Sin and shaped western views of sexuality. Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1p

The Jewish Story Explained: Kingdom Divided

The history of the collapse of the Kingdom of David and his son Solomon when the kingdom was divided into two Jewish lands (Judah and Israel) after Solomon’s death. With Rivka Deray, a series produced by OpenDor Media. Monday - 7:15pm & 2:45am; Wednesday - 1:15pm; Thursday - 5:15am

Kabbalat & Friday Evening Shabbat Service

Friday Night

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Services - 6pm, 11:15pm & 2am

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Kabbalat Shabbat – 7:15 & 10:30pm

Shabbat Morning

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 9:30am & 1pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services- 11am & 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 starting 10/18: Alan Dershowitz on Politics, Jonathan Sacks on Morality, Earth Crisis, Jewish Women of Color, Visit Talmudic Village

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Highlights

Israel Bonds: Tour of the Ancient Talmudic Village of Korazim

Take an archaeological tour of the ancient Talmudic village of Korazim overlooking the Kinneret (The Sea of Galilee) and housing a famous 4th Century synagogue. A production of The Women’s Division of Israel Bonds Sunday (Live) - 2pm; Monday - 9am & 4:40pm

92nd Street Y: Sacks on Moral Compass

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

Earth Crisis: Jewish & Catholic

Environmental activist Rabbi Nina Beth Cardin and Sister Kathleen Deignan Prof of Religious Studies at Iona College discuss the Jewish and Catholic views of humanity’s relationship to the earth. By AJC Westchester/Fairfield & Iona College. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:30am; Wednesday – 1:30pm; Friday – 1:30pm; Saturday - 4am

In The News-Alan Dershowitz on Politics

Alan Dershowitz explains why he disagrees with Deborah Lipstadt’s likening Pres. Trump to a Nazi; and offers his opinion on many of the social issues raised by the Senate hearings re Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination. Monday - 9pm & 2am; Tuesday - 3pm; Friday - 10:30am

Hadassah-Zionist Women of Color

Jewish women of color discuss the challenges they face. With Rabbi Sandra Lawson, the first gay, black, female rabbi; Tema Smith, Dir. of Prof. Development at 18 Doors; and Michele Norris and Sabrina Kerbel of Hadassah. A program of Hadassah. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 1am

On L’Chayim:

Michael Oren

Former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S., Michael Oren, explains why he wrote a book of short stories in a collection entitled “The Night Archer,” and discusses the themes of many of them and the extent to which they are autobiographical. Sunday - 12 Noon; Sunday - 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Miss Israel (Titi)

“Titi” Aynaw discusses her journey from her hometown in Ethiopia to aliyah to Israel, to serving in the IDF, to becoming the first Ethiopian Miss Israel in 2013.
Tuesday - 9pm & 2am; Wednesday - 3pm

“War of Return”

Israeli activist Einat Wilf and Israeli journalist Adi Schwartz discuss the Palestinian insistence on a “right of return” which a priori makes any peace agreement with Israel impossible – detailed in their book “The War Of Return.” Wednesday - 9pm & 2am; Thursday - 3pm

Actress Ayelet Zurer

Award-winning Israeli Actress Ayelet Zurer discusses her feelings about acting and creating art, and describes portraying the Haredi widow "Elisheva" on the hit Israeli series on Netflix, Shtisel. Saturday - 6pm

Talmud: Responsibility To Others

The Talmudic view of one's responsibility to other people is discussed by Rabbi Mordechai Becher in a lesson called "He's My Brother, He Ain't Heavy". Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7pm; Friday - 4am

Talmud: Does the End Justify the Means?

When a sin is committed for the sake of a mitzvah, how does the Jewish tradition address the Issue? Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm

Jewish 101: Eating From the Tree

When the Man and Woman first break the commandment not to eat from the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil. Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1pm

For The World Series

L’Chayim: Rachel Robinson

As baseball plays its World Series, JBS presents Rachel Robinson, Jackie Robinson’s widow, who recalls the challenges she and her husband had to confront when Jackie broke the color barrier - and the Jews who helped them. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Former Jewish Ballplayers

As baseball plays its World Series, former ballplayers Ron Blomberg (Yankees), Art Shamsky (Cardinals/Mets), and Elliott Maddox (Yankees/Mets/Rangers) talk about being Jewish in the major leagues. With Richard Deutsch at Temple Sholom, Greenwich, CT. Thursday - 10:15pm & 1:15am

PLEASE NOTE: During this “Election Season,” JBS may be scheduling different programming throughout the week. To be sure of the programming at any time, please consult the JBS Schedule on the JBS website (jbstv.org).

Kabbalat & Friday Evening Shabbat Services

Friday Night

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Services - 6pm & 11:15pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Kabbalat Shabbat – 7:15 & 10:30pm

Shabbat Morning

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 9:30am & 1pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services- 11am & 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 starting 10/11: Michael Oren- new book of short stories, Israel Philharmonic, ZOA Book Club on Election 2020, Yom Kippur War – Tel Saki (Battle Over The Soul)

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Michael Oren (The Night Archer)

Former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S., Michael Oren, explains why he wrote a book of short stories in a collection entitled “The Night Archer,” and discusses the themes of many of them and the extent to which they are autobiographical. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Israel Philharmonic Gala 2020

Musical luminaries Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zuckerman, Evgeny Kissen and longtime IPO conductor Maestro Zubin Mehta are joined by many others including cellist Amanda Forsyth, pianist Khatia Buniatishvili and vocalist Chen Reiss. With Dame Helen Mirren.
Monday - 8:00pm & 1:30am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 4am

Talmud: Fake News & Privacy

Rabbi Mordechai Becher, Senior Lecturer at Gateways and at Yeshiva University, address a controversial issue of the day as he explores what the Jewish Tradition has to say about “Fake News & Privacy.” On the JBS original series “Dimensions of the Daf.” Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm;Thursday - 7pm; Friday - 4am

Talmud: Value Of Human Dignity

As the Jewish world begins the Book of Genesis with parashat B’reishiet – which describes the creation of the first man and woman and the story of the Garden of Eden, Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses the Jewish teachings on the value of human dignity.
Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm

ZOA: Joel Pollak On Election

Pro-Trump journalist & author Joel Pollack ("Red November: Will the Country Vote Red for Trump or Red for Socialism?") discusses Jewish issues relating to the 2020 Election, including the U.S.-Israeli relationship. With Liz Berney for ZOA Book Club. Wednesday - 7:30pm & 1:30am; Friday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 1am

Remembering the Yom Kippur War:

L’Chayim: Dan Almagor & The Battle of Tel Saki

On October 6, 1973, the Yom Kippur War began and would rage on for 19 days. Dan Almagor describes the heroic defense of the IDF on the Golan Heights at the start of the war which prevented the Syrian Army from overrunning the north of Israel.
Tuesday - 7:30pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm; Saturday - 6pm & Midnight

Film: The Battle Over The Soul

The story of a small band of Israeli paratroopers and armored soldiers on Saki Hill on the Golan Heights at the start of the Yom Kippur War, October 6, 1973. Tuesday - 9pm & 1:30am; Saturday - 7:30pm & 1:30am

L’Chayim: Yossi Klein Halevi

As we remember the Yom Kippur War, Yossi Klein Halevi, Israeli journalist, author and fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, discusses issues confronting contemporary Israel today and his book on the aftermath of the 1973 Yom Kippur War, "Like Dreamers." Monday - 9pm & 2am; Tuesday - 3pm

Also on L’Chayim:

Jewish Historians

For Columbus Day Weekend, three of American Jewry’s leading historians reflect on their chosen field which they write about in “Conversations With Colleagues.” The book’s editor Jeffrey Gurock (YU), Jonathan Sarna (Brandeis) and Shuly Rubin Schwartz (JTS). Sunday – 6pm; Monday – 3pm

Open Orthodoxy-Weiss

Avi Weiss, one of American Jewry’s most creative and activist rabbis (Hebrew Institute of Riverdale, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah), discusses his approach to orthodoxy with Mark S. Golub on L'Chayim. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

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

Jewish 101: Man & Woman

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

Gam Yachad: Chaos in Israel

Shahar Azani, JBS Senior VP and former member of the Israeli Diplomatic Corps, describes the social and political chaos in Israel caused by Covid-19. With Mark Golub on the JBS series “Gam Yachad: Together During Covid-19.
Sunday - 8:30am & 5:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

SERVICES ON JBS

For Simchat Torah Hampton Synagogue Today(Sunday) 11am & 2:30pm

Kabbalat & Friday Evening Shabbat Services

Friday Night

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Services - 6pm & 11:15pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Kabbalat Shabbat – 7:15 & 10:30pm

Shabbat Morning

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 9:30am & 1pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services- 11am & 2:30pm

JBS Highlights starting 9/27: Yom Kippur Services, Ruth Wisse on Jewish Pride, Arthur Koll on U.A.E-Israel Agreement, Jonathan Sacks on Sukkot, Alan Dershowitz on Ruth Bader Ginsburg z"l

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Kol Nidre Eve Services Sunday, September 27, 2020
6:30pm EDT- Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) Encore – Midnight EDT

8:00pm - EDT- Central Synagogue (Reform) Encore - 1:30am EDT

9:30pm Edt - Sinai Temple (Conservative) Encore - 3am EDT

Yom Kippur Services Monday, September 28, 2020 9:00am EDT - Hampton Synagogue: Yizkor (Orthodox) Encore - 12:30pm EDT

10:30am EDT- Central Synagogue (Reform)

2:00pm EDT- Sinai Temple (Conservative) Encore - 7:30pm

4:00pm EDT - Central Synagogue: Yizkor (Reform)

6:30pm EDT- Hampton Synagogue: N’iloh (Orthodox) Encore - 9:30pm EDT

Erev Sukkot Services Friday October 2, 2020 6:00PM EDT – Central Synagogue (Reform) Encore - 11:15pm EDT

7:15PM EDT – Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox)
Encore - 10:30pm EDT

Sukkot Service Saturday October 3, 2020 11:00am EDT- Hampton Synagogue Sukkot Service (Orthodox) Encores - 2:30pm, 7:15pm & 10:15pm EDT

Ruth Wisse: Without Apology

Prof. Ruth Wisse addresses the way in which Jewish students are being harassed on college campuses and suggests that Jewish youth must be encouraged to be better educated and a stronger sense of self-confidence. With Alan Rubenstein by The Tikva Fund. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 1:30am

Arthur Koll on UAE-Israel Deal

Amb. Arthur Koll, former Dep. Dir. Gen. of the Israeli Foreign Ministry, discusses the significant benefits of normalization between the UAE and Israel; and U.S. F-35 jets going to the UAE in the agreement. With Benjamin Anthony of MirYam Institute. Wednesday - 8pm & 2am; Friday - 2pm

Jonathan Sacks On Sukkot

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, former Chief Orthodox Rabbi of the U.K, offers thoughts for the holiday of Sukkot. Thursday - 8pm & 2am; Friday - 9am & 2am

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." Tuesday - 3pm

Andrew Rehfeld HUC-JIR

Andrew Rehfeld, President of the Reform Movement’s rabbinical school HUC-JIR, discusses his vision of Reform Judaism & responds to criticisms that Reform rabbis are not schooled in Talmud & are often unfairly critical of Israel. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Shin Bet Head-Yaakov Peri

Yaakov Peri, director of Israel’s internal Security Agency (the Shin Bet) from 1988-1994 during the first Lebanon war, discusses the strengths and weaknesses of Shabak, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the New State Solution. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Dr. Abraham Twerski

One of America's foremost psychiatrists, Dr. Abraham Twerski of the renowned Chasidic Twerski family, discusses his own journey from the pulpit rabbinate to a medical career that recognizes him as a preeminent expert in the field of substance abuse. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Itzhak Perlman

The world's greatest living violinist, Itzhak Perlman, sits with Mark S. Golub at Juilliard to talk about upon his early life and Jewish background and reflects upon his personal musical journey that has established him as a musical genius. Saturday - 6pm & 4am

Talmud: Sukkot In Sinai?

For the holiday of Sukkot, Rabbi Mordecai Becher examines Talmud passages in determining "Did We Keep Sukkot in Sinai?" Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7pm & 2am; Friday - 10am

Jewish 101: Sukkot

For the Festival Sukkot (Festival of Booths), an explanation of the significance and the symbols of the holiday. With Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1pm

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.
Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm; Saturday - 1am & 4pm

In The News: Dershowitz on Ginsburg z"l

Harvard Law Professor Emeritus, Alan Dershowitz, discusses the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's legacy, her relationship with Israel and the possibility of President Trump appointing her successor for the Supreme Court. With Shahar Azani Sunday - 8:30am & 5:30pm

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

JBS HIghlights starting 9/20

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Highlights:

Riskin & Greenberg on the Pandemic

Rabbi Irving “Yitz” Greenberg and Rabbi Shlomo Riskin offer interpretations of the global pandemic and offer suggestions on how to respond to this crisis in a Jewish Way. By Center for Community Education & Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy of CT. Monday - 8pm & 1am;Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm

In The News: MK Tehila Friedman

Blue and White Knesset Member Tehila Friedan speaks about her moving maiden speech on the floor of the Knesset calling for an alliance of moderates to help heal the fractures within Israeli Society. In The News with Shahar Azani. Tuesday - 7pm & 2am; Thursday - 1pm

Threats From North of Israel

A discussion of the threats on Israel’s northern border posed by Iranian funded Hezbollah and a Russian hegemony in Syria. With Gen. Nitzan Nuriel (IDF), Lt. Col. Sarit Zehavi (IDF) and Prof. Boaz Ganor (ICT). With Becky Strapp at AIPAC 2020. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm

Robert Siegel: Civil Discourse

Journalist Robert Siegel (former host of NPR’s “All Things Considered”) discusses threats to civil discourse in America with David Brooks (NYT), Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Yael Eisenstat (Cornell Tech). By American Friends of Rabin Medical Center. Wednesday – 8pm & 2am; Friday – 2pm

Talmud: Why Fast

Rabbi Mordechai Becher explains the concept of "fasting" in the Jewish tradition. Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7pm & 2am

Repentance

The rabbinic view of "Repentance and Free Will," as discussed by Maimonides in his commentary to Pirkey Avot (Ethics of the Fathers) Tuesday – 9:30am & 5pm; Thursday – 7:30pm & 2:30am

Jewish 101: Threefold Blessing

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

On L'Chayim

Donniel Hartman

Rabbi Donniel Hartman, President of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, discusses the strengths and weakness of Judaism and his notion of an imperfect God as presented in his book “Putting God Second.” Monday – 3pm

Rabbi Robert Wolkoff on God

Conservative Rabbi Robert Wolkoff of Congregation B’nai Tikvah of North Brunswick, NJ explains why he is sure of the existence of God, and discusses his understanding of how God impacts the world. Monday - 9pm & 2am; Tuesday - 3pm

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 in part two of a conversation.
Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Rabbis Discuss God & Yom Kippur

Rabbis from different movements of Judaism share their views on the reality of God for the observance of Yom Kippur. With rabbis Mitchell Wohl (Orthodox), Rachel Ain (Conservative) and Steve Gutow (Reconstructionist).
Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Ken Spiro On God

Ken Spiro, rabbi, historian, author and senior lecturer and researcher for Aish HaTorah, explores the Jewish understanding of God. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

One's Jewish Legacy

Daniel Cohen, senior rabbi of Congregation Agudath Sholom in Stamford, talks about a moment in all of our lives when we experience a wake-up call. Saturday - 6pm

Also:

92nd Street Y: Harold Kushner, Psalm 23

Rabbi Harold S. Kushner, author of "When Bad Things Happen To Good People," delivers a moving and inspiring commentary to Psalm 23, "The Lord Is My Shepherd." An exclusive JBS presentation taped before a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y. Sunday – 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Saturday - 1am & 4pm

In The News: UAE-Israel Agreement

Major General Eitan Dangot, former Head of Government Activities on the West Bank, discusses the UAE-Israel peace agreement ceremony, relevant issues with the Palestinians, and potential other peace agreements. With Shahar Azani. Sunday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Friday Night

Reform: Central Synagogue Erev Shabbat Services - 6pm & 11:15pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Kabbalat Shabbat – 7:15 & 10:30pm

Shabbat Morning

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 9:30am & 1pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services – 11:Am & 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 starting 8/30: On JBS: Yossi Klein Halevi, Col. Richard Kemp, Muslim Zionist, and a Week of Entertainers on L'Chayim

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Halevi: Israel and the Pandemic Author Yossi Klein Halevi discusses the state of Israel during COVID-19, predicting that the pandemic may force a reckoning with two of its most persistent problems — the integration of the Arab Israeli minority and the Haredim. A program of Tribe Tel Aviv. Monday – 7:30pm & 1:30am; Wednesday – 1:30pm; Saturday – 8:30pm

Colonel Kemp on Israel Today Decorated British soldier Colonel Richard Kemp assesses the global threats facing Israel and the West in a MirYam Institute conversation with Co-Founder and CEO Benjamin Anthony. Monday - 8pm & 2am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday – 7:30pm

Hafeez: From Islam to Zionism Kasim Hafeez, (Middle East Advisor, Christians United for Israel), describes his journey from radical Islam to becoming an ardent Zionist and supporter of Israel. A program of Dov Hikind’s organization Americans Against Zionism (AAS). Tuesday - 8pm & 2am; Thursday - 2pm

Talmud: 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. On Dimensions of the Daf. Sunday - 9am; Monday - 4am; Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7pm & 2am

Jewish 101: Creation Pt 1 Explore the values of Torah through the rabbinic midrash (interpretation) to The Story of Creation (Genesis Chapter 1), and learn why the Jewish tradition does not read the story literally. Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1pm

Shlomo Riskin Shlomo Riskin, Chief Rabbi of Efrat and founder of Ohr Torah Stone, describes the influence upon him of Rav Soloveitchik (z”l) and the Lubavitcher Rebbe (z”l), and discusses his disagreements with today’s Chief Rabbinate of Israel. Sunday - 12 Noon

Joseph Telushkin Rabbi, lecturer and best-selling author Joseph Telushkin discusses the Jewish Tradition through the lens of his book Words That Hurt, Words That Heal.
Sunday – 6pm

Fauda Star Lior Raz The co-creator and star of the hit Israeli series on Netflix, Fauda, discusses how the action series draws a sharp distinction between Palestinian violence and the Israeli response while portraying the humanity of both societies. Monday - 9pm & 2am; Tuesday - 3pm

Evan Hansen Composer Benj Pasek, award-winning composer of Dear Evan Hansen and La La Land, talks about his Jewish background, his collaboration with songwriter Justin Paul, and what he strives to achieve through his music. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

David Simon David Simon, the creator, writer and producer of the groundbreaking hit television series “The Wire,” and the series adaptation of Philip Roth’s (z”l) counter-factual novel The Plot Against America, shares his concerns about America and Israel.
Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Cast of Shtisel Three stars of the hit Israeli series Shtisel -- Michael Aloni (Kive), Dov Glickman (Shulem) and Neta Riskin (Giti) -- speak about their Jewish backgrounds and how playing Chasidic Jews may have changed their Jewish identities. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Stars of "Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" Conversations with cast members from Amy Sherman-Palladino's hit Amazon series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” including Rachel Brosnaham (Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Alex Borstein (Susie), Michael Zegen (Joel) and Marin Hinkle (Rose). Saturday - 6pm

92nd Street Y: Mel Brooks Films Professor The films of Mel Brooks are discussed by Professor Jeremy Dauber, Atran Assistant Professor of Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture at Columbia University. Taped before a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y. Sunday - 8:30pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm; Saturday - 1am & 4pm

In The News: Israel’s Political Turmoil
Ben-Dror Yemini, Israeli author & political commentator, discusses Israel’s political crisis, possible new elections, continuous demonstrations and the future of the current Coalition Government between Likud and Blue & White. With Shahar Azani. Sunday - 5:30pm & 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Kabbalat & Friday Evening Shabbat Services

Friday Night

Reform: Central Synagogue Erev Shabbat Services - 6pm & 11:15pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Kabbalat Shabbat - 7:15pm & 10:30pm

Shabbat Morning

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 9:30am & 1pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services- 11am & 2:30pm

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