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

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

Bret Stephens: Israel’s Losing Battle with the Media

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

American Jewish Press Today

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

Robert Siegel: BRCA Research & Genetic Testing

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

Global Perspectives: Enes Kanter

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

Top Story: Naomi Schaefer Riley

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

In The News: Abraham Accords Anniversary

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

On L’Chayim

Sunday: Francine Klagsbrun - Golda Meir

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

Sunday: Dan Almagor - Yom Kippur War

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

Monday: Marty Appel - NY Yankee Empire

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

Monday: Israel Maimon

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

Tuesday: Free Speech, Hate Speech and Cancel Culture

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

Wednesday: Rachel Robinson

Jackie Robinson’s widow Rachel Robinson discusses the challenges she and her husband had to face as he broke the Major League color barrier in 1947-- and recalls the Jews who helped them.
Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Thursday: Nancy Brinker

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

Jewish Studies

Talmud Study: Don't Argue (Korach)

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

Talmud Study: Let The Sun Shine In

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

Jewish 101: Sex in Judaism

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

92nd Street Y: Deborah Lipstadt & Bari Weiss

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

Friday Night Shabbat Services

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

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

Saturday Morning Shabbat Services

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

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

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