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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 For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to

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

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