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JBS Highlights 6/27-7/3:AJC Global Forum-Stephens, Weiss, Rivlin, Iran Deal

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AJC Global: View from Campus

Julia Jassey and Talia Rosenberg, two students who took up the mantle of leadership at their universities, discus the challenges and opportunities facing Jewish students on campus today. AJC Virtual Global Forum 2021 with Meggie Wyschogrod Fredman. Monday - 7:30pm & 2:30am; Tuesday - 10:30pm & 2:30am; Wednesday - 1:30pm; Thursday - 5:30am

AJC Global: Bret Stephens, Bari Weiss, Simone Rodan-Benzaquen

Bret Stephens (The New York Times), Bari Weiss (Journalist and Author), and Simone Rodan-Benzaquen (AJC Europe) discuss “The Mainstreaming of Antisemitism: How Should We Respond?” AJC Virtual Global Forum 2021 with Avi Mayer. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Wednesday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 7:00pm

AJC Global: President Rivlin

President of Israel Reuven Rivlin discusses Israel-U.S. ties, the rise of antisemitism, and peace in the Middle East at AJC Virtual Global Forum 2021. Tuesday - 7:30pm; Wednesday - 4:30am; Thursday - 1:30pm; Friday - 5:30am

AJC Global: Bipartisanship

Just how bad is partisanship in Congress today? Representatives Elaine Luria (D-VA) and Don Bacon (R-NE) discuss “Restoring America: The Future of Bipartisan Relations.” AJC Virtual Global Forum 2021 with Julie Fishman Rayman. Tuesday - 7:35pm; Wednesday - 4:35am; Thursday - 1:35pm; Friday - 5:35am

AJC Great Debate: Iran Deal

Is the Iran nuclear deal worth saving? Foreign policy veterans Michael Doran and French Ambassador Gérard Araud debate during the AJC Virtual Global Forum 2021 with Jason Isaacson. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Thursday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 8:00pm & 2:00am

MirYam Institute - Iranian Threat

Chuck Freilich (Columbia University) & Major-General Eitan Dangot (Former Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories) analyze the priorities that Israel and the U.S. should consider when confronting the Iranian threat. A program of the MirYam Institute with Benjamin Anthony. Wednesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Friday - 2:00pm

In the News: CUNY Campus Antisemitism

StandWithUS Executive Director of Campus Affairs Rena Nasar responds to the recent incident of antisemitism at CUNY. With Shahar Azani.
Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Sunday: Evan Hansen Composer - Benj Pasek

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.
Sunday - 12 Noon & 6:00pm; Monday - 3:00pm

Monday: Campus Hate - Charles Jacobs

Dr. Charles Jacobs, President of Americans for Peace and Tolerance, discusses Avi Goldwasser’ s documentary “Hate Spaces – The Politics of Intolerance on Campus” and the increasing bigotry and antisemitism in American universities.
Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm

Tuesday: 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 novel Hotel Moscow is based on her own trip to Russia in 1993. Tuesday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Wednesday - 3:00pm

Wednesday: Jews & America - Jeffrey Gurock

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

Thursday: Chabad - David Eliezrie

Rabbi David Eliezrie, National Chabad Liaison to JFNA and author of The Secret of Chabad, describes what drew him to Chabad and his career as an emissary, and shares his perspective on Chabad philosophy regarding non-Orthodox Jews.
Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Friday - 3:00pm

Saturday: Hebrew Hillbilly - Shelley Fisher

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

Jewish Studies

Talmud Study: Reading God's Mind

Reading God's Mind, based on the famous Talmudic argument that explores the "reason of the verse," is the title of this edition of "Dimensions of the Daf," a JBS original series on Talmud study hosted by Rabbi Mordechai Becher. Sunday - 9:00am; Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7:00pm; Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Genetic Screening

The Jewish obligation to use the benefits of modern medicine is explained. Sunday - 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm; Friday - 4:30am

From The Aleph Bet: Lesson 25

Reading and understanding two new Hebrew words that are found in many Jewish blessings. Monday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Tuesday - 7:00pm; Wednesday - 4:00am; Thursday - 1:00pm; Friday - 5:00am; Saturday - 8:00am

Jewish 101: Ritual Observance

A discussion of the importance of Ritual Observance in Judaism from a non-Orthodox perspective, and why such observance is critical to the future of the Jewish community. Shalom TV's "Jewish 101" with Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday – 5:00am; Friday - 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Obama's Rabbi Cousin - 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; Tuesday - 4:00am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Saturday - 1:00am & 4:00pm

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 & 1pm

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

Edith Samers Vice President, JBS, Jewish Broadcasting Service 203-536-6914


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