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JBS Highlights 6/6-6/12: Six Day War, Begin Doctrine, Cinema-Shira Haas, Robert Siegel-Journalism after the Pandemic

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A Tragic Week: Rabbi Hirsch

Addressing his congregation during the tragic week in Israel, Senior Rabbi of NYC’s Stephen Wise Free Synagogue Ammiel Hirsch pledges to seek peace, pursue reconciliation, and stand by the Jewish State not uncritically but unconditionally. Monday - 7:30pm & 2:30am; Wednesday - 1:30pm; Thursday - 5:30am; Sunday June 13 - 1:30am

Ben-Gurion University & Dr Ruth

Discover the incredible things happening at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and celebrate as sex expert and media personality Dr Ruth receives an honorary doctorate from the Israeli institution. With emcee, Israeli actress and author Noa Tishby. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Wednesday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 7:00pm & 4:00am

The Begin Doctrine

Explore the history surrounding The Begin Doctrine, which established that no country with the declared aim of destroying Israel would be permitted to acquire the means to do so. With Herzl Makov and Yaakov Katz. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 2:00am; Thursday - 2:00pm; Sunday June 13 - 2:00am

Robert Siegel: News Media

Have the news media been changing for better or worse throughout the past year? Robert Siegel explores “Journalism After the Pandemic” with Steve Coll (Columbia University), David Folkenflik (NPR), S. Mitra Kalita (Harvard), and Brian Stelter (CNN). Wednesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Friday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 8:00pm

Eric Goldman’s Cinematheque: ASIA

Shira Haas, award-winning Israeli actress and star of “Shtisel” and “Unorthodox” is joined by writer-director Ruthy Pribar to discuss “ASIA,” their new film that tells the universal and timeless story of maternal love and loss. With Eric Goldman. Thursday - 8:30pm; Friday - 2:30am & 9:00am; Saturday - 10:30pm

In The News: Israel & UN Human Rights

As Israel fights the bias at the UN Human Rights Council, it does so much more to benefit the world. Meirav Eilon Shahar, Israel's Ambassador to the UN in Geneva, shares her view & the important work Israel does on the global stage. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Sunday - Howard Teich

Jewish activist Howard Teich discusses the work he does for both American and Jewish organizations, and how his Brooklyn, Bronx and Manhattan Jewish Historical Initiatives are helping to preserve Jewish culture.
Today (Sunday) - 12 Noon & 6:00pm; Monday - 3:00pm

Monday: Six Day War - Yossi Klein Halevi

For the anniversary of the Six Day War of 1976, Yossi Klein Halevi, author of “Like Dreamers,” discusses the history, impact and implications of Israel’s dramatic military victory that changed the map and Jewish self-identity. Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm

Tuesday: Yossi Beilin

One of Israel’s most creative career diplomats, Yossi Beilin (the 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 & 12 Midnight; Wednesday - 3:00pm

Wednesday: Danny Ayalon on the 6-Day War

Former Israeli U.S. Ambassador Danny Ayalon recalls what It was like to be a young boy in the harrowing days preceding the Six-Day War of 1967 and the euphoria that followed; and discusses the war’s impact on Israel today. L’Chayim With Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm

Thursday: Israel Sorrow/Heroism

Miriam Peretz, author of “Miriam’s Song,” describes her experience as a mother who lost two sons in the war with Palestinians while each was serving in the IDF’s elite Golani Brigade – and how she has transcended her sorrow. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Friday - 3:00pm

Saturday: Jew & Arab Children - Amir Shlomian

Amri Shlomian, founder of Ein Bustan, a school in the Galilee where Jewish and Arab Israeli children study together, describes his own Jewishness as the child of a father who is a Survivor, and the philosophy behind his school.
Saturday - 6:00pm

Talmud Study: Our Historic Homeland

Evidence of how the Jewish people have had a connection to the Land of Israel for thousands of years. Sunday- 9:00am; Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Thursday - 7:00pm; Friday - 4:00am

From The Aleph Bet: Lesson 22

Recognize Hebrew letters that tend to look alike in a complete review of all the Hebrew letters and vowel sounds Monday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Tuesday - 7:00pm; Wednesday - 4:00am;Thursday - 1:00pm; Friday - 5:00am; Saturday - 8:00am

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

92nd Street Y: Simon Schama -Jews Pt 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. The 92nd Street Y in NYC boasts an outstanding array of entertainers, thinkers, and leaders, and is a "must stop" for the biggest names in Jewish life today.
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

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