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JBS Highlights 8/1- 8/7: Jews & Sports, Bibi’s Future, Cinema-Menachem Begin, 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 jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Jackie Mason z”l - The World According To Me

In his first hit one-man Broadway show (1988), Jackie Mason performs his unique brand of political satire and shares his insights into human nature and the Jewish People. Sunday – 9:00pm & Midnight; Friday - 9:00pm; Saturday - 4:00am

Will Bibi Be Back as Prime Minister?

Does Benjamin Netanyahu have a third act still to come on the world stage? Will he parlay his position as opposition leader into yet another term? The future of Israel’s recently-ousted Prime Minister is discussed by Haaretz journalist Amir Tibon with Benjamin Anthony of the MirYam Institute. Monday - 8:00pm & 2:00am; Wednesday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 7:00pm & Sun. Aug 1 - 1:00am

Hadassah Lieberman - Memoir

Hadassah Lieberman, wife of former U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman, discusses her memoir Hadassah: An American Story, about her immigrant experience in America and what her Holocaust survivor parents went through before they left Europe with her in 1948. A program of the American Friends of Bar-Ilan University with Miriam Wallach. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Thursday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 8:00pm & Sun. Aug 1 - 2:00am

Eric Goldman’s Jewish Cinematheque: “Upheaval: The Journey of Menachem Begin"

Eric Goldman sits with director Jonathan Gruber about “Upheaval,” his new documentary detailing the life of the iconic former Prime Minister of Israel Menachem Begin. Monday - 7:30pm & 2:30am; Wednesday - 1:30pm; Thursday - 4:30am; Friday - 1:30pm; Saturday - 5:30am & 10:30pm

Jackie Mason z”l

The comic legend talks seriously about his decision to break with his family's tradition of serving as a rabbi, how his comedy grows out of his understanding of human nature, and how he feels about Israeli and American Jewry. Sunday - 12 Noon & 6:00pm; Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm

Hadassah - Ellen Hershkin

National Past President of Hadassah Ellen Hershkin talks about her Jewish background, her love of Israel and her regard for Hadassah founder Henrietta Szold. Monday - 3:00pm

Joe Lieberman

Former U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman reflects on his Jewish background, his political heroes and his lifelong career in American politics. Tuesday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Wednesday - 3:00pm

Maccabi USA - Ron Carner

Past President of Maccabi USA Ron Carner recalls some of his most memorable moments from prior Maccabi Games, and when Jews Marty Glickman and Sam Stoller were barred from racing in the 1936 Olympics. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm

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. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Friday - 3:00pm

Jews In Baseball - Larry Ruttman

Author Larry Ruttman discusses his book on Jews in baseball, "American Jews and America's Game.” Saturday - 6:00pm

Talmud Study: 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 - 9:00am; Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7:00pm; Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Marijuana & Jewish Law

Rabbi Becher explores the Jewish understanding of recreational drug use, substance abuse and addiction. Sunday - 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm; Friday - 4:30am

Jewish 101: Circumcision

An adult discussion of the reasons for Brit Milah--the circumcision ceremony which brings Jewish boys into the Covenant of the Jewish People--and why it is an important Jewish ritual. Wednesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 5:00am; Friday - 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Celebrity Chefs

World-renowned chefs and bloggers Deb Perelman and David Lebovitz discuss their upcoming books and their love of culinary arts.
Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am; Monday - 10:00pm; Tuesday - 4:00am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Saturday - 1:00am & 4:00pm

Reform and Orthodox Shabbat Services

Friday evening

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

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

Saturday Morning

Reform: Central Synagogue 9:30am & 1pm

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

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