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JBS Highlights 9/12-9/18: Yom Kippur, Durban Revisited-Bolton, Hernandez & Panel

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

Kol Nidre Services Wednesday September 15 for those unable to attend in person

7:00pm EDT – Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 8:00pm EDT - Central Synagogue (Reform) 10:00pm EDT - Hampton Synagogue Replay (Orthodox) 11:00pm EDT - Central Synagogue Replay (Reform)

Yom Kippur Services Thursday September 16 for those unable to attend in person

8:00am EDT - Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 10:00am EDT - Central Synagogue (Reform) 12:30pm EDT – Hampton Synagogue Replay (Orthodox) 2:30pm EDT - Study Session with URJ President Rabbi Rick Jacobs 4:00pm EDT - Yizkor Service - Central Synagogue (Reform) 6:30pm EDT – Niloh Service - Hampton Synagogue Service (Orthodox) 7:30pm EDT - Yizkor Service - Central Synagogue Replay (Reform) 10:00pm EDT – N’iloh Service - Hampton Synagogue Service Replay (Orthodox)

Durban Revisited: John Bolton

In partnership with B’nai Brith International, JBS continues a series of programs marking 20 years since the infamous UN conference. In this conversation, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton discusses Israel, Zionism and antisemitism with B’nai B’rith International CEO Dan Mariaschin. Monday - 8:00pm & 2:00am; Friday - 2:00pm;Saturday - 7:00pm

Durban Revisited: Alma Hernandez

Member of the Arizona House of Representatives Alma Hernandez discusses Israel, Zionism and antisemitism with B’nai B’ruth International CEO Dan Mariaschin for “Durban Revisited,” a series marking 20 years since the infamous UN conference. Monday - 8:30pm & 2:30am; Friday - 2:30pm; Saturday - 7:30pm

Durban Revisited: Israel, Racism and the United Nations

B’nai B’rith UN Director David Michaels discusses anti-Zionism & antisemitism with Israeli Ambassador to Azerbaijan George Deek, British Baroness Ruth Deech, former Deputy U.S. Antisemitism Monitor Ellie Cohanim, and Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Fleur Hassan-Nahoum. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 2:00am; Saturday - 8:00pm

In The News: Palestinian Prisoners Escape

Secretary-General of the Habithonistim Movement Lt. Col. (Res.) Yaron Buskila speaks about the clashes between IDF and Palestinians in Judea and Samaria following the escape of six terrorists from an Israeli maximum security prison. With Shahar Azani. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Sunday: Itzhak Perlman

The world's greatest living violinist Itzhak Perlman talks about his early life and Jewish background and reflects upon the personal musical journey that has established him as a musical genius. Sunday - 12 Noon & 6:00pm; Monday - 3:00pm

Monday: Rabbis Discuss God & Yom Kippur

Rabbis Mitchell Wohlberg (Orthodox), Rachel Ain (Conservative) and Steve Gutow (Reconstructionist) discuss how they feel about the High Holidays and the messages they feel are relevant for the Days of Awe, in part two of a roundtable conversation. Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm

Monday: Rabbi Eugene Borowitz Z”L - God On Yom Kippur

American leader and philosopher in Reform Judaism, the late Rabbi Eugene B. Borowitz discusses the Jewish tradition's understanding of God.
Monday - 10:30pm & 1:30am; Tuesday - 11:00am & 5:30pm; Wednesday - 10:00am

Tuesday: Rabbis Reflect on God

Rabbis Lauren Grabelle Herrmann (Reconstructionist), Marcelo Kormis (Conservative), and Chaim Steinmetz (Orthodox) discuss their feelings on God and Yom Kippur in part two of a roundtable for the High Holidays. Tuesday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Wednesday - 3:00pm

Friday: Lior Raz - Fauda

Co-creator and star of the hit Israeli series “Fauda” on Netflix Lior Raz discusses how his action series draws a sharp distinction between Palestinian violence and the Israeli response while portraying the humanity of both societies.
Friday - 3:00pm; Saturday - 6:00pm

Talmud Study: Why Fast

Rabbi Mordechai Becher explains the concept of "fasting" in the Jewish tradition. Sunday - 9:00am; Monday - 4:00am; Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm;Friday - 4:30am

Talmud Study: Repentance

Rabbi Becher explores the rabbinic view of "Repentance and Free Will," as discussed by Maimonides in his commentary to Pirkey Avot (Ethics of the Fathers) Sunday - 9:30am; Monday - 4:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm

Talmud Study: Sukkot in Sinai?

In anticipation of the holiday of Sukkot, Rabbi Mordecai Becher examines Talmud passages in determining "Did We Keep Sukkot in Sinai?” Friday - 9:00am

Jewish 101: Threefold Blessing

Learn more of the rabbis’ interpretation of the Creation Story and see how the threefold blessing given to human beings in Chapter 1 of the Book of Genesis suggests a role most people don't normally imagine. "Jewish 101" is hosted by Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 10:00am; Monday - 5:00am; Wednesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 4:00am;Friday - 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Sacks on Moral Compass

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks z”l discusses his feeling that people need to find meaning in life and the pendulum has swung too far toward secularism and an over-emphasis on technology. In conversation with David Brooks of the NY Times at the 92Y in NY. Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am; Monday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Tuesday - 4:00am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Thursday - 2:00am; 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 & 1:00pm

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

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