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JBS Highlights 9/19-9/25: Sukkot, FIDF Live-Lone Soldiers, Durban Revisited

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

Erev Sukkot Services Monday Septembe 20

6:00pm EDT – Central Synagogue Live (Reform) 7:30pm EDT - Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 11:00pm EDT - Central Synagogue Replay (Reform) 12:30am EDT - Hampton Synagogue Replay (Orthodox)

Sukkot Services Tuesday September 21

9:30am EDT - Central Synagogue Live (Reform) 11:00pm EDT - Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 12:30pm EDT – Central Synagogue Replay (Reform) 2:00pm EDT - Hampton Synagogue Replay (Orthodox) 7:30pm EDT - Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 2:00am EDT - Hampton Synagogue Replay (Orthodox)

Sukkot Services Wednesday September 22

11:00am EDT - Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 4:30pm EDT - Hampton Synagogue Replay (Orthodox)

FIDF Live: Lone Soldiers Hear the stories of Lone Soldiers, the young and worldly few who put passion and purpose above all else to make the ultimate sacrifice on behalf of Israel and the Jewish people, on a new episode of FIDF Live. Tuesday - 7:00pm; Wednesday - 1:30pm; Thursday - 5:30am, 11:30am & 8:30pm Friday - 1:00am; Saturday - 7:00pm

Durban Revisited: Richard and Phyllis Heideman

B’nai B’rith representatives who led the Jewish delegation in 2001 Richard Heideman (honorary President of B’nai B’rith International), and Phyllis Heideman (President of the International March of the Living) join Teisha Bader to discuss Durban’s significance twenty years after the infamous UN conference on racism. Wednesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am;Thursday - 1:00pm; Friday - 5:00am & 2:00pm 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. Sunday 8:30am & 5:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Afghanistan & COVID in Israel

Syndicated Columnist Micah Halpern discusses the long-range impact of the messy U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, and why Israel has recently gone from a model COVID response to an unexpected viral resurgence, despite the campaign for third "booster" shots of vaccine. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Sunday: David Simon

The creator, writer and producer of the groundbreaking hit television series The Wire, and the series adaptation of Philip Roth’s (z”l) counter-factual novel The Plot Against America, shares his concerns about America and Israel.
Sunday - 12 Noon & 6:00pm; Monday - 3:00pm

Monday: Helen Nash - New Kosher Cuisine

Author of New Kosher Cuisine Helen Nash discusses her personal Jewish journey and why she wrote the most recent of her three kosher cookbooks. Monday - 9:00pm & 2:00am; Tuesday - 3:00pm

Tuesday: Allen Fagin - Orthodox Union

Executive Vice President of the Orthodox Union at the time of taping, Allen Fagin shares his perspectives on Jewish life, American Jewry and the State of Israel today. Tuesday - 9:00pm; Wednesday - 4:00am & 3:00pm

Stephen Schwartz

With Broadway reopening and the Tony Awards happening next week, see musical theatre composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz discuss some of his classic Broadway shows including Pippin, Wicked and The Prince of Egypt. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm

Thursday: IDF "Lone Soldier" - Josh Warhit

Josh Warhit, who made Aliyah and served Israel as a “Lone Soldier” (no relatives in Israel), describes the ethic of the IDF as he experienced it while serving at the Lebanese Border and on the West Bank, and fighting in the Gaza War of 2014.
Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Friday - 3:00pm

Saturday: J.T. Rogers - Oslo

With Broadway reopening and the upcoming Tony Awards, see playwright J.T. Rogers discuss how he chose to portray Israelis and Palestinians in Oslo, his fictionalized historical dramatization of the secret meetings in Norway that produced the Oslo Accords. Saturday - 6:00pm & Midnight

Jewish Studies

Talmud Study: Sukkot In Sinai?

For the holiday of Sukkot, Rabbi Mordecai Becher examines Talmud passages in determining "Did We Keep Sukkot in Sinai?" Sunday - 9:00am; Monday - 4:00am & 1:00pm; Tuesday - 4:30pm; Wednesday - 2:00am; Friday - 4:00am & 9:00am

Jewish 101: Sukkot

An explanation of the significance and the symbols of the holiday of Sukkot, with Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 10:00am; Monday - 5:00am & 2:00pm; Tuesday - 5:00am; Wednesday - 9:00am; Friday - 1:00pm; Saturday - 5:00am

92nd Street Y: Fauda - Avi Issacharoff and Lior Raz

Avi Issacharoff and Lior Raz discuss their Israeli hit TV series Fauda which follows a commando unit operating on the West Bank and which airs in the United States on Netflix. With Tatiana Siegel (Hollywood Reporter) at the 92nd Street Y in NYC. Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am; Monday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Tuesday - 4:00am; Thursday - 2:00am; Saturday - 1:00am & 4:00p

Reform and Orthodox Shabbat Services

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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