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JBS Highlights October 10 - 16: Israeli PM Bennett, Black-Jewish Relations, RBG, Robert Siegel, JNS-Iran

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

Honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg

In a program of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and PJ Library, a string quartet performs and award-winning actress Tovah Feldshuh reads I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark ,in commemoration. of the Jewish-American icon one year after her death. Monday - 7:30pm Wednesday - 1:30pm Thursday - 5:30am Friday - 1:30pm

Black-Jewish Relations (ADL)

Notable speakers explore the issues that both unite and divide the Jewish and Black communities today, the impact of these issues on Black Jews, and some grassroots efforts to work together. Part of the "Never is Now" ADL Summit. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 2:00pm

Israeli PM Bennett - UN Speech

Naftali Bennett addresses the UN General Assembly for the first time as Prime Minister of Israel. Tuesday - 7:30pm & 1:00am Thursday - 1:00pm Saturday - 7:30pm

Israeli PM Bennett- JFNA

Following his inaugural address to the United Nations, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett addresses a gathering of Jewish leaders assembled by the Jewish Federations of North America for his first major in-person meeting with the US Jewish Community. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:30am Thursday - 1:30pm Friday - 5:00am Saturday - 8:00pm

Robert Siegel: Jewish Americans

Robert Siegel unpacks insights from the latest PEW study of Jewish Americans with American Jewish History scholars Jonathan Sarna (Brandeis) and Chancellor of JTS Shuly Rubin Schwartz, and Wexner Foundation President Rabbi Elka Abrahamson. Wednesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 2:00pm Saturday - 10:00pm

Global Perspectives: Iran

Filmed on location in Jerusalem, Ellie Cohanim talks with former Iranian political prisoner Ahmad Batebi & Iranian dissident Ben Tabatabai, both of whom are part of a delegation traveling to Israel to express Iranian solidarity with the Jewish state. Thursday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Friday - 10:00am

Top Story: Michael Doran

Strategic analyst and former Bush administration senior figure Michael Doran joins JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin to discuss American foreign policy following the Afghanistan debacle, and the real purpose behind Biden’s appeasement of Iran. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 9:00am

Thinking Out Loud: Micah Halpern Micah Halpern talks about the "pollyanna-ish" approach of some in the Jewish community to the ongoing struggle against the delta variant and the resurgence of COVID-19. And an analysis of Israeli President Isaac Herzog's recent article commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Sunday: Ruth Wisse

Professor Emerita of Yiddish and Comparative Literature at Harvard University Ruth Wisse discusses her views on Israel, her take on Yiddish culture today and more. Sunday - 12 Noon

Sunday: Israelis Fight BDS

American-born Israelis Josh Malchman and Kayla Dulin, who each served in the IDF as "Lone Soldiers" (with no family in Israel) discuss BDS, their personal journeys and feelings for Israel. Sunday - 6:00pm Monday - 3:00pm

Monday: Andrew Goodman

David Goodman, younger brother of Andrew Goodman – murdered together with Michael Schwerner and James Chaney by the Klu Klux Klan in Mississippi in 1964 – talks about his brother, the murder, and a legacy of social action. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm

Tuesday: Aryeh Green Pt 1

Aryeh Green (My Israel Trail: Finding Peace In The Promised Land), a policy advisor for Natan Sharansky and one who met with top Palestinians activists, analyses the failure of American Jewish leaders to build support for Israel. With Mark S. Golub Tuesday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Wednesday: Aryeh Green Pt 2

Aryeh Green continues his discussion on the need for liberal Jews to be unwavering in their defense of Israel and dives into the story behind his new book, My Israel Trail: Finding Peace In The Promised Land. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Thursday: Lisa Daftari

Lisa Daftari, founding Editor-in-Chief of the news website The Foreign Desk, describes her family upbringing as an Iranian-American Jew and discusses her work as a Middle East expert, investigative journalist and political commentator.
Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

Saturday: NY Yankee Empire

Marty Appel, a Jewish boy from Brooklyn who grew up to fulfill a childhood dream of working for The New York Yankees, talks about his years in baseball, Jews who've played the game, and his book that chronicles Yankee history, “Pinstripe Empire”. Saturday - 6:00pm

Jewish Studies

Talmud Study: Tattooing

Jewish Law pertaining to tattooing (and otherwise marring one's body) is discussed by Rabbi Mordechai Becher in this episode of "Dimensions of the Daf," JBS's original series on Talmud study. Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am & 1:00pm Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Thursday - 7:00pm Friday - 2:30am

Talmud Study: Dreams in Judaism

How the Jewish tradition views the importance of "dreams," and whether they are God's way of communicating Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm

Jewish 101: First Relation

What is the first evil of human existence and what is at the heart of being a complete human being? These are questions addressed in the Jewish reading of Genesis Chapter 2 in an ongoing study of Jewish values. "Jewish 101" with Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm Friday - 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Gregory & Brown on Faith

TV Journalist David Gregory, author of “How’s Your Faith,” and Jewish ethicist Erica Brown, author of “Take Your Faith To Work,” discuss faith and Jewish identity. With Rabbi Peter Rubinstein, Dir. of the Bronfman Center for Jewish Life at the 92Y in NY. Sunday - 8:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 10:00pm Tuesday - 4:00am Wednesday - 10:30am Saturday - 1:00am & 4:00pm

Friday Night Shabbat Services

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

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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