JBS Highlights starting 10/11: Michael Oren- new book of short stories, Israel Philharmonic, ZOA Book Club on Election 2020, Yom Kippur War – Tel Saki (Battle Over The Soul)
Posted by Edith Samers on 10/11/2020 @ 12:07 AM
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Michael Oren (The Night Archer)
Former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S., Michael Oren, explains why he wrote a book of short stories in a collection entitled “The Night Archer,” and discusses the themes of many of them and the extent to which they are autobiographical. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm
Israel Philharmonic Gala 2020
Musical luminaries Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zuckerman, Evgeny Kissen and longtime IPO conductor Maestro Zubin Mehta are joined by many others including cellist Amanda Forsyth, pianist Khatia Buniatishvili and vocalist Chen Reiss. With Dame Helen Mirren.
Monday - 8:00pm & 1:30am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 4am
Talmud: Fake News & Privacy
Rabbi Mordechai Becher, Senior Lecturer at Gateways and at Yeshiva University, address a controversial issue of the day as he explores what the Jewish Tradition has to say about “Fake News & Privacy.” On the JBS original series “Dimensions of the Daf.” Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm;Thursday - 7pm; Friday - 4am
Talmud: Value Of Human Dignity
As the Jewish world begins the Book of Genesis with parashat B’reishiet – which describes the creation of the first man and woman and the story of the Garden of Eden, Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses the Jewish teachings on the value of human dignity.
Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm
ZOA: Joel Pollak On Election
Pro-Trump journalist & author Joel Pollack ("Red November: Will the Country Vote Red for Trump or Red for Socialism?") discusses Jewish issues relating to the 2020 Election, including the U.S.-Israeli relationship. With Liz Berney for ZOA Book Club. Wednesday - 7:30pm & 1:30am; Friday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 1am
Remembering the Yom Kippur War:
L’Chayim: Dan Almagor & The Battle of Tel Saki
On October 6, 1973, the Yom Kippur War began and would rage on for 19 days. Dan Almagor describes the heroic defense of the IDF on the Golan Heights at the start of the war which prevented the Syrian Army from overrunning the north of Israel.
Tuesday - 7:30pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm; Saturday - 6pm & Midnight
Film: The Battle Over The Soul
The story of a small band of Israeli paratroopers and armored soldiers on Saki Hill on the Golan Heights at the start of the Yom Kippur War, October 6, 1973. Tuesday - 9pm & 1:30am; Saturday - 7:30pm & 1:30am
L’Chayim: Yossi Klein Halevi
As we remember the Yom Kippur War, Yossi Klein Halevi, Israeli journalist, author and fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, discusses issues confronting contemporary Israel today and his book on the aftermath of the 1973 Yom Kippur War, "Like Dreamers." Monday - 9pm & 2am; Tuesday - 3pm
Also on L’Chayim:
For Columbus Day Weekend, three of American Jewry’s leading historians reflect on their chosen field which they write about in “Conversations With Colleagues.” The book’s editor Jeffrey Gurock (YU), Jonathan Sarna (Brandeis) and Shuly Rubin Schwartz (JTS). Sunday – 6pm; Monday – 3pm
Avi Weiss, one of American Jewry’s most creative and activist rabbis (Hebrew Institute of Riverdale, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah), discusses his approach to orthodoxy with Mark S. Golub on L'Chayim. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm
92nd Street Y: 92Y: Levy & Schama on America
Bernard-Henri Lévy, one of the West’s leading intellectuals, discusses the changing role of America on the global political scene with historian Simon Schama, author of The Empire & the Five Kings: America's Abdication and the Fate of the World.
Sunday - 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm; Saturday - 1am & 4pm
Jewish 101: Man & Woman
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. Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1pm
Gam Yachad: Chaos in Israel
Shahar Azani, JBS Senior VP and former member of the Israeli Diplomatic Corps, describes the social and political chaos in Israel caused by Covid-19. With Mark Golub on the JBS series “Gam Yachad: Together During Covid-19.
Sunday - 8:30am & 5:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm
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