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JBS Highlights starting 10/18: Alan Dershowitz on Politics, Jonathan Sacks on Morality, Earth Crisis, Jewish Women of Color, Visit Talmudic Village

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Highlights

Israel Bonds: Tour of the Ancient Talmudic Village of Korazim

Take an archaeological tour of the ancient Talmudic village of Korazim overlooking the Kinneret (The Sea of Galilee) and housing a famous 4th Century synagogue. A production of The Women’s Division of Israel Bonds Sunday (Live) - 2pm; Monday - 9am & 4:40pm

92nd Street Y: Sacks on Moral Compass

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks discusses his feeling that people need to find meaning in life and that 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 - 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm; Saturday - 1am & 4pm

Earth Crisis: Jewish & Catholic

Environmental activist Rabbi Nina Beth Cardin and Sister Kathleen Deignan Prof of Religious Studies at Iona College discuss the Jewish and Catholic views of humanity’s relationship to the earth. By AJC Westchester/Fairfield & Iona College. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:30am; Wednesday – 1:30pm; Friday – 1:30pm; Saturday - 4am

In The News-Alan Dershowitz on Politics

Alan Dershowitz explains why he disagrees with Deborah Lipstadt’s likening Pres. Trump to a Nazi; and offers his opinion on many of the social issues raised by the Senate hearings re Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination. Monday - 9pm & 2am; Tuesday - 3pm; Friday - 10:30am

Hadassah-Zionist Women of Color

Jewish women of color discuss the challenges they face. With Rabbi Sandra Lawson, the first gay, black, female rabbi; Tema Smith, Dir. of Prof. Development at 18 Doors; and Michele Norris and Sabrina Kerbel of Hadassah. A program of Hadassah. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 1am

On L’Chayim:

Michael Oren

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. Sunday - 12 Noon; Sunday - 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Miss Israel (Titi)

“Titi” Aynaw discusses her journey from her hometown in Ethiopia to aliyah to Israel, to serving in the IDF, to becoming the first Ethiopian Miss Israel in 2013.
Tuesday - 9pm & 2am; Wednesday - 3pm

“War of Return”

Israeli activist Einat Wilf and Israeli journalist Adi Schwartz discuss the Palestinian insistence on a “right of return” which a priori makes any peace agreement with Israel impossible – detailed in their book “The War Of Return.” Wednesday - 9pm & 2am; Thursday - 3pm

Actress Ayelet Zurer

Award-winning Israeli Actress Ayelet Zurer discusses her feelings about acting and creating art, and describes portraying the Haredi widow "Elisheva" on the hit Israeli series on Netflix, Shtisel. Saturday - 6pm

Talmud: Responsibility To Others

The Talmudic view of one's responsibility to other people is discussed by Rabbi Mordechai Becher in a lesson called "He's My Brother, He Ain't Heavy". Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7pm; Friday - 4am

Talmud: Does the End Justify the Means?

When a sin is committed for the sake of a mitzvah, how does the Jewish tradition address the Issue? Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm

Jewish 101: Eating From the Tree

When the Man and Woman first break the commandment not to eat from the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil. Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1pm

For The World Series

L’Chayim: Rachel Robinson

As baseball plays its World Series, JBS presents Rachel Robinson, Jackie Robinson’s widow, who recalls the challenges she and her husband had to confront when Jackie broke the color barrier - and the Jews who helped them. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Former Jewish Ballplayers

As baseball plays its World Series, former ballplayers Ron Blomberg (Yankees), Art Shamsky (Cardinals/Mets), and Elliott Maddox (Yankees/Mets/Rangers) talk about being Jewish in the major leagues. With Richard Deutsch at Temple Sholom, Greenwich, CT. Thursday - 10:15pm & 1:15am

PLEASE NOTE: During this “Election Season,” JBS may be scheduling different programming throughout the week. To be sure of the programming at any time, please consult the JBS Schedule on the JBS website (jbstv.org).

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Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 9:30am & 1pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services- 11am & 2:30pm

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