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JBS Highlights starting 6/28: YouTube’s Dave Rubin, Jonathan Haidt, Scheinkopf on Engel Defeat, Black-Jewish, July 4TH

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Fire TV and For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to

Future of College: Jonathan Haidt

Social psychologist at NYU’s Stern School of Business, Jonathan Haidt (“The Coddling of the American Mind”) discusses the future of college education and suggests ways to succeed in college. A Tikvah Fund program with Exec. Dir. Eric Cohen. Monday - 8pm & 1:30am; Wednesday - 2pm

AIPAC: Black-Jewish Relations

Pro-Israel African American Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) describes her experiences as leader of the Congressional Black Caucus and reflects upon the history of black-Jewish relations in the United States. With Labriah Lee Holt at AIPAC 2020. Wednesday - 8pm & 1:30am; Friday - 2pm

L'Chayim: Dave Rubin

YouTube personality and podcast host of "The Rubin Report" Dave Rubin, author of Don't Burn This Book, describes his Jewish upbringing and the values that have influenced his political world view on social issues in America today.
Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

“The War Of Return”

Israeli activist Einat Wilf & 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.”
Sunday - 12 Noon; Monday - 3pm

Brad Hirschfield, Pt 2

Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, President of CLAL (National Jewish Center for Learning & Leadership), discusses why he left the extreme right, peace with the Palestinians, religious pluralism in Israel and gay marriage., Part 2. Monday - 9pm & 2am; Tuesday - 3pm

LGBTQ in Israel

Tyler Gregory, now the head of the JCRC of San Francisco, discusses the work he did as executive director of A Wider Bridge, a North American organization working to create equality in Israel by expanding LGBTQ inclusion in Israel, and equality for all Israelis.
Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Thursday: Jews on Supreme Court
Rabbi and historian David Dalin discusses the contributions of the first three Jewish Supreme Court Justices -- Louis Brandeis, Benjamin Cardozo and Felix Frankfurter -- profiled in his book Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm**

Jews & America

For the July 4th holiday, Dr. Jeffrey Gurock, professor of American Jewish History at Yeshiva University, describes aspects of the Jewish experience in America. A special "L'Chayim" episode hosted by Mark S. Golub. Saturday - 6pm

92nd Street Y: 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. Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

For the Fourth of July:

Honoring US Soldiers

The sacrifice of American soldiers and the contribution of Jews in the Armed Forces is commemorated by the Council of Young Jewish Presidents in a moving service held in New York's Park Ave Synagogue Saturday - 8:30am, 4:30pm & 5:30pm

George Washington's Letter To Jews

A discussion of President George Washington 1970 letter to the Jews of Rhode Island, affirming the principle of religious tolerance, with Dr. Jonathan Sarna (Brandeis U), Rabbi Meir Soloveichik (YU) and Dr. Louise Mirrer (AHJS). At Cong. Shearith Israel. Saturday - 1pm

U.S. Presidents & Israel

Professor Jerome Chanes of CUNY discusses how the American Presidential administrations of the 20th Century each interacted with the state of Israel. JBS exclusive coverage of Limmud NY 2016. Saturday - 2pm

Jews & America

For the July 4th holiday, Dr. Jeffrey Gurock, professor of American Jewish History at Yeshiva University, describes aspects of the Jewish experience in America. A special "L'Chayim" episode hosted by Mark S. Golub. Saturday - 6pm

Talmud Study For July 4th - Pray For State

For the July 4th Holiday, JBS plays Rabbi Mordechai Becher, Senior Lecturer at Gateways and author Gateway To Judaism, discussing how the Talmud calls upon Jews to pray for the secular government wherever the Jewish People live in the Diaspora. Thursday - 7pm & 2am: Saturday – 7pm

Visit The Touro Synagogue

Learn about the oldest synagogue in the United States and the only synagogue from America’s Colonial Period from docent Lew Keen and Rabbi Marc Mandel of the synagogue’s Congregation Jeshuat Israel. Saturday 7:30pm

Film: Blue & Grey

The story of the 10,000 Jewish soldiers who fought in America’s deadliest war, the Civil War -- brother against brother, Jew against Jew, in numbers proportionally higher than other American group, 7,000 for the Union and 3,000 for the Confederacy. Saturday – 9pm & Midnight

Colonial Jewry: Jonathan Sarna

Jonathan Sarna, Professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis University, describes the early development of Jewish communities in America in a lecture entitled “An Old Faith in the New World.” From LimmudNY 2018 in Princeton, NJ. Saturday - 8pm

Jewish In America: Richard Rubin

Richard Rubin, Swarthmore professor and author of “Jewish In America,” discusses what makes the American Jewish community so special for this country and the world. From JCC Mid-Westchester in Scarsdale, NY, a program of Park International Publishing. Saturday - 10pm

In The News: Antisemitism in LA

Journalist David Greenfield, Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Horowitz Freedom Center for Security Policy and blogger (“Sultan Knish”), analyzes the expressions of antisemitism during this past Shavuot in a suburb of Los Angeles. With Mark S. Golub Sunday - 8:30am & 5:30pm

In The News: Sovereignty On Parts Of The West Bank

Former Israeli diplomat Shahar Azani (now JBS Senior VP) presents the arguments for and against Israel’s extending sovereignty over parts of the West Bank, explains why the issue has surfaced now, and offers some idea of what is likely to happen. Sunday - 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

In The News: Engel’s Defeat (Scheinkopf)

Veteran political consultant Hank Scheinkopf, whose clients have included Bill Clinton and Mike Bloomberg, discusses the significance to Israel and American Jewry of Eliot Engel’s loss in the NY Democratic Primary to Jamaal Bowman.
Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30; Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

In The News: Israel For Global Health

Prof. Varda Liberman, Head of Israel’s IDC's MBA Program on Global Health & co-founder of the university, describes their work in Healthcare Innovation & discusses Israel's role in fighting COVID-19 and improving health worldwide. With Shahar Azani Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30; Wednesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Kabbalat & Friday Evening Shabbat Services

Friday Night

Reform: Central Synagogue Erev Shabbat Services - 6pm & 11:15pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Kabbalat Shabbat - 7:15pm & 10:30pm

Shabbat Morning

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 9:30am

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services- 11am

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