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JBS Highlights starting 7/26: Beinart-Gordis-Dershowitz, Election 2020, BLM Antisemitism, Farewell Dani Dayan, Tisha B’Av, David Harris, European Antisemitism

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JBS Highlights

In The News: Beinart; Gordis and Dershowitz

Peter Beinart answers why he is “spitting in the eye” of people he loves by rejecting a Jewish State of Israel; and both Daniel Gordis and Alan Dershowitz each offer sharp critique of the flaws in Beinart’s thinking and explain why he has now placed himself outside the Jewish community.
Today (Sunday) – 12 Noon & 6pm; Monday – 3pm

Election 2020: Soifer/Abramson

Democratic spokesperson Halie Soifer and Republican spokesperson Bruce Abramson discuss issues of importance to pro-Israel American Jews with regard to the 2020 Presidential Elections. With Mark S. Golub. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

L'Chayim: Farewell Dani Dayan

As Israeli Consul General Dani Dayan concludes four years of service at the Israeli Consulate in New York on July 31, 2020, he offers his assessment of American Jewry and of the future of the American Jewish relationship to Israel. With Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

A Palestinian View

Bassem Eid, a Muslim Palestinian who founded a Palestinian Human Rights Organization, shares his positive perspective of Israel and discusses the bias against the moderate Palestinian majority favoring peace with Israel.
Monday - 9pm & 2am; Tuesday - 3pm

Thursday: Family Transcendence

Rabbi Charles Sherman, author of "The Broken and The Whole," describes a story of extraordinary family transcendence as he describes how his son, Eyal, has survived serious brain stem damage Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Saturday: Jews & Baseball

As Major League Baseball begins a shortened 60-game season, share the stories of Larry Ruttman (“American Jews and America’s Game”), who reviews the history of Jews in baseball – on and off the field.
Saturday - 6pm

AIPAC 2020: European Antisemitism

A panel discusses antisemitism in Europe with Jonathan Goldstein, Chairman of the Jewish Leadership Council (United Kingdom), Naomi Mestrum, Deputy Director of the Center for Documentation and Information on Israel in the Netherlands, Dr. Shimon Samuels, International Relations Director at the Simon Wiesenthal Center, and Shlomo Koves, a Hungarian rabbi. Moderated by Benjamin Weinthal, a Research Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) at AIPAC 2020. Monday - 8pm & 2am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm & 4am

David Harris: Jewish Concerns

David Harris, CEO of the American Jewish Committee, summarizes the issues confronting the Jewish world in 2020, including Muslim-Jewish relations, racial justice in the U.S. and global anti-Semitism. With Belle Etra Yoeli at the 2020 AJC Global Forum. Tuesday - 8pm & 1:30am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm

Hampton Synagogue: Tisha B'Av

For the Jewish fast day of Tisha B’Av (the 9th of the Hebrew month of Av), which commemorates the destruction of both the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem, participate in the Hampton Synagogue’s reading Eicha (Lamentations) joined by the Maccabeats. Wednesday - 10pm & 1am; Thursday - 11am & 1pm

Talmud: Maimonides; & Honoring Parents

For Parashat Vaetchanan, which contains the Sh’ma and a repetition of the Ten Commandments, see Rabbi Mordecai Becher (Gateways and YU) discuss Maimonides’ “Thirteen Principles of Faith” and the subject of the Fifth Commandment to “Honor One’s Parents.” Sunday - 9am; Monday - 4am; Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7pm

92nd Street Y: Charles Bronfman

One of the Jewish communities leading philanthropists and co-founder of Birthright Israel, Charles Bronfman, discusses his life with Rabbi Peter Rubenstein, Director of Jewish Community and Bronfman Center for Jewish Life at the 92nd Street Y. Sunday - 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm; Tuesday – 4:30am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Saturday - 1am & 4pm

Jewish 101: Where God Fits In

In a review of previous lessons, learn about a topic that is seldom discussed--the Jewish understanding of "God."
Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1pm & 2am

From Date to Mate: Episode

Drama unfolds as cast members of "From Date to Mate" face consequences of their actions in trying to find that perfect match. Today (Sunday) - 11:30am; Monday - 7:30pm & 1am; Wednesday - 1:30pm; Thursday - 10am & 5:30pm

From Date to Mate: Episode 4

Justin dates someone new, while Daniel lovingly thinks "out of the box" to help Zoe celebrate Passover Saturday – 10:30pm & 1:30am

In The News: BLM & Antisemitism-Diker

Dan Diker (Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs) and Joshua Washington (Institute for Black Solidarity with Israel) discuss how Jews need to know that the Black Lives Matter Movement contains antisemitic and anti-Israel elements.
Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30; Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Abdul-Jabbar Condemns Antisemitism

Syndicated journalist Micah Halpern ("The Micah Report" online) discusses the courage of Charles Barkley and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for standing up to the recent anti-Semitic antics of numerous black celebrities. Wednesday 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Thursday – 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm; Saturday - 5:30pm

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 & 1pm

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

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