JBS-Jewish Broadcasting Service Highlights Dec 17-24 on Atlantic Broadband CH 168, DIRECTV CH 388, Hotwire CH 269, the Roku streaming player, and at www.jbstv.org
Posted by Edith Samers on 12/16/2017 @ 11:03 PM
For an up-to-date schedule, go to www.jbstv.org
Why Did the Holocaust Happen?
Peter Hayes, Professor Emeritus of Holocaust Studies at Northwestern University and author of Why? Explaining the Holocaust, discusses crucial questions in Holocaust Studies. From the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, at the JCC of Harrison, NY. Monday - 8pm & 1am; Wednesday - 2pm & 4am; Thursday - 10pm; Saturday - 7pm & 2am
Christian & Jewish Reforms
For the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, Prof. Peter Pettit (Muhlenberg College) and Malka Simkovich (The Making of Jewish Universalism) discuss the Jewish and Christian Reform movements. From AJC Westchester/Fairfield and Iona College. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 1am
L'Chayim: Year In Review, Pt 1
JBS's Retrospective of 2017 with Steven Bayme (AJC) Eric Yoffie (Pres Emeritus URJ) Elie Abadie (Sha'arei Mizrach) and Thane Rosenbaum (Novelist, NYU Law) who discuss the failed Kotel compromise and the Tzipi Hotovely controversy. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm; Next Sunday - Noon
92Y: Jews & Punchlines
Female comics Jackie Hoffman and Judy Gold explore Jews and the American Punchline in search of a Jewish gene for comedy. From money to mothers to food--nothing is off limits! Recorded before a live audience at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Tonight (Sun) - 7pm & 4am; Monday Night - 10pm; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday Night - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm & 5am
Film: "Circumcise Me"
The comedy of Yisrael Campbell-born Chris Campbell, the son of an ex-nun and a Catholic schoolteacher who converted to Judaism three times (Reform, Conservative, and Orthodox)--is featured against the backdrop of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Tonight (Sun) - 9pm & Midnight; Friday Night - 9pm & 4am
Jewish Comedy of Elon Gold
Jewish standup comedian Elon Gold tells stories about his life, from hosting a Chabad Telethon, to impressions of his own rabbi's ill-fated attempts at standup comedy. From the 2017 AIPAC National Policy Conference. Tonight (Sun) - 10pm & 1am; Friday Night - 10pm & 5am; Saturday Night- 10:30pm & 2:30am
Talmud: Jewish Heroism
Rabbi Mordechai Becher, Senior Lecturer for the Gateways Organization and the author of Gateways To Judaism uses biblical texts and rabbinic commentary to explore the notion of "heroism" in the Jewish Tradition. On the JBS Series "Dimensions of the Daf." Thursday Night - 7pm & 2am; Saturday Night- 10:30pm & 2:30am
On L’Chayim This Week…..
Gil Hovan - Israeli “Foodie” Sun Noon & 6pm, Mon 3pm
Amit Deri -Reservist on Duty Mon 9 pm and 12 am; Tue 3 pm
Rob Mathes - Composer, Arranger, Conductor Tue 9 pm and 12 am; Wed 3 pm
Dovid Eliezrie - Chabad Rabbi Leader Thu 9 pm and 12 am; Fri 3 pm
Henry Winkler - Actor ‘The Fonz’ Sat 6 pm