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Posted by Edith Samers on 02/15/2020 @ 08:42 PM
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JBS Film Premiere! The Story of Eddie Vitch
A daughter tells the controversial choices that her father, Eddie Vitch, a talented caricature and mime artist from Poland, made in order to survive the Holocaust. Sunday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 9pm
Tribute-Cantor Naftali Hershtik
A musical tribute to one of the 20th Century’s great cantors, Naftali Hershtik, featuring many outstanding cantors of today and a closing duet sung by Naftali and his cantor son, Netanel. From the Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton Beach, New York.
Monday – 7:30pm & 1am; Wednesday - 1:30pm; Saturday – 10:30pm & 2:30am
A discussion of “Anti-Israel vs Antisemitism” with Brian Cohen (Columbia/Barnard Hillel), Susan Heller Pinto (ADL) and Yair Rosenberg (Tablet). With Shaya Lerner (ADL) from the 2019 ADL Summit “Never Is Now” at the Javits Center in NYC.
Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm
For President’s Day:
Washington's Letter To The Jews
A discussion of President George Washington's 1790 iconic letter to the Jewish community of Newport, Rhode Island with Rabbi Meir Solovietchik, Dr. Jonathan Sarna, and Dr. Louise Mirrer. Sponsored by Congregation Shearith Israel in NYC. Sunday - 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.
Sunday - 7pm; Monday - 2pm
92nd Street Y: Levy & Shama 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. Today (Sunday) – 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday – 8:30pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm
Music Industry vs BDS
Former Chairman & CEO of Universal Music Publishing, David Renzer, explains how he formed “Creative Community for Peace” to build bridges with Palestinians, to support artistic freedom and to counter the cultural boycott of Israel.
Sunday – Noon & 6pm
Yossi Prager, Avi Chai Foundation Executive Director for North America, reviews the enduring legacy of President Abraham Lincoln, and discusses the Jewish Tradition's notion of God's role in human events.
Monday - 3pm
JFK and Israel
Professor Jerome Chanes of the Center for Jewish Studies at CUNY's Gradate Center discusses the positive impact President Kennedy had on U.S.-Israeli relations.
Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm
Fighting BDS In Israel
The CEO of “Im Tirtzu,” Matan Peleg, and Board Chair Douglas Altabef, discuss their organization’s work as the leading Israeli organization seeking to educate Israelis influenced by the BDS Movement to doubt the legitimacy of Israel. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm
Scott Shay on Faith
Scott Shay, author of “In Good Faith – Questioning Religion and Atheism,” explains how his book encourages atheists to consider intelligent and powerful reasons to doubt their certainty and to be open to the reality of God. L’Chayim with Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm
WWII Hero's Medals
Playwright and author Eric Hausman-Houston ("The Lost Artist") describes how his father escaped Nazi Germany, went to Palestine and became the highest decorated WWII Palestinian soldier in the British Army; and Eric describes his efforts to retrieve his father's stolen medals. With Mark S. Golub.
Film critic and author Rabbi Herbert Cohen, who co-hosts a “Siskel and Ebert” type of film review show from Israel called "Kosher Movies," discusses his favorite films and their connections to values of the Jewish Tradition. L'Chayim with Mark S. Golub.
Saturday - 6pm
In The News: Olmert & Abbas
Haviv Rettig Gur, Political Analyst for The Times Of Israel, discusses Israeli reaction to the Trump Administration Peace Plan and to Ehud Olmert’s joining in a press conference with PA President Mahmoud Abbas criticizing the plan. With Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm
From the Aleph-Bet: Lesson 17**
New vowel sounds and rules of the Sh'vah. Monday - 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesday - 7pm; Saturday - 11am