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Help Our Community Prepare for Hurricane Season

June 1 marked the start of hurricane season and Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) is here to help in case a storm threatens. You can join the 2022 JVC Emergency Response Team (JVERT) to support our community if a disaster strikes. JVERT is seeking volunteers to remove debris, deliver meals, visit the homebound, provide comfort and more in the event of a weather emergency. Click here to register to be a part of JVERT and participate in a meaningful way to give back. For more information, email volunteer@gmjf.org.

Hillel International Wants to Celebrate Your High School Graduate

Hillel International is sending your graduating high school senior a gift to celebrate their accomplishments and help them get a head start on their college journey. Members of the Class of 2026 can click here to claim their gift and connect to current students and Hillel staff at their college or university. In addition, grads will be entered in a raffle for a chance to win a $500 gift card!

Federation’s Annual Campaign supports seven Hillels across Florida – Central Florida Hillel, Hillel at FSU, Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach, Hillels of the Florida Suncoast, UF Hillel and UM Hillel. Campus Hillels are more than 600 colleges and universities around the world help students strengthen their Jewish identity through educational opportunities, holiday celebration, activities, travel experiences and mentoring. The programs are unique to each community and can include weekly Shabbat dinner, outings to local events, game nights, guest speakers, service projects and more.

JBS Highlights 6/05 -6/11: Six-Day War, Cinematheque-“Africa,” Climate Change, Smashing the Glass Ceiling, Yiscah Smith

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

JBS SERVICES FOR SHAVUOT

SUNDAY JUNE 5

Central Synagogue - Live (Reform) 9:30am & Replay at 1pm EDT

The Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 11am & Replay at 2:30pm EDT 7:30pm & Replay at 10:30pm EDT

MONDAY JUNE 6

The Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 11am & Replay at 2:30pm EDT(Yizkor)

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Mia Raskin

Mia Raskin shares her journey as a shomer-Shabbat student athlete and the daughter of a Conservative Rabbi, playing Division One Basketball for Binghamton University, with Rabbi Erez Sherman. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA. Monday - 1:30pm Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 10:00pm & 2:00am

Eric Goldman’s Jewish Cinematheque: Africa

Filmmaker Oren Gerner discusses “Africa,” his docu-fictional drama based on the real-life experiences of friends and family in the Israeli community settlement of Nirit, all centered on his aging father’s struggle to find meaning. Monday - 7:30pm Tuesday - 2:00pm Wednesday - 10:00am Thursday - 7:30pm Saturday - 4:30pm

Smashing the Glass Ceiling: Yifat Oron

Named one of Jerusalem Post’s “Top 50 Most Influential Jews of 2021”, Yifat Oron shares her insights on education, the Israeli start-up ecosystem and more from her perspective as head of tech investments for Blackstone in Tel Aviv, Israel. Tuesday- 7:30pm & 1:30am Wednesday - 11:00am Thursday - 1:00pm Saturday - 8:00pm

Robert Siegel: Extreme Weather Trends

How and why is climate change happening, and what if anything can be done, are some of the big questions Robert Siegel asks expert panelists Gavin Schmidt (NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies), Rachel Cleetus (Union of Concerned Scientists) and Elizabeth Kolbert (The New Yorker). A program of AFRMC. Wednesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Thursday - 2:00pm Friday - 10:00am Saturday - 7:00pm

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: Maurice Hirsch

JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin looks at the congressional landscape as it relates to US-Israel relations today and is then joined by Maurice Hirsch who discusses his work with Palestinian Media Watch. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 9:00am

In The News: Zionist Rabbinic Coalition

Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt, founder of the Zionist Rabbinic Coalition which works to foster support for Zionism and Israel, shares his vision for the future and discusses the coalition’s first national conference in Washington D.C. With Shahar Azani. Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm

In The News: Dorian Barak

Dorian Barak, co-founder of the UAE-Israel Business Council, discusses the recent historic trade agreement signed between Israel and the Emirates, the exciting growth of business already happening in the region, and how business serves as a common ground for future and further cooperation and understanding between Israel and the Arab world. With Teisha Bader. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Fallout from Uvalde

In this week's episode, Micah tackles the fallout from the deadly school-shooting rampage in Uvalde, Texas, and what it means for the security of educational institutions and Jewish institutions alike. Micah also analyzes an editorial piece written by an Israeli woman living in America about the differences between living in Israel and the United States, vis-à-vis gun violence. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

On L’Chayim

The Ten Commandments

The "Ten Commandments," and the Jewish notion of "miracles," are discussed by Sara Esther Crispe (JewishWoman.org), Rabbi Jeffrey Segelman (Westchester Jewish Center), with Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Sunday – 12:00pm Noon

Danny Ayalon on the Six-Day War

Former Israeli U.S. Ambassador Danny Ayalon recalls what It was like to be a young boy in the harrowing days preceding the Six-Day War of 1967 and the euphoria that followed; and discusses the war’s impact on Israel today. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm

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. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Timna Park in Israel

David Chudnow describes how his father Avrum (z”l) conceived and created a national park in the Sinai Desert, and Prof. Erez Ben-Yosef (Tel Aviv University) discuss the remarkable finds at the park’s copper mines dating back to the Iron Age.
Wednesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Yiscah Smith

Yiscah Smith, author of 40 Years in the Wilderness: My Journey to Authentic Living, describes her transition from life as an Orthodox man in Jerusalem to an observant Jewish woman who travels the world as a spiritual activist. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Hebrew: From The Aleph Bet – Blessings

Part one of a two-part lesson on Blessings, in which the opening words of Jewish blessings are taught along with the derivation of the Hebrew word for “blessing.” “From The Aleph-Bet” series 2 is an original JBS series led by Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website by Clicking Here. Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Not Taken Literally

Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses the Talmud prohibition against reading certain Torah passages literally Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Jewish Heroism

Rabbi Mordechai Becher uses biblical texts and rabbinic commentary to explore the notion of "heroism" in the Jewish Tradition Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:30pm

Jewish 101: Ritual Observance

A discussion of the importance of Ritual Observance in Judaism from a non-Orthodox perspective, and why such observance is critical to the future of the Jewish community. Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am & 11:00am Friday - 5:00am & 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Simon Schama (Part 1)

Historian, writer, and film documentarian, Simon Schama, talks with novelist Jonathan Safran Foer about Schama's 5-part television series on 3,000 years of Jewish history and impact on civilization, The Story of the Jews. From the 92nd Street Y in NYC. Monday - 5:00am & 10:00pm Tuesday - 5:00am Wednesday - 1:00pm Saturday - 1:00am

REFORM AND ORTHODOX SHABBAT SERVICES

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 9:30am & 1:00pm

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org

JBS Highlights 5/29- 06/04:Jerusalem Day, Memorial Day, Changemakers, Shavuot, United in Pain

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

JBS SERVICES FOR SHAVUOT

SATURDAY JUNE 4 (EREV SHAVUOT) Central Synagogue (Live, Reform) 6pm & 12am EDT

The Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) 7:30pm & 10:30pm EDT

SUNDAY JUNE 5 Central Synagogue 9:30am & 1pm

The Hampton Synagogue 11am & 2:30pm 7:30pm & 10:30pm

MONDAY JUNE 6 The Hampton Synagogue 11am & 2:30pm (Yizkor)

ADL: Changemakers

High school and college students discuss how they are leading social change in their communities, from challenging antisemitism and racism, to advocating for inclusive schools and more in a program of ADL “Never Is Now” 2021. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 11:00am & 10:00pm Thursday - 2:00am Friday - 2:00pm

Talmud Study: Guns and Moses

Rabbi Becher asks, while the Second Amendment of the US Constitution protects the right to bear arms, what is the Jewish view on weapons, war, and self-defense? Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday - 7:00pm Thursday - 7:30pm

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Dave Cohen

Yankees broadcaster, actor, leader in the Jewish community, and Rabbi Sherman’s former coach from little league, “Coney Island Dave Cohen” joins Rabbi on the Sidelines to discuss his journey through the interconnected worlds of faith and sports. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA. Sunday - 7:00pm & 2:00am Monday - 1:00pm Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 10:00pm

Top Story: Ben Domenech

Recorded the week of the Buffalo shooting before the massacre in Texas, JNS is joined by writer, editor and television commentator Ben Domenech, who discusses the problem behind mass shootings He also analyzes the need for a stronger foreign and defense policy in the wake of the war in Ukraine Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 9:00am

In The News: Zionist Rabbinic Coalition

Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt, founder of the Zionist Rabbinic Coalition which works to foster support for Zionism and Israel, shares his vision for the future and discusses the coalition’s first national conference in Washington D.C. With Shahar Azani. Sunday - 5:30pm

In The News: United in Pain

The U.S. & Israel alliance is rooted in shared values of freedom & democracy, both come at a cost. On this Memorial Day, the IDF's Widows & Orphans Organization I& its U.S. counterpart, TAPS, come together in hope. With Shahar Azani. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud – the Squad

Micah opines on the latest stunts of the much-maligned "Squad" in Congress, and how one of them, Rashida Tlaib, actually proposed the creation of a national holiday called "Nakba Day." He also analyzes a Wall Street Journal column about how security costs to prevent anti-Semitic violence are draining synagogue budgets. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

On L’Chayim

Avi Perry: Six-Day War Remembered

Avi Perry, former Israeli Intelligence Expert, recounts his experiences in the Six-Day War of June 1967, and comments on the modern-day Iranian nuclear threat as well as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Today (Sunday) - 12pm Noon

Murray Greenfield: Story of Aliyah Bet

World War II veteran Murray Greenfield, who as a young man joined the effort to smuggle Survivors through the British Blockade of Palestine, tells his dramatic story and how he endured Cyprus to build a life and Gefen Publishing. Today (Sunday) - 6:00pm Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Zach Iscol: Jewish Marine in Iraq

Zach Iscol, a decorated Marine who served two terms in Iraq, explains why he joined the Marines, how he experienced the war and the bonds he forged with his Iraqi translator, and he now feels about military conflict.
Monday - 2:30pm, 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday – 2:30pm

David Hartman (z"l)

Rabbi David Hartman z”l of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem speaks on the giving and receiving of the Torah at Sinai and how Jewish tradition rejects fundamentalism. Wednesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Norman Cohen - Genius of Midrash

Using some of the Torah's most well-known stories, Dr. Norman Cohen, professor of Midrash and provost at HUC-JIR, illustrates the way in which Jews have read and understood the Bible through interpretative stories of the rabbis. Wednesday - 9:00pm & & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Brad Hirschfield

Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, President of CLAL (National Jewish Center for Learning & Leadership), discusses the true meaning of "Jewish" and why it is so hard for many rabbis to fully embrace the Jewish Tradition Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Friday - 3:00pm

Hebrew: From The Aleph Bet - Lesson 21 God’s Name

Learn how the name of God is written in the Torah, and clarify some of the misconceptions about the way people pronounce God's name, in this first lesson of "From The Aleph Bet" series 2, with Rabbi Mark S. Golub. A JBS original production. Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website by Clicking Here. Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: In Self Defense

Rabbi Mordechai Becher explores The Talmud's approach to a person's obligation to defend oneself, including the notion of justifiable homicide. Today (Sunday) - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm

Talmud Study: Say Cheese

For the holiday of Shavuot, Rabbi Becher looks at how the Talmud deals with milk and cheese as illustrative of Jewish values. Thursday - 7:00pm

Jewish 101: Complete Jew

The study of Jewish ritual observance and the relationship between ritual observance and Jewish ethics, and why being a "lovely person" does not constitute a "complete Jew." Sunday (Today) - 10:00am (7:00am PT) Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am

Jewish 101: Torah As Response

As the Jewish world celebrates Shavuot, Rabbi Mark S. Golub looks at various midrash and at Abraham Joshua Heschel's notion that the Torah is the Jewish People's “Response” to revelation. Thursday - 11:00am Friday - 5:00am & 1:00pm

92nd Street Y: Justice Breyer

A Jewish member of the US Supreme Court, Justice Stephen Breyer discusses with journalist Linda Greenhouse some of the controversial legal and social issues he's dealt with as a liberal voice on America's highest court. Sunday - 8:00pm Monday - 10:00pm Wednesday - 1:00pm Friday - 2:00pm Saturday - 10:00pm

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 9:30am & 1:00pm

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org

Federation Conducting Youth Mental Health Survey

Participate in our confidential and anonymous mental health survey to be entered in a raffle for a $50 gift card! Are you the parent of a teen or young adult or do you work with them in a professional setting? Federation wants to hear from you — and them!

According to the US Surgeon General, teens and young adults are facing a dangerous mental health crisis. Federation’s Youth Mental Health Task Force is conducting a brief, confidential and anonymous survey of teens, young adults, parents and professionals to assess the area's most pressing needs and ensure appropriate services are available.

Make your voice heard and participate in the brief survey by clicking here. It should take no more than 10 minutes and your participation does a world of good.

Young Professionals: Bring Your Job to Israel this Summer with Career Passport!

Onward Israel Career Passport

Wish you could take your job remotely to Tel Aviv for a month? Now you can with Onward Israel’s Career Passport program.


If you are a Jewish young professional 22 - 32 years old, with a job that you can do remotely, this program is designed for you!

Participants receive housing in Tel Aviv and access to a co-working space, with the freedom to experience Israeli life and culture like a local.

Enjoy day trips, weekly workshops and a Shabbat retreat alongside others your age from all over North America and beyond.

Program cost includes housing in Tel Aviv for 4 weeks, educational trips and workshops, bus transit cards, and basic medical insurance. Participants are responsible for flights, food, and personal expenses.

Apply for the Summer Track by June 7 and get 50% off for a special early bird price of only $500!


Regular price: $1000, not including flights or food.


Learn more and apply here!


Applicants must not have participated in an organized program in Israel of at least 3 months’ duration.

This program is heavily subsidized by a variety of philanthropic bodies including Federation, Masa Israel Programs and the Birthright Foundation.


Dates:
Summer Track: August 22 - September 18, 2022 - early bird deadline June 7, regular price by June 17
Fall Track: October 24 - November 20, 2022 - apply by July 18
Winter Track: December 1 - December 29, 2022


Spots are limited!


Learn more and find out how to apply at the Career Passport site here


For any questions about this program, contact Lena Kushnir of Onward Israel at lenaku@onwardisrael.org.

Matching Fund Continues for Ukraine Relief Fund

Join our community's response to the war in Ukraine by donating to the Ukraine Relief Challenge, and your contribution WILL BE MATCHED, DOLLAR FOR DOLLAR. A generous member of the community is committed to helping the Greater Miami Jewish Federation raise critical funds for the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Ukraine. Donate now and double the impact of your philanthropy.

Since the war began in February 2022, thanks to your support, Federation has been working with our overseas partners the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, The Jewish Agency for Israel, World ORT and others to provide life-saving assistance to millions of displaced Ukrainians. But there is more work to be done. Now is the time to come together. Please click here to make a meaningful donation.

JBS Highlights 5/22- 5/28: Celebrate Israel Parade, Danny Danon, Fuel for Truth, Fiddler’s Journey, George Floyd, Jerusalem Day

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Celebrate Israel Parade - LIVE

After 3 years away, join again in the world’s largest expression of solidarity with Israel as more than 40,000 marchers, dozens of floats, marching bands, and musical performers parade up 5th Avenue for the JCRC-NY’s celebration of the Jewish state and global Jewish community.
Sunday - 12 Noon & Midnight

Rabbi on the Sidelines: Jori Epstein

Learn how sports and faith combine in the career of Jori Epstein, a lead NFL journalist for the Dallas Cowboys who is also the author of The Upstander, a Holocaust memoir of survivor Max Glauben.
Sunday - 7:00pm Monday - 1:00pm Tuesday - 10:00am

Eric Goldman’s Jewish Cinematheque: Fiddler's Journey

Filmmaker Daniel Raim discusses “Fiddlers Journey to the Big Screen,” his documentary featuring behind-the-scenes footage, cast and crew interviews and more about the making of the beloved musical film "Fiddler on the Roof." Monday - 7:30pm & 2:00am Tuesday - 2:00pm Wednesday - 10:00am Friday - 1:30pm

Eye on Israel: Fuel for Truth

Ron Wasserman and Justin Ellis join Shahar Azani to discuss Fuel for Truth, their organization whose mission is to empower young American Jews to stand by Israel, and to equip them with tools to combat misinformation surrounding the Jewish state. Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Tuesday - 11:00am & 10:00pm Thursday - 5:00am Friday - 2:00pm

Rabbi Hirsch: George Floyd

*Reflecting on the tragedy of George Floyd, Rabbi Hirsch describes the complicated and flawed pursuit of earthly justice yet perceives a reawakening of progress as younger generations are leading the way to a kinder, more just society. A sermon to his congregation of the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in New York City. Tuesday- 7:00pm & 2:00am Wednesday - 10:30am Thursday - 10:35am Friday - 11:00am *

American General McChrystal

Retired general Stanley McChrystal draws on his experience as Commander of Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), and U.S. forces in Afghanistan as he discusses Israel, the U.S., and the future of warfare, with MirYam Institute’s Benjamin Anthony. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Wednesday - 2:00pm Thursday - 10:00pm

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: Danny Danon

Jonathan Tobin is joined by former Israel Ambassador to the UN Danny Dannon who discusses what can be done to defend Israel in and outside the UN, and recounts first-hand experiences which are chronicled in his book In the Lion's Den: Israel and the World. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 9:00am Saturday - 2:00am

In The News:

David Brinn, Managing Editor of The Jerusalem Post, discusses how the killing of the veteran Al Jazeera journalist has been used to fuel a narrative against Israel, taking focus away from the tragedy of her death. With Teisha Bader. Sunday - 5:30pm

In The News: Zionist Rabbinic Coalition

Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt, founder of the Zionist Rabbinic Coalition which works to foster support for Zionism and Israel, shares his vision for the future and discusses the coalition’s first national conference in Washington D.C. With Shahar Azani. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Racist

Micah Halpern tackles the pervasiveness of the pejorative term "racist," and how it has unfairly come to dominate the discourse surrounding not just American politics, but Israel as well. He also wades into the thorny debate regarding California's controversial "Ethnic Studies" curriculum by analyzing a Wall Street Journal editorial that contends that the curriculum delegitimizes Israel. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

On L’Chayim

Abba Eban z"l

For Yom Ha'atzmaut, Abba Eban z”l (1915-2002), best known for his years of service to Israel in the UN, recounts his involvement in the Zionist dream and the dramatic moments leading up to the creation of the modern Jewish State. Sunday - 6:00pm

Rabba Sara Hurwitz

A conversation with the first woman Orthodox rabbi, Rabba Sara Hurwitz of Hebrew Institute of Riverdale, and Dean of Yeshivat Maharat, who describes her personal journey, her commitment to Jewish Law (Halacha), and issues of concern to Orthodox women. Monday - 3:00pm

Ron Eliran

Ron Eliran is known internationally as "Israel's Ambassador of Song" and has been entertaining audiences since the 1960s as the Israeli army's entertainer. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Commander Eugene Lebovitz

Eugene Aryeh Lebovitz, commander of troops in Haifa during the 1947 War of Independence, reminisces about his survival at Auschwitz, his running the British blockade, and his ongoing work on behalf of Israel and Jewish life. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight

Andrew Goodman

In memory of the second anniversary of the tragic death of George Floyd, David Goodman, younger brother of Andrew Goodman – murdered together with Michael Schwerner and James Chaney by the Klu Klux Klan in Mississippi in 1964 – talks about his brother, the murder, and a legacy of social action. Wednesday - 3:00pm & 9:00pm
Thursday - 3:00pm

Yoram Elgrabli

El Al airline’s Managing Director for North America, Yoram Elgrabli, describes growing up in Israel, his feelings for the Jewish State while living in the Diaspora, and his role overseeing the "airline of the Jewish People." Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Hebrew: From The Aleph Bet: Lesson 20

Vocabulary, and a complete review of all Hebrew letters and vowels. Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website by Clicking Here. Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Brutal Honesty

How the Talmud requires that honesty be tempered with love is explained by Rabbi Mordechai Becher in a lesson entitled, "Brutal Honesty, Loving Lies" (based on Yevamot 65b) on JBS's original series "Dimensions of the Daf." Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday - 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Saul and David

Rabbi Mordechai Becher explores the different ways the Talmud views the first two kings of Israel, King Saul and King David, based on passages from the Biblical Book or Samuel. JBS original series, “Dimensions of the Daf.” Sunday - 9:35am Monday - 4:35am Tuesday - 9:35am & 5:35pm Thursday - 7:00pm

Jewish 101: God Unseen

In a continuing study of what it means to say that "the Torah is written by God," a discussion of the famous Talmudic story which teaches that Jews do not listen to voices from heaven to understand the Torah. Sunday - 10:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am & 11:00am Friday - 5:00am

92nd Street Y: Artist Ron Agam

Painter Ron Agam discusses “Experience Experimentation," his recent exhibit of paintings that can collectively be seen to question the mechanics and metaphysics of the act of seeing itself. A program of the 92Y Art Center, with Peter J. Rubinstein. Sunday - 8:00pm Monday - 5:00am
Tuesday - 5:00am Wednesday - 1:00pm Saturday - 1:00am

REFORM AND ORTHODOX SHABBAT SERVICES

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 9:30am & 1:00pm

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org

Senior Citizen Israel Trip

Israel Trip

Senior Citizen Trip to Israel in August: United Jewish Generations is organizing a unique trip to Israel that is specifically designed for seniors (anyone 60+). The primary mission of our trip is to enrich our history and traditions with seeing and experiencing what we have been taught since childhood. We will mainly be visiting sites of Biblical and Talmudic significance. Stories of the Bible and Talmud will come alive when we visit the sites where they took place.

The planned week-long itinerary is: Archeological Site in Shiloh-Home of the Tabernacle, The Wailing Wall (Kotel,) old Jewish Quarter of Hevron, location to see the cliff where the scapegoat of Yom Kippur was sent, Hass Promenade, City of David , Hezekiah’s Water Tunnel, Archaeological sifting project of Temple Mount debris, Weizmann Institute of Science, Masada, Ein Gedi, swim\float in Dead Sea, Machon Ayallon – the miraculous, pre-state, underground bullet factory, the old city of Jerusalem, the site believed to be where we crossed the Jordan after 40 years in the desert, and more. Optional add-ons are mud and\or sulphur baths, jeep tour of the Judean Hills, a tour of the Bar Kochva caves and the site of the famous battle between David and Goliath.

If you would like to join our senior citizen trip, please fill out the form at WWW.SeniorCitizenTripToIsrael.com or contact us via email at admin@unitedJewishGenerations.com

The cost of $3,600 includes airfare, 7 nights in hotels (based on double occupancy) and trips with a tour guide, breakfasts every day and all Shabbat meals. There is a significant subsidy available for those that participate in our daily Zoom classes. If you would like to join our daily Zoom classes, please apply at WWW.JewishSeniorAcademy.com

A project of United Jewish Generations, a Chabad organization for senior citizens. Our goal is to enhance the quality of life for senior citizens with numerous Judaic and Cultural programs and services.

Summer Learning Program for Women

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The Rivkah Davidow Summer Learning Program

FREE! Women's Summer Learning Program

The Rivkah Davidow Summer Learning Program is a “women only,” mind-stimulating program for retirees and older adults, which will be starting June 8th over ZOOM, on Mondays thru Thursdays at 11:15 AM -12:15PM. This special eight-week program will allow women to engage in intellectually stimulating Torah classes taught by some of the most sought-after teachers from Jewish High schools and seminaries. This is a wonderful opportunity for all women to grow in their knowledge of Torah especially with high quality lectures that place much emphasis on depth and analytical insights and will be so thrilling that you will not want these classes to end! Classes will inspire both beginners as well as advanced levels. You will not be disappointed. As an incentive to fully engage in these daily classes, you can even receive a monthly stipend for writing a weekly essay! If you cannot commit to come everyday, NO PROBLEM. Come when you can.

Please fill out our application at WWW.JewishSeniorAcademy.com If you don’t use the internet, no problem, all classes are accessible by phone. Please call us at (954) 458-6000.

The Levi Yitzchok Senior Academy currently has two other programs as well. The Men’s Learning Program, also a mind-stimulating and interactive program, takes place daily from Sun thru Fri at 10AM-11AM. There is also an afternoon program for both men and women at 3PM-4PM from Sun thru Thurs. That same link brings you to the application for all these wonderful learning opportunities. The Levi Yitzchok Senior Academy is a project of United Jewish Generations, a Chabad organization for senior citizens. For more info, please send an email to admin@UnitedJewishGenerations.com

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