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JCS Matzah Mitzvah 2019: 2 Locations, 1 Mission

JCS and GMJF are joining together to fight food insufficiency in Miami.

Two Great Locations. One Amazing Mission.

North Location: Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center | 20400 NE 30th Ave Aventura, FL 33180

South Location: Beth David Congregation | 2625 SW 3rd Ave Miami, FL 33129

Volunteer to deliver Passover food baskets to homebound seniors during JCS’ annual food distribution event.

Basket packing starts at 9:00 AM

Deliver from 10 – 11:15 AM

For questions, contact Marian Mendelsohn at 305.403.6539 or mmendelsohn@jcsfl.org.

Temple Sinai Spring Music Fest w/ Nefesh Mountain

Join Temple Sinai of North Dade for our Annual Cantor Shulkes Spring Music Fest featuring Jewish bluegrass sensation Nefesh Mountain! Saturday, April 6th!

Click HERE for Tickets

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Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798. DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from March 17-23

For a complete schedule, go to www.jbstv.org

Wisdom of Maimonides: Jeff Katz

New York Attorney Jeffrey Katz, author of The Secret Life: A Book of Wisdom from the Great Teacher, discusses Jewish values through the lens of the great Jewish philosopher Maimonides. A program of ISGAP from the ISGAP Center in NYC. Monday - 7:30pm & 2am; Wednesday - 1:30pm

Stories & Songs of Elie Wiesel

Cantor Deborah Katchko-Gray describes the influence studying with Elie Wiesel had on her and plays some of the songs she sang with him. For Holocaust Remembrance Day, a program by The Jewish Historical Society of Fairfield County, at JCC of Stamford, Ct. Monday - 8pm & 1am; Tuesday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 2am

Ken Spiro: 7 Jewish Wonders

Rabbi Ken Spiro (Senior Lecturer for AISH HaTorah & Jerusalem U, and author of World Perfect: The Jewish Impact on Civilization) discusses 7 characteristics of Jewish history which reflect a profound connection to Biblical prophecy. A program of Dr. Naomi VIlko from Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, NYC. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm & 4am

L'Chayim: Matthew Lazar - Zamir

Matthew "Mati" Lazar, founding director of the Zamir Choral Foundation, describes his Jewish background and his love of music; and the Jewish philosophy and joys of Zamir - especially the international teen HaZamir Chorale (performing March 31, 2019 at 4pm at David Geffen Hall). Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm; Next Sunday - Noon & 6pm

Talmud: Purim

Rabbi Mordechai Becher, Senior Lecturer with Gateways and author of Gateways to Judaism, shares photos of ancient artifacts, excavations and other images to explore the historical background of the Purim story. On JBS's "Dimensions of the Daf." This Morning (Sunday) - 9am; Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesday - 7pm & 2:30am

92Y: Borsch Belt Comics

The influence of Borscht-Belt comedians on mainstream American humor is outlined in glowing terms by critically acclaimed writer Warren Adler in conversation with Brooklyn-born comic Stewie Stone. From New York's 92nd Street Y .Sunday - 8pm & 1am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

Film: Circumcise Me

Through stand-up comedy and personal reflections, Chris Yisroel Campbell tells how he, son of an ex-nun and a Catholic schoolteacher, converted to Judaism (3 times), made Aliyah and struggles with spirituality after friends were murdered in a terrorist bombing. Sunday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 10:30am; Friday - 9pm & 4am

Jewish 101: Purim Peeves

In a special "Jewish 101" Purim edition, Rabbi Mark S. Golub shares five of his pet peeves relating to modern Jewish thought. Wednesday - 10am & 5:30pm; Thursday - 11:30am

92Y: Gene Wilder z"l

The late Jewish comic genius Gene Wilder talks with Wendy Wasserstein about his life and work. From the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Wednesday - 7:30pm & 1am

92Y: The Films of Mel Brooks

The films of Mel Brooks are discussed by Professor Jeremy Dauber, Professor of Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture at Columbia University. From New York's 92nd Street Y. Wednesday - 8:14pm & 1:44am; Thursday - 2pm

L'Chayim: Jackie Mason

One of American Jewry's iconic comedians, Jackie Mason, reflects upon his choice to give up the Orthodox rabbinate for the world of comedy, discusses his controversial career, and shares some of his observations on Jewish life today. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

The Art of the Kvetch

A discussion of the "kvetch" (complaining) on Jewish humor, and its implications for Jewish secular culture. With Michael Wex (Born to Kvetch), Val Vinokur & Noah Isenberg (The New School) and Jeffrey Israel (Williams College). At The New School in NY. Wednesday - 10pm; Thursday - 1pm

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. Thursday - 12:30pm

L'Chayim: A Jew Grows in Brooklyn - Jake Ehrenreich

Entertainer, musician and author Jake Ehrenreich (star of The Jake Ehrenreich Show on JBS) shares intimate stories about growing up with survivor parents and his struggles with being different; and discusses his book and one-man show, "A Jew Grows In Brooklyn."
Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Shalom Kids - Mr. Bookstein's Store: For Purim

Celebrate Purim at Mr. Bookstein's Store as Shifra, Darah, and Fella prepare to dress in costumes, hear the Megillah of Esther, and celebrate the joyous holiday. Sunday- 7:30am & 4pm; Monday - 7am; Wednesday - 7:30am & 4pm; Thursday - 7am

The Purim Story

The story of Esther, Mordechai and Haman is read by Jan Weiss. Monday - 7:30am; Tuesday - 7am; Thursday - 7:30am

Purim Puppets

For Purim, ventriloquist Jonathan Geffner and his hilarious puppet partners perform songs and tell stories while visiting Mr. Bookstein's Store to celebrate the Jewish holiday. A special "Megillah Mishigas" presentation for children. Tuesday - 7:30am & 4pm; Wednesday - 7am

Muzika: Idan Raichel

One of Israel's most popular musical artists, award winning singer and song-writer Idan Raichel, is profiled in JBS's weekly music series, "Muzika." Friday - 10:30pm

Deborah Lipstadt on Antisemitism Today - Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Janusz Makuch: Polish Jewish Culture Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

Allen Lewis Rickman: Yiddish Theater Saturday - 6pm

In The News: Eli Lake on Democrats

Bloomberg syndicated columnist Eli Lake analyzes the Democratic leadership's failure to adequately respond to the antisemitic remarks of Ilhan Omar and discusses the implications for the future of the Democratic Party. Sunday - 5:30pm & 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

“A Touch Away" An Israeli television eight-episode mini-series set in Bnei Brak, a city to the east of Tel Aviv – Ep 6

Thursday - 8pm & 2am; Saturday - 10:30pm & 1:30am; Next Sunday - 2pm & 4am; Next Tuesday - 7pm & 2am

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

MARJCC Community Purim Celebration

Michael- Ann Russell JCC invites you to a Community Purim Celebration on Thursday, March 21 from 3 to 7 PM. Families can enjoy delicious Kosher food for purchase. The event will feature Free Musical Performance by Noam Agami, Drum Circle by Music Box Productions, Reading of the Meguilah, Face Painting, Purim Art Project, Crate your Purim Masks, Soccer Challenge, Carnival attraction, and much more.

Location of Purim Celebration: Scheck Family Plaza at the Michael-Ann Russell JCC - 18900 NE 25th Avenue - North Miami Beach, Florida 33180 Information: Diania@marjcc.org or 305 932-4200 ext 119

The Jewish Tennis Project

The primary vision of the JTP is to provide Jewish tennis players an exclusive professional program to achieve a top world competitive level. Our vision combines high quality education with a deep connection to Jewish culture and Israel.*

The JTP’s team decided that there is no better way to launch the JTP than to honor two of the greatest Israeli tennis legends, Shahar Peer and Shlomo Glickstein. Shahar and Shlomo are the perfect examples of what we strive for with our elite platform. They are a true representative of the organization visions and values.

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798. DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from March 10-16 9

For a complete schedule, go to www.jbstv.org

In Recognition of Women’s History Month:

Israeli Feminist Icon: Alice Shalvi

Holocaust survivor, founder of the Israel Women's Network and Israel Prize laureate Alice Shalvi (90+ years), reflects on her life's journey which she describes in her memoir"Never a Native." With Kathleen Peratis a program of the Marlene Meyerson JCC of Manhattan, Lilith magazine and New Israel Fund at B'nai Jeshurun Congregation in NYC. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm & 2:30am

L'Chayim: American Feminist Icon Letty Pogrebin

Letty Cottin Pogrebin, one of America's pioneering feminists (Ms. Magazine) and author of ten books ("Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate"), describes her personal Jewish journey and shares her view of Jewish life today. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

L'Chayim: Deborah Lipstadt

Holocaust historian Deborah Lipstadt (Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies at Emory University), discusses her celebrated victory over a British Holocaust denier (told in the 2016 movie Denial starring Rachel Weisz) and assesses the dangers of contemporary antisemitism she addresses in her new book, Antisemitism: Here and Now. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm; Next Sunday - Noon & 6pm

L'Chayim: Story of "Ruckie" Freier ("93 Queen")

Filmmaker Paula Eiselt discusses her documentary movie "93 Queen," which follows a group of Orthodox women led by Rachel "Ruchie" Freier as they shake the status quo of their Chasidic community by trying to create a female ambulance service. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Film: Lea and Darija

The story of 13-year-olds Lea Deutsch and Darija Gasteiger (the Croatian "Shirley Temples") who become stars of 1940's musical theater in Zagreb until the Nazi invasion put their friendship to the test. English subtitles. Sunday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 9pm & 4am

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IPF: Understanding The Political Gap

Michelle Goldberg (NY Times), Dan Shapiro (former US Amb. to Israel), Mona Charen (columnist), Michael Doran (Hudson Institute) and Jonathan Greenblatt (ADL) take part in the Israel Policy Forum's "Across The Divide." A program in association with the ADL & The Streicker Center at Temple Emanu-El, NYC. Monday - 8pm & 1am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 4am

92Y: Simon Schama - Jews Pt 2

Historian and author Simon Schama discusses part two of his BBC/PBS series, "The Story of the Jews," which chronicles Jewish history from the Jews' expulsion from Spain in 1492 through the end of the 19th Century and the birth of early Zionism. Tonight (Sunday) - 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

L'Chayim: Mark Langfan - Map Of The West Bank

Mark Langfan, President of Americans For A Safe Israel and an expert on water on the West Bank, uses a relief map to illustrate the problems that would be created for Israel were the West Bank high ground to come under Palestinian control. Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

"A Touch Away" Ep-5

Thursday - 8pm & 2am; Saturday - 10:30pm & 1:30am; Next Sunday - 2pm & 4am; Next Tuesday - 7pm & 2am

L'Chayim: Danny Ayalon on Israeli Politics

Former Israeli U.S. Amb. Danny Ayalon discusses issues surrounding the upcoming Israeli elections in April including Prime Minister Netanyahu's possible indictment and his support of a Kahane-like party. Today (Sunday) - Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

ITN: Rettig Gur on Netanyahu

Political correspondent and analyst for The Times of Israel, Haviv Rettig Gur, describes the Israeli people's response to Benjamin Netanyahu's probable indictment and discusses the possible ramifications on Israeli elections.
Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm

ITN: Dershowitz on Netanyahu & Yoffie

Alan Dershowitz explains why he is troubled by the impending indictment of Prime Minister Netanyahu as a threat to Israeli democracy, and answers Rabbi Eric Yoffie's criticism of him published in Haaretz.
Tonight (Sunday) - 11:30pm & 3:30am; Monday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

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

Temple Sinai Spring Music Fest w/ Nefesh Mountain

Join Temple Sinai of North Dade for our Annual Cantor Shulkes Spring Music Fest featuring Jewish bluegrass sensation Nefesh Mountain! Saturday, April 6th!

Click Here For Tickets!

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Purim Party at Temple Emanu-El

Purim Party at Temple Emanu-El.

Wednesday, March 20th, 6 PM.

Early-childhood students from Muss Montessori School on Miami Beach will be participating in a Purim parade and showing off their costumes.

Wear a costume or come as you are! There will be Purim stories and Megilla reading, followed by an Open Bar for the adults.

Temple Emanu-El is located at 1701 Washington Avenue. For information, call (305) 538-2503, ext. 222.

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798. DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from March 3- 9

Watch JBS on Optimum 138, Fios 798, Spectrum 219, DirecTV 388, RCN 269, Roku under “educational” and streamed on www.jbstv.org For a complete schedule, go to www.jbstv.org

L'Chayim: Israeli Politics (Danny Ayalon)

Former Israeli U.S. Amb. Danny Ayalon discusses issues surrounding the upcoming Israeli elections in April including Prime Minister Netanyahu's possible indictment and his support of a Kahane-like party. Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

ITN: Netanyahu Indictment- Hoenlein Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice-Chairman of the Conference of Presidents, discusses the announcement by Israel's Attorney General that he plans to indict Prime Minister Netanyahu on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. Tonight (Sunday) - 11:30pm & 3:30am; Monday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

ITN: Netanyahu Fallout-Kampeas

Washington Bureau Chief of the JTA, Ron Kampeas, discusses the way in which Israeli elections may be affected by the announcement that Prime Minister Netanyahu will be indicted for criminal wrongdoing. JBS's "In The News." Monday - 6:30pm, 11:30pm & 3:30am; Tuesday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

IPF: Young Jews & Israel, Pt 1

A discussion of how young American Jews view Israel with Yair Rosenberg (Tablet Magazine), Batya Ugar-Sargon (Forward) and Bari Weiss (NY Times) in the Israel Policy Forum's "Across The Divide." With ADL & The Streicker Center-Temple Emanu-El (Nov 2018). Monday - 8pm & 1:30pm; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm

Zionism Today: Troy & Cosgrove

Gil Troy (McGill University and author of an anthology The Zionist Idea) discusses how prior concepts of Zionism can be relevant today. With Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove, a program of the Jewish Week & Park Avenue Synagogue at Park Ave. Synagogue, NYC. (2018) Tuesday - 8pm & 1pm; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm

L'Chayim: Attorney Jay Goldberg

Criminal law attorney and US Constitutional scholar Jay Goldberg discusses his career as both prosecutor and defense attorney in some of the nation's most high-profile cases described in his autobiography The Courtroom is My Theater. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight

Jake Ehrenreich Show: Shelley Fisher & BriGuel

Shelley Fisher (The Hebrew Hillbilly) and BriGuel (singing/rap team of Brianne Berkson & Miguel Gluckstern) are Jake's special guests on this episode of JBS's "The Jake Ehrenreich Show," with a Catskills Hall of Fame induction of Sammy Davis Jr. Tonight (Sunday) - 10pm & 2am; Tuesday - 2pm & 4am; Thursday - 10pm & 1am; Friday - 10:30am; Saturday - 2pm

"A Touch Away" Ep-4 Thursday - 8pm & 2am; Saturday - 10:30pm

Orin Wolf - Producer of "The Band's Visit" Today (Sunday) - Noon & 6pm

Herb Block - American Zionism Herbert Block, Executive Director of The American Zionist Movement (AZM), discusses the various expressions of pro-Israel activism in the United States and reflects on why some American Jews do not appreciate the nobility of Zionism. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

L'Chayim-Menachem Begin Tribute

On the yawhrtzeit of Menachem Begin (Sept 9), see historical overview of the last of the Founding Fathers of Israel who led the Irgun against the British in pre-state Palestine and as Prime Minister (1977-1983) who made peace with Anwar Sadat of Egypt. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm; Saturday - 6pm

92Y: Celebrity Chefs Two world-renowned chefs and bloggers, Deb Perelman and David Lebovitz, discuss their upcoming books and their love of culinary arts.A JBS television exclusive from the stage of the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Tonight (Sunday) - 8pm & 1am Monday - 10:30pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

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

Mitzvah Day at Temple Emanu-El

Temple Emanu-El will be having a Mitzvah Day on Sunday, March 10th and is inviting the community to participate.

Join them to bake Hamentashen. Children will make Purim cards. Knitters will create “Shawls of Love”. Design and make placemats. Bring your Tzedakah box and roll the coins. Donate books, travel-size toiletries, Kosher food.

Baking starts at 10 AM. All other activities begin at 11 AM until 2 PM. Beneficiaries are the JCS, Kosher Food Bank, Shalom Bayit and chemotherapy patients.

Temple Emanu-El is located at 1701 Washington Avenue on Miami Beach.
For further information, call (305) 538-2503 ext. 222.

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