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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 Sept 15-21

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

Israeli Election Results

JBS presents a report on the results of Israeli elections of Tuesday, September 17, 2019. Tuesday – 6pm; 11pm; Wednesday - 3am, 6am, 8am, Noon

Election Round Table

A JBS panel discusses the implications of the Israeli elections results of Tuesday, September 17, 2019. Wednesday – 7pm & 1am; Friday – 1pm; Saturday – 6pm

Cinematheque: Tel Aviv On Fire

Arab Israeli co-writer and director of the 2019 hit Israeli comedy "Tel Aviv on Fire," Sameh Zoabi, describes how his film depicts a Palestinian working on a Jerusalem soap opera becoming friends with an Israeli checkpoint commander. Eric Goldman. Monday – 7:30pm & 2am; Wednesday – 1pm; Saturday – 7:30pm

JOFA-Jewish Reproductive Rights

JOFA (Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance) discusses reproductive rights with Dr. Elana Stein Hain (Hartman Institute), Gail Katz (JOFA) and Dr. Susan Lobel (Met. Reproductive Medicine). With Dr. Michal Raucher (Rutgers). At Sixth Street Synagogue NYC. Monday – 8pm & 1am; Wednesday – 2pm;Friday – 4am; Saturday – 8pm

Omar & Tlaib & Lies: Mort Klein

ZOA Executive Director Mort Klein offers his opinion on Israel’s banning Rep. Omar and Rep. Tlaib, and analyzes Pres. Trump’s relationship to Israel, A program of the ZOA, hosted by Congregation Bnai Yeshurun in Teaneck, NJ (2019) Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday – 2pm; Friday – 5am

L’Chayim Today (Sunday) – Shai Held PT 1

Shai Held, Founding President, Dean and Chair in Jewish Thought of Hadar Institute, discusses growing up with Survivor Zionist parents and how his upbringing shaped his life and Jewish journey. With Mark S. Golub. (Part 1 of 2) Today – Noon

L’Chayim Today (Sunday) - Shai Held PT 2

Shai Held talks theology, his understanding of God and his approach to teaching the Jewish Tradition in part two of a conversation with Mark S. Golub on L'Chayim.
Today - 6 pm; Monday–3pm

L’Chayim Monday – Letty Pogrebin

Letty Cottin Pogrebin, a pioneering feminists (co-founding editor of Ms. Magazine) & author of ten books, including "Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate", discusses her personal Jewish journey and shares her view of Jewish life today. Monday – 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday – 3pm

L’Chayim Tuesday – Oslo Syndrome-Levin Historian and psychiatrist Kenneth Levin suggests why some American Jews are anti- Israel as a means of feeling more comfortable and accepted in a non-Jewish society, similar to the pattern described in his book The Oslo Syndrome. Tuesday – 9pm & 12am; Wednesday – 3pm

L'Chayim:Nobel Laureate Kandel

Eric Kandel, professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics at Columbia University, talks about leaving Austria during World War II, his relationship with Vienna today, and his life work studying the brain & the mind as a Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist. Wednesday - 9pm & 12am;
Thursday – 3pm (12noon PT)

L’Chayim Thursday – LGBTQ in Israel

Tyler Gregory discusses his work as executive director of A Wider Bridge, a North American organization working to create equality in Israel by expanding LGBTQ inclusion in Israel, and equality for all Israelis. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

92nd Street Y: Gregory & Brown on Faith

TV Journalist David Gregory, author of “How’s Your Faith,” & Jewish ethicist Erica Brown, author of “Take Your Faith To Work,” discuss faith & Jewish identity. With Rabbi Peter Rubinstein, Dir. of the Bronfman Center for Jewish Life at the 92Y in NY. Sunday - 8pm & 1am; Monday - 10pm & 4:30am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday – 8pm; Saturday - 3pm

Film:Iranium

Detailing the threat of a nuclear Iran through rarely seen footage of Iranian leaders, this doc. shows the nature of the Iranian regime and their use of terror, as well as outlining Middle East and Western world scenarios should Iran become nuclear.
Tonight (Sunday) – Midnight; Friday Night – 9:30pm & 4am

American Zionist Jew Today

This past week, YouTube classified a JBS in which Rabbi Mark S. Golub, President of JBS, defined what it means for a liberal Jew to be an American Zionist in the 21st Century. After protest and a formal appeal by JBS, YouTube restored the program. We are replaying the program this week for anyone who may have missed its initial airing or who wishes to watch it again. With Rabbi Gordon Yaffe at the Pollack Lecture, Congregation L’Dor V’Dor, Oakland Little Neck Jewish Center, NY.
Today (Sunday) – 3pm; Monday – 4am & 10:30am; Wednesday – 9am & 4:30pm

Fiddlers on the Roof

A YIDDISH MINI-FEST - SEPTEMBER 13-15, 2019

Presented By: Yiddishkayt Initiative & The Betsy - South Beach

College Board Grants 52 AP Scholar Awards to Scheck Hillel Students

AP Scholars 2019North Miami Beach - Fifty-two 2019 AP Scholar Awards were granted to Scheck Hillel Community School students in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams, continuing a Scheck Hillel tradition.

The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program (AP) provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance on the AP exams. The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on students’ performance on AP exams.

“Congratulations to Scheck Hillel Community School's 2019 AP Scholar Award recipients, their families and our faculty,” said Vanessa Donaher, Scheck Hillel’s Head of School. “Such outstanding academic achievement comes from dedication and commitment shared by all.”

Two Scheck Hillel students qualified for the National AP Scholar Award by earning an average score of at least 4 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams. These students are Gabrielle Kurzer ‘20 and Class of 2019 Salutatorian Matias Lancewicki (Cornell University, Gap Year: Mayanot Institute of Jewish Studies).

Eighteen Scheck Hillel students qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams. These students are Jonathan Abbo ‘19 (Tulane University), Olga Benacerraf ‘20, Moises Bensadon ‘19 (Tel Aviv University), Gabriela Bentolila ‘19 (University of Miami, Gap Year: Bar Ilan Experience), Jaime Bursztyn ‘20, Class of 2019 Valedictorian Raquel DiMitri (University of Miami - Foote Fellows Honors Program), Danielle Esquenazi ‘20, Tali Finger, Eli Gelb ‘20, Myles Gilbert ‘20, Leah Grobman ‘20, Gabrielle Kurzer ‘20, Matias Lancewicki ‘19, Rotem Miara ‘20, Jayme Podgorowiez ‘19 (University of Miami), Alex Wagenberg ‘20, Danit Weitzman ‘20 and Mauricio Woldenberg ‘20.

Eight students qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams. These students are Daniela Abbo ‘20, Alan Berkman ‘20, Anna Freiman ‘21, Alexandra Gelman ‘20, Frida Herdan ‘20, Emily Rodman ‘19 (University of Miami), Yael Sefchovich ‘20 and Ilana Stiberman ‘21.

The final 24 students qualified for AP Scholar Awards by completing three or more AP exams with scores of 3 or higher. These students are Natalie Abramowitz ‘21, Shelly Albergel ‘19 (IDC Herzliya/Israel Defense Forces), Yael Algranatti ‘21, Tanya Almog ‘21, Joi Alon ‘20, Esther Benasayag ‘19 (Northeastern University, Gap Year: Shnat Hajshara), Sarah Benoliel ‘19 (University of Miami, Gap Year: Bar Ilan Experience), Joseph Bensabat ‘19 (University of Florida), Alexa Cohen ‘19 (Vanderbilt University), Alli Dronsick ‘21, Nicole Feldman ‘21, Ashley Fincheltub ‘20, Mauricio Fuhrman ‘21, Jake Gelb ‘21, Ariel Grobman ‘19 (Indiana University Bloomington), Emily Kriger ‘19 (University of Central Florida), Samuel Levy ‘20, Maya Rodrig ‘20, Amanda Scheck ‘19 (University of Michigan, Gap Year: Young Judaea Year Course), Shira Sredni ‘20, David Szkolnik ‘19 (University of Florida), Danielle Waijman ‘19 (University of Central Florida), Alejandro Wakszol ‘21 and Albert Wolak ‘19 (Babson College).

Scheck Hillel offers 19 AP courses and more than 50% of Scheck Hillel's High School students maximize this opportunity to earn college credit or Advanced Placement and stand out in the college admission process. Each exam is developed by a committee of college and university faculty and AP teachers, ensuring they are aligned with the same high standards expected by college faculty at some of the nation’s leading universities.

About Scheck Hillel Community School
Scheck Hillel Community School educates and inspires students 18 months-Grade 12 to become exemplary global citizens with enduring Jewish identity and values through an individualized college preparatory curriculum highlighted by Design/STEM, Capstone, college dual enrollment, arts, athletics and community service. Its 14-acres include a 115,000-sq.-ft athletic complex with academic expansion plans. Set within a nurturing, diverse community, Scheck Hillel is one of the world's largest Jewish community day schools and a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. For more information about Scheck Hillel Community School or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact our Admissions office at 305.931.2831x173 or write to admissions@eHillel.org.

Join Us for the 22nd Annual Sunset Over Miami

Sunset Over Miami is Federation’s largest event for real estate professionals. The event offers every participant valuable networking opportunities with veterans and newcomers in the industry. Each year the event showcases a unique space in Miami and typically over 500 guests. Federation’s Real Estate Division encourages the involvement of architects, brokers, builders, developers, contractors and professionals affiliated with these trades in supporting the philanthropic work of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. Sponsorship opportunities available.

Click here for more information and here to RSVP.

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from Sept 8 - 14

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

L'Chayim: Shai Held Pt 1

Shai Held, Founding President, Dean and Chair in Jewish Thought of Hadar Institute, discusses growing up the child of Survivor Zionist parents and how his upbringing shaped his life and Jewish journey. Wednesday - 9pm & 12am; Thursday – 3pm

L'Chayim: Shai Held Pt 2

Shai Held, talks theology, his understanding of God and his approach to teaching the Jewish Tradition in part two of a conversation with Mark S. Golub on L'Chayim.
Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

92nd Street Y: Levy & Schama 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. Tonight (Sunday) – 8pm & 1am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday – 8pm; Saturday - 3pm

Creativity & Making Money-Daniel Lapin

Orthodox rabbi and author Daniel Lapin, head of the "American Alliance of Jews and Christians," discusses how creativity and imagination goes into making money. Monday – 8:30pm & 1am; Wednesday – 2:30pm; Saturday – 7pm & 2:30am

American Zionist Jew Today

What it means for a liberal Jew to be an American Zionist in the 21st Century is discussed by Rabbi Mark S. Golub, President of JBS. With Rabbi Gordon Yaffe at the Pollack Lecture, Congregation L’Dor V’Dor, Oakland Little Neck Jewish Center, NY.
Tuesday - 7pm & 1am; Thursday - 1pm

L'Chayim: Pay Czar Feinberg

Kenneth Feinberg, the “Pay Czar” who distributed $7 billion to victims of 9/11 for the United States government, talks about his experience with 9/11 families and his concerns for the Jewish future. Monday – 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday – 3pm

L’Chayim: 9/11 Remembered

One World Trade Center survivor Ari Schonbrun; NYPD Detective Morty Dzikansky; and Liz Goren, a psychotherapist who counsels survivors, tell their personal stories and reflect upon the meaning of 9/11 as Americans and as Jews. Tuesday – 9pm & 12am; Wednesday – 3pm

Faith to Faith: 9/11 Terrorism

Debra Burlingame, sister of Charles Burlingame, the pilot of American Airlines flight 77, discusses the tragedy of 9/11 with Rabbi Joseph Potasnik on “Faith To Faith.” Tuesday – 2pm; Wednesday 7pm; Thursday – 1pm

Students & 9/11

Author Michelle Haimoff discusses her first novel, “These Days Are Ours,” which tells the story of recent college graduates finding themselves in the chaos of New York City following 9/11. With Connie Martinson on “Connie Martinson Talks Books.” Tuesday – 2:30pm; Wednesday – 7:30pm & 5:30am

Jake Ehrenreich Show - Tovah Feldshuh, Sarge and Elaine Grossinger

Jake Ehrenreich welcomes comedian Sarge; star of stage, screen and television Tovah Feldshuh; and First Lady of the Catskills Resorts, Elaine Grossinger, who is inducted into the Catskills Hall of Fame. Sunday – 1:30pm, 9:30pm & 2:30am; Tuesday - 10:30am; Wednesday – 4:30am; Thursday 10pm & 1:30pm

Film: The Making Of A Martyr

Interviews with Palestinian terrorists show the horrific child-abuse in Muslim culture in which children are indoctrinated & encouraged to become suicide bombers out of hatred for Jews & Israel. Produced by Brooke Goldstein & Alistair Leyland. (2006) Sunday– Midnight; Friday Night – 9:30pm & 4am

New Weekly Series: Good Day Israel

A look at all that is happening in Israel -- including culture, travel, food, religion, innovation and humanitarian initiatives. A production of ILTV.tv in Jerusalem. Thursday 6:30pm; Friday 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Be Part of the Jewish Community's Response to Help Victims of Hurricane Dorian

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation has established an Emergency Relief Fund to assist those affected by Hurricane Dorian.

One hundred percent of funds donated to Hurricane Dorian relief will be used to provide critically needed aid to those in the Bahamas and other affected areas.

Click here to make a donation.

While no one knows the ultimate path of the storm, the extent of the need is already clear.

Our community has decades of experience with hurricanes. We understand the devastation and suffering that follows a catastrophic storm like Hurricane Dorian. Let us join together to help those affected — wherever they may live — to rebuild their lives. We cannot help but be grateful to have been spared a direct hit in Miami-Dade County. Please give as generously as you can to assist with the immediate needs in the aftermath and long-term recovery for those who were not as fortunate.

We will continue to monitor the storm and assess its impact on other communities so we can provide assistance to those affected.

High Holiday Welcome Program

Since 1999, the High Holiday Welcome Program – a joint venture of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, the Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami and participating area synagogues – has enabled tens of thousands of worshippers to enjoy Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services at no cost to participants.

Through allocations from the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign, as well as supplemental gifts from generous donors, Federation has underwritten the cost of High Holiday seats so that every Jewish person in Miami-Dade County has the opportunity to take part in these meaningful days of prayer.

Seats are offered to members of Miami’s Jewish community who are unaffiliated with a community synagogue.Advance reservations are required to accommodate the large number of worshippers and to ensure security.

Click here to view this year’s participating synagogues.

Seating reservations will be available:

Monday, September 9 through Friday, September 20 For quick online registration 24/7, please CLICK HERE.

To reserve by phone, call one of our operators at 305-373-SEAT (7328) during the following hours: (Please note, phone lines will be busy. We highly encourage online reservations, they are faster, with no time spent waiting for an available operator.

  • First Day: Monday, September 9 from 12 noon to 5 p.m.
  • All other weekdays: (Mon – Thurs) 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Fridays: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Free seating reservations close on Friday, September 20 at 4 p.m. After this time, please contact a synagogue directly to inquire about seating availability.

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from Sept 1-7

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

DOJ Panel on Antisemitism: Carr

Remarks by Anti-Semitism Czar Elan Carr, Treasury Sec Steve Mnuchin and FBI Dir Christopher Wray’s plus discussion with Eric Dreiband (Asst AG), Calvin Shivers (FBI), Jesse Liu (U.S.) Tuesday - 7:30pm & 1:30am; Wednesday - 1:30pm; Saturday – 7:30pm & 1:30am

Millennials Fight Antisemitism

Millennials discuss how “the time is now” to fight against antisemitism, including Daniel Cohen Melissa Weiss, Bryan Leib and Avi Posnick. With Russell Robinson, CEO of JNF. Presented by the Israeli-American Council of NY at JNF House in Manhattan. Wednesday - 8pm; Thursday – 2pm

Jewish Cinematheque: Heading Home

Jeremy Newberger, one of the co-directors of the film Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel, tells the story of Israel’s Cinderella run in the World Baseball Classic of 2016-2017 – in select theaters in September. With Eric Goldman. Tuesday - 7:00pm; Wednesday - 1pm; Saturday – 7pm

Munich '72: A Story Of Survival

Dan Alon, a member of the Israeli fencing team at the 1972 Munich Olympics, recounts the infamous hostage taking and murder of 11 of his teammates, and his own narrow escape from the terrorists. A program of Chabad (Western Monmouth and Holmdel, NJ). Thursday – 8pm & 2am; Friday – 1pm

92nd Street Y: A Night Of Jewish Humor

Jewish humorists and writers Patricia Marx, Calvin Trillin, Adam Gopnik, and Jeffrey Toobin discuss Jewish humor with Michael Krasny, radio host and author of Let There Be Laughter. From the 92nd Street Y in NYC, a JBS exclusive presentation Tonight (Sunday) – 8pm & 1am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am & 1am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

L'Chayim: 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. Wednesday - 9pm & 12am; Thursday – 3pm; Saturday – 6pm

Sunday– Peter Yarrow

A member of the iconic folk-music group of "Peter, Paul & Mary," Peter Yarrow, who talks about his Jewish identity and his feelings for the State of Israel.
Part 1 at Noon & Part 2 at 6 pm; Monday– Part 1 at 3pm, Part 2 at 4pm

Joan Benny: Jack Benny's Daughter

Joan Benny, the daughter of one of America’s most beloved comedians, Jack Benny (z”l), reminisces about her father and describes his commitment to the State of Israel and is involvement with Israel Bonds. L'Chayim with Mark S. Golub. Monday – 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday – 3pm

Israeli Arab

Yahya Mahamid, a 20-year old Israeli Arab raised in the city of Umm al-Fahm, describes being taught to hate Jews and Israelis and how he became a "Muslim Zionist" advocating for Israel world-wide as an educator with StandWithUs. Tuesday – 9:30pm & 12:30am; Wednesday – 3:30pm

Israeli Baseball: Heading Home

Peter Kurz (Pres, Israel Association of Baseball) and filmmaker Jeremy Newberger discuss their film “Heading Home” showing Team Israel's success in the 2017 World Baseball Classic and the experience of the American Jews on the team. “Heading Home” opens in select theaters on Saturday, Sep. 7. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Saturday – Terror of Black September

When Palestinians hijacked a TWA plane on September 6, 1970, David Raab was a 17 year-old American Jew returning home from Israel. His book, "Terror in Black September," chronicles this harrowing story of survival. An exclusive JBS interview. Saturday - 6pm

Jake Ehrenreich Show - Tovah Feldshuh, Sarge and Elaine Grossinger

Jake Ehrenreich welcomes comedian Sarge; star of stage, screen and television Tovah Feldshuh; and First Lady of the Catskills Resorts, Elaine Grossinger, who is inducted into the Catskills Hall of Fame. Saturday - 9pm & Midnight

Also Jake welcomes star of stage, screen, TV and yiddish theater, Mike Burstyn and a great American comic Shecky Greene - whom Jake also inducts into the Catskills Hall of Fame.

Sunday – 1:30pm, 10pm & 2am; Tuesday - 10:30am; Wednesday – 4:30am; Thursday 10:30pm & 2pm

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. Sunday- 9pm and Midnight; Friday Night – 9pm & 4am

Haifa Hoops for Kids Charity Basketball Game

Hi Friends and Family of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation,

As you may know, Maccabi Haifa will be back in the U.S to kickoff the 2019-2020 season and NBA Tour!

This year, the team will be back at St. Thomas University on Wednesday, October 2nd at 7pm, for their 3rd annual Haifa Hoops for Kids charity basketball game! The proceeds generated for the event will go towards the team's charity, Haifa Hoops for Kids, which seeks to benefit under-privileged and needy children in Israel by allowing them to participate in basketball clinics year round and attend the basketball games in Haifa free-of-charge.

Please join us in attending the game to support the team and organization. Tickets for the game range from $20-$100. Sponsorship opportunities and donations to Haifa Hoops for Kids will be available shortly. Yalla Maccabi!

Ticket Link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/3rd-annual-haifa-hoops-for-kids-charity-basketball-game-tickets-66344874305

Jewish Incubator Grants: Request For Proposals


The Greater Miami Jewish Federation is now accepting applications for its 2020 Jewish Incubator Grants, which will award nonprofits eager to strengthen Miami’s Jewish community through innovative and impactful programs. Organizations, synagogues, agencies and schools with compelling and creative ideas that support social service, educational or Jewish-identity building activities are invited to apply.

Applications are due no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, September 6, 2019.

Click here for more information and to apply.




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