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Blind Visionary

How do you spell inspiration? J-A-C-K-O, as in Virginia A. Jacko, President and CEO of Miami Lighthouse For The Blind. Virginia will speak on her book, “The Blind Visionary”, which explains her journey through blindness, and how it is possible to lead a productive and full life while blind. One of only a handful of blind chief executives in our country, on her watch Miami Lighthouse has become an innovation engine, heralded globally for its leadership and management. From facilitating fully equipped mobile optometric offices traveling to schools throughout Florida, a pre-school created for blind early learners, to providing consulting service for compliant websites for many types of business, Ms. Jacko has achieved an enviable record of outstanding accomplishments.

Virginia will also speak about her recent trip to Israel; visiting institutions for the blind there, providing a unique opportunity to exchange curricula, pedagogy, and share descriptions of their respective facilities, and seeking to identify commonalities and differences in order to learn from each other.

Ms. Jacko will speak on Friday, February 8th, during the evening Shabbat service at Ahavat Olam, a Kendall synagogue located at 10755 SW 112 Street, on the grounds of Killian Pines United Methodist Church. The service begins at 7:45 p.m. Don’t miss this extraordinary and kindhearted dynamo! For further information, please call 305 412-4240 or write members@ahavatolam.org

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798. DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from Jan 13-19

92Y: Author David Grossman

Israeli author David Grossman discusses his novel A Horse Walks into a Bar and parts of the book are read aloud and performed. From the 92nd Street Y in New York with fellow author Nicole Krauss. Tonight (Sun) - 8pm & 1:30am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8:30pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm & 5am

Glick, Shaked, Soloveichik, Hertog

At the Second Annual Jewish Leadership Conference on "Jews and Conservativism," Roger Hertog (Tikvah Fund Chairman and President of the Hertog Foundation), Caroline Glick (Jerusalem Post), Ayelet Shaked (Israel's Justice Minister) and Rabbi Meir Soloveichik (Congregation address aspects of Jewish conservativism in Israel and America. Monday - 7:30pm & 1pm; Wednesday - 1:30pm; Saturday - 7pm & 1:30am

Tribute To Charles Krauthammer z"l

Conservative columnist, author and TV commentator Charles Krauthammer z"l is remembered by Bill Kristol (Weekly Standard), Rich Lowry (National Review) and Matthew Continetti (Washington Free Beacon). At 2018 Jewish Leadership Conference on "Jews and Conservativism" at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in NYC. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 11am & 4am

L'Chayim: Abigail Pogrebin

Abigail Pogrebin, former producer for "60 Minutes" and author of "Stars of David" and "One and the Same: My Life as an Identical Twin," describes growing up with a famous mother (feminist Letty Pogrebin) and reflects upon her own Jewish journey. Mon - 9pm & Midnight; Tue - 3pm

L'Chayim: 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. Tue - 9pm & Midnight; Wed - 3pm

Jewish Film Festival: The Law

The powerful story of Simone Viel, who survived Auschwitz to become a champion of women's rights in post-war France, serving as Minister of Health and helping to legalize abortion in the 1970's. Starring Emmanuelle Devos and directed by Christian Faure. Today (Sunday) - 9:30pm & Midnight; Friday - 9pm & 4am

Francis Bok & Charles Jacobs: Slave Trade Survivor Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Stuart Weinblatt: Confronting Illness Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Tuvia Tenenbom: "The Lies They Tell" Saturday - 6pm

ITN: David Harris on Rep. Tlaib

David Harris, CEO of the American Jewish Committee, explains his concerns with the statements of freshman Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) who criticized US Senators supporting anti-BDS legislation claiming they are forgetting which country they represent. Tonight (Sunday) - 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am, 12:30pm

Talmud: Dimensions of the Daf

As the Jewish world reads Parashat B'Shalakh and the parting of the Red Sea, JBS presents Rabbi Mordechai Becher discussing when the Torah is not to be taken literally Sunday 9:30am; Tuesday 9:30am & 5pm; Thursday 7:30pm

Jewish 101: Miracle of Nachshon

The Rabbinic tradition's notion of "a miracle" and what really caused the Red Sea to split. Sunday 10am;Wednesday 9am & 4:30pm; Friday 1pm

Shabbat Shirah: Jules Frankel z"l

To celebrate Shabbat Shirah (Sabbath of Song), in memory of Miriam's and Moses' leading the Israelites in song after crossing the Red Sea, JBS replays an annual concert of one of American Jewry's foremost lay leaders and song leaders Jules Frankel's (z"l), as he is joined by song-leader and composer Steve Dropkin.From the East Brunswick New Jersey Jewish Center (2012). Friday - 7:30pm

From The Aleph Bet"

The Easiest & Most Friendly Way To Learn To Read Hebrew Mondays - 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesdays - 7pm; Saturdays - 9am

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

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798. DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from Jan 6-12

For up-to-the minute schedules, go to jbstv.org

Outspoken: BDS & Violence

Brooke Goldstein speaks with Marc Greendorfer (Zachor Legal Institute), Gabriel Groisman (Mayor of Bal Harbour, FL) and photojournalist Jonathan Alpeyrie about the way in which the BDS movement is organized and funded by groups committed to violence. Monday - 8pm & 1:30pm; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm & 2am

"From The Aleph Bet"

The Easiest & Most Friendly Way To Learn To Read Hebrew Mondays - 9am & 4:30pm Wednesdays - 7pm; Saturdays - 9am

The Brooklyn Jewish Hall Of Fame - 2018

Founding chair of the Brooklyn Jewish Historical Howard Teich and co-chair Sarina Roffé welcome the 4th class of inductees into the Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame including David G. Greenfield (CEO and Exec Dir., Met Council), Rabbi Alvin Kass (Chief Chaplain, NYC Police Department), Henry B. Gutman (Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation Board of Directors ), Rachel Freier (Civil Court Judge, New York State), Adam Richman (author, actor TV personality "Man vs. Food", Ferne Pearlstein (documentary filmmaker), Cecelia Margules (musician), Eleanor Reissa (director, playwright, Yiddish Performer) and Charley Rosen (author and former basketball coach) for Abraham Becker (NYU basketball). From the Brooklyn Historical Society in Brooklyn, NY. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am;Thursday - 2pm

L'Chayim: Shlomo Riskin and Kenneth Brander

The founding dean and Chancellor Emeritus of Ohr Torah Stone educational institutions, Shlomo Riskin, and the new President of Ohr Torah Stone, Kenneth Brander, share their perspectives on women in Judaism and explain how the essence of Torah is to be a loving person. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm; Next Sunday - Noon & 6pm

ITN: Gil Troy on Israeli Political Upheaval

Gil Troy, Prof. of History at McGill University and Jerusalem Post columnist, analyzes the dramatic moves of Israeli politicians who are switching and creating new political parties, including Naftali Bennett, Ayelet Shaked, Caroline Glick, Michael Oren, Tzipi Livni and Gen. Benny Gantz. Sunday - 5:30pm, 11:30pm, 3:30am; Monday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim This Week:

Itamar Marcus: Palestinian Media Watch Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

Deborah Dash Moore & Jeffrey Gurock: Jewish New York Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Bassem Eid: A Palestinian View Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

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

Art Classes with Morah Fela

Sundays, Starting January 13th 12:00pm Drawing Lessons 1:00pm Painting Lessons

Ages 6 and up. Come for one or both.

$60 per month per class. $80 for both classes. $20/30 for individual weeks.

Chabad Chayil, 2601 NE 211 Ter. Miami, FL 33180 Register at (305)770-1919 or ChabadChayil.org/4251835

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798. DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from Dec 30 - Jan 5

Jake Ehrenreich Show #2: J Budd

Singer Julie Budd and cast members from the Yiddish production of "Fiddler On The Roof" are Jake Ehrenreich's guests on JBS's new series, "The Jake Ehrenreich Show," with Jake's inducting Sid Caesar into the Catskills Hall of Fame. Taped before a live audience at the Triad Theater in Manhattan. Saturday - 8pm & 1am; Next Sunday - 10pm

Jackie Mason

Stand-up comedian Jackie Mason performs his one-man hit Broadway show, "The World According To Me," for which he won a "Special Tony Award" in 1987. Monday (1 ½ Hours with L'Chayim) - 9pm & Midnight; Saturday Night - 9pm & Midnight

Tzipi Livni-Israel Policy Forum

Israeli Opposition Leader Tzipi Livni (Hatuna Party) explains her disagreements with Prime Minister Netanyahu. From the 2018 Israel Policy Forum reaffirming a commitment to a Two-State Solution Wednesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 2am

Gun Violence & Religion

A discussion of Jewish and Catholic perspectives on gun control with Tobias Winright (Prof. of Theological Ethics, St. Louis U) and Rabbi Joel Mosbacher (Temple Shaaray Tefila, NYC). By AJC Westchester/Fairfield, from Iona College, New Rochelle, NY. Thursday - 8pm & 1am; Friday - 2pm;Saturday - 7pm & 4am

ITN: Israeli Coalition Falls

Political analyst for The Times of Israel, Haviv Rettig Gur, discusses PM Netanyahu's political future with the collapse of his government, and Israeli reaction to Pres. Trump's decision to withdraw American troops from Syria. Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm, 11:30pm, 3:30am; Monday – 8:30 am & 12:30pm

L'Chayim Round Table: Year End Retrospective - Part 2

In Part 2 of a Year End Retrospective, Thane Rosenbaum, Eric Yoffie, Betty Ehrenberg and Charles Small discuss Jewish criticism of Israel, assimilation and the future of Jewish pluralism; and offer their choices of "Jewish Person of the Year." Today (Sunday) - Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

L'Chayim Round Table: Year End Retrospective - Parts 1 & 2 Tuesday (New Year's Day) - 3-6pm

In Memoriam 2018

Remembering Jews who passed in 2018 including Amos Oz, Bernard Lewis, Philip Roth, Charles Krauthammer, Neil Simon, Howard Sachar, Rabbi Rachel Cowan, Rabbi Aaron Panken, Herb London, Harvey Kaylie, Ari Fuld and 11 members of the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Today (Sunday) - 1:30pm & 7:30pm; Monday - 4:30pm; Tuesday - 6pm

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

Inclusion Shabbat

Inclusion Shabbat

The Family Shul | 2601 NE 211th Terr, Miami, FL 33180 | (305) 770-1919

Join us for a Shabbat promoting inclusion & special health awareness.

Friday, Feb 8 - 6:00 pm Inclusion Service, 7:10 pm Shabbat Dinner. Saturday, Feb 9 - 10:30 am Inclusion Service with Special Children's Program, 12:00 pm Shabbat Lunch.

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798. DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from Dec 23-29

JOIN US FOR THE FIRST-EVER JBS TELETHON THURSDAY NIGHT 7-11PM EST

92nd Street Y: Jonathan Sacks & Simon Schama

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks (former Chief Rabbi of the U.K. & Visiting Prof, Yeshiva U.) and Simon Schama (Prof of Art History, Columbia U.) discuss the essence of Jewish identity with former TV news anchor David Gregory. From the 92nd Street Y in NYC. Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm & 5am

Can Judaism Survive in the 21st Century?

Tal Keinan (American-born Israeli entrepreneur and author, God Is In The Crowd) discusses his concerns for the future of Judaism with Gary Rosenblatt (editor & publisher of The Jewish Week of New York).
A program of UJA-Federation of NY and The Jewish Week from Congregation Kol Ami in White Plains, NY. Wednesday - 8pm & 1:30am; Friday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 1am

L'Chayim Round Table: Year End Retrospective - Part 1

Considering the most significant Jewish event of 2018, Thane Rosenbaum, Eric Yoffie, Betty Ehrenberg and Charles Small discuss the mass murder at the Tree Of Life Synagogue and explore the nature of antisemitism in America today. Today (Sunday) - Noon & 6pm

L'Chayim Round Table: Year End Retrospective - Part 2

In Part 2 of a Year End Retrospective, Thane Rosenbaum, Eric Yoffie, Betty Ehrenberg and Charles Small discuss Jewish criticism of Israel, assimilation and the future of Jewish pluralism; and offer their choices of "Jewish Person of the Year." Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

L'Chayim: Chloe Valdary

Brand Ambassador for Jerusalem U, Chloe Valdary, a black Christian activist form New Orleans, describes how she came to be an ardent defender of Israel and suggests the best way for the Jewish community to respond to the BDS Movement. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

L'Chayim: Vivian Lazar & HaZamir Chorale Saturday - 6pm

92nd Street Y: The Jews & Jesus

Mel Gibson's feature film "The Passion" is the subject of a discussion with Rabbi Eugene Korn, Newsweek Editor Jon Meacham, and Catholic Theological Union Professor John Pawlikowski.From the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Tonight (Sun) - 8pm & 1am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am

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

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

For the latest schedule, go to jbstv.org

Israel and Progressive Jews

Former Israeli Consul General in NY, Ido Aharoni, discusses Israel's relationship to progressive American Jews and to Pres. Trump with David Margolick (Vanity Fair). A program of The NY Jewish Week & American Friends of Tel Aviv University at HUC-JIR in NYC. Monday - 8pm & 1:30pm; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 1am

Welcoming The Stranger

Cantor Laura Breznick, Rev. Beate Storck and Dr. Heba Elkhateeb discuss how Judaism, Christianity, and Islam view the "stranger" in the past and in today. A program of The Interfaith Women's Initiative from the Darul Islah Mosque in Teaneck, NJ. Tuesday - 7:30pm & 1am; Wednesday - 1:30pm; Saturday - 7pm & 2am

L'Chayim Round Table: Year End Retrospective - Part 1

Considering the most significant Jewish event of 2018, Thane Rosenbaum, Eric Yoffie, Betty Ehrenberg and Charles Small discuss the mass murder at the Tree Of Life Synagogue and explore the nature of antisemitism in America today. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm; Next Sunday - Noon & 6pm

Paula Eiselt - Documentary Film 93-Queen Today (Sunday) - Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Rudy Rochman - Student Leader (SSI - Students Supporting Israel) Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

Tuvia Tennenbom - Refugees Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Howard Teich - Preserving Jewish Culture Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday- 3pm

Yehiel Eckstein - Christian Support of Israel Saturday - 6pm

92nd Street Y: The Jews & Jesus

Mel Gibson's feature film "The Passion" is the subject of a discussion with Rabbi Eugene Korn, Newsweek Editor Jon Meacham, and Catholic Theological Union Professor John Pawlikowski.From the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Tonight (Sun) - 8pm & 1am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm & 5am

Talmud: Afterlife In Judaism

As the Jewish community concludes the Book of Genesis with parashat Vay'chee that tells of the deaths of Jacob and Joseph, Rabbi Mordechai Becher, Senior Lecturer for the Gateways Organization and the author of "Gateways To Judaism," discusses the Talmudic view of the afterlife. On the original JBS series "Dimensions of the Daf." Today (Sunday) - 9am; Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7pm & 4am

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

NCJW Miami: Advocacy Film Series

Once a month, NCJW Miami is hosting a film screening on issues related to our mission of improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.

Join us for popcorn and beverages, inspiration and discussion.

January 17th, 7:30 PM

At the Michael Ann-Russell JCC

In partnership with the Miami Jewish Film Festival

We have purchased a block of tickets for: Working Woman By Michal Avital

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit: https://www.ncjwmiami.org/film-series

Thank you!

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