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JBS Highlights starting 11/22: COMCAST for Chanukah, Thanksgiving, FIDF CEO, Author Esther Amini, West Bank Future, World Jewry’s Voice

On Tuesday, December 8 – just in time for Chanukah – Comcast Xfinity will premiere JBS on every one of its systems throughout America on Channel 1684HD. Any Xfinity subscriber with the voice-activated “X1” Box will be able to watch JBS.

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

PROGRAMS

Debate: Future of West Bank

Eugene Kontorovich (Antonin Scalia School of Law) and Avidan Cover (Case Western Reserve University School of Law) debate the legal future of the West Bank. With Joseph Hendlin a program by Federalist Society at Case Western Reserve Law School. (2020) Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Wednesday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 7pm

World Jewry’s Voice in Israel?

Knesset Members -- Merav Michaeli (Labor), Tehila Friedman (Blue & White) and Michal Cotler-Wunsh (Blue & White) -- join JFNA Pres. & CEO Eric Fingerhut to discuss world Jewry’s participation in shaping Israeli policy. With David Butler at 2020 JFNA Gen. Assembly. Tuesday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Thursday - 2:00pm; Saturday – 8pm & 2am

Jewish Book Month: Esther Amini

Author Esther Amini discusses her memoir Concealed, being the daughter of tradition-bound parents who hungers for more than tradition allows. For Jewish Book Month, a Series by the Hampton Synagogue of Westhampton Beach, NY with Rabbi Avraham Bronstein. Wednesday - 7:00pm & 2:00am; Saturday - 10:30pm & 1:30am

L’Chayim: CEO of FIDF Steven Weil

Steven Weil, the CEO of the Friends of the IDF, describes his Jewish background and his perspective on Israel and American Jewish life; and discusses his role with the FIDF without ever having served in the Israeli Defenses Forces. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00pm; Sunday Nov 29 - 12 Noon & 6pm

Sunday: Roundtable: Biden & Israel

Steve Bayme, Eric Yoffie, Betty Ehrenberg and Dovid Efune discuss ways in which the Biden Administration may change U.S. policies on Iran, funding the Palestinians, and on details of a two-state solution from those of Donald Trump. With Mark S. Golub. Sunday - 12 Noon; Sunday - 6:00pm; Monday - 3:00pm

JFK and Israel

For the Anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas, Texas (November 22, 1963), Professor Jerome Chanes of the Center for Jewish Studies at CUNY's Gradate Center discusses the profound positive impact President Kennedy had on U.S.-Israeli relations. Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm

Tuesday: Israel Maimon

The President & CEO of Israel Bonds, Israel Maimon, discusses his experiences in the Golani Brigade, his role in the 2007 bombing of the Syrian nuclear reactor, his concerns regarding Iran & his critique of the Iran Nuclear Deal.
Tuesday – 9:00pm & 2:00am; Wednesday – 3:00pm

Jews & America

Dr. Jeffrey Gurock, professor of American Jewish History at Yeshiva University, describes aspects of the Jewish experience in America. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Friday - 3:00pm; Saturday - 6:00pm & 12 Midnight

92nd Street Y: Who Will Write Our History

A discussion of a film about a secret band of Jewish journalists in the Warsaw Ghetto determined to document Nazi atrocities. With Director Nancy Spielberg, Screenwriter Roberta Grossman & Exec. Prod. Samuel Kassow. With Dana Bash at 92nd Street Y. Sunday - 8:30pm & 2:00am; Monday - 10pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Saturday - 1:00am & 4pm

Talmud: Polygamy

As the Jewish world reads Parashat Vayeitzei, in which Jacob marries Leah and Rachel, Rabbi Mordechai discusses the Talmudic view of polygamy )Kesuvos 90a) in a lesson entitled “Big Love: Was Polygamy Normal?” on “Dimensions of the Daf.” Sunday - 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm; Friday - 2:30am

Talmud: Blessings

As we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses the history and nuances of Jewish blessings, their Hebrew translations, etymology, and deeper meanings as reminders to appreciate and value everything we use, see, and encounter within our daily lives. On the original JBS series “Dimensions of the Daf.” Thursday - 7:00pm; Friday - 2:00am

Jewish 101: Interpretation

The importance of rabbinic interpretation in the Jewish tradition, which is critical to understanding the Torah's glorious poetry, is explained in this "Jewish 101" episode, a JBS original series hosted by Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1:00pm

In The News: Rabin’s Granddaughter

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (Nov 1995), JBS’s Shahar Azanit speaks with Mr. Rabin’s granddaughter, Noa Rothman. Sunday - 8:30am, 5:30pm & 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Jewish Story: Temple Rebuilt Ep. 9

The second temple period begins as Nehemiya rebuilds the ruined city of Jerusalem and the Temple, and Ezra reads the entire Written Torah to the Jewish People. Episode 9 of “The Jewish Story Explained,” a series from OpenDor Media with host Rivka Deray. Monday - 7:15pm & 2:45am; Wednesday - 1:15pm

Friday Night

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Services - 6pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Kabbalat Shabbat - 7:30pm & 10:30pm : Note New Starting Time of 7:30pm

Shabbat Morning Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 9:30am & 1pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 11am & 2:30pm

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

Free Thanksgiving Kosher Food Distribution at Greater Miami Jewish Federation on November 25

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2020

First come, first served while supplies last.
Please do not arrive before 9 a.m.

Greater Miami Jewish Federation
Stanley C. Myers Building
4200 Biscayne Boulevard

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

Amateur Athletes Can Train Online

Amateur Athletes Can Train Online

If you can’t go to the training room, bring the training to you! That’s the approach of Jewish Sports Now, a website providing elite skills and fitness instruction for amateur Jewish athletes during the Coronavirus pandemic. The site offers free access to a library of training videos for baseball, basketball, lacrosse, soccer, tennis and general fitness, assembled by leading professional coaches across the Jewish sports and fitness world. Visit here to register.

Mental Health Information: A Jewish Perspective

Mental Health Information: A Jewish Perspective

The Blue Dove Foundation addresses the issues of mental illness and substance abuse in the Jewish community and beyond. For an array of articles, information and resources about physical and mental health,click here.

Reflection and Prayers During the Time of COVID

Reflection and Prayers During the Time of COVID

Chaplains from Mishkan Miami - The Jewish Connection for Spiritual Support, a program of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, have created and compiled prayers, poetry and reflections to help us face life in the time of COVID-19. Click here to access them.

Aquatics for the Whole Family

Aquatics for the Whole Family

From babies to adults, click here for the resources the Galbut Family Miami Beach JCC Simkins on the Family Campus has posted to enjoy the water.

At-Home Workouts

At-Home Workouts

Keep up with your fitness routine in the comfort of your own home by clicking here for more than 100 workouts. There is something here for everyone, from high intensity interval training designed to improve strength and fitness fast, dance fitness workouts, a martial arts inspired program, a postpartum series and workouts for kids.

Health and Well-Being

Coronavirus has changed how we work and live. We are all missing the camaraderie of our workplace, the zen of our favorite yoga class or the endorphins of our CrossFit group. Explore our list of resources that will help you be fulfilled and enjoy activities in new and different ways.


At-Home Workouts

Keep up with your fitness routine in the comfort of your own home by clicking here for more than 100 workouts. There is something here for everyone, from high intensity interval training designed to improve strength and fitness fast, dance fitness workouts, a martial arts inspired program, a postpartum series and workouts for kids.


Aquatics for the Whole Family

From babies to adults, click here for the resources the Galbut Family Miami Beach JCC Simkins on the Family Campus has posted to enjoy the water.


Stay Fit While Staying Home

Be active, tone your body and feel great with these at-home workouts. Fitness instructors from the Galbut Family Miami Beach JCC Simkins on the Family Campus have posted virtual workouts here to maintain a fitness routine during these extraordinary times.


5 Quarantine Tips from Natan Sharansky

Natan Sharansky, former Chairman of the Executive of The Jewish Agency for Israel, a freedom fighter and Zionist who was imprisoned in isolation for many years by the Soviets, shares some advice here for people who are in quarantine and to help us all deal with the coronavirus crisis.


Keep Calm and Swim On

The Dave and Mary Alper Jewish Community Center has posted ways for all ages to enjoy the water. From babies to adults, here are resources to have fun in the water.


Commit to be Fit

Whether you are interested in a light workout or intense action, the Michael-Ann Russell JCC has fitness classes for all levels. You can work out with the expert MAR-JCC fitness staff with their livestreamed classes on the MAR-JCC fitness Facebook page. The schedule is updated on a regular basis.


Telemedicine During the Coronavirus Crisis

Visit a doctor and receive medical advice from your living room


Aetna is Waiving Telemedicine Copays Until September 30

Click here for more information.


Baptist Health South Florida

Baptist Health South Florida is Offering a Free Care on Demand Consultation With Code CARE19 here.


Reflection and Prayers During the Time of COVID

Chaplains from Mishkan Miami - The Jewish Connection for Spiritual Support, a program of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, have created and compiled prayers, poetry and reflections to help us face life in the time of COVID-19. Click here to access them.


Mental Health Information: A Jewish Perspective

The Blue Dove Foundation addresses the issues of mental illness and substance abuse in the Jewish community and beyond. For an array of articles, information and resources about physical and mental health,click here.


Amateur Athletes Can Train Online

If you can’t go to the training room, bring the training to you! That’s the approach of Jewish Sports Now, a website providing elite skills and fitness instruction for amateur Jewish athletes during the Coronavirus pandemic. The site offers free access to a library of training videos for baseball, basketball, lacrosse, soccer, tennis and general fitness, assembled by leading professional coaches across the Jewish sports and fitness world. Visit here to register.

Onward Israel Summer 2021 Internship in Tel Aviv - Applications Now Open!

Start Up Your Future with Miami's Onward Israel Summer 2021 Internship in Tel Aviv

June 2 – July 27, 2021

Apply now, space is limited!

Miami’s Onward Israel Internship in Tel Aviv offers exciting and immersive resume building opportunities. This highly subsidized eight-week summer internship provides a global, cross-cultural experience in Israel while working with Israeli peers.

Live in Tel Aviv while developing your professional future.

Work in your area of interest according to your skills.

Build your resume through a highly subsidized eight-week internship.

Onward Israel is intended for Jewish undergraduate students between the ages of 19-27.

Miami's Onward Israel summer internship in Tel Aviv is operated through a partnership between the Beacon and Shapira Foundations and other leading philanthropists, The Jewish Agency for Israel, Masa Israel Journey, and the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. Trip organizer: Tlalim.

JBS Highlights starting Nov 15: Round Table - Biden & Israel, Gordis on 2-State Solution, Author Meryl Ain, Director Gur Bentwich - "Peaches & Cream," Haifa U's Ron Rubin - Diversity in Education

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Jewish Cinema: Peaches & Cream

Israeli director and actor Gur Bentwich and Israeli actor Alon Abutbul discuss Bentwich’s award-winning film “Peaches and Cream” -- about a director trying to rescue his failed movie. With Jewish film scholar Eric Goldman on JBS’s Jewish Cinematheque. Monday - 7:30pm & 2:00am; Wednesday - 1:30pm & 4:30am; Saturday - 10:00pm & 1:00am

AJC: Daniel Gordis on 2 States

Daniel Gordis, Senior VP at Shalem College in Israel, explains the reasons he still believes in the Two-State Solution and discusses why some American Jews have grown distant from Israel. With Laura Shaw Frank by AJC Advocacy Anywhere (2020). Monday - 8:00pm & 1:00am; Wednesday - 2:00pm; Saturday - 7pm

Jewish Book Month: Meryl Ain

Author Meryl Ain reads excerpts from her novel “The Takeaway Men” and discusses themes of the book. For Jewish Book Month, an Author Series by the Hampton Synagogue of Westhampton Beach, NY with Rabbi Avraham Bronstein. Wednesday - 7:00pm & 4:00am; Saturday - 10:30pm & 1:30am

Haifa U. & Academic Diversity

Prof. Ron Robin, Pres of Haifa University, discusses with Tammy Ben-Haim (Israeli Embassy in DC) diverse ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds of its 1,800 students and its “Multiversity.” By American Friends of University of Haifa and Israeli Embassy. Wednesday - 8pm & 1:30am; Friday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 2:00am

L'Chayim Roundtable: Biden & Israel

Steve Bayme (social commentator), Dovid Efune (Editor, Algeheime), Betty Ehrenberg (North America Director, World Jewish Congress) and Eric Yoffie (columnist and Pres Emeritus, Union for Reform Judaism) discuss ways in which the Biden Administration may change U.S. policies on Iran, funding the Palestinians, and on details of a two-state solution from those of Donald Trump. With Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3:00 pm; Sunday 11/22 - 12 Noon & 6pm

Sunday: Itamar Marcus

Itamar Marcus of "Palestinian Media Watch," which monitors what Palestinians say in Arabic on PA Television and the PA website, speaks to whether there is a "moderate" Palestinian leadership with which Israel can make peace.
Sunday - 12 Noon; Sunday - 6:00pm; Monday - 3:00pm

New State Solution Pt 1

The founders of an organization dedicated to replacing the Two-State Solution with the “New State Solution,” Benjamin Anthony (Our Soldiers Speak) and Brig. Gen (R) Amir Avivi, explain their plan and why Palestinians will accept it.
Monday - 9:00pm & 12 Midnight; Tuesday - 3:00pm

New State Solution Pt 2

In part two of a discussion exploring the idea of a Palestinian state in the Gaza Strip extending into the Egyptian Sinai, Benjamin Anthony and Brig. Gen (R) Amir Avivi continue to explain and defend their “New State Solution.”
Tuesday – 9:00pm & 2:00am; Wednesday – 3:00pm

David Wolpe

Rabbi David Wolpe is author of a book on King David, and Senior Rabbi of the Sinai Temple in Los Angeles.
Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight; Friday - 3:00pm

Hotel Moscow - Talia Carner

Talia Carner, author of four books, describes her Israeli family history that goes back seven generations, her response to anyone who questions Israel's legitimacy, and how her latest novel, "Hotel Moscow," is based on her own trip to Russia in 1993. Saturday - 6:00pm & 12 Midnight

92nd Street Y: Charles Bronfman

One of the Jewish communities leading philanthropists and co-founder of Birthright Israel, Charles Bronfman, discusses his life with Rabbi Peter Rubenstein, Director of Jewish Community and Bronfman Center for Jewish Life at the 92nd Street Y. Sunday – 8:30pm; Monday - 10pm; Tuesday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm;Saturday - 1:30am & 4pm

Talmud: 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 Tuesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7:00pm; Friday - 2:00am

Talmud: 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 - 9:30am; Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:00pm; Thursday - 7:30pm; Friday - 2:30am

Jewish 101: Adam's Sin

The rabbinic explanation for why Adam and Eve were sent from the Garden of Eden (and why Judaism does not view it as the fall of man), and whom Adam and Eve actually look like. Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1:00pm

In The News: Tobin on Jewish Vote

Conservative journalist Jonathan Tobin, Editor in Chief of JNS (Jewish News Syndicate), analyzes the increase in the Jewish vote for Donald Trump and discusses the fracture of the Jewish community fueled by a hatred for Trump. With Mark S. Golub.
Sunday - 5:30pm & 11:30pm (2:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Jewish Story: Surviving Exile

The story of how, after Jews were exiled from their land, they were sustained in the Diaspora by Torah -- that has enabled the Jewish People to survive over the centuries. “The Jewish Story Explained,” a series from OpenDor Media hosted by Rivka Deray. Monday - 7:15pm & 2:00am; Wednesday - 1:15pm

Kabbalat & Friday Evening Shabbat Services

Friday Night

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Services - 6pm, 12 Midnight & 2:30am

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Kabbalat Shabbat – 7:30 & 11:00pm

Shabbat Morning

Reform: Central Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 9:30am & 1pm

Orthodox: Hampton Synagogue Shabbat Morning Services - 11am & 2:30pm

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

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