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JBS-Jewish Broadcasting Service Highlights Oct 14-Oct 20 on Atlantic Broadband CH 168, DIRECTV CH 388, Hotwire CH 269, the Roku streaming player under "Educational", and at www.jbstv.org
Posted by Edith Samers on 10/13/2018 @ 11:27 PM
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Highlights : 92Y: Justice Stephen Breyer
A Jewish member of the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Stephen Breyer discusses some of the controversial legal and social issues he's dealt with as a liberal voice on America's highest court. With journalist Linda Greenhouse from the 92nd Street Y in NYC. Tonight (Sunday) - 8pm & 1:30am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm
Maya: Daughter Of Hamas Sheikh
Maya, the daughter of a high-ranking Hamas Sheikh, tells her gripping life story of suffering and of being rescued by the Orthodox Jewish outreach and counter-missionary organization in Israel, Yad L'Achim. Monday - 7:30pm & 1am; Wednesday - 1:30pm; Saturday - 4:30pm
L'Chayim: The Green Prince
Mossab Hassan Yousef, the son of a Hamas leader who became an Israeli spy, and Gonen Ben Yitzhak, the Shin Bet agent who became Mossab's handler, talk about their incredible story documented in the award-winning film, "The Green Prince." Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm
Christine Hayes-Civil Discourse
Christine Hayes, Prof. of Religious Studies at Yale University, uses midrashic passages to outline the Talmudic concept of "Derkh Eretz" (respect for others) as it applies to civil discourse. From a lecture at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm & 4am
L'Chayim: Ehud Diskin - "Lone Wolf In Jerusalem"
Ehud Diskin, born in Jerusalem in 1944 and serving in the Six-Day War and in Israeli intelligence, explains why he wrote his best-selling novel "A Lone Wolf In Jerusalem" telling the story of Israel's pre-state struggle against the Arabs and the British, and addresses the charge that the Irgun was the equivalent of Arab terrorists today Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm; Next Sunday - Noon & 6pm
L'Chayim: "Hate Spaces" (Avi Goldwasser) Part 1
Documentary film producer Avi Goldwasser describes how he became committed to fighting ant-Israel BDS forces on college campuses and why he produced the film "Hate Spaces - The Politics Of Intolerance On Campus." Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm
L'Chayim: Avi Goldwasser, Pt 2
Avi Goldwasser, producer of Michael Grynszpan's documentary films "Hate Spaces" and "The Forgotten Refugees," discusses the degree to which "anti-Israel" is veiled anti-Semitism, and what motivates American Jews who vilify Israel. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm
L'Chayim: Jack Laub - NBA, WWII
As the NBA season begins, Jack Laub, a World War II Veteran who also has the distinction of being a college basketball star and a player in the NBA, discusses his personal journey and his Jewish identity. Saturday - 6pm
Talmud: Was Abraham Observant?
As the Jewish community reads parashat Lech L'Chah about Abraham and Sarah, Rabbi Mordechai Becher, Senior Lecturer for the Gateways Organization and the author of "Gateways To Judaism," discusses the way in which the Talmud explains how Abraham observed the Torah commandments before the Torah was given at Mt. Sinai. On the original JBS series "Dimensions of the Daf." Today (Sunday) - 9am; Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7pm & 4am
Thinking Out Loud: German-Israeli Relations
Syndicated columnist Micah Halpern (The Micah Report online) discusses the German-Israeli relationship and other political articles and cartoons in the news on the JBS original series, "Thinking Out Loud." Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm; Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm; Saturday - 5:30pm
Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel
Posted by Flora Akselrad on 10/12/2018 @ 04:07 PM
Calling all teen leaders! Do you have what it takes to be a Stephen Muss Impact Fellow?
The Fellowship prepares a select group of high school students to take their place as future Jewish change-makers. Participants study abroad at Alexander Muss High School in Israel (AMHSI-JNF) and then return home as an “ambassador” for Israel and a leader in the Jewish community. Made possible by Stephen Muss and Federation, the program is now accepting applications for Fall 2019, Miami’s 2nd cohort!
The fellowship includes:
Full tuition*, housing and meals
Workshops on critical thinking, social media, marketing and public speaking
Serve as a liaison to media
*Full tuition covered minus $500 deposit. All Impact Fellows are also required to fulfill a $1000 fundraising goal.
Click here for details and to apply, or contact:
Posted by Liat Stilman on 10/10/2018 @ 04:32 PM
As residents of Florida's Panhandle continue to recover from Hurricane Michael, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation has established a relief fund to provide immediate assistance to the people affected by the storm.
Posted by Gabriela Rascovsky on 10/10/2018 @ 12:54 PM
Patricia Sosa and Karen Nisnik in Concert
Saturday November 3
Posted by Jami Campodonico on 10/09/2018 @ 05:41 PM
Sunday, October 14, 2018
12:00pm to 5:00pm
at BEIT DAVID HIGHLAND LAKES SHUL 2600 NE 209th Street, Aventura, FL 33180
A special event which highlights our beautiful venue. Vendors of all types will be there to help you plan your special event! Come meet various production companies, caterers, florists, DJ's, bands, event planners, invitation specialists, lighting and rental companies, and many more. Raffle prizes, and special promotions will be offered, and admission is free!
Posted by Ofer Tamir on 10/09/2018 @ 03:44 PM
On October 28, 2018, Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus will present its annual FunFest and CommUNITY Concert 2018- two back to back events providing fun and entertainment for the whole family sponsored by Warren Henry Auto Group. By day, FunFest will feature rides, games, food and entertainment from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. The day's events will be followed by a concert featuring Israeli pop star Gad Elbaz, whose universal appeal and exuberant performance style will continue the celebration into the night.
Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus serves a diverse community with large Latin and Israeli populations. Beth Torah wants to celebrate this diversity and present an evening of entertainment and unity that all can share together. Gad Elbaz, whose music incorporates Jewish themes and prayers into contemporary genres performed in English, Hebrew, and Spanish reflects South Florida's unique diversity and is the perfect entertainer to unite the community through music.
FunFest tickets are $18 for adults and $10 for children 3-18. CommUNITY Concert tickets are $25 in advance and $36 at the door. Combination tickets for both events are $36 for adults and $25 for students 18 years old and under. Tickets can purchased online at http://www.btbrc.org/event/funfest2018/.
Posted by Michelle M on 10/09/2018 @ 12:19 PM
Join thousands of community members to learn from industry experts, political and diplomatic figures, and thought leaders against the backdrop of strengthening Israel and uniting the Israeli-American and Jewish communities. This year’s Israeli-American Council National Conference will take place at The Diplomat Beach Resort in South Florida from November 29 to December 2, 2018, and will explore Israel’s journey from declaration to Startup Nation.
Israel’s Speaker of the Knesset, Yuli Edelstein, will make history at the Conference. He will become the first Speaker of Israel’s parliament to make a special trip to the U.S. to address the Israeli-American community. Additional speakers will include: Miriam Peretz, Israel Prize Winner; Ayelet Shaked, Israel’s Minister of Justice; Isaac Herzog, Chairman of the Executive Jewish Agency for Israel; and Robbi and Stuart Force, activists and parents of Taylor Force. The IAC National Conference is the largest forum of its kind and offers participants the opportunity to engage in a variety of programs, plenaries, breakout sessions, interactive workshops, and facilitated discussions tailored to meet the various interests of community members and audience.
This inspiring gathering will tackle some of the most pressing issues of our time, bring together the Israeli-American and Jewish communities for deep dive discussions, and will yield takeaways that will help strengthen Israel and our communities.
The Conference spans from Thursday, November 29, to Sunday, December 2, 2018 and includes: opening plenary + evening sessions and celebrations (Thursday evening) - Friday sessions (Friday, all day) - Shishi Israeli (Friday evening, communal Shabbat dinner) - Saturday sessions (Saturday, all day) - main night and after party (Saturday evening) - Sunday session and closing event (Sunday, until 1:30pm).
More information: https://www.israeliamerican.org/conference | Questions? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted by Daniel Reed on 10/09/2018 @ 09:32 AM
Sunday, October 28, 2018 3:00-6:00 PM (Check-In at 2:30 PM)
Temple Menorah – Olemberg Hall 7435 Carlyle Ave, Miami Beach, FL
Get a Taste of Limmud-The Hebrew for “learning.” A fresh, innovative Jewish Learning Festival.
An experience that expands the Jewish horizon as part of a worldwide movement from London to Los Angeles, from Boston to Buenos Aires, from Istanbul to Jerusalem to China to India… and now here! Open to everyone no matter your level of Jewish knowledge or your connection with Jewish life and culture. Low-cost, accessible, non-hierarchical, and totally volunteer-run and participant driven—we are all “volunticipants” Different—featuring presenters on topics you may not know about, but wish you did…
Register now here
THE PRESENTERS ARE:
Do Jews Believe in Reincarnation? Leah Richman
In this session, we will study some wild and wondrous Jewish texts from rabbinic and mystical literature. Learn about basic stories and texts that support the idea that reincarnation is a fundamental belief in Judaism and hear opinions of other sages who believe that reincarnation is not a fundamental part of Jewish belief and/or shouldn’t be studied at all. Prepare to be surprised and entertained by fascinating texts you may have never encountered before. Leah is a Rabbi and Director of Adult Learning at CAJE-Miami.
Star Trek: The Inner Light (and Jewish Memory): Eliot Pearlson
What does Star Trek have to do with Judaism? Venture into a vast Universe of questions and Answers. Eliot is Rabbi of Temple Menorah, Miami Beach and a Community Leader.
Munich Olympics Massacre: A Promise 40 years in the Making: Zaq Harrison In August 1972 Zaq Harrison was an 8 year old boy who's hero was Olympic swimmer Mark Spitz. By the time the games had ended he made a promise that took 40 years to keep. This amazing journey from Appalachia to Israel is shared in the short story "They're all gone" he wrote for the HBO documentary "Sport in America: Our defining stories" and later the basis for the educational program Olympic Choices (http://www.olympicchoices.com/).
Zaq is an experienced Jewish communal professional and currently the Regional Director for American Friends of Tel Aviv University
"Planting the seeds of a New Year 5779"( lecture and meditation): Sandra Ratner
For every instant in your life, there is an initial Beginning, a point of pure potentiality that expands and shapes into a seed to be planted. The teachings of the Jewish Mystics present to us a metaphoric view of the Biblical narrative of BERESHIT in context of the nature of man and our true potential to generate our own perception of reality.
Sandra is a certified Kabbalah Coach and Healer and a Spiritual Intelligence Coach.
Middot Based Decision Making: Jason Wasser
This session will focus on how to create core Jewish values for a simplistic and more empowered life.
Jason is a marriage and family therapist and an experienced Jewish educator.
Israeli -American in Florida: Hidden Treasure: Nir Lerman
The many faces of Florida’s Israeli community: what were the changes to Israeli immigration to Florida and how have they affected the needs of the community and development of local leadership?
Nir is the Regional Director of the Israel American Committee (IAC)
Love No Matter What-Improving the Parent Child Relationship: Adina Stilerman
The 21st century family faces challenges that trigger a strained parent-child relationship. A refreshing blend of modern psychology and ancient Jewish texts makes this class life changing for both parents and adult children who want to improve their relationships.
Adina Stilerman is the co-founder of Yehudi, an organization devoted to teaching the minds and touching the hearts of Jewish college students and young professionals across the state of Florida.
"Shira B'Tzibur" – Sing Along: Yaakov “Jimmy” Costello
Join Jimmy, the Musical Maggid for an old school classic Hebrew and Jewish Communal Sing A-Long.
Yaakov Yisrael Jimmy Costello is a passionate singer, storyteller and educator.
Torah Yoga: Havi Kunis
Lift your spirits, raise your health and spiritual level with a Torah Yoga Session.
Havi Kunis is an educator and certified yoga instructor.
See you at Limmud Miami “Pop Up” Don’t forget to register: click here
JBS-Jewish Broadcasting Service Highlights Oct 7 - Oct 13 on Atlantic Broadband CH 168, DIRECTV CH 388, Hotwire CH 269, the Roku streaming player under "Educational", and at www.jbstv.org
Posted by Edith Samers on 10/06/2018 @ 10:56 PM
Go to jbstv.org to see updates to the daily schedule.
Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff explain how their own experiences in the IDF led to their creating the Israeli hit TV series "Fauda" (available on Netflix) which follows a commando unit operating on the West Bank. With Tatiana Siegel (Hollywood Reporter) at the 92nd Street Y in NYC. Tonight (Sunday) - 8pm & 2am; Monday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm
Stars of "Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
Conversations with cast members from Amy Sherman-Palladino's Emmy Winning Amazon series "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" (Best Comedy Series), including Rachel Brosnahan (Best Actress - Marvelous Midge Maisel), Alex Borstein (Best Supporting Actress - Susie), Michael Zegen (Joel) and Marin Hinkle (Rose). Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm; Saturday - 6pm
L'Chayim: Dan Almagor & The Film "The Battle of Tel Saki"
Dan Almagor, a heroic survivor of the Battle of Tel Saki which began the Yom Kippur War of 1973 on June 6 in the Golan Heights, describes the miraculous victory of a handful of Israeli soldiers manage to defeat a division of 11,000 Syrians with 900 tanks in and how a bond of love and friendship led to the rescue of the wounded survivor. Dan Almagor is the producer of a film about Tel Saki ("The Battle Over The Soul") and heads a museum foundation at Tel Saki. Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm
L'Chayim: "Like Dreamers" - Yossi Klein Halevi
Yossi Klein Halevi, author of "Like Dreamers -The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation," discusses the history, impact and implications of Israel's dramatic military victory tin 1967 and the devastating Yom Kippur War of 1972. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm
L'Chayim: Fran Klagsbrun on Golda
Author Francine Klagsbrun discusses her biography "Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel," which addresses the ways American Jews and Israelis view Israel's only woman prime minister who served during the Yom Kippur War of 1973. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm
Stephens & Beinart on Israel
New York Times Columnist Bret Stephens and Atlantic and CNN contributor Peter Beinart debate the future relationship between Israel and American Jewry. Moderated by Rabbi David Ellenson from Congregation Rodeph Sholom in NYC. (2017) Thursday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 8pm & 2am
Thriller: The story of Polish journalist Victor Grayevsky who smuggled evidence of Stalin's crimes to the West, which earned him a job with the Voice Of Israel. Was he a spy for the Soviet Union or a Double-Agent for the State of Israel?
(In Hebrew w English Subtitles.) Today (Sunday) - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 9pm & 4am
* Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel*