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JBS-Jewish Broadcasting Service Highlights Sept 24-30 on Atlantic Broadband CH 168, DIRECTV CH 388, Hotwire CH 269, the Roku streaming player, and at www.jbstv.org

For the daily JBS Schedule, go to the JBS Web Site (jbstv.org)

Live Yom Kippur Services from Central Synagogue in New York

Friday Night, Kol Nidre Eve - 6pm & 8:30pm, *11:30pm & *2am Saturday, Yom Kippur - 9am, 10:30am & 3pm Also Yizkor/N'iloh - 6:30pm, *10pm *Repeat Telecasts

Rabbis Discuss God & Yom Kippur

In part two of a High Holiday Round Table, Orthodox Rabbi Mitchell Wohlberg, Conservative Rabbi Rachel Ain and Reconstructionist Rabbi Steve Gutow share their understanding of God for Yom Kippur. With Rabbi Mark S. Golub. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm; Thursday - 9pm & Midnight;Friday - 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. Today (Sunday) - Noon & 6pm

Eye On Israel

Shahar Azani of StandWithUs, whose parents are from Yemen, sits with Alaska Airlines pilot/navigator Elgen Long to recall his role in the covert rescue mission "On Wings of Eagles" which saved the lives of thousands of Yemenite Jews who were brought to Israel. On the original JBS series "Eye On Israel." Monday - 7:30pm & 2am; Tuesday - 1:30pm

Eagles' Wings: Yemenite Airlift

An evening at the Museum of Jewish History in New York City honoring Elgen Longh hosted by Shahar Azani with Ofir Akunis (Israeli Minister of Science, Technology, and Space), Jason Guberman (Executive Director of the American Sephardi Federation), Ephraim Isaac (Yemenite-Ethiopian Professor at Princeton University), and Tim Thompson (Alaska Airlines). Monday - 8pm & 1am; Tuesday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm

Eichmann Trial Remembered

Michael Goldmann-Gilead, a key member of the special Israeli police unit created to gather evidence for the trial of Adolph Eichmann (April-August 1961), discusses his work and the trial with longtime U.S. Justice Prosecutor of Nazi war criminals, Eli M. Rosenbaum. An "Eyewitness to History" program of the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in NYC. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Wednesday - 2pm

Babi Yar Remembered

World-acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko reads his dramatic poem "Babi Yar," a tribute to the 33,771 Jews massacred by Nazis and Ukrainians in a ravine outside the capital city of Kiev (September 29-30, 1941). From the Jewish Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York City. Thursday - 8pm & 1:30am

The Israeli Identity Challenge

The Shalom Hartman Institute's Director of Internet and Media, Alan Abbey sits with Dr. Ruth Calderon, a former Knesset member and a Research Fellow at SHI, to discuss the complexities of Israel as both a democratic and Jewish state. From the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem (2017). Wednesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm

Other High Holiday Programming

Talmud: "Why Fast" (Rabbi Mordechai Becher) Today (Sunday) - 9am;Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm

Talmud: "Must God Forgive" (Rabbi Mordechai Becher) Tuesday - 9:35am & 5:05pm

L'Chayim Classic - "God on Yom Kippur" (Eugene B. Borowitz, z"l) Today (Sunday) - 10am; Wednesday - 9am

L'Chayim: Harold Kushner Monday 9pm & Midnight Tuesday 3pm

92Y: Harold Kushner on Psalm 23 Monday 10pm Wednesday 10:30am;Thursday 1pm

Simchas Torah BBQ

Thursday, Oct 12, 7:30pm The Family Shul - Chabad Chayil, 2601 NE 211 Terrace, North Miami Beach, FL 33180 Simchas Torah Dancing & BBQ with Plenty of L'Chaim & Food for Everyone and fun for the whole family! For Reservations or to learn how & why we celebrate see TheFamilyShul.com or (305) 770-1919 http://www.chabadchayil.org/templates/articlecco_cdo/aid/2338260/jewish/Simchas-Torah.htm

Tashlich & Shofar in Highland Lakes Park

Thursday, Sept 21, 6:00pm 209th Street Entrance - Across Playground. For Men, Women & Children. No Membership or Experience Necessary. Walk from Chabad Chayil at 5:40. Full schedule at TheFamilyShul.com http://www.chabadchayil.org/templates/articlecco_cdo/aid/3793625/jewish/Tashlich-Shofar.htm

Hebrew Reading for Adults

Chabad Chayil, 2601 NE 211 Terrace, Miami, FL 33180 A new approach for adults to learning to read Hebrew! 0%-100% in 5 weeks guaranteed! Class is sprinkled with Kabalsitic insights. Cost: Donation to CHAP of any amount. Optional set of Flash Cards from JLI $38.50. Sundays, 7:20-8:30pm. Dates: Sept 24, Oct 1, 8, 15 & 22, Extra Bonus Review Oct 29 Registration at (305) 770-1919 or HebrewSchool.info http://www.chabadchayil.org/templates/articlecco_cdo/aid/3384484/jewish/Adult-Hebrew-Course.htm

JBS-Jewish Broadcasting Service Highlights Sept 17-23 on Atlantic Broadband CH 168, DIRECTV CH 388, Hotwire CH 269, the Roku streaming player, and at www.jbstv.org

For daily program schedule, go to www.jbstv.org

LIVE ROSH HASHANAH SERVICES FROM CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE IN NEW YORK

Wednesday Night, Erev Rosh Hashanah - 8pm, *11pm & *2am Thursday, RH Day 1 - 9am, 3pm, 6pm, *9pm, *11pm, *2am

Rabbis Discuss High Holidays

Rabbis discuss how they feel about the High Holidays and the messages they feel are relevant for the Days of Awe. With rabbis Mitchell Wohlberg (Orthodox), Rachel Ain (Conservative) and Steve Gutow (Reconstructionist). Today (Sunday) - Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm;Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Jewish Journalists Targeted

Yair Rosenberg, the number-two most targeted Jewish journalist for anti-Semitic online harassment, explains his philosophy of response and suggests ways to discourage online bigotry. With Steve Ginsberg, Regional Director of ADL in Connecticut (2017). Monday - 8pm & 1am; Tuesday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 1am

Challenges To Jewish World: AJC

AJC C.E.O. David Harris discusses the historical reality of Am Echad (One People) that links Jews in Israel and the Diaspora, and how many world governments ignore this reality. At AJC Westchester/Fairfield and Young Israel of Scarsdale, Scarsdale, NY. Tuesday - 8:30pm & 1am; Wednesday - 11:30am; Saturday - 7:30pm & 2am

L'Chayim: Abigail Pogrebin ("18 Jewish Holidays")

Author Abigail Pogrebin ("Stars of David") discusses what she learned about Judaism during her year-long journey observing all 18 holidays on the Jewish calendar ("My Jewish Year"); and reflects on American Jewish life today. Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

TALMUD: "The Shofar of Freedom" & "The Akedah" (Rabbi Mordechai Becher) Today (Sunday) - 9am; Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm

TALMUD: "Repentance" (Rabbi Mordechai Becher) Wednesday - 6pm & 1am

HEBREW: "For Rosh Hashanah" Monday - 9am & 4pm; Saturday - 9am

L'CHAYIM CLASSIC - "Introduction To The High Holidays" Today (Sunday) - 10am; Wednesday - 9am

EREV ROSH HASHANAH D'RASH: "Loving Kindness" (Rabbi Mark S. Golub) Wednesday - 7pm 7 10pm; Friday - 9am

ROSH HASHANAH D'RASH: "The Akedah" (Rabbi Mark S. Golub) Thursday - 12:30pm, 4:30pm

For CHILDREN

Mr. Bookstein's Store for Rosh Hashanah - Daily 7am & 4pm

ALSO

Alan Dershowitz: One On One Monday - 6:30pm, 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am, 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm & 3:30am

The DEBKA Filed Tuesday - 6:30pm, 11:30pm Wednesday - 3:30am, 8:30am, 12:30pm

WIZO Florida's Annual Opening Campaign 2017

This year our keynote speaker is Brigitte Gabriel and our distinguished honoree is Rabbi Shmuley Boteach. Brigitte Gabriel is the Founder and President of Act for America. She is one of the leading national security experts in the world -providing information and analysis on the rise of Islamic terrorism. Ms. Gabriel lectures about national security and current affairs. Her expertise is sought after by world and business leaders. She has addressed the United Nations, the Australian Prime Minister, members of the British Parliament/House of Commons, members of the United States Congress, the Pentagon, the FBI, and many others. In addition, she is also a regular guest analyst on Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC, and various radio stations daily across America. She serves on the board of advisers of the Intelligence Summit. Brigitte Gabriel is the author of two New York Times Best Sellers, BECAUSE THEY HATE and THEY MUST BE STOPPED. She has been named one of the top 50 most prominent speakers in America. Ms. Gabriel speaks Arabic, French, English and Hebrew.

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, “America’s Rabbi,” whom The Washington Post and Newsweek call “the most famous Rabbi in America,” is for many the face of Judaism in the modern world and one of the world’s most respected values and spiritual voices. He is one of the leading defenders of Israel and appears as a regular guest in international media outlets. Rabbi Shmuley is also one of the world’s most respected and oft-quoted relationship experts. An international best-selling author of 31 books, Rabbi Shmuley's works have been serialized in major international publications and translated into 20 languages.

Mark your calendars for October 25th, 2017.

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Federation Memorial Services: A Time to Reflect Following the Storm

During these days following Hurricane Irma and leading up to the High Holidays, life can take on new meaning. Mishkan Miami: The Jewish Connection for Spiritual Support, together with local synagogues and cemeteries, has organized Kever Avot memorial services to take place on Sunday, September 24 at locations across the community.

Click here to read a special message from Mishkan Miami Director Rabbi Frederick L. Klein and to learn about times and locations for the memorial services.

Join Us October 10 for the 20th Annual Sunset Over Miami

Don’t miss the 20th Annual Sunset Over Miami, the highly popular networking event organized by Federation’s Real Estate Division. Taking place now on Tuesday, October 10 at 1010 Brickell, this year’s program is chaired by Jonathan Raiffe and Scott Wadler. Architects, brokers, builders, developers, realtors, contractors and other professionals in commercial or residential real estate and their related trades are invited to attend.

For ticket, click here, or call Katherine Steinvortz at 786.866.8426.

RESCHEDULED: Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center Brotherhood Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey Blood Drive

ATJC Brotherhood, in cooperation with One Blood, has rescheduled the Blood Drive for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma this coming Sunday, September 17 (8am until 1pm) at the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center/Wilner Pavilion, 20400 NE 30th Avenue, Aventura.

Greater Miami Jewish Federation's Response to Hurricane Irma


Hurricane Irma has caused widespread damage across Miami-Dade County and other parts of Florida and the Caribbean. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of those affected by this terrible storm.

In times like these, we can depend on Miami’s strong, united Jewish community to care for each other and to do our part to care for all in need.

As the utility companies work to restore electrical power and communications services, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is partnering with the Jewish and general communities to assess the needs of our local residents and institutions, and to mobilize volunteers and other resources where they are needed most.

Federation has established an emergency relief fund to support urgent needs in the Jewish and general communities in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

To make a donation now, please

One hundred percent of all contributions to the Hurricane Irma Relief Fund will be directed to this effort.

Donation checks with a notation of “Hurricane Irma Relief Fund” should be mailed to the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, 4200 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33137. For assistance, you may also call 305.576.4000.

OTHER SOURCES FOR ASSISTANCE:

Volunteers wishing to help others should call the Jewish Volunteer Center of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation at 877.879.5652 and follow the prompts. Please leave your name and contact information and someone will return your call. You may also email IrmaVolunteers@gmjf.org.

If you or someone you know needs assistance, please call the Jewish community’s 24-hour helpline, 305.576.6550, operated by Federation’s local partner agency, Jewish Community Services of South Florida. If you are unable to reach someone at that number, call Federation’s emergency hotline at 877.879.5652 and follow the prompts to leave a message. Someone will return your call as soon as possible.

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