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In the Spotlight: Ilana Kaufman

October 3, 2023
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Abigail Pogrebin speaks with Ilana Kaufman, CEO of the Jews of Color Initiative, a philanthropic fund dedicated to justice and racial equality in the Jewish community.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the U.N. General Assembly, saying that Israel is “on the cusp” of a historic breakthrough leading to a peace agreement with Saudi Arabia.

Outstanding Jewish Manhattanites including Richard Haass, Debra Messing, Rabbi Marc Angel, Cheryl Fishbein and others are honored during MJHI’s annual hall of fame induction ceremony, an event celebrating the extraordinary story of the Jewish community of Manhattan. Hosted by Rabbi Joe Potasnik and MJHI’s Howard Teich, this event proved to be a memorable evening for […]

Thinking Out Loud: Mahmoud’s Hate

October 3, 2023
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JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and the comments he has made about Jews, about Hitler and about the Holocaust—this and more on this episode of “Thinking Out Loud”. Ep. 311

Former Israeli Amb to the US Danny Ayalon weighs in on the long-anticipated meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Joe Biden on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. With Teisha Bader.

Rabbi Hirsch: Erev Yom Kippur Sermon

October 3, 2023
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Fifty years after the outbreak of the Yom Kippur War, Rabbi Ammi Hirsch reflects on his experience as a 14-year-old new Israeli immigrant and the Jewish state’s brilliant successes and unresolved disappointments over the intervening decades.

Rabbi Hirsch: Rosh Hashanah Sermon

October 3, 2023
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Rabbi Hirsch looks at the atrocities of history through the lens of Jewish intellectual Stefan Zweig in his Rosh Hashanah sermon which reminds us that events are not inevitable, and that repentance, prayer and charity can avert the severe decree.

JBS News Update – 10/2/23

October 2, 2023
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JBS News Update with Teisha Bader from October 2nd, 2023 Stories Include: Tourists Rescued by Pal. Police in WB, Jewish Immunologist Co-Winner of Nobel, Sukkot at The White House, USDA, Trailblazing Educator, Feminist Dies at 96, The Late RBG Honored with Forever Stamp Programming: At 6:30pm it’s Good Week Israel. At 7pm its Israeli Prime […]

JBS News Update – 9/29/23

September 29, 2023
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JBS News Update with Teisha Bader from September 29th, 2023 Stories Include: Passing of 1st Jewish Senator at 90, Jews of Hamburg to Rebuild Grand Synagogue, Funds Expand Survivors Documentation Project, Jewish Holocaust Heroine to be Honored Programming: At 5:30pm Shlomo Riskin looks at Sukkot At 6pm it’s Live Sukkot Services from NYC’s Central Synagogue. […]

Cantors on High Holiday Music Pt 3

September 29, 2023
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Demystify the Yom Kippur music that accompanies our chest-pounding confessional and the final plea before the Gates close as Abigail Pogrebin is joined by Central Synagogue’s Cantor Mutlu and HUC’s Cantor Cohn for discussion and demonstration.