JBS News Update with Teisha Bader from January 17th, 2020 Stories Include: SD is 28th State to Stand Against BDS, New Life for Historic Synagogue, Germany Aids Dutch Holocaust Museum, FDA OK’s Israeli Stroke Detection Tech, Calling All Israeli Start-Ups, Richie to Say “Shalom” on Hello Tour, Israel’s Wonder Woman Face of US Brand
Herbert Block, Executive Director of the American Zionist Movement, explains what the World Zionist Congress does and why it’s important for American Jews to vote in its upcoming elections. With Shahar Azani.
Rabbi Raphael Shore discusses his film-based organizations, “Jerusalem U” and “The Clarion Project,” and the work he is doing to educate Jews and to expose the dangers of Islamic extremism. L’Chayim with Mark S. Golub.
The 20th Annual Gala of the American Friends of the Rabin Medical Center with NJ Gov Phil Murphy, former Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fisher, and cancer specialist Dr. Kenneth Offit. With Michelle Divon from Plaza Hotel, NYC.
Syndicated journalist Micah Halpern,”The Micah Report” online focuses on the conflict between Israel and Islamic Jihad on this episode of “Thinking Out Loud” on JBS. Episode 144
Prof. Nehama Aschkenasy discusses the epic works of two Israeli literary giants, Amos Oz & Aharon Appelfeld, both of whom died in 2018. By the University of Connecticut Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life at UConn in Stamford, CT.
Documentarian Roberta Grossman discusses her will “Who Will Write Our History?” which tells the story of the Oyneg Shabes Archive which recorded Jewish life in the Warsaw Ghetto. Jewish Cinematheque with Jewish film scholar Eric Goldman.
While taking part in a panel discussion aired by the Jewish Broadcasting Service, Dovid Efune said recent events — such as the stabbing attack at a rabbi’s home in Monsey, New York — had left him feeling “motivated” to fight antisemitism.