JBS is a Jewish television channel featuring daily news from Israel, leading Jewish figures, issues and events of Jewish importance, call-in programs, Jewish studies, 92nd Street Y, Live Friday and holiday services for the home-bound, children’s programs, films, music, books and entertainment.
Musical theatre composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz discusses some of his classic Broadway shows, including Pippin, Wicked and The Prince of Egypt, and describes how Jewish values have shaped his life and work. With Mark S. Golub.
The co-creator and star of the hit Israeli series on Netflix, Fauda, discusses how the action series draws a sharp distinction between Palestinian violence and the Israeli response while portraying the humanity of both societies. With Mark S.Golub.
Rabbi Burt Visotzky, Prof. of Midrash, Conservative Movement’s Jewish Theological Seminary of America & Dir. of JTS’s Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue, explains why he is a member of the Rabbinic Cabinet of J Street. With Mark S. Golub.
Leah Goldin, mother of IDF Lt. Hadar Goldin who was murdered by Hamas in 2014, describes her more than five years of efforts to move the world community to demand Hamas comply with international norms and return her son’s body.
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 and his critique of the Iran Nuclear Deal.
Founder and CEO of “Israel-IS” Eyal Biram, and Israel-IS Field Ambassador & IDF Active Reserve Forces Captain Omer Kalo, discuss how their organization seeks to improve the international perceptions of Israel among young people. With Mark S. Golub
Burt Visotzky, Professor of Midrash at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in NYC, discusses the importance of rabbinic commentary to the Torah which reflects the world view of the Jewish tradition. With Mark S. Golub.
Comedian & writer H. Alan Scott discusses his personal journey that led him from his Mormon upbringing to a gay Jewish convert; and explains why he always felt he was “Jewish.” With Mark S. Golub on L’Chayim.
Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, author of “Just Give Me A Minute: Insights from the Radio Rabbi,” discusses his career as EVP of the NY Board of Rabbis and Chaplain of the FDNY, including his experience of 9/11 and his interfaith work. With Mark S. Golub. 2020