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Trump Peace Plan-Ross/Makovsky

March 23, 2020
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Dennis Ross and David Makovsky reflect upon Israel & the Trump Peace Plan; and discuss their book on Israeli leaders, “Be Strong And Of Good Courage.” The Jewish Week of NY and UJA-Federation of NY at from Temple Emanu-El’s Streicker Center.

In an effort to beat back isolation and stitch together a makeshift kind of religious life as the coronavirus outbreak deepened this week, Jews across the country turned to the internet. Untethered from their shuttered synagogues, they were hoping to find a sense of community, however elusive it may be. “I think this moment calls […]

The Ongoing Problem of “Agunah”

March 19, 2020
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The issue of Orthodox “agunot,” “bound” women whose husbands refuse them a “get” , is discussed by Shoshana Keats Jaskoll , Daphne Lazar-Price and Keshet Starr . A joint program from Columbia/Barnard Hillel.

Thinking Out Loud: Press Coverage

March 19, 2020
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Syndicated journalist Micah Halpern focuses on press coverage on this episode of “Thinking Out Loud” on JBS. Ep. 147

L’Chayim: Team Israel Baseball

March 19, 2020
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From Israel’s National Baseball Team, Eric Holtz , Eric Brodkowitz and Peter Kurz discuss the thrill of the team’s winning a spot for the first time in the Olympics . With Mark S. Golub.

Is Peace Possible-Peter Beinart

March 19, 2020
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Liberal political commentator Peter Beinart critiques the peace plan and discusses American Jewish attitudes today regarding Israel. With Jodi Rudoren, a program of The Forward from Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield, NJ.

L’Chayim: Shalom Habibi

March 18, 2020
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The Muslim-Jewish duo of Yeganeh Mafaher and Eitan Levine discuss their respective personal journeys that led them to team up to create their stand-up “Shalom Habibi Comedy Tour.” With Mark S. Golub.

Shahar Azani analyses how Blue & White, with Avigdor Lieberman, is trying to create a minority government with the support of the Joint Arab List; and the political challenges Benjamin Netanyahu faces as his trial begins March 17. With Mark S. Golub.

JBS Special: The Coronavirus

March 17, 2020
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Rabbi Dr. Aaron Glatt, Chief of Infectious Diseases at Mount Sinai of South Nassau, NY, discusses ways to avoid the Coronavirus; and Dr. Rafi Kalman, psychologist at Solomon Schechter of Queens, NY, addresses people’s fears. With Mark S. Golub.

In Defense Of Israel

March 12, 2020
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Elan Carr, U.S. Special Envoy Combating Anti-Semitism, Zach Landis , Lyla Latif , Brig. Gen. Amir Ebstein , Micah Jones discuss defending Israel. By “Our Soldiers Speak”. Park East Synagogue, NY.