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Avraham Fried for Lag B’Omer

May 19, 2020
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In the spirit of Lag B’Omer, JBS presents Jewish “Pop” musician Avraham “Avremel” Fried, a leading singer/composer in the Orthodox Jewish community who performed at the Hampton Synagogue in West Hampton Beach, NY.

Neshama Carlebach in Concert

May 18, 2020
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JBS presents Internationally acclaimed singer Neshama Carlebach in concert with a gospel choir led by Paston Milton Vann. At Temple Israel Center of White Plains, NY.

Dr. Gadi Mador, Executive Dir. of Technoda Science Education Center in Israel, discusses his work to bridge societal gaps through science education & special activities in support of the children of medical staff fighting the Coronavirus. With Shahar Azani

Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt, President of the Rabbinic Cabinet of the Jewish Federations of North America and the senior rabbi of Congregation B’nai Tzedek in Potomac, Maryland, discusses how his community is dealing with the Coronavirus and offers his perspective on reopening society and the economy.

AIPAC 2020: Progressive Zionism

May 15, 2020
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A discussion of how Progressive Zionism reflects the values that are the basis of the U.S.-Israeli relationship with Rabbi Noah Zvi Farkas, Rami Hod and Andrea Beth Damsky. With Dan Granot from the AIPAC National Policy Conference 2020.

Dr. Ran Nir-Paz, Specialist in Infectious Diseases at Hadassah Hospital in Israel, answers questions about the Coronavirus and offers his perspective on state lockdowns and the importance of easing them. With Mark S. Golub.

L’Chayim: Why J Street-Visotzky

May 12, 2020
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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.

Jews and the Democratic Party

May 12, 2020
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A discussion of the Democratic Party’s ongoing commitment to the State of Israel and the meaning of “pro-Israel” for American Jews with Halie Soifer & Mark Mellman . With Laura Adkins at Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan.

Israeli attorney and activist, Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, returns to JBS to discuss her court case in Jerusalem seeking to freeze Palestinian funds use to compensate Israeli victims of terrorist attacks during the second Intifada. With Shahar Azani

City College: “Jewish Harvard”

May 11, 2020
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Illustrious alumni of New York’s City College recount the university’s storied past as the “Jewish Harvard.” By Center for Jewish History in NYC, The City College of NY, the American Jewish Historical Society & the Alumni Association of City College