I'm Mark Golub, your host for JBS.
Here are some highlights of our upcoming week's programming on the Jewish Broadcasting Service.
A Tribute to Edgar Bronfman, z"l
A memorial tribute to one of the heroes of 20th-21st Century Jewish life, Edgar Bronfman Sr., philanthropist and former president of the World Jewish Congress, with his son Mathew Bronfman, Richard Joel (President of Yeshiva University), Stuart Eizenstat (former Ambassador to the European Union), Dana Raucher (Executive Director of The Samuel Bronfman Foundation) , and Rebecca Voorwinde (Bronfman (Bronfman Fellowships).
Tuesday Evening 7:30pm & 1:30am, Thursday 1:30pm, Saturday 1:30pm
L'Chayim: Catch The Jew! - Tuvia Tenenbom
Journalist and author Tuvia Tenenbom discusses his break from his ultra-Orthodox childhood in B'nei B'rak, and the upsetting realities he chronicles in his book "Catch The Jew!" - conversations with Israelis and Palestinians which show how the two are worlds apart in terms of their views of the world and of history.
Wednesday Evening 9pm & Midnight, Thursday 3pm, Saturday 6pm
JBS Jewish Film Festival Premiere: "Righteous Rebel"
Phil Schneider's powerful and moving depiction of the courageous work of Rabbi Avi Weiss, who has devoted much of his rabbinic career to defending Jews and Jewish causes everywhere - from Soviet Jewry, to the Auschwitz Convent, to Jonathan Pollard.
Sunday Evening 9pm & Midnight, Friday Evening 9pm & Midnight
(And following the film on Sunday evening, see Avi Weiss express his senses of Jewish values at a JCPA national convention panel entitled "Pursuing Justice." Sun 10pm)
In Solidarity With Denmark
A memorial gathering for the victims of terrorist murder in Copenhagen with the Consul General of Denmark Jarl Frijs-Madsen, AJC Executive Director David Harris and AJC Director of Intergroup and Interreligious Programs, Rabbi Noam Marans. An American Jewish Committee event with Ellie Cohanim.
Sunday 1pm, Wednesday Evening 8pm & 1am
Reflections: Paris & Copenhagen
Nigel Savage (President of Hazon) and Amichai Lau-Lavie (Director of Storahtelling, Inc.) discuss the terrorist murder of Jews in Paris and Copenhagen and the challenges facing world Jewry as they reflect upon lessons learned during this traditional "Shmita" Year (the Biblical Sabbatical 7th year of "Release," when the land is to lie fallow and debts are cancelled). From the 2015 Limmud Conference in Stamford, Ct.
Wednesday Evening 7:30pm
In The News: Malcolm Hoenlein on Bibi Controversy
From Jerusalem, Malcolm Hoenlein (Presidents Conference) discusses the way in which the Prime Minister Netanyahu and opposition political leaders debated the controversy surround the Prime Minister's upcoming address to a joint session of Congress.
Monday 6:30pm & 11:30pm, Tuesday 3:30am, 8:30am, 12:30pm
In The News: Thane Rosenbaum Responds To Peter Beinart
Author Thane Rosenbaum discusses Peter Beinart's article criticizing Elie Wiesel's for supporting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to a joint session of Congress and for failing to criticize Israel for its anti-Palestinian policies.
Tuesday 6:30pm & 11:30pm, Wednesday 3:30am, 8:30am, 12:30pm