JEWISH EDUCATION IN MEDIA INC DBA JBS JEWISH BROADCASTING SERVICE

Expanding Jewish Understanding

aka JBS   |   Stamford, CT   |  www.jbstv.org

Mission

JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service is a non-profit educational 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, children's programs, films, music and entertainment. Its purpose is to foster Jewish understanding, strengthen Jewish identity, and inspire Jewish commitment among both involved and unengaged Jews, as well as interested non-Jews. JBS has 24 hour programming and can be seen on many television providers, Roku and our website, www.jbstv.org

Ruling year info

1979

President and CEO

Rabbi Mark S. Golub

Main address

PO Box 360

Stamford, CT 06904 USA

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EIN

13-2974957

NTEE code info

Television (A32)

Jewish (X30)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Blog

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

JBS addresses the need to increase Jewish understanding, to strengthen Jewish identity, and inspire Jewish commitment among both involved and unengaged Jews, as well as interested non-Jews.

Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

In The News

A look at recent events in the news, often with in-studio or phone interviews conducted by Mark S. Golub.

Population(s) Served
Adults

An original JBS series for anyone of any age who wishes to learn how to read and understand Hebrew used in the experience of Jewish life. With Rabbi Mark S. Golub.

Population(s) Served
Adults

A pluralistic introduction to the teachings, ideas and values of the Jewish Tradition which have shaped the thinking and behavior of the Jewish People throughout history, often through midrash -- rabbinic commentaries to the Torah.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Interviews with the most outstanding leaders, newsmakers and celebrities on the world Jewish scene today who address the issues and events of importance to the Jewish community

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Awards

Simon Rockower Award 2015

American Jewish Press Association

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of first-time donors

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Calendar Year Numbers

Number of overall donors

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Calendar Year Numbers

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Through our mainstream and diversified programs for all people in any age groups, we hope to provide an understanding of Jewish culture and tradition. With our news programming, we provide a Jewish perspective of current events both nationally and internationally. We continue to work with all television providers on all television viewing platforms to bring our important programming to as many homes as possible.

JBS provides daily news from Israel and from the JBS News desk. We air live Shabbat and Holiday services. Each week, we produce programs addressing current issues regarding Israel and the Jewish communities in the United States and around the world. Our program schedule follow a PBS model with news and children's programming in the early morning, arts and culture in mid morning and early afternoon followed by updated news and current event coverage in the evening and late evening.

JBS is full time television channel distributed via satellite and through the internet in high definition and at no charge.

We have established a credibility with Jewish leadership and the Jewish community about the importance of JBS programming.

We are continually working to place the JBS channel on all television providers.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Suggestion box/email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    We added Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles to our Orthodox Services from the Hampton Synagogue.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback,

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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JEWISH EDUCATION IN MEDIA INC DBA JBS JEWISH BROADCASTING SERVICE

Board of directors
as of 11/18/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ken Asher

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Not applicable
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 12/16/2020

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Jewish
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

 

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

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