for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

Newshour: Temple Mount

yesterday (thursday 30th), 2.06-2.11pm, and 9.35-9.41pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by james menendez and julian marshall) includes …

Al-Aqsa Mosque closure”

and

“tensions over Temple Mount

and includes interviews with …
jawad siyyam, director of the silwan community centre
• bbc reporter quentin sommerville from jerusalem
mark regev
naftali bennett
manuel hassassian, palestinian diplomatic representative to the uk
ian black, middle east editor of the guardian, who considers that the problem of jewish access to the temple mount only “goes back to 1967Read the rest of this entry »

tomorrow morning (friday 31st), 9.45-10.00am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated at 7.45pm)
at the buchenwald gate (in the germany: memories of a nation series)

Neil MacGregor visits Buchenwald, one of the earliest and largest concentration camps.”

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Germany: money in crisis

this evening (wednesday 29th), 7.45-8.00pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 9.45am)
money in crisis (in the germany: memories of a nation series): meil macgregor concludes with …

(0:12:34) “This hundred million mark banknote here in the British museum was preserved and then turned into an election leaflet in 1927. On the reverse, overprinted, is an anti-semitic cartoon:
A huge radiant swastika hangs in the sky, as in front of it cowers the caricature of a Jewish financier with hook nose and huge grasping hands. There’s text first in Yiddish and then in German: “Germans, with this scrap of paper the Jew has cheated you out of your honest money. Give him your answer, vote Verkischsocial”, a party closely aligned to the Nazis.

In Nazi ideology, it was not just the German economy that was threatened by the Jews, so was every aspect of German society …”

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tomorrow morning (thursday 30th), 9.45-10.00am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated at 7.45pm)
purging the degenerate (in the germany: memories of a nation series)

Neil MacGregor examines how the Nazis attacked art they viewed as ‘entartet‘ – degenerate.

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this afternoon (tuesday 28th), 5.36-5.44pm, on bbc radio 4
pm includes carolyn quinn interviewing dame stephanie shirley about the kindertransport Read the rest of this entry »

this morning (tuesday 28th), 7.47-7.49am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day by rabbi lord sacks (part of the today programme), on the uk being a malchut shel chesed, a kingdom of kindness Read the rest of this entry »

this morning (tuesday 28th), 7.41-7.47am, on bbc radio 4
today includes sir nicholas winton at 105

“A 105 year old British man will collect the “White Lion” today (Tuesday), the highest honour awarded by the Czech Republic, for saving 669 children during the Holocaust.
Sir Nicholas Winton is one of the few foreigners who have been awarded the accolade, a reflection of the esteem he is held in by the Czech people.”

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