for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

wednesday afternoon (16th april), 5.30-6.00pm, on bbc radio 4extra (freeview channel 708), repeated 5.30am on thursday:
The Attractive Young Rabbi: The Eager Young Student (episode 1 of 6, of 3rd series, 2002)

“Young Mikhail discovers that it’s not easy being a Jew.
With Tracy-Ann Oberman and David De Keyser

(if you miss it, available at

yesterday afternoon (saturday 12th), 12.15-13.00pm, on bbc radio 3
music matters includes … Read the rest of this entry »

yesterday morning (saturday 12th) 11.30am-12.00, on bbc radio 4
from our own correspondent includes yolande nell reporting from gaza …

“… life gets harder in the Gaza Strip as the interim government in neighbouring Egypt cranks up the pressure on Hamas …”

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tomorrow night, (thursday 10th), 9.00-10.30pm, on bbc 2 (repeated from last february 2013 on bbc 4): The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008, based on the book by John Boyne), starring David Thewlis, Sheila Hancock, and Rupert Friend Read the rest of this entry »

Sunday: the Chief Rabbi

last sunday morning (30th march), 7.44-7.53am, on bbc radio 4
chief rabbi ephraim mirvis visits a school, and is interviewed about same-sex marriage, charedi participation, female participation, and shechita (in the sunday religious programme) Read the rest of this entry »

Veronica van Heyningen

this evening (tuesday 1st), 9.30-10.00pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from this morning, 9.00am)
veronica van heyningen interviewed by jim al khalili (in the life scientific series) Read the rest of this entry »

A Box of Wittgensteins

last sunday evening (23rd march), 7.45-8.00pm, and the next three sundays, on bbc radio 4extra (freeview channel 708) (repeated from december 2008 and january 2010)
a box of wittgensteins (4 episodes) Read the rest of this entry »

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