for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

last tuesday morning (29th november), 7.49-7.52am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by rabbi naftali brawer

The sound of silence

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Midweek: Debbie Young-Somers

this morning (monday 28th), 10.04-10.13am, on bbc radio 4
midweek (presented by libby purves) leads with…

“Rabbi Debbie Young-Somers is community educator at the Movement for Reform Judaism.
Formerly a rabbi at the West London Synagogue of British Jews, she is performing stand-up comedy for the first time at the JW3 Jewish Comedy Festival. She is a regular contributor for Radio 2’s Pause for Thought, and has appeared on 4ThoughtTV.”

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this morning (wednesday 30th), 5.47-5.51am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought, by rabbi jonathan hughes

What is God like? ‘I can’t define him but I know he believes in me and helps me believe in others’.”

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last monday morning (28th november), 5.44-5.48am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by maureen kendler

What is God like? ‘The startling thing about God is, how almost human he is’.”

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this evening (monday 28th), 8.00-8.30pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 11.00am, wednesday 30th)
the tarpaulin: a biography

“Historian Dina Gusejnova tells the story of tarpaulin from 17th century mariners to today’s refugee camps … The tarpaulin is a fabric of conflict. … Dina hears stories of the internment in WW1 and then in WW2 on the Isle of Man where one internee, sociologist Norbert Elias, founded an impromptu university …”

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this afternoon (monday 28th), 4.30-5.00pm, on bbc radio 4
zionism and judaism (in the beyond belief series) Read the rest of this entry »

every afternoon this week (monday 28th to friday 2nd), 12.00-1.00pm, on bbc radio 3 (repeated at 6.30pm)
gordon jacob and joseph horovitz (presented by donald mcleod) (in the composer of the week series) Read the rest of this entry »

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