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Tftd: Greenberg 24/4/2019

this morning (wednesday 24th), 7.50-7.53am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by parliamentary lawyer daniel greenberg

“To disassociate ourselves from exploitative practices of any kind. So one of the things I try to take away from Passover is a reminder that slavery and exploitation are unhappily very much not matters of ancient Egyptian past, but are all around us, and that I can use my everyday consumer choices and business practices to try to ensure fair and decent treatment and opportunity for all.”

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yesterday morning (tuesday 23rd), 9.21-9.23am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by rabbi dr harvey belovski

Time is the most precious commodity we have, but we sometimes treat it as though it’s unlimited.”

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6ocn: Polish effigy

this evening (monday 22nd), 6.24-6.26pm, on bbc radio 4

six o’clock news includes …

“The World Jewish Congress has condemned an Easter ritual in a town in Poland, during which an effigy of Judas Iscariot depicted as an Orthodox Jew was hanged beaten and burnt.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter danny eberhart

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every afternoon this weekend (friday 19th to monday 22nd), 4.30-5.00pm, on bbc radio 4 

the psalms (read by jeremy irons) (4 episodes)

“Readings from the King James Version of the Book of Psalms, containing some of the most beautiful poetry in the Bible.”

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yesterday evening (thursday 18th), 7.26-7.35pm, on bbc radio 4 

front row (presented by samira ahmed) includes …

“The influential graphic designer Abram Games, who created the Festival of Britain 1951 poster and the BBC’s first television logo, first came to prominence as the ‘Official War Poster Artist’ during the Second World War. Over 100 of the posters he created while employed by the War Office are on display at a new exhibition at the National Army Museum in London. Curator • Emma Mawdsley discusses the significance of the artist and his work.”

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FP: Yentl reunion

this afternoon (thursday 18th), 4.02-4.31pm (repeated 11.02pm sunday), on bbc radio 4 

the film programme (presented by antonia quirke) leads with …

“Antonia Quirke reunites three cast members of Barbra Streisand’s cult classic Yentl – • Kerry Shale, • Danny Brainin and • Gary Brown, who in a radio exclusive sing the song that was cut from the final version.

And super-fan • Liza Ward explains why she has seen Yentl between 50 to 100 times and how she can remember every line of dialogue.”

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this morning (thursday 18th), 9.21-9.24am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by rabbi dr harvey belovski

Passover: ‘Freedom and effort go together’.”

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