for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

yesterday morning (wednesday 20th), 9.22-9.25am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by rabbi dr harvey belovski

Alexander the Great seems like a remote figure, but his influence is still felt today.’

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last tuesday evening (19th july), 5.25-5.29pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by eddie mair) includes …

“This training of Syrian refugees is being paid for by World Jewish Relief.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter caroline hawley
richard verber, head of external affairs at world jewish relief
• rabbi neil janes of west london synagogue Read the rest of this entry »

online only (8 videos, 90 minutes)
oxford union debate, thursday 19th may

“This House Believes A Two-State Solution in the Middle East is Unattainable,”

opening speeches by …
manal cheema, pembroke college
sam sussman, pembroke college
• professor padraig omalley
john lyndon, executive director of one voice
salma karmi-ayyoub, co-chair of lphr (lawyers for palestinian human rights)
• professor raphael cohen-almagor
gideon levy of haaretz
yiftah curiel, spokesman for the israeli embassy in london
(available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6py5U6V8DKE&feature=youtu.be&list=PLOAFg…)

W@1: Naz Shah

this afternoon (monday 18th), 1.29-1.40pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by mark mardell) includes …

Naz Shah: I was ignorant on anti-Semitism:
Labour MP Naz Shah has said that her remarks about Israel, which got her suspended from the party, were anti-Semitic. The Bradford West MP has apologised and was reinstated two weeks ago.
Ms Shah has given her first interview, on what she now calls her stupid, ignorant behaviour, to reporter Becky Milligan

including interview with …
naz shah Read the rest of this entry »

every morning this week (monday 18th to friday 22nd), 9.45-10.00am, on bbc radio 4 (7 more episodes this weekend)
primo levi’s the periodic table Read the rest of this entry »

this morning (sunday 17th), 7.26-7.33am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

Trevor Barnes explores the history of Jewish musicians, composers and religious singers through an exhibition of their vinyl recordings at the Jewish Museum in London.”

including contributions from …
* exhibition curator joanne rosenthal
• oral historian alan dein
zoe jacobs, cantor at finchley reform synagogue
• museum director abigail morris Read the rest of this entry »

yesterday morning (saturday 16th), 11.47-11.52am, on bbc radio 4
from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) includes …

Ed Lewis joins the young Palestinians having their horizons widened at a rock-climbing club in Ramallah.”

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