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P4t: Goldberg 18/1/2020

last thursday morning (18th january), 5.49-5.52am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by rabbi alex goldberg

Love, Compassion, Hope, Community, Respect – that’s a recipe I’m looking forward to trying.”

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last thursday morning (18th january), on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by rabbi jeremy gordon

Working together: ’I often feel like one of many broken parts’.”

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FOHC: Bullying

this afternoon (sunday 19th), 1.37-1.43pm, on bbc radio 4 

from our home correspondent (presented by mishal husain) includes …

“With the approach of Holocaust Memorial Day, which this year marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau, Adam Shaw reflects on the striking contemporary relevance of his own father’s refugee status and escape from Nazi persecution in places as varied as a country estate in Northumberland and a “Lord of the Flies”-like “school” in Scotland. In a letter addressed to his father’s grandchildren, he reveals how this child refugee managed to survive largely alone and ponders whether this story is as remote from our experience as we might first imagine.“

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this morning (sunday 19th) and next sunday morning, 9.00-9.30am (repeated 5.30am tuesday, and repeated from 2005), on bbc radio wales

holocaust survivor (2 episodes, in the all things considered series) (interviewed by peter baker

“1. Ellen Davis arrived in Swansea as a bewildered 10 year old, having been put on a train in Germany without explanation, forced to leave behind her parents and the brothers and sisters she had cared for all her life. We hear about that traumatic escape, and about the impact of Nazi rule on her young life.

2. Ellen Davis shares her first impression of the childless Jewish couple she was placed with in Swansea, where she still lives.

She recounted her experiences in the book Kerry’s Children and at 91 she continues to speak out.”

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last friday morning (17th january), 10.39-10.55am, on bbc radio london 

robert elms (presented by jason solomons) includes …

“Award-winning director Jason Solomons, speaks about the BBC 2 TV drama ‘The Windermere Children’, which marks the 75th Holocaust Memorial Day.”

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sunday 22nd december, 8.45-8.25pm (repeated from 4.15pm friday 20th), on bbc radio 4 

branko lustig, b. 10.6.1932, d. 14.11.2019 (part of last word, obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister

Branko Lustig, the holocaust survivor who won an Oscar as the producer of the film Schindler’s List.”

including interview with … 

• cultural commentator michael goldfarb 

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this evening (sunday 19th), 11.00pm-12.40am, on bbc 2 tv (repeated from 26th january 2019 on bbc 4 tv)

son of saul (2015) (winner of best foreign langauge oscar and cannes grand jury prize) (in german, hungarian, yiddish, russian, polish, french, greek, slovak, and hebrew) (with english subtitles)

1944 Auschwitz – Saul Auslander is a Hungarian member of the Sonderkommando, a unit of concentration camp prisoners forced to work for the Germans as they exterminate their fellow prisoners.

One day Saul sees the body of a young child who he believes to be his own son, and he becomes obsessed with rescuing it from suffering the fate of the other murdered prisoners.”

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