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Tftd: Brawer 21/11/2017

yesterday morning (tuesday 21st), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by rabbi naftali brawer

Goodness contains a kernel of danger, and even as we celebrate it, we must be alive to its darker manifestations”

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BBC bias: BBC News’s Julian Worricker presents the view that Iraqi Jews were not ethnically cleansed by persecution since they left partly because Ben-Gurion encouraged them to leave while they could still get out.
Don’t mention the ethnic cleansing!

last sunday morning (19th november), 6.44-6.59am, on bbc world service radio
weekend (presented by julian worricker)

What happened to the Jews of Baghdad?

including interview with …
edwin shuker, born baghdad 1955, left 1971, narrator of new film remember baghdad
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P4t: Gelfand 21/11/2017

this morning (tuesday 21st), 5.46-5.50am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought, by rabbi shoshana boyd gelfand

Will technology always serve our best interests?

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yesterday evening (monday 20th), 10.00-11.25pm, on bbc 4 tv
my mother’s lost children (in the storyville series)

Danny Ben-Moshe narrates and produces a documentary about his elder half-brother and half-sister whom his mother made no attempt to contact for 40 years.”

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last saturday evening (18th november), 6.00-7.30pm, on bbc radio 4 extra (repeated from 1986 on bbc radio 4)
conflict of doves (by david buck)

“The 1936 Berlin Olympic Games was conceived by Hitler as a public display of Aryan superiority to be captured on film by Leni Riefenstahl. But the emergence of the black athletes threw the Nazi leadership into confusion as they tried every way to lessen the impact – and to undermine the true sporting spirit of the Games.”

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Dead Rellies

this morning (monday 20th), 11.30am-12.00, on bbc radio 4
dead rellies (with maureen lipman and george layton) (by gary brown) (in the a month of maureen series)

“Fay & Alan have come to the Jewish cemetery to visit their parents’ grave. But other parts of their past come back to haunt them.”

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yesterday morning (sunday 19th), 7.24-7.29am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

“• Madeline Davies from The Church Times tells why the Greek Orthodox Church is selling its land in Israel.”

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