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Business daily: Israel

early this morning (friday 22nd), 12.18-12.58am, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
business daily includes (4th of 4 daily reports about the economies of gaza the west bank and israel) …

“Last summer the farms adjoining Israel’s border with Gaza came under huge pressure. We speak to the Israeli farmers still trying to restore their land and livelihoods.”
“We examine one of the key facts of life for observant Jews in Israel – the need to observe the Halacha – the Jewish religious laws that govern everyday life.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter marie keyworth
eddie polansky, manager of a dairy farm on the gaza border
david rosenberg, business editor of haaretz
nasr abdelkarim, visiting professor at the arab american university on the west bank
• rabbi dan marans, executive director of the zomet institute Read the rest of this entry »

w.h.y.s.: FIFA

this afternoon (thursday 21st), 3.49-3.58pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
world have your say (talk programme, presented by chloe tilley) includes …

“Also, the head of Palestinian football answers your questions about why he wants Israel suspended from Fifa.”

including contributions from …
jibril rajoub, former head of the preventive security force, now head of the palestinian football federation
ahmed in dubai
emmanuel in jerusalem

(0:48:40) “I do think that Jibril Rajoub has … chutzpah for complaining about mixing sports and politics when just yesterday he named a fencing competition after the arch-terrorist Abu Jihad, a founder of Fatah, who was responsible for planning the most deadly terror attack in Israeli history, the hijacking of a bus and killing of 37 civilians, 12 of them children – and he’s telling us not to export politics?

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this morning (wednesday 20th), 8.41-8.49am (repeated this evening, 5.15-5.23pm), on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
business daily concludes with (3rd of 4 daily reports about the economies of gaza the west bank and israel) …

“Also we hear from Marie Keyworth in Haifa in northern Israel on how the local heavy industry – which is set to be expanded – is accused of causing air pollution and cancer among the residents of this coastal town.”

including interviews with …
• patient itzik moshe, and wife mazal moshe
andre sweden, of a health and environmental coalition
ofer dressler, director of the haifa district municipal association for environmental protection
david leffler, director-general of the ministry of environmental protection
david castell, president of the haifa chamber of commerce
• town planner and city councillor einat rotem Read the rest of this entry »

Newshour: FIFA

this evening (wednesday 20th), 9.23-9.27pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“The Palestine football association has asked FIFA to hold a vote on suspending Israel …”

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tomorrow morning (thursday 21st), 9.00-9.45am, on bbc radio 4 (shortened repeat at 9.30pm)
josephus (presented by melvyn bragg), with tessa rajak, martin goodman, and philip alexander (in the in our time series) Read the rest of this entry »

this morning (wednesday 20th), 8.33-8.50am (repeated this evening, 5.05-5.23pm), on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
business daily is devoted to (2nd of 4 daily reports about the economies of gaza the west bank and israel) …

The headaches of doing business in the occupied West Bank”

including interviews with …
• palestinian-american businessman sam bahour
alber jiacoman, director of an envelopes exporting business in bethlehem
mohammad mustafa, palestinian economy minister (and former deputy prime minister)
• colonel grisha yakubovich, head of the civil department of COGAT Read the rest of this entry »

tomorrow evening (wednesday 20th), 8.30-9.00pm, on bbc 4 tv (freeview channel 9) (repeated from 9.30pm on palm sunday, 29th march, on bbc news tv)
saving gaza’s grand piano (presented by bbc reporter tim whewell, who spent 10 days embedded with belgian charity “Music Fund” in gaza) (in the our world series) Read the rest of this entry »

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