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Tftd: Brawer 21/7/2017

this morning (friday 21st), 7.48-7.51am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by rabbi naftali brawer

“All we have is a perfect moment within the infinitude of time, this moment is ours to celebrate and savour, like a perfect macchiato.”

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yesterday morning (thursday 20th), 11.14-11.20am, on bbc radio 4
from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) includes …

“BBC reporter Jake Wallis Simons spots signs of cooperation between Israel and Saudi Arabia, and assesses an unlikely Middle-Eastern alliance.”

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this evening (wednesday 19th), 9.45-9.49pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by rebeccca kesby) includes …

“One of the world’s biggest bands, Radiohead, have been playing to thousands of fans tonight in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv. But the concert has been controversial: earlier this year, an open letter signed by more than 40 public figures urged the band to pull out, and instead join a boycott against what it said was the Israeli government’s denial of freedom to Palestinians.”

including contributions from …
* bbc reporter tom bateman
• israeli reporter ben dror yamini
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yesterday evening (tuesday 18th), 10.00-10.45pm, on bbc radio 3
menuhin at 100 (in the sunday feature series)

Yehudi Menuhin was one of the most influential and iconic classical musicians of the twentieth century. Menuhin at 100 explores the life and career of this remarkable prodigy through the many interviews he gave, held in the BBC archives. The violinists Tasmin Little and Leland Chen also share some of their thoughts and stories about their former mentor and colleague …”

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P4t: Kendler 18/7/2017

this morning (tuesday 18th), 5.45-5.49am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by maureen kendler

“Some of the best experiences I have ever had have involved throwing dignity entirely to the winds

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this morning (tuesday 18th), 4.30-5.00am (repeated from 12.30am, and from tuesday 28th march), on bbc news tv
ben ferencz, prosecutor at the nuremberg nazi trials (presented by zeinab badawi) (in the hardtalk series) Read the rest of this entry »

this afternoon (monday 17th), 6.34-6.44pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated from 12.34pm)
outlook (presented by jo fidgen) includes …

The Coptic Christian Razzouk family have been tattooing pilgrims in Jerusalem for 500 years; they claim to have introduced the first electric tattoo gun to Israel.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• tattooist wassim razzouk Read the rest of this entry »

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