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Archive for December, 2013

Jews of the Mississippi delta

this morning (sunday 29th), 9.23-9.32am, on bbc radio 4
broadcasting house includes bbc washington correspondent jonny dymond reporting from vicksburg and greenville on the last jews of the mississippi delta (more…)

Byzantium: A Tale of Three Cities

tomorrow night (early wednesday 25th), 1.05-2.05am, on bbc4 tv (freeview channel 9)
Byzantium: A Tale of Three Cities (episode 3 of 3, the islamic city) includes the arrival of sephardi jews in istanbul, the great synagogue, ladino, and the story of joseph nasi duke of naxos (more…)

Belief: Lord Woolf

this evening (monday 23rd), 9.45-10.00pm, on bbc radio 3
Belief: Lord Woolf (more…)

Today: senior friendship clubs

this morning (wednesday 18th), 8.32-8.37am, on bbc radio 4
today reports on retired people helping older retired people, including an interview with monica gubbay (74) who runs a weekly friendship club at the maida vale synagogue (more…)

Making of the Modern Arab World

this morning (tuesday 17th), 9.00-9.45am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated in a shortened version this evening at 9.30-10.00pm)
the making of the modern arab world (episode 2 of 4)
starts by focusing on the 1948 war against israel (more…)

Pilgrimage with Simon Reeve

tomorrow evening (tuesday 17th), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 2
pilgrimage with simon reeve (episode 3 of 3)

Simon Reeve follows in the footsteps of travellers who made long, arduous and dangerous journeys to reach Jerusalem. (more…)

Allen Ginsberg

tomorrow afternoon (tuesday 17th), 4.30-5.00pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 11.00pm friday 20th)
great lives: allen ginsberg (more…)

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