for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

The last Jews of Kolkata

this evening (sunday 23rd), 7.30-8.00pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710)
the last jews of kolkata (in the outlook series)

“For over two hundred years the Indian city of Kolkata had a thriving Jewish community. The Jews founded schools and printed newspapers, but now their numbers are dwindling.
The BBC’s Rahul Tandon interviewed Flower Silliman, 83.”

(if you miss it, available from 0:24:00 to 0:26:00 at
see also……. and,7340,L-4426932,00.html

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