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Archive for October, 2014

Newshour: Temple Mount 31/10/2014

this afternoon (friday 31st), 2.37-2.42pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by owen bennett jones) includes …

Quentin Sommerville reports from Jerusalem

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Newshour: Temple Mount 30/10/2014

yesterday (thursday 30th), 2.06-2.11pm, and 9.35-9.41pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by james menendez and julian marshall) includes …

Al-Aqsa Mosque closure”

and

“tensions over Temple Mount

and includes interviews with …
jawad siyyam, director of the silwan community centre
• bbc reporter quentin sommerville from jerusalem
mark regev
naftali bennett
manuel hassassian, palestinian diplomatic representative to the uk
ian black, middle east editor of the guardian, who considers that the problem of jewish access to the temple mount only “goes back to 1967(more…)

At the Buchenwald gate

tomorrow morning (friday 31st), 9.45-10.00am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated at 7.45pm)
at the buchenwald gate (in the germany: memories of a nation series)

Neil MacGregor visits Buchenwald, one of the earliest and largest concentration camps.”

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Germany: money in crisis

this evening (wednesday 29th), 7.45-8.00pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 9.45am)
money in crisis (in the germany: memories of a nation series): neil macgregor concludes with …

(0:12:34) “This hundred million mark banknote here in the British museum was preserved and then turned into an election leaflet in 1927. On the reverse, overprinted, is an anti-semitic cartoon:
A huge radiant swastika hangs in the sky, as in front of it cowers the caricature of a Jewish financier with hook nose and huge grasping hands. There’s text first in Yiddish and then in German: “Germans, with this scrap of paper the Jew has cheated you out of your honest money. Give him your answer, vote Verkischsocial”, a party closely aligned to the Nazis.

In Nazi ideology, it was not just the German economy that was threatened by the Jews, so was every aspect of German society …”

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Germany’s degenerate art

tomorrow morning (thursday 30th), 9.45-10.00am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated at 7.45pm)
purging the degenerate (in the germany: memories of a nation series)

Neil MacGregor examines how the Nazis attacked art they viewed as ‘entartet‘ – degenerate.

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Kindertransport: Dame Stephanie Shirley

this afternoon (tuesday 28th), 5.36-5.44pm, on bbc radio 4
pm includes carolyn quinn interviewing dame stephanie shirley about the kindertransport (more…)

Rabbi Lord Sacks: kingdom of kindness

this morning (tuesday 28th), 7.47-7.49am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day by rabbi lord sacks (part of the today programme), on the uk being a malchut shel chesed, a kingdom of kindness (more…)

Sir Nicholas Winton, 105

this morning (tuesday 28th), 7.41-7.47am, on bbc radio 4
today includes sir nicholas winton at 105

“A 105 year old British man will collect the “White Lion” today (Tuesday), the highest honour awarded by the Czech Republic, for saving 669 children during the Holocaust.
Sir Nicholas Winton is one of the few foreigners who have been awarded the accolade, a reflection of the esteem he is held in by the Czech people.”

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The art that Hitler hated, Part 1

tomorrow evening (tuesday 28th), 10.35-11.55pm, on bbc 1
winter 2014 (1st of 2 episodes of the art that hitler hated) presented by alan yentob (part of the imagine… series) (more…)

Caroline Moorehead: Defying the Nazis

this afternoon (monday 27th), 13.37-13.44pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one ends with …

Martha Kearney talks to Caroline Moorehead, author of ‘Village of Secrets: Defying the Nazis in Vichy France‘, shortlisted for the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction.”

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