for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

yesterday afternoon (saturday 16th), 1.41-1.45pm (repeated 9.37-9.41pm), and this afternoon, 1.06.-1.16pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

“On Sunday, Pope Francis is set to canonise two Arab nuns who lived in nineteenth-centry Palestine. Mahmoud Abbas … has been described by the Pole as an ‘angel of peace’. … It’s being seen a as a gesture of support for Christians living in the Holy Land.”

with contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
sister agatha of the congregation of the rosary convent in ein karem
• journalist gerard oconnell
• rev dr jamal khader

• bbc reporter david willey, based in in rome
oliver mcternan, director of forward thinking
• oxfam gb communication officer ghassan bannoura, introduced as “a palestinian christian from beit sahour”
(see also http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-32757345)
(if you missed it, available from 0:36:00 to 0:40:10 and from 0:00:40 to 0:11:00 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02r1lyj at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02qztqm or at http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/newshour)

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