for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

this afternoon (tuesday 30th), 12.05-12.17pm (repeated 8.05-8.17pm), on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
outlook (presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Esther Alexander lost two children to suicide and as if that wasn’t hard enough, Esther and her family have also had to deal with being ostracised from their own community.
They are Orthodox Jewish and brought up their family in a conservative Kibbutzin their culture suicide is a very grave sin.
Despite the cultural pressure, Esther and her husband have decided to speak out about their experience and their story is now the subject of a film, Against Your Will, by the Israeli documentary film-maker Assaf Banitt.”

including contributions from …
• mother esther alexander
• assaf banitt
(if you miss it, available from 0:00:00 to 0:12:00 at or at
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