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Archive for July, 2015

Today: Ali Saad Dawabsha

this morning (friday 31st), 8.36-8.39am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

“An 18-month-old Palestinian child has been burnt to death in his home after an arson attack in the West Bank.”

including interview with …
• israeli government spokesman mark regev (more…)

Newshour: force-feeding

yesterday evening (thursday 30th), 9.35-9.40pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by rebecca kesby) includes …

“Israel allows force-feeding in jail”

including contributions from …
• israeli deputy prime minister and interior minister silvan shalom
• doctor leonid edelman, chair of the israeli medical association (more…)

Newshour: Menendez v. Shalom

this afternoon (thursday 30th), 2.41-2.48pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

“Is there ever likely to be peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians? The prevailing view is, not anytime soon.”
(0:41:00) “It is inhumane, isn’t it, to force-feed prisoners on hunger-strike?”
(0:42:11) “Israel’s perfectly able to defend itself against a nuclear-armed Iran, isn’t it?

including interview with …
• israeli deputy prime minister and interior minister silvan shalom (more…)

Newshour: Pollard release

this evening (tuesday 28th), 9.41-9.48pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by rebecca kesby) includes …

Jonathan Pollard to be paroled in November”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter gary odonoghue
• lawyer eliot lauer (more…)

Newshour: Susiya

yesterday afternoon (sunday 26th), 1.35-1.39pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

“The fate of Susiya, a Palestinian village in the West Bank, has recently become the focus of an international campaign …”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• susiya resident nasser nuwaja
• us state department spokesman john kirby
ari briggs of the right-wing advocacy group regavim (more…)

Sunday: interfaith relations

yesterday morning (sunday 26th), 7.30-7.37am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

Ed Kessler from the Woolf Institute and Dr Muhammad Abdul Bari from the East London Mosque discuss the effectiveness of efforts made to break down barriers and build greater understanding between faiths.”

(more…)

Silence

last saturday evening (25th july), 8.44-8.48pm, on bbc radio 4
shhh (about silence, presented by lucy powell) (in the archive on 4 series) includes …

“The silence of the dead is different in places like Auschwitz. Here is former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, with former Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks …”

(more…)

Tftd: Angela Tilby

last thursday morning (23rd july), 7.48-7.51am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day with canon angela tilby

“Last week. 150 Christian refugees from Syria were flown to Poland to start a new life. They owe their deliverance to Lord Weidenfeld … He hopes to rescue up to 10,000 people using Jewish money and Christian effort on the ground. George Weidenfeld knows what rescue means: at age 19, he fled the Nazis in Vienna …”

(more…)

Discussion: Fiddler on the Roof

tomorrow evening (saturday 25th), 8.20-8.40pm, on bbc radio 3
fiddler on the roof (interval discussion, presented by rana mitter) (in the proms extra series)

“Award-winning actor Henry Goodman and director and designer Antony McDonald discuss the enduring appeal of the 1964 musical Fiddler on the Roofone of the most successful in Broadway history.”

(more…)

Fiddler on the Roof

tomorrow evening (saturday 25th), 7.00-8.20pm, and 8.40-10.30pm, on bbc radio 3
fiddler on the roof (presented by ian skelly) (in the proms 2015 series) (more…)

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