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Archive for July, 2015

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 …”


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.”


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…)

PM: boycott

yesterday afternoon (thursday 23rd), 5.26-5.31pm, on bbc radio 4
PM (presented by eddie mair) includes …

“A campaign to boycott Israeli products is claiming increasing success.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter kevin connolly
michael deas, european coordinator of the bds national committee
yaakov berg, founder of the psagot winery on the west bank
tzipi hotolevy (more…)

Tftd: Laura Janner-Klausner

yesterday morning (tuesday 21st), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day with laura janner-klausner

“And I’d like to suggest that we look at the ways that Muslims and Jews view each other …”


Today: King David Primary

this morning (tuesday 21st), 8.35-8.42am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“One school he [David Cameron] mentioned which is getting it right is King David Primary School in Birmingham. It’s a Jewish school where half the pupils are Muslim.”

includes interviews with …
• head teacher steve langford
• professor of community cohesion ted cantle (more…)

Adam Wishart on Jerusalem

yesterday evening (monday 20th), 8.30-9.00pm, on bbc 1 (repeated early friday morning, 12.20am, on bbc 2)
the train that divides jerusalem (presented by adam wishart) (in the panorama series)

Very little about the train. Essentially, a propaganda piece about jewish desire to rebuild the temple, jewish settlements in east jerusalem, and the lack of rubbish collection in the shuafat refugee district (which is inside jerusalem but outside the security barrier)
“Travelling through the old city, he comes face to face with the battle over one of the world’s holiest sites and asks, could it be the flashpoint for the start of another war?

includes interviews with …
• developer aryeh king
• landowner walid abu khdeir
• mayor nir barkat
hussein abu khdeir and his wife (parents of murdered mohammed)
• youth worker bahaa nabaata (more…)

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