for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

this morning (saturday 24th), 8.50-8.55am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by james naughtie) includes …

“Most of the dead are Palestinians, some have died in the familiar violent clashes with the Israeli security forces in the West bank, but some of the deaths have occurred when individual Palestinians, not known to be members of militant groups, have made stabbing attacks on Israelis and then been shot dead by the police or the army. It’s a new type of attack, and it’s left people in both communities anxious and frightened. Our Middle East correspondent Kevin Connolly has been talking to Palestinians and Israelis about their fears”

the interview** of the palestinian chef bassem obeid does not support james naughtie’s introductory remark, that palestinians also are frightened
including contributions from …
dovi singel and • naama singel, residents of armon hanatziv
* palestinian chef bassem obeid, working in a west jerusalem hotel
**(and the bbc article at
(if you missed it, available from 1:49:40 to 1:54:20 at


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