for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

Newshour: self-defence classes

this evening (wednesday 25th), 9.51-9.55pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“Yesterday we heard from Newshour’s Lyse Doucet in the West Bank, where the act of running has become a political statement about the ‘right to move’. Today, Yolande Knell reports from Jerusalem, where the recent attacks have led to a dramatic rise in Israelis taking self-defence lessons. Yolande went along to a class.”

(if you missed it, available from 0:45:10 to 0:49:10 at or at


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