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Archive for April, 2016

Newsday: Eleanor Margolis

this morning (friday 29th), on bbc world service radio
newsday (presented by julian keane) includes …

Left-wing or Jewish?
Eleanor Margolis is a columnist for The New Statesman and she thinks there is a problem with anti-Semitism and the left. She has written an article about feeling that she must choose between her ‘Jewishness’ or her ‘Leftness’


Question Time: Labour anti-semitism?

yesterday evening (thursday 28th), 10.45-10.59pm, on bbc 1
question time (chaired by david dimbleby) leads with …

(Philip Green) “Is there an issue surrounding anti-semitism within the Labour Party?

with answers from …
alex salmond
andy burnham
jill kirby, former director of the centre for policy studies
greg clark, communities secretary
paul marshall, chairman of marshall wace (more…)

W@1: Labour anti-semitism

this afternoon (friday 29th), 1.07-1.14pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by mark mardell) leads with …

“The leader of the Israeli Labour Party, Isaac Herzog, told us that some recent comments by Labour leaders have been horrific, and should serve as a warning to the party.”

including contributions from …
jonathan arkush, president of the jewish board of deputies
tom watson, labour deputy leader
jon lansman
isaac herzog, isareli labour party leader (more…)

Today: Jeremy Corbyn

this morning (friday 29th), 6.32-6.35am, 6.45-6.49am, and 7.47-7.58am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

Jeremy Corbyn has suggested that people making a big deal about Labour and anti-Semitism were perhaps nervous about the party’s strength. Justin Webb has been speaking to Jonathan Arkush, the president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter carole walker
• bbc reporter siobhan tye
amjad pervez
jonathan arkush, president of the jewish board of deputies
tom watson. deputy leader of the Labour party
• bbc reporter eleanor garnier (more…)

Newsnight: Jeremy Corbyn

yesterday evening (thursday 28th), 10.32-10.53pm, on bbc 2
newsnight (presented by kirsty wark) leads with …

Jeremy Corbyn‘s ‘Crisis, what crisis?’ suggests that he views the row over anti-semitism more as an attack on his leadership than an attack on Jews.”

including contributions from …
* rachel reeves mp
jon trickett, shadoiw local government secretary
wes streeting mp
• bbc reporter secunder kermani
rudi leaveo, chair of bradford reform synagogue
sidra tahirkheli of bradford
jamal mahboob of bradford
waqas hussain of bradford (more…)

Twt: Ken Livingstone

yesterday evening (thursday 28th), 10.00-10.02pm and 10.18-10.29pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by razia iqbal) leads with …

“The former Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, has been suspended from the Labour Party after claiming that Hitler supported Zionism. Jeremy Corbyn has denied that there’s a crisis within the party. When does criticism of Israel tip over into anti-semitism?

including interviews with …
• rabbi julia neuberger
hannah weisfeld of yachad (more…)

Newshour: anti-semitism

yesterday evening (thursday 28th), 9.36-9.49pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“Is there a problem of anti-Semitism in British politics?

including interviews with …
david baddiel
hannah weisfeld of yachad (more…)

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