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Archive for June, 2016

Newshour: escape tunnel

yesterday evening (wednesday 29th), 9.51-9.59pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) concludes with …

“Scientists discover an escape tunnel used by Jewish prisoners during the Holocaust”

including interview with…
• dr richard freund

see also (more…)

P4t: Jonathan Hughes 28/6/2016

last tuesday morning (28th june), on bbc radio 2
pause for thought, by rabbi jonathan hughes

Welcoming The Stranger: ‘The stranger is the person who deserves our love, but is forgotten about or ignored.’


One Day in Entebbe

yesterday evening (tuesday 28th), 8.00-8.40pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 5.00pm, sunday)
one day in entebbe (presented by jonathan freedland) (more…)

P4t: Harvey Belovski 28/6/2016

yesterday morning (tuesday 28th), 9.22-9.25am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by rabbi dr harvey belovski

‘We need to preserve a healthy balance between feeling discouraged and feeling powerful.’


Newshour: Israel and Turkey

last monday afternoon (27th june), 2.51-2.55pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

Israel and Turkey to normalise relations”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
benjamin netanyahu (more…)

Sunday: Nof Atamna-Ismaeel

last sunday morning (26th june), 7.15-7.19am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

“Winner of Israel’s 2014 Masterchef Arab Israeli Dr Nof Atamna-Ismaeel talks about how she’s bringing Arab and Israelis together through food.”


Newshour: Dead Sea

last thursday afternoon (23rd june), 8.51-8.55pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

Kcvin Connolly reports on the Dead Sea.”


Newsday: solar power

last thursday (20th june), on bbc world service radio
newsday includes …

The world’s tallest solar power tower is being built in the desert in southern Israel. The Ashalim Tower will be 240 metres high and it’s hoped that it will meet the country’s renewable energy needs.
Newsday’s Alan Kasujja spoke to Eran Gartner, the head of Megalim Solar Power Limited.”


PM: Jon Lansman

last monday afternoon (20th june) 5.40-5.55pm, on bbc radio 4
jon lansman (in the at lunch with … series) (part of the pm programme) (presented by becky milligan)

“I think there is a problem with anti-semitism in society, and the Labour Party is not immune from it. …
John Mann unfortunately is one of that small band of MPs who since Jeremy was elected, in fact even before he was elected, has been doing its best to undermine him publicly.”


FOOC: Kevin Connolly

thursday 16th june, 11.18-11.29am, on bbc radio 4
from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) concludes with …

Kevin Connolly is off to a new BBC posting. He points out that within half an hour’s walk of his present home in Jerusalem, some of the defining dramas of the ancient world played themselves out. He also talks of the pleasures and pitfalls of Middle East reporting today.”


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