for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

Joseph Margolyes

tomorrow evening (thursday 24th), 10.45-11.30pm, on bbc 1 (repeated 1.15am on bbc 2) (repeated from 9.15am, thursday 7th july)
miriam margolyes (in the matron, medicine and me: 70 years of the NHS series)

“Miriam Margoyles unravels her father’s Jewish roots. Miriam believes it was her father’s early experiences of poverty that drove him to train as a GP.
Joseph Margolyes was born in 1899 and grew up in the Gorbals.
… It’s all a long way from her father’s trusted black bag, but in the passion of the people she meets, Miriam also notes a lot of similarities.”
includes …
• dr kenneth collins, expert on scottish jewish medical history

(if you miss it, available at


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