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Archive for February, 2017

Newsday: interfaith fundraising

last thursday (23rd february), on bbc world service radio
newsday: muslim fundraising for vandalised jewish cemetery

“A US Muslim-led project to help repair a Jewish cemetery that was vandalised has raised more than four times its initial target of $20,000.
Earlier this week, 170 headstones were damaged in a St Louis cemetery in the US state of Missouri.”

including …
tarek el messidi, one of the activists involved in the restoration campaign
barbara perle, who has family members buried at the site (more…)

PM: Israeli women soldiers

this afternoon (thursday 23rd), 5.25-5.30pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 9.55pm, tuesday 28th, on newshour on bbc world service radio)
pm (presented by eddie mair) includes …

“That’s old news in Israel, where mixed-gender infantry battalions have been around for a while.”

including contributions from …
• bbc defence correspondent jonathan marcus
• lt col oshrat bachar
pnina sharvit baruch, former head of idf international law department (more…)

WHYS: IKEA Israel catalogue

this afternoon (thursday 23rd), 4.07-4.29pm, on bbc world service radio
world have your say (presented by chloe tilley) leads with…

“The conversation in Israel after the local branch of Ikea issued a catalogue with no women or girls featured.”

with contributions from …
jeremy sharon of the jerusalem post
esti shushan of the no representation, no vote campaign
ruth colian of haredi women making change (b’zhutan)
stuart schnee of beit shemesh (more…)

Tftd: Janner-Klausner 23/2/2017

this morning (thursday 23ed), 7.50-7.53am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by rabbi laura janner-klausner (more…)

HARDtalk: Tzipi Livni

yesterday (tuesday 21st), 4.30-5.00am (repeated 12.30am today), on bbc news tv (repeated 3.06am today, on bbc world service radio)
tzipi livni – joint leader, zionist union, israel (presented by sarah montague) (in the hardtalk series) (more…)

Newshour: Azaria sentenced

this evening (tuesday 21st), 9.07-9.14pm, and 9.43-9.46pm, on bbc world service radio (partly repeated from 5.02pm and 5.17pm on pm on bbc radio 4)
newshour (presented by tim franks) leads with …

Israeli soldier sentenced for Palestinian death:
An Israeli soldier who killed a wounded Palestinian attacker, in a high-profile case that split opinion across the country, has been jailed for 18 months, but the father of the man says the sentence is not long enough.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jonny dymond
oren hazan, likud mp
nadav weisman, military prosecutor
yusri al-sharif, victim’s father
• defence lawyer eyal beserglick (more…)

P4t: Neuberger 21/2/2017

this morning (tuesday 21st), 9.22-9.25am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by rabbi julia neuberger

Food and familiarity make people feel at home”


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