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Archive for March, 2017

Today: new settlement

this morning (friday 31st), 8.56-8.59am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by mishal husain and sarah montague) concludes with …

“Israel’s security cabinet has approved the construction of the first new settlement in the occupied territories for two decades.”

including contribution from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell (more…)

The eager young student

yesterday morning (wednesday 29th), 7.00-7.30am, on radio 4 extra (repeated at 5.00pm) (repeated from february 2002 november 2009 january 2013 and april 2014)
the eager young student, by barry grossman, with tracy-ann oberman, david de keyser and doreen mantle (1st of 6 weekly episodes, 3rd series, of the attractive young rabbi)

“Young Mikhail discovers that it’s not easy being a Jew.”

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P4t: Belovski 27/3/2017

yesterday morning (monday 27th), 9.22-9.25am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by rabbi dr harvey belovski

The significance of Spring: ‘When we sense the mystery of nature, we regain the ability to look beyond the world into the unknown‘.”

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HARDtalk: Ben Ferencz

tomorrow morning (tuesday 28th), 9.30-10.00am (repeated 3.30pm), on bbc news tv (also at 3.06pm today, on bbc world service radio)
ben ferencz, prosecutor at the nuremberg nazi trials (presented by zeinab badawi) (in the hardtalk series)

“What does the last surviving prosecutor at the Nazi Nuremberg trials think they achieved?
97-year-old Ben Ferencz helped liberate the death camps in Europe when he was serving in the US military.
Himself a Jew from central Europe, he speaks to Zeinab Badawi in Florida about what he has learnt in his long life about the nature of evil.”

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Eva Kor

last tuesday afternoon (21st march), 3.00-3.30pm, on bbc radio 4
counterpoint (presented by josie long) (in the short cuts series) concludes with …

“… the holocaust survivor who’s dedicated her life to talking to those who hurt her …”

including narrative by …
• mengele survivor Eva Kor
(see also http://www.channel4.com/programmes/the-girl-who-forgave-the-nazis) (more…)

Ben Stern

this evening (saturday 25th), 6.36-6.41pm, on bbc world service radio
boston calling (presented by marco werman) includes …

“A Holocaust survivor and a grandchild of Nazis share a home in California”

including contributions from …
ben stern, born 1921, poland
lea heitfeld, 31, graduate, studying holocaust and jewish studies (more…)

Newshour: Israeli arrested

yesterday evening (thursday 24th), 9.45-9.49pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“A 19-year-old man with joint US-Israeli citizenship has been arrested by the Israeli police on suspicion of making threats to Jewish organisations around the world.”

including interview with …
• police spokesman micky rosenfeld (more…)

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