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Archive for April, 2017

P4t: Neuberger 26/4/2017

last wednesday morning (26th april), 9.22-9.25am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by rabbi julia neuberger

Diversity: ‘Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity‘!”


P4t: Gelfand 24/4/2017

last monday morning (24th april), 5.46-5.50am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought, by rabbi shoshana boyd gelfand

The stars: ‘We will never be able to truly comprehend the magnitude of the universe‘.”


Newshour: Israeli strike

this evening (thursday 27th), 9.07-9.15pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) leads with …

What’s behind the ‘Israeli strike’ in Syria?
An Israeli missile strike has caused a large explosion and fire at a military site near Damascus international airport, Syrian state media report.
Israel said the explosion was “consistent” with its policy to prevent Iran smuggling weapons to the Lebanese militia Hezbollah.”

including interview with …
• major-general gior eiland, former head of israel’s national security council (more…)

AYR: Mixed fortunes

tomorrow morning (wednesday 26th), 7.00-7.30am, on radio 4 extra (repeated at 5.00pm) (repeated from march 2002 october 2008 december 2009 february 2013 and may 2014)
mixed fortunes, by barry grossman, with tracy-ann oberman, david de keyser, doreen mantle and henry goodman (5th of 6 weekly episodes, 3rd series, of the attractive young rabbi)

“Su prepares to take Jeremy home while Abraham prepares to talk to the press.”


HARDtalk: Niklas Frank

tomorrow (wednesday 26th), 4.30-5.00am (repeated 12.30am), on bbc news tv (repeated 8.06am, 3.06pm, and 8.06pm, on bbc world service radio)
niklas frank – son of hans frank, governor of nazi occupied poland (1939-45) (presented by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series)

Niklas Frank‘s father was Hans Frank, the Governor General of Nazi Occupied Poland during the Second World War. He was convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity at the Nuremberg trials and executed in 1946.
Niklas Frank tells Stephen Sackur he ‘despises’ his father and doesn’t want Germany to forget the crimes of his father and the legacy of the Nazi era.”


Tftd: Brawer 25/4/2017

yesterday morning (monday 25th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by rabbi naftali brawer

The power of surprise: Whatever one’s journey consists of, I believe that surprise can be the opening through which we access new realities, and opportunities, previously unimaginable.”


PM: Michael Kadar

this evening (monday 24th), 5.48-5.51pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by carolyn quinn) includes …

A teenager has appeared in a court in Israel charged with carrying out a series of hoax bomb threats against Jewish schools and community centres in the United States. “

including report from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman (more…)

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