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Archive for June, 2017

Newshour: Simone Veil dies

this afternoon (friday 30th), 2.20-2.25pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

“Holocaust survivor Simone Veil dies at the age of 89″

including interview with …
• journalist christine ockrent (more…)

HARDtalk: Joe Lieberman

yesterday morning (thursday 29th), 4.30-5.00am (repeated 12.30am today), on bbc news tv (repeated 3.06am next monday, on bbc world service radio)
joe lieberman (interviewed by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series) (more…)

HARDtalk: Moshe Ya’alon

last wednesday morning (28th june), 4.30-5.00am (repeated 12.30am yesterday), on bbc news tv (repeated 3.06am today, on bbc world service radio)
moshe ya’alon – israeli minster of defence 2013-2016 (interviewed by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series) (more…)

Bowen on the future

this afternoon (friday 30th), 1.45-2.00pm, on bbc radio 4
through a glass darkly (last of 25 episodes of the our man in the middle east series)

“BBC Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen looks at some of the lessons of the past 25 years to find out what happens next in the Middle East. ‘None of us Europeans can afford to ignore what is happening just beyond the horizon, in the Middle East’.”


P4t: Sacks 28/6/2017

last wednesday morning (28th june), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by former chief rabbi lord sacks

“And then I thought back to the history of my own faith and I wondered, what was it about Judaism that allowed my ancestors to keep going through centuries of uncertainty, never knowing when the next expulsion or persecution would happen, or whether the friends of today would become the enemies of tomorrow. What is it about a faith that gives a people the courage to manage change?


P4t: Neuberger 28/6/2017

this morning (wednesday 28th), 9.22-9.25am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by rabbi julia neuberger

“No-one needs to lose their temper. But sometimes being challenged continually can be infuriating.”


P4t: Gelfand: 27/6/2017

yesterday morning (tuesday 27th), 5.46-5.50am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought, by rabbi shoshana boyd gelfand

Festive Food: ‘Tea and biscuits are the first steps towards building strong relationships between faith communities’.”


MQT: Hezbollah flags

last friday afternoon (23rd june), 12.04-12.13pm, on bbc parliament tv
mayor’s question time 22/06/2017 includes …

“Will the Mayor write to Home Secretary Amber Rudd to seek clarification over what constitutes a banned organisation and not-banned organisation after Hezbollah flags were allowed to be waved in London this past weekend?”


Cotw: Mahler

every afternoon this week (monday 27th to friday 1st), 12.00-1.00pm (repeated 6.30pm), on bbc radio 3
gustav mahler (1860-1911) (presented by donald macleod) (in the composer of the week series) (more…)

Sunday: Sacks on security

this morning (sunday 25th), 7.22-7.31am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

“Rabbi Lord Sacks is participating in the Thatcher Conference on Security on 27 June in London.
He talks to Edward about what values he thinks the West should stand for and why he calls the idea of global fragmentation ‘cultural climate change’.”


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