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Archive for September, 2017

Tftd: Mirvis 29/9/2017

this morning (friday 29th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

Yom Kippur: taking without giving will not lead to anything positive …”


Newshour: Har Adar killings

this afternoon (tuesday 26th), 2.40-2.44pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

“Three Israelis killed in West Bank attack at Har Adar.

including report from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell


Witness: Sabra and Shatila

friday 15th september, 8.50-8.59am, on bbc world service radio
sabra and shatila – a massacre in lebanon (presented by louise hidalgo) (in the witness series)

“Dr Swee Ang treated the wounded in the basement of the only hospital in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camp in Lebanon. She recalls the massacre there in September 1982.
Over the course of three days, Lebanese Christian militiamen killed and raped hundreds of the Palestinian inhabitants of Sabra and Shatila in Beirut in revenge for the assassination of their leader, Lebanese president elect, Bashir Gemayel.”


Sunday: Willesden Cemetery

this morning (sunday 24th), 7.38-7.45am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

Willesden Cemetery, nicknamed the “Rolls-Royce of Jewish cemeteries”, has just been given a Grade II listing status.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter trevor barnes
hester abrams, cemeteries project development manager, united synagogue
melvyn hartog, head of burial, united synagogue
alex goldberg, chief of heritage, united synagogue, (more…)

Rosh Hashanah & Morrisey

this morning (sunday 24th), 7.21-7.26am, and 7.50-7.56am, on bbc radio manchester
sunday breakfast (presented by mike shaft) includes …

“This week, Jewish communities in Manchester and around the world have been celebrating Rosh Hashanah
“Mike hears from the Jewish Chronicle about two songs on Morrissey’s new album referencing Israel

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter liz saul
• jewish chronicle reporter lee harpin (more…)

P4t: Belovski 20/9/2017

last wednesday morning (20th september), 9.22-9.25am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by rabbi dr harvey belovski

Rosh Hashanah is a chance to imagine what kind of people we’d like to be this time next year.”


P4t: Kendler 19/9/2017

last tuesday morning (19th september), 5.45-5.49am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by maureen kendler

“Often, one single path to peace isn’t enough.”


Photography: Bergen-Belsen

last wednesday evening (20th september), 11.00pm-12.00, on bbc 4 tv (repeated from monday 13th march)
britain in focus: a photographic history (2nd of 3 episodes) (presented by eamonn mccabe) concludes with …

“… shocking images of Bergen-Belsen


Tftd: Mirvis 20/9/2017

this morning (wednesday 20th), 7.49-7.52am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

Rosh Hashanah tells us to give a little more, and to expect a little less in return.”


Today: Nir Barkat

this morning (tuesday 19th), 7.12-7.16am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by john humphrys) includes …

“• Nir Barkat, the mayor of Jerusalem, says people should “engage” the enemy directly.
The mayor of one of the world’s most conflict-ridden cities has questioned official UK police advice to “run, hide, tell” during terror attacks and has suggested Britons should take on jihadists to save lives.”


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