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Archive for October, 2017

Today: Ron Jones

this morning (tuesday 31st), 7.42-7.47am, on bbc radio 4 on newshour on bbc world service radio)
today (presented by john humphrys) includes …

Ron Jones from Newport is still selling poppies for The Royal British Legion at the age of 100. He tells us about his life and why he is so committed to his job, in a story which starts with his imprisonment at Auschwitz concentration camp.”

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Choirs

this morning (monday 30th), 11.32-11.59am, on bbc world service radio (repeated 11.32pm)
choirs (presented by kim chakanetsa, with mika danny and esmeralda conde ruiz) (in the the conversation series)

“The joy of coming together through song – Kim Chakanetsa talks to two women who have created choirs that go beyond simply making music.

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Sunday: ShabbatUK

this morning (sunday 29th), 7.36-7.44am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by emily buchanan) includes …

“The Chief Rabbi has called on Jews around the country to celebrate an authentic Shabbat for ShabbatUK.
Trevor Barnes talks to • the Chief Rabbi, and also meets • Mitchell Feldman and his daughter Ella Feldman, who are trying to manage without breaking the rules.”

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P4t: Kendler 26/10/2017

last thursday morning (26th october), 5.45-5.49am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by maureen kendler

” The importance of integration between different communities.”

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David Gur

last wednesday morning (25th october), 8.50-8.59am, on bbc world service radio (repeated in the history hour on sunday 29th)
david gur: the fake IDs that saved jewish lives (presented by mike lanchin) (in the witness series) (more…)

P4t: Neuberger 24/10/2017

last tuesday morning (24th october), 9.22-9.25am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by rabbi julia neuberger

“Who will speak for ordinary people? The importance of hospitality.”

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Tftd: Brawer 24/10/2017

yesterday morning (tuesday 24th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by rabbi naftali brawer

Liminality

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Wdytya: Ruby Wax

wednesday 4th october, 8.00-9.00pm, on bbc 1
ruby wax (in the who do you think you are series)
including contributions from …
• historian eleonore lappin-eppel
• historian tony kushner
• genealogist gregor brezsina
• historian doron rabinovici
• historian anna hajkova
chaim tetrashvili, of the vienna jewish cemetery
• historian dr sabine wieber
• czech archivist dr lenka matusikova (more…)

David Adjaye

this evening (tuesday 24th), 7.32-7.39pm, on bbc radio 4
frontrow (presented by samira ahmed) includes …

“Designer • David Adjaye reveals his plans for the UK’s National Holocaust Memorial, which will be created in a park near the Houses of Parliament.”

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Henry Orenstein

this afternoon (tuesday 24th), 6.33-6.42pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated from 12.33pm)
outlook (presented by jo fidgen) includes …

Henry Orenstein, 94, is an entrepreneur in the US who not only brought the highly successful Transformers toys to the market, but also revolutionised television poker to make it the billion dollar industry it is today.
His early life in Poland was very difficult.”

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