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Archive for January, 2018

Hungary’s Jewish Underground

this morning (wednesday 31st), 12.04-12.16pm, on bbc radio 4
david gur: a member of the jewish hungarian underground (presented by mike lanchin) (in the witness series)

David Gur has been speaking to Mike Lanchin about his part in one of the largest rescue operations organised by Jews during the Holocaust.
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P4t: Hughes 30/1/2018

yesterday morning (tuesday 30th), 5.45-5.49am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought, by rabbi jonathan hughes

Family identity: ‘As Abraham Lincoln said, I don’t know who my grandfather was, I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be’.”
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Botw: No place to lay one’s head

every morning this week (monday 29th to friday 2nd), 9.45-10.00am, on bbc radio 4
no place to lay one’s head (by francoise frenkel) (read by samantha spiro) (in the book of the week series)

Francoise Frenkel‘s real life account of flight from Berlin on the ‘night of broken glass
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Newshour: Polish holocaust law

yesterday afternoon (sunday 28th), 1.07-1.17pm (repeated 9.36pm), on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

Israel Criticises Polish Holocaust Law: Israel has formally reprimanded Poland’s most senior diplomat in the country, over a proposed law that would outlaw descriptions of Nazi death camps as Polish.”

including interviews with …
• dr david silberklang of yad vashem
marcin horala, law and justice party mp
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HMD: Ken Livingstone

last friday (26th january), on press tv
has the holocaust been exploited to oppress others? (presented by roshan mohammed shah, with studio guest ken livingstone) (in the the big conversation series)

(Livingstone, 0:12:18) “We aren’t seeing the image about what happens to so many Palestinians because literally it’s considered too controversial. Anyone doing a film about it has got to be denounced as anti-semitic.”

(if you missed it, available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RoiI_8LGYxo)

Botw: No place to lay one’s head

every morning this week (monday 29th to friday 2nd), 9.45-10.00am, on bbc radio 4
no place to lay one’s head (by francois frenkel) (read by samantha spiro) (in the book of the week series)

Francoise Frenkel‘s real life account of flight from Berlin on the ‘night of broken glass
(more…)

Newshour: Polish holocaust law

yesterday afternoon (sunday 28th), 1.07-1.17pm (repeated 9.36pm), on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

Israel Criticises Polish Holocaust Law: Israel has formally reprimanded Poland’s most senior diplomat in the country, over a proposed law that would outlaw descriptions of Nazi death camps as Polish.”

including interviews with …
• dr david silberklang of yad vashem
marcin horala, law and justice party mp
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Twtw: Daniel Liebeskind

this afternoon (sunday 28th), 1.23-1.29pm, on bbc radio 4
the world this weekend (presented by ben wright) concludes with …

“How should we commemorate war and its victims?

including interview with …
• architect daniel liebeskind
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BQ: Labour anti-semitism

this morning (sunday 28th), 10.00-10.23am, on bbc 1
the big questions (presented by nicky campbell) leads with …

Does the left have a problem with anti-semitism?

including contributions from …
paul freeman, labour against anti-semitism
naomi wimborne-idrissi,, jewish voice for labour
anna turley, labour mp
chris mullin, former labour mp
chandni chopra, palestine solidarity campaign
• professor sheila jeffreys
jerry barnett, author of porn panic!
gary spedding, palestine solidarity society
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BH: Derek Niemann

this morning (sunday 28th), 9.22-9.33am, on bbc radio 4
broadcasting house (presented by paddy oconnell) includes …

“British author Derek Niemann was totally unprepared when when he discovered his grandfather was not just a Nazi, but an SS guard in a concentration camp.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter andrew bomford
(see also http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-42833644 and https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/mar/07/a-nazi-in-the-family)
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