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Archive for June, 2018

Today: Prince William

this morning (monday 25th), 7.45-7.49am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by martha kearney) includes …

Prince William’s visit to Israel today is coming at a very tense time for the region. More than 100 Palestinians have been killed by the Iasraeli forces in recent protests in Gaza.”


HH: Uzi Even

yesterday evening (sunday 24th), 10.47-10.55pm, on bbc world service radio
gay rights in the israeli army (presented by max pearson) (in the the history hour series)

including interview of • nuclear expert former colonel and former mk uzi even by • mike lanchin

LW: Gena Turgel

this evening (sunday 24th), 8.41-8.46pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 4.13pm on thursday)
last word (obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Gena Turgel, the holocaust survivor who married one of the British soldiers who liberated her.”

including contributions from …
• reporter paul martin
karen pollock, chief executive of the holocaust educational trust

Sunday: cemetery attacks

this morning (sunday 24th), 7.27-7.35am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

”Police are treating the vandalism of a Jewish cemetery in Manchester this week as a hate crime. It follows a spate of other attacks on religious sites across the UK.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter rajeev gupta
ian levy, chairman of the whitefield synagogue burial board
• dr chris allen, associate professor in hate studies, leicester university
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Newshour: Sara Netanyahu indicted

this afternoon (thursday 21st), 2.25-2.28pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

Sara Netanyahu, the wife of the Israeli prime minister, has been indicted today on charges of fraud over alleged misuse of state funds.”

including interview with …
• journalist noga tarnopolsky

P4t: Marks 20/6/2018

yesterday morning (wednesday 20th), 5.47-5.51am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by laura marks

“Learn to do right, seek justice, and defend the oppressed


P4t: Gelfand 20/6/2018

yesterday morning (wednesday 20th), 5.46-5.50am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought, by rabbi shoshana boyd gelfand

“A visit to Ethiopia: ‘Praised are you who opens the eyes of the blind’.”


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