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Archive for August, 2018

P4t: Belovski 29/8/2018

this morning (wednesday 29th), 9.19-9.22am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by rabbi dr harvey belovski

Never judge a book by its cover – you may miss out on a good story, a great relationship or your dream job.”


Today: Sacks denounces Corbyn

this morning (wednesday 29th), 6.36-6.37am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson and john humphrys) includes …

“The Telegraph and the Mail lead with Lord Sacks’ denunciation of Jeremy Corbyn as an antisemite, and his comparison of some of the Labour leader’s remarks to those of Enoch Powell’s in the 1960s, ’Corbyn’s rivers of blood moment’, that’s the headline in the Mail. In its view, the real tragedy is the Labour leader doesn’t understand why the Jewish community is so outraged, he truly believes that neither he nor his party have done anything wrong. The Telegraph thinks Lord Sacks is not a man known for hyperbole, and these are extremely serious accusations.”


Twt: Sacks condemns Corbyn

this evening (tuesday 28th), 10.02-10.03pm, and 10.22-10.31pm, on bbc radio 4 (partly repeated at 12.01am on midnight news)
the world tonight (presented by chris mason) includes …

Labour has reacted angrily to allegations by the former Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, that Jeremy Corbyn is anti-semitic. Lord Sacks also describes comments about a group of British Zionists made by Mr Corbyn before he became Labour leader as ’the most offensive by a senior British politician since Enoch Powell in the 1960s’.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom barton
• corbyn supporter michael segalov
jonathan goldstein, chairman of the jewish leadership council

PM/6ocn: Sacks condemns Corbyn

this afternoon (tuesday 28th), 5.02-5.03pm, 5.16-5.19pm, and 6.01-6.04pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by simon jack) includes, and six o’clock news leads with, …

“The former Chief Rabbi, Jonathan Sacks, has described the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as ‘an anti-semite who had given support to racists terrorists and dealers of hate’.”

including reports from …
• bbc reporter tom barton

P4t: Rubinstein 27/8/2018

yesterday morning (monday 27th), 5.45-5.48am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought, by rabbi yy rubinstein

Untold stories of success: ‘It is often ordinary mundane choices that are heroic’.”


Today: fixing Gaza

this morning (monday 27th), 8.42-8.47am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb) includes …

What can be done to fix Gaza?

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• gazan economist omar shaban
israel katz mk
• defence analyst alex fishman

WH: Labour anti-semitism

this evening (sunday 26th), 10.29-10.33pm, on bbc radio 4
westminster hour (presented by carolyn quinn) includes …

“The parliamentary Labour Party is voting in early September on a motion calling for Labour to back the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s full definition of anti-semitism, which has actually been rejected by the party, but something which you would like to see Labour accept, that’s right isn’t it? … What has prevented Jeremy Corbyn putting an end to this episode?”

including interview with …
barry gardiner mp

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