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Archive for April, 2019

Marr: San Diego killing

yesterday morning (sunday 28th), 10.00-10.00am, on bbc 1 tv 

the andrew marr show (presented by mishal husain) includes four seconds on …

“In America, there’s been another fatal shooting at a synagogue.”

if you missed it, available from 0:00:11 to 0:00:14 at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0004prg/the-andrew-marr-show-28042019)

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Today: San Diego killing

this morning (monday 29th), 8.39-8.43am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb) includes …

  “Police investigating the shooting at a San Diego synagogue on Saturday say they believe the gunman was acting alone, he wasn’t part of any organised group. He killed a woman and injured three others.”

including contributions from …

• rabbi yisroel goldstein

chloe colliver, institute for dialogue

(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-48085514)

(see also https://www.timesofisrael.com/poway-chabad-rabbi-had-asked-border-patrol-agent-to-pray-armed-just-in-case/ and https://www.timesofisrael.com/for-vetran-israeli-medic-a-california-heaven-shattered-by-familiar-bloodshed/ and https://www.timesofisrael.com/i-saw-lori-fall-eyewitness-watched-killer-enter-synagogue-gun-down-a-friend/)

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NB: San Diego killing

Sunday’s editions of Midnight News, Today, and The World This Weekend, which may also have reported this shooting, are for unknown reasons not available online.

For written report. see https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-48085514

yesterday morning (sunday 28th), 5.33-5.33am, on bbc radio 4

news briefing includes …

“A man has opened fire with an assault rifle inside a synagogue in California, killing a woman and injuring three people. The synagogue, in Poway near San Diego, was hosting a Passover celebration.”

including contribution from …

donald trump

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BC: Modern sheitels

this morning (sunday 28th), 9.52-9.59am (repeated from 4.52am and 10.52pm), on bbc world service radio

boston calling (presented by marco werman) concludes with …

Orthodox Jewish women in New York observe thr old tradition of sheitels in a very modern way.”

including contributions from …

• reporter alina simone

zelda volkov, of zelda hair

• “flatbush girl” adina miles

sarah rudolph

(see also https://www.pri.org/stories/2019-03-25/orthodox-jewish-wig-shop-brooklyn-says-covering-hair-doesn-t-mean-you-have-be)

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MN: Kafka ruling

last sunday morning (21st april), 12.23-12.25am, on bbc radio 4 

midnight news includes …

A collection of unpublished writings by Franz Kafka is set to be released after a Swiss court ruled that the papers could be removed from a bank in Zurich and sent to Israel’s National Library.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter richard hamilton

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SR: Kafka’s Last Trial

saturday 26th january, 7.34-7.43pm, on bbc radio 4 

saturday review (presented by tom sutcliffe) includes …

“When Franz Kafka died in 1924, he left instructions that any remaining manuscripts should be burnt. These instructions were not followed and a legal battle ensued to decide to whom they should belong: to the country of his language – Germany, of his birth – Czechoslovakia or his cultural affinities -Israel?. Benjamin Balint‘s book Kafka’s Last Trial follows the machinations of alleged ownership.”

including contributions from …

• writer lynn shepherd

• writer and performer inua ellams

katie puckrik

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OB: Kafka’s Last Trial

sunday 13th january, 4.14-4.23pm (repeated 3.43pm, thursday 17th), on bbc radio 4 

open book (presented by mariella frostrup) includes …

“The question of who has the right to claim Franz Kafka’s literary legacy has been the subject of a fierce and lengthy legal battle which in turn is now the subject of a book. Kafka’s Last Trial by Benjamin Balint combines biography with an account of the legal struggles, and he joins Mariella Frostrup to elaborate.”

including interview with …

benjamin balint, author of kafka’s last trial

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