for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

this evening (thursday 2nd), 6.27-6.29pm (repeated 12.25am on midnight news), on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news concludes with …

“In Israel, a ceremony of remembrance has been taking place at a kibbutz established by Jewish survivors of the uprising in the Warsaw ghetto. In 1943, Jews imprisoned in the largest ghetto under Nazi occupation rose up against the German army, temporarily halting their deportation to extermination camps. An estimated 13,000 were killed. The service marks 70 years since the kibbutz was founded, and is being held on Israel’s Holocaust Memorial Day.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

• holocaust survivor avery fisher

yoram harpaz, author of the spring children

(if you missed it, available from 0:26:59 to 0:29:15 at


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