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Archive for August, 2019

Railways of the Holocaust

this evening (saturday 31st), 9.55-11.20pm, on channel 5 tv (repeated from sunday 28th october 2018 and wednesday 23rd january)

railways of the holocaust (presented by chris tarrant) (extended episode) (episode 5, 4th series, of chris tarrant: extreme railways)

“Travelling to Nuremberg, Theresienstadt, Berlin, Gniezno, the Lodz ghetto, and Auschwitz, Chris Tarrant explores the darkest chapter in the history of the railways – their role in the Nazi Holocaust of WWII.”

including interviews with …

• kindertransport child zuzana spitzerova

• theresienstadt deportee helga weissova

• rabbi and railways expert walter rothschild

• railway slave worker, aged 11, arek hersh

bartlomiej grzanka, kulmhof museum

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6ocn: German citizenship

yesterday evening (friday 30th), 6.18-6.20pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news includes …

“Germany has introduced measures to make it easier for the descendants of those who fled Nazi rule, most of them Jews, to reclaim German citizenship.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter jenny hill

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Twt/Nh: Polish guilt

yesterday evening (thursday 29th), 10.35-10.44pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 1.20pm and 9.21pm saturday on newshour on bbc world service radio)

the world tonight (presented by chris morris) concludes with …

Did some Poles cooperate with the Germans? Specifically, did any actively participate in the massacre of Jews? And then there’s the issue of land seized by the Nazis – according to the World Jewish Restitution Organisation, tens of thousands of people are still eligible to get compensation for property that was taken, compensation which has never been paid.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter paul moss

• claimant elisabieta fizsowska

• lawyer stefan jetsenno

agnieska haska, polish centre for holocaust research

magdalena pecul-kudelska, campaign group citizens of poland

witold waszczykowski, MEP, former foreign minister, law and justice party

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6ocn: Gaza suicide bombs

this evening (wednesday 28th), 6.22-6.24pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news includes …

“The militant Palestinian group Hamas has carried out a wave of arrests of radical Islamists known as Salafists who it suspects of being behind two suicide bombings in Gaza.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter wyre davies

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Tftd: Janner-Klausner 28/8/2019

this morning (wednesday 28th), 7.48-7.51am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by rabbi laura janner-klausner

The meaning of life is the unceasing positive belief that we can and must change the world.”

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P4t: Goldberg 28/8/2019

this morning (wednesday 28th), 5.45-5.48am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by rabbi alex goldberg

Children leaving the nest: ‘Our family faces a new reality; a new beginning’.”

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P4t: Rosenberg 23/8/2019

last friday morning (23rd august), 9.20-9.23am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by educator laurie rosenberg

Love is so special, yet also deeply individual.”

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