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Archive for October, 2019

P4t: Goldberg 29/10/2019

yesterday morning (tuesday 29th), 5.49-5.52am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by rabbi alex goldberg

“We can always pass on our traditions to the next generation.” 


Tftd: Wittenberg 29/10/2019

this morning (tuesday 29th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by rabbi jonathan wittenberg

“Humanity has nothing more urgent on the agenda than the climate crisis.“


P4t: Gelfand 28/10/2019

yesterday morning (monday 28th), 5.46-5.49am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by rabbi shoshana boyd gelfand

Fertility challenges and mutual support: ‘While our bodies may be private spaces, our feelings about them don’t have to be’.”


P4t: Young-Somers 23/10/2019

last wednesday morning (23rd october), 9.20-9.23am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by rabbi debbie young-somers

Feeling unsure can be a comfort.”


P4t: Goldberg 24/10/2019

last thursday morning (24th october), 5.48-5.52am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by rabbi alex goldberg

Life is so very short – it matters what you do with it.”


Sunday: Einstein’s religion

this morning (sunday 27th), 7.31-7.36am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

“To mark the 100th anniversary of the confirmation of the theory of relativity, Professor Alister McGrath talks about Einstein’s religion and his quest for a theory of everything.”


FOOC: Czech scrolls

yesterday morning (saturday 26th), 11.41-11.46am, on bbc radio 4 

from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) includes a report from kolin in czechoslavakia by james rodgers

“A large shopping centre and an old Jewish cemetery: James Rodgers is in Kolin,  a small town east of Prague, on the trail of scrolls saved from a synagogue there, which he’d first seen in Manchester.”


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