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Archive for the ‘antisemitism’ Category

Today: Monsey attack

this morning (monday 30th), 6.13-6.16am (partly repeated 7.05am), on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by sarah smith and mishal husain) includes …

Bill de Blasio, the mayor of New York, has talked about deploying more police in areas across the ciy that have large Jewish communities, and also giving anti-hate-crime lessons to children in public schools in some of those same areas in which there are large Jewish communities.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter aleem maqbool


MN: Hampstead anti-semitism

this morning (monday 30th), 12.03-12.04am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news includes …

“Detectives in North London are trying to establish who sprayed anti-semitic graffiti on nearly a dozen shopfronts and a synagogue. The star of David appeared on properties in Hampstead and Belsize Park last night, alongside a reference to the September 11th terror attacks.”

including contribution from …

• councillor oliver cooper


MN: Monsey attack

this morning (monday 30th), 12.00-12.03am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news leads with …

President Trump has urged people to come together against anti-semitism after several people were stabbed at the house of an orthodox rabbi in New York state.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter chris buckler

• eye-witness joseph gluck 

steve gold, jewish federation and foundation of rockland county

• governor andrew cuomo 

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Nh: Monsey attack

this afternoon (sunday 29th), 2.06-2.14pm and 9.36-9.45pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by james menendez) leads with …

Five people have been injured in a knife attack during Hanukkah celebrations at the New York state home of an Orthodox rabbi. The attack in Monsey follows several anti-Semitic hate crimes in the New York area in recent days.”

US police have arrested a suspect after a knife attack on Jews celebrating Hannukah in New York state.”

including contributions from …

• senator david carlucci

• journalist neil vigdor, new york times

• journalist jacob kornbluh, jewish insider website

• eye-witness joseph gluck 

• eye-witness stephen weil 


Bh/Twtw: Monsey attack

today (sunday 29th), 9.01-9.02am, 1.00-1.02pm, and 1.05-1.10pm, on bbc radio 4 

broadcasting house (presented by paddy oconnell) and the world this weekend (presented by jonny dymond) lead with …

As five are stabbed at Jewish holiday celebrations in New York, just how safe does America feel now for Jews?

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter calum mackenzie

• bbc reporter niki cardwell 

• journalist jacob kornbluh, jewish insider website


Twtw: Labour letter

this afternoon (sunday 29th), 1.03-1.04pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world this weekend (presented by jonny dymond) includes …

“A group of former Labour MPs who lost their seats in the general election have called for fundamental change at the top of the party.“

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom barton


Twt: World anti-semitism

yesterday evening (friday 27th), 10.32-10.38pm, on bbc radio 4, 

the world tonight (presented by chris morris) includes …

“Anti-semitism has certainly been a political issue in Britain this year, but across the world the rise of anti-semitic incidents and attacks in recent months has left many Jews more concerned than ever.”

including interview with …

shimon samuels, simon wiesenthal centre, paris


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