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Newshour: Palestinian museum

this evening (saturday 15th), 9.24-9.28pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

“There are reckoned to be just under 73,000 Americans of Palestinian descent living in the United States. They’re one of the smaller groups of Arab-Americans, but their profile, along with that of the millions of other Palestinians elsewhere in the world, could be raised with the opening today in Washington DC of the Musuem of the Palestinian People.

including interview with …

bshara nassar, museum founder and director

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Newshour: Anti-semitic cartoons

yesterday afternoon (tuesday 11th), 2.51-2.57pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

“The New York Times newspaper has announced it will no longer publish daily political cartoons in its international editions. The decision was made after the publication of a cartoon earlier this year depicting the Israeli prime minster Benjamin Netanyahu and President Trump, a cartoon described and criticised by many as anti-semitic.”

including interview with …

• cartoonist patrick chappatte

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MN: San Diego killing

(This programme only became available online this morning)

last sunday morning (28th april), 12.00-12.02am, on bbc radio 4 

midnight news leads with …

“A man has opened fire at a synagogue in California, killing one woman and wounding several other people. The shooting happened during a Passover holiday celebration near San Diego.”

including contributions from  … 

• bbc reporter chris buckler

steve voss, mayor of poway

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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)

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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Newshour: Netanyahu and USA

this evening (monday 1st), 8.51-8.56pm (repeated 9.51pm and 2.24pm), on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

“The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting for his political life in hotly contested elections next week, trying to win another term in office despite facing possible indictments on corruption charges. His election campaign has made much of his ability to deliver dividends from Israel’s relationship with America, and has highlighted his friendship with President Trump. But for some time his right-wing policies have been chipping away at America’s strong bipartisan support for the Israeli government, and that fracture is becoming ever more public.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

• ethan miller of ifnotnow

jeremy ben-ami of jstreet

• democrat representative tom malinowski

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