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P4t: Marks 31/3/2020

this morning (tuesday 31st), 9.20-9.23am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by laura marks 

Apart doesn’t mean we can’t be together.”


P4t: Goldberg 30/3/2020

yesterday morning (monday 30th), 5.49-5.52am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by rabbi alex goldberg

Social media: ’The world has become a smaller place’.” 


P4t: Lorie 30/3/2020

yesterday morning (monday 30th), on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by miriam lorie 

Life doesn’t deal us fair decks.”


H&S: Religion tech

this afternoon (friday 27th), 1.32-2.00pm (repeated 9.32am and 11.32pm sunday), on bbc world service radio 

religion in the digital age: discussion (in the heart and soul series) (presented by sophia smith galer) includes…

Sophia Smith Galer has been exploring how digital technology is changing the ways we worship and her guests will give their thoughts on … the future of faith and technology.”

including contributions from …

daniel sugarman, public affairs officer, board of deputies


P4t: Gelfand 24/3/2020

this morning (tuesday 24th), 5.46-5.49am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by rabbi shoshana boyd gelfand

“Humans are born with a sense of fairness.”


P4t: Belovski 23/3/2020

yesterday morning (monday 23rd), 9.20-9.23am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by rabbi dr harvey belovski

“Regression is actually part of the human condition.”


BT: Leaving Hasidism

friday 24th january, online only, from bbc radio 4 

how do you walk away from your ultra-religious community? (presented by alice porter) (20-minute podcast interview, in the beyond today series) 

Izzy Posen looks and seems like a normal student. But his life before university was far from the norm. He grew up in an ultra-Orthodox Hasidic Jewish community in North London, speaking no English and attending an illegal school.

This is the story of a man who chose to leave everything he knew behind, and the freedom and anguish that came with that decision.”


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