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Mourning in Judaism

this afternoon (saturday 21st), 3.15-3.30pm (repeated from tuesday 19th march), on bbc radio 4 

mourning – traditions in judaism (presented by euella jackson) (in the one to one series) 

“• Chief Rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis discusses the traditional practices of mourning in Judaism.”

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P4t: Belovski 17/9/2019

last tuesday morning (17th september), 9.20-9.23am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by rabbi dr harvey belovski

I can’t hide from my responsibilities.”

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Tftd: Sacks on Humphrys

On John Humphrys’ last day presenting Today, Rabbi Lord Sacks appears to have been chosen specially to say goodbye to him …

this morning (thursday 19th), 7.46-7.49am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by former chief rabbi lord sacks

We don’t have prophets nowadays, but if we did, one place you’d probably find them would be the Today programme, because today’s tough interviewers are recognisably in that tradition of holding power accountable to truth, and among them for me, and for many others, John Humphrys has been one of the best for our time …

He’s taught me that honest doubt can be more powerful than dishonest faith.” 

(if you missed it, available from 1:46:20 to 1:49:30 at https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0008jd0, or soon with transcript at https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00szxv6)

P4t: Rosenberg 16/9/2019

last monday morning (16th september), 9.20-9.23am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by educator laurie rosenberg

“The importance of listening to instinct: ‘I need to have the courage to shut out my ego’.”

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P4t: Gelfand 13/9/2019

last friday morning (13th september), 5.46-5.49am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by rabbi shoshana boyd gelfand

“At the end of Yom Kippur, I feel like all the possibilities of the future are open to me again.”

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P4t: Rosenberg 6/9/2019

last friday morning (6th september), 9.20-9.23am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by educator laurie rosenberg

My first day as a headteacher: ‘In a real community, learning is lifelong’.”

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P4t: Gelfand 5/9/2019

this morning (thursday 5th), 5.46-5.49am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by rabbi shoshana boyd gelfand

“In order to fight evil, we need to focus on the detail.”

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