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Sunday: CofE on anti-semitism

this morning (sunday 24th), 7.45-7.54am, on bbc radio 4

sunday (presented by emily buchanan) includes …

“A new report released by the Church of England paints a damning picture of the Church’s record on anti-Semitism. The report urges Christians to not only be repentant for the “sins of the past” against Jews, but also to challenge active attitudes and stereotypes.”

including interview with …

• dr christopher cocksworth, bishop of coventry, chair of the committee which produced the report

• dayan ivan binstock, senior rabbi, st john’s wood synagogue

“The fact that the Church of England is still not yet able to disavow a personal mission to Jews as part of its role is still troubling. That’s where the Catholic church has moved away from that.”

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Sunday: Nisa-Nashim

this morning (sunday 7th), 7.46-7.54am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (religious programme, presented by william crawley) concludes with …

“It’s expected that hundreds of Jewish and Muslim women will come together later this morning in London to explore how faith and friendship can transform the world. It’s the third annual conference of the Nisa-Nashim group, which was founded with the ambition to bring Jews and Muslims together by nurturing friendships between the women of those communities.”

including contributions from …

nisa-nashim co-founder laura marks

nisa-nashim co-founder julie siddiqi

naz shah mp

countdown presenter rachel riley

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