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Tftd: Janner-Klausner 18/6/2020

this morning (thursday 18th), 7.48-7.51am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by rabbi laura janner-klausner

“Our individual approach to the issue of trust is in our own hands.”

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Tftd: Wittenberg 29/5/2020

this morning (thursday 29th), 7.45-7.48am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by rabbi jonathan wittenberg 

Listening to God at Sinai marked the close and culmination of the Passover journey from slavery to freedom. What mattered was not liberty alone, but how we use it to hear what’s truly important. We too must use our renewed freedom to listen, and to shape a more attentive appreciative and compassionate reality.”

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Tftd: Sacks 22/5/2020

this morning (friday 22nd), 7.48-7.51am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by former chief rabbi lord sacks

Kindness redeems fate from tragedy. And the wonderful thing is that it doesn’t matter whether we are the giver or the recipient. Lifting others, we ourselves are lifted.”

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Tftd: Sacks 15/5/2020

this morning (friday 15th), 7.48-7.51am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by former chief rabbi lord sacks

“When war or disease affects all of us, you learn to care for all of us. I hope that’s what happens now, that we build a fairer society where human values count as much as economic ones.  We’ve been through too much simply to go back to where we were.”

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Tftd: Wittenberg 1/5/2020

this morning (friday 1st), 7.46-7.49am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by rabbi jonathan wittenberg 

Love your neighbour as yourself is followed by the words I am the Lord, to teach that where there is care and love betwen people, God is present too.”

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Tftd: Mirvis 6/4/2020

this morning (monday 6th), 7.49-7.52am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis 

Gratitude is a key element of the Jewish festival of passover, although this year every one of us will be in our own homes rather than sharing the experience with family and friends.”

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Tftd: Mirvis 9/3/2020

this morning (monday 9th), 7.49-7.52am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis 

“Over the past few days, I have come to appreciate the power of the handshake.”

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Tftd: Pius XII 3/3/2020

this morning (tuesday 3rd), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by catherine pepinster, who presents the case for pius xii

(if you missed it, available from 1:47:05 to 1:50:00 at https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000fvtj, or soon with transcript at https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00szxv6)

Tftd: Sacks 14/2/2020

this morning (friday 14th), 7.49-7.52am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by former chief rabbi lord sacks

“It’s love that guides our feet along the path to joy.”

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Tftd: Mirvis 27/1/2020

this morning (monday 27th), 7.44-7.47am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis 

“How many more shadows do we need to bring us to our senses?”

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