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Archive for the ‘Thought for the day’ Category

Tftd: Siddiqui 15/1/2020

last wednesday morning (15th january), 7.48-7.51am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by julie siddiqui

I went to Auschwitz Concentration Camp last year and when I came back I watched, among other things, The Boy in The Striped Pyjamas.”

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Tftd: Wittenberg 20/12/2019

this morning (friday 20th), 7.46-7.49am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by rabbi jonathan wittenberg

Chanucah: “The lights of kindness courage and love, yours, ours, are the true guides of humanity through the travails of history and life.”

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Tftd: Sacks 28/11/2019

this morning (thursday 28th), 7.49-7.52am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by former chief rabbi lord sacks

Asma Shuweikh, the lady in the train, who later said I wouldn’t hesitate to do it again, chose not to be a bystander but to confront racism head-on. Her quiet courage should be a model for us all.”

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Tftd: Sacks 21/11/2019

this morning (thursday 21st), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by former chief rabbi lord sacks

“We should always heed the inner voice we call conscience, it’s there to guide us from principle to practice, it’s our satellite navigation system as we chart our course through the wilderness of time. Being honest to others is the best way of being honest to ourselves.”

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Tftd: transcripts ended

the bbc appears to have stopped producing transcripts for thought for the day, as from 22nd october 2019

Tftd: Wittenberg 5/11/2019

this morning (tuesday 5th), 7.46-7.49am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by rabbi jonathan wittenberg

“In a healthy society, there will always be differences of opinion, but such a society knows how to argue them, attacking the issues, not their proponents.”

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Tftd: Wittenberg 29/10/2019

this morning (tuesday 29th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by rabbi jonathan wittenberg

“Humanity has nothing more urgent on the agenda than the climate crisis.“

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