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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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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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