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Nh: Annexation?

this afternoon (wednesday 1st), 2.41-2.48pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“The occupied West Bank, home to 2,500,000 Palestinians and 430,000 Israeli settlers, lies at the heart of divisions between Israel and the Palestinians. Now it seems the Israei leadership is divided over whether to press ahead with its annexation.”

including interview with …

yohanan plesner, president of israel democracy institute 


Miriam and Youssef 7

tomorrow morning (sunday 14th), 10.06-10.33am (repeated from 3.06am 11.32am 4.06pm and 10.06pm wednesday), on bbc world service radio 

the warning (7th of 10 episodes of miriam and youssef) (written by steve waters)

“7. 1946. Elected headman of Deir Yassin, Youssef promises peace with their kibbutz neighbours. Meanwhile, a bomb has been placed in British headquarters – the King David Hotel.”


Kurt Marx

wednesday 27th may, 9.30-9.45am (repeated 8.45pm, and 5.45am saturday), on bbc radio 4

legacy of war 3 (presented by sean bean

Sean Bean presents a series exploring the ways in which wartime experiences have filtered down through the generations.

Kurt Marx came to the UK aboard a Kindertransport in 1939 at the age of 13. His wife Ingrid Marx lived through several years at Auschwitz.”

including contributions from …

kurt marx 

• son michael marx 

• granddaughter johanna marx 


P4t: Belovski 3/6/2020

this morning (wednesday 3rd), 9.20-9.23am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by rabbi dr harvey belovski

“Many of the simple pleasures we’ve relearned over the past months are truly life-changing.”


Twtw/Nh: Netanyahu trial 1

this afternoon (sunday 24th), 1.03pm on bbc radio 4, and 1.36pm and 1.40-1.43pm on bbc world service radio 

the world this weekend (presented by mark mardell) and newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) include …

“Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is about to go on trial for corruption.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 


P4t: Marks 6/4/2020

yesterday morning (wednesday 6th), 9.20-9.23am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by laura marks 

Small acts of kindness are about more than our neighbours – they are about ourselves too.”


P4t: Lorie 15/4/2020

yesterday morning (wednesday 15th), on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by miriam lorie 

Real freedom is not just about cutting loose.”


H&S: The tattooist of Jerusalem

this morning (sunday 12th), 11.32-11.59am (repeated 10.30pm, and repeated from 9.32am and 4.32pm friday and 2.32pm saturday), on bbc world service radio 

For more than 500 years, Wassim Razzouk’s family have been tattooing the pilgrims to Jerusalem.

including contributions from …

• ‘the jerusalem tattooist’ wassim razzouk 

frank staples, 80

• pastor george milliman, 57, from sturgis, michigan, and his daughter • dana milliman 

madeline foley, studying history and politics, notre dame, new orleans

• historian dr mordechai levy

• father anton razzouk and • son (also) anton razzouk

• pastor carrie ballenger, lutheran church of the redeemer, jerusalem


Sunday: Coronavirus Jerusalem

this morning (sunday 12th), 7.39-7.44am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by william crawley) includes…

“What’s been the mood, this Holy Week, in Jerusalem?”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter yolande knell 

• jamal khader, catholic priest, ramallah


Sunday: Two papers close

this morning (sunday 12th), 7.18-7.22am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by william crawley) includes…

“The Jewish Chronicle is the oldest continuously-published Jewish newspaper in the world. In the face of increasingly challenging financial conditions, it was set to merge with its rival paper, the Jewish News. But earlier this week, on the eve of Passover itself, both publications announced that they are to cease trading, a terrible blow both for their staff and for the country’s Jewish community.”

including interview with …

justin cohen, news editor, jewish news 


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