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Today: Zarah Sultana

this morning (tuesday 5th), 7.57-7.58m and 8.20-8.22am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and mishal husain) includes …

“You’ve got Zarah Sultana, a candidate there who has online said ‘Try to stop me – she’s talking about celebrating deaths – when the likes of Blair Netanyahu and Bush die’.”

“The Labour Party has a huge problem with anti-semitism.”

(see also https://www.thejc.com/news/uk-news/exclusive-labour-parliamentary-candidate-said-she-would-celebrate-deaths-of-blair-netanyahu-1.491027)

including interviews with …

keir starmer mp

michael gove mp

(more…)

Nh: Election deadlock

this afternoon (wednesday 18th), 2.06-2.18pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by james menendez) leads wth …

Preliminary results from Israel’s second general election in five months indicate that the two main parties are deadlocked. With ninety percent of the vote counted, it appears that neither the Likud party of the prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, nor the rival Blue and White alliance has a clear path to forming a coalition government.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

nir barkat mk

oded forer mk

(more…)

Nh/Twt: Exit polls

this evening (tuesday 17th), 9.06-9.18pm and 9.56-9.59pm on bbc world service radio, and 10.07-10.19pm on bbc radio 4 

newshour (presented by tim franks) and the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) lead with …

“Will Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu be able to hold on to power? Hear the result of exit polls and analysis from Jerusalem.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

sharren haskel mk

• professor yuval shany

yossi mekelberg of chatham house

(more…)

6ocn: Haifa segregation

this evening (tuesday 13th), 6.27-6.29pm (repeated 12.27am on midnight news), on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news (presented by corrie corfield) concludes with …

Israeli women’s rights groups are urging the mayor of Haifa to cancel a planned concert for a men-only audience by two popular ultra-Orthodox Jewish singers.” 

including report from …

• bbc reporter yolande knell

(more…)

Today: Labour decision day

this morning (monday 22nd), 6.02-6.03am and 6.42-6.43am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

Members of the shadow cabinet will meet this afternoon to consider Labour’s handling of anti-semitism. Labour peers will discuss several options, including a vote of no confidence in Jeremy Corbyn.“

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter nick eardley

carolyn harris mp

(more…)

Sunday: Jewish Women’s Aid

yesterday morning (sunday 9th), 7.32-7.37am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

“As a new helpline for Jewish women suffering sexual abuse is launched, we hear from the head of Jewish Women’s Aid about the cultural and religious reasons why Jewish women take over 11 years to seek help.”

including interview with … 

• jwa chief executive naomi dickson

(more…)

B100d: Kushner schedule

this evening (tuesday 28th), 7.37-7.41pm (repeated 7.37pm wednesday), on bbc news tv

beyond 100 days (presented by katty kay and christian fraser) includes …

“White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will meet top foreign officials in Morocco Jordan Israel this week before unveiling the economic part of his Israeli-Palestinian peace plan at a conference next month.”

including report from  …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

(more…)

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