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Naji Al-Ali

last monday morning (14th august), 12.15-12.29am, on bbc world service radio
the history hour (presented by max pearson) includes …

“The murder of Naji Al-Ali, a Palestinian cartoonist in London in 1987″

including interviews by alex last with …
• son khaled al-ali
• cartoonist martin rosen (more…)

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Sara Ginaite

this afternoon (tuesday 28th), 12.04-12.15pm, on bbc radio 4
sara ginaite: lithuanian jewish partisan (in the witness series) (presented by alex last)

“The story of Sara Ginaite, a young Jewish Lithuanian who escaped the ghetto in the city of Kaunas to join communist partisans in the forest. She speaks about her life on the frontline of the battle against the Nazis.”

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Sara Ginaite

last tuesday morning (november 13th), 8.50-8.59am, on bbc world service radio (repeated in the history hour on sunday evening)
sara ginaite: lithuanian jewish partisan (presented by alex last) (in the witness series)

Resisting the Nazis in Lithuania:
During World War Two, a young Jewish woman, Sara Ginaite, escaped from the Kaunas Ghetto in Lithuania to fight the Nazis,
With her husband Misha, she joined a detachment of communist-led partisans in the Rudnicki forest.
They took part in the liberation of Vilnius, where she was famously photographed by a Soviet officer.
Now 92, Sara speaks to Alex Last.”

(see also http://www.mosaic-press.com/product/resistance-and-survival-the-jewish-community-in-kaunas-1941-1944/) (more…)

Witness: Operation Solomon

this morning (wednesday 25th), 8.50-9.00am, on bbc world service radio
the israeli airlift of ethiopian jews (in the witness series) (presented by alex last)

“In May 1991, at the end of Ethiopia’s civil war, 14,000 Ethiopian Jews were airlifted to Israel in just 36 hours during “Operation Solomon”.
An ancient Jewish community had lived in Ethiopia for centuries but amid war and famine, many tried to reach Israel. In 1984, Israel had rescued thousands of Ethiopian Jews from refugee camps in Sudan, Operation Solomon was meant to bring the remaining Ethiopian Jews to Israel.
We hear from • Daniel Nadawo, an Ethiopian Israeli, about his memories of the dramatic airlift.”

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Lost children of the holocaust

this morning (friday 26th) 11.00-11.30am (1st of 2 episodes) (repeat of a single bbc world service radio programme broadcast on 6th may, in the the documentary series)
lost children of the holocaust (more…)

Lost children of the holocaust

this evening (wednesday 6th) 10.05-11.00pm (repeated this sunday afternoon, 12.05-1.00pm), on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
lost children of the holocaust (in the the documentary series) (more…)

Witness: Raoul Wallenberg

this morning (friday 16th), 8.50-9.00am, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
the mystery of raoul wallenberg (presented by alex last) (in the witness series)
including contributions from …
per anger, swedish diplomat in germany
tommy lapid
annette lantos
• professor guy von dardel, younger half-brother of wallenberg (more…)

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