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WHYS: Israel’s moral compass?

last friday afternoon (20th may), 5.06-5.29pm, on bbc world service radio
world have your say (talk-in programme) (presented by anu anand) leads with …

Has Israel Lost its ‘Moral Compass’?
We hear the conversation in Israel after Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon resigns. He said Israel has been taken over by ‘dangerous and extreme elements’. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reported to be bringing hardliner Avigdor Lieberman into the coalition, possibly as defence minister.”

including contributions from …
gil hoffman of the jerusalem post
michael from tel aviv
anat hoffman, executive director of the israel religious action centre
gregg roman, director of the middle east forum (more…)

Sunday: Western Wall

this morning (sunday 7th), 7.11-7.18am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) leads with …

“The Israeli government has announced plans to build a mixed gender prayer section at the Western Wall.
Campaigners are celebrating a groundbreaking decision, but Palestinians, the ultra Orthodox and archaeologists are not happy.
We hear from Anat Hoffman from “Women of the Western Wall”. Journalist Judy Maltz gives us the background.”

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Newshour: early elections

yesterday (wednesday 3rd), 2.05-2.13pm, and 9.35-9.43pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by razia iqbal and james coomarasamy) leads with …

“early elections in Israel”

with interviews with …
tim franks

“Small nation in Western Asia to hold fresh elections after government fails to agree over housing policy. What on earth, you might ask, has propelled the announcement of a general election in Israel to the top of the Newshour running order? Well – because it’s Israel!”

• israeli journalist tal schneider
• health minister yael german, of yesh atid
• student emmanuel miller
• feminist activist anat hoffman
• journalist anav silverman (more…)

Women of the Wall

yesterday evening (thursday 27th), 11.32-11.42pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710)
women of the wall (in the outlook series)

“Israeli activist Anat Hoffman has fought for Jewish women to be permitted to pray aloud at Jerusalem’s Western Wall.
Interviewed by Camilla Schick.”

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