every morning this week (monday 29th to friday 2nd), 6.00-6.30am (repeated 1.00pm, 8.00pm, and 1.00am), on bbc radio 4 extra (repeated from july 2013, may 2012, july 2010, september 2009, and march 2008, and from 1998 on bbc radio 4)
fatherland (5 episodes) (written by former bbc reporter robert harris) (starring anton lesser, andrew sachs, and ned sherrin)
“1. Hitler has won the war. and the totalitarian Nazi regime in Germany has a terrible secret it needs to hide at all costs.
yesterday morning (thursday 17th), 11.00-11.30am on bbc radio 4 (repeated 8.30pm monday, and repeated 1.32pm and 10.06pm in the assignment series, on bbc world service radio)
shades of jewish in israel (presented by david baker) (in the crossing continents series)
“David Baker investigates claims that decisions are being made not on the basis of ancestry or religious observance but on the colour of people’s skin.
Israel gives all Jews the right to citizenship – but has it become less welcoming to African Jews?
Since its founding in 1948, after the horrors of the Holocaust, Israel has seen itself as a safe haven for Jews from anywhere in the world to come to escape persecution.
But now that policy is under threat. As Jewish communities in Ethiopia, Uganda and Kenya are finding, a debate has arisen about who is “Jewish enough” to qualify.”
including interviews with …
• sintayehu shifaraw, bible quiz competitor
• immigration lawyer nicole maor
• rabbi andrew sachs
• rabbi yosef hadane
tomorrow evening (friday 4th), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc radio 4:
Bar Mitzvah Boy, with Tracy-Ann Oberman, David Horovich and Andrew Sachs (more…)