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Posts tagged ‘anti-semitism’

Twtw: English Jewish history

this afternoon (sunday 20th), 1.11-1.26pm, on bbc radio 4
the world this weekend (presented by caroline wyatt) includes …

“I’ve been looking more closely at the history of Britain’s Jewish community, and what’s led to anti-semitism today.“

including contributions from …

• sally dixon-smith, curator at the tower of london
• professor david feldman of the pears insitute for the study of anti-semitism
dave rich, head of policy, community security trust
angie mindel, jewish voice for labour and palestine solidarity campaign
jeremy corbyn
jonathan arkush, former president, jewish board of deputies
peter mason, national secretary, jewish labour movement


Sunday: coroner discrimination

this morning (sunday 4th), 7.42-7.47am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

“A high court judge has granted an application for a judicial review of a senior coroner Mary Hassell‘s “cab rank” policy in dealing with unexpected deaths, saying it raises issues of importance to Jewish and Muslim communities.”

including interview with …
• bbc legal correspondent joshua rosenberg

Newshour: Polish holocaust law

this afternoon (tuesday 6th), 2.42-2.48pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated 10.35pm on the world tonight on bbc radio 4)
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

“Poland’s president, Andrzej Duda, has said he will sign into law a controversial anti-defamation bill that-imposes maximum three-year prison sentences on people who accuse the Polish nation or state of co-responsinility for Nazi crimes.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter adam easton
marek magierowski, polish deputy foreign minister
konstanty gebert columnist, gazeta wyborcza
michael tremblaj, museum of the history of polish jews
anna chipczynska, president of the jewish community of warsaw

BQ: Labour anti-semitism

this morning (sunday 28th), 10.00-10.23am, on bbc 1
the big questions (presented by nicky campbell) leads with …

Does the left have a problem with anti-semitism?

including contributions from …
paul freeman, labour against anti-semitism
naomi wimborne-idrissi,, jewish voice for labour
anna turley, labour mp
chris mullin, former labour mp
chandni chopra, palestine solidarity campaign
• professor sheila jeffreys
jerry barnett, author of porn panic!
gary spedding, palestine solidarity society

DP: Jackie Walker

last tuesday afternoon (23rd january), 12.52-12.59pm, on bbc 2
daily politics (presented by jo coburn, with guest george freeman mp) concludes with …

“• Jackie Walker was suspended by the Labour Party in September 2016 following allegations of anti-semitism. Do you accept the Labour Party’s definition of anti-semitism as one you can work with?

Jules Konopinksi

last friday morning (20th december), 8.50-8.59am, on bbc world service radio (repeated in the history hour on sunday evening)
jules konopinksi: the 43 group: battling british fascists (interviewed by alex last) (in the witness series) (more…)

Newshour: autism defence

this evening (monday 11th), 9.44-9.49pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“A legal hearing is taking place in the case of an Israeli teenager accused of making hoax bomb threats to thousands of schools and airlines in the the United States and several other countries … because he’s autistic and has a brain tumour.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman

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