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Thornberry on Jerusalem

last tuesday evening (14th may), 7.00pm, on lbc radio 

iain dale includes 3-minute interview with …

emily thornberry mp

Emily Thornberry opposes an Israeli capital in Jerusalem, but supports a Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem.

(if you missed it, available at https://www.lbc.co.uk/radio/presenters/iain-dale/emily-thornberry-jerusalem-international-body/)

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Twtw: Eurovision guide

this afternoon (sunday 12th), 1.54-2.00pm, on bbc radio 4

the world this weekend (presented by paddy oconnell) concludes with …

Iceland’s entry in the Eurovision has challenged Israel’s prime minister to a wrestling match. The annual festival is being held this week in Tel Aviv, despite calls for a boycott. We’ve a B-H alphabetic guide to the event.“

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Newsnight: Burgon and Zionists

yesterday evening (thursday 9th), 10.41-10.47pm, on bbc 2 tv

newsnight (presented by emma barnett) includes …

Jeremy Corbyn says ‘Nigel Farage’s Brexit is a Brexit  for conspiracy theorists, for those who see Muslims and migrants and George Soros as the enemy.’ Isn’t that a bit rich coming from you?

“You’re a man who believes that all Zionists are enemies of peace?

including interview with …

richard burgon mp

(see original bbc interview by andrew neil at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61pdo2x3dzQ)

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6ocn: Fourth Labour arrest

this evening (wednesday 1st), 6.21pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news includes …

“Police investigating allegations of anti-semitism by members of the Labour Party have arrested a fourth man.”

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MN: San Diego killing

(This programme only became available online this morning)

last sunday morning (28th april), 12.00-12.02am, on bbc radio 4 

midnight news leads with …

“A man has opened fire at a synagogue in California, killing one woman and wounding several other people. The shooting happened during a Passover holiday celebration near San Diego.”

including contributions from  … 

• bbc reporter chris buckler

steve voss, mayor of poway

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Today: Corbyn praises book

this morning (wednesday 1st), 7.41-7.42am, and 8.21-8.23am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by nick robinson and justin webb) includes …

“This is a book that alleges ‘an internatioal conspiracy of Jewish financiers

He describes business as being controlled by men of a single and peculiar race.”

The Telegraph reports that Jeremy Corbyn is embroiled in another row about anti-semitism after he’s found to have endorsed a book written in 1902, which argued that Europe’s banks and newspapers were controlled by Jews. It says that four years before he become Labour leader, he wrote a foreword to a new edition of J A Hobson’s Imperialism, A Study, which was written in 1902, in which he described the book as brilliant and a great tome. … anti-semitism in Hobson’s writings has been widely covered in historical circles. The paper notes that Labour has admitted that the text has anti-semitic elements …”

including interview with …

rebecca long-bailey mp

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Newsnight: Corbyn praises book

yesterday evening (tuesday 30th), 11.08-11.10pm, on bbc 2 tv

newsnight (presented by emily maitlis includes …

Daniel Finkelstein’s piece in The Times tomorrow: this raises the spectre of anti-semitism within Labour, particularly pointing at Jeremy Corbyn, and the title is Corbyn’s praise for deeply anti-semitic book.”

including discussion with …

• journalist sam lister

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