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AA: Labour anti-semitism

saturday 1st june, 1.03-1.07pm, on bbc radio 4

any answers (phone-in programme, presented by melanie abbott) leads with …

“What do rows over anti-Semitism in the Labour Party and over Alistair Campbell’s expulsion say about the Labour Party leadership?”

with callers …

jane from liverpool

dave wetton from tonbridge


AA: Labour nasty party?

this afternoon (saturday 18th), 2.03-2.21pm, on bbc radio 4
any answers (phone-in programme, presented by anita anand) leads with …

“According to Theresa May, the Tories were once known as the nasty party … has that mantle passed to the Labour Party? What did you make of Frank Field’s resignation?”

including calls from …
christine trenery, labour candidate, heswall, birkenhead
naomi wayne, a founder member of jews for justice for palestinians

AA: Jeremy Corbyn

this afternoon (saturday 18th), 2.03-2.23pm, on bbc radio 4
any answers (phone-in programme, presented by anita anand) leads with …

Jeremy Corbyn faced fresh questions this week about a 2014 conference where he was pictured with a wreath near memorials to those who died in a Palestinian group which was said to have killed 11 hostages from the Israeli Olympic team and a West German police ofiicer during the 1972 Summer Games. He was asked to apologise, he said no, I don’t have anything to apologise, I was there to try and promote peace in the Middle East.”

including calls from …
• howard dare, jewish former labour voter, of carmarthenshire
abe hayeem, of jewish voice for labour, former chair of architects and planners for justice in palestine, of edgware
diane saunders, of leeds
jenny manson, co-chair of jewish voice for labour, of norfolk
pete walker, of church stretton in shropshire,

AA: Labour anti-semitism

yesterday afternoon (saturday 31st), 2.03-2.17pm, on bbc radio 4
any answers (presented by anita anand)

Does Labour have a problem with anti-semitism?”

AQ: Trump and Hitler?

yesterday afternoon (saturday 11th), 1.24-1.37pm, on bbc radio 4
any questions (chaired by jonathan dimbleby) includes …

“Do comparisons of Trump to Hitler, besides being juvenile and historically inaccurate, threaten to trivialise the unique evil of the Holocaust?


AA: settlements

yesterday afternoon (saturday 4th), 1.12-1.29pm, on bbc radio 4
any answers (chaired by anita anand) leads with …

“When Theresa May meets the Israeli prime minister on Monday, does the panel believe that she will make it clear that there wil be no new trade deals with Britain unless Israel complies with international law?

with callers …
jane of liverpool
naeem malik, chair of west midlands psc (palestine solidarity campaign), suspended from the labour party
peter codner, retired barrister, who says there is no international law
john thistlethwaite, who says israel isn’t in the united nations
mary holmes of twickenham
jonathan hoffman of the zionist federation
nigel of chesham
if you missed it, available from 0:02:20 to 0:19:00 at

Any answers: anti-semitism

this afternoon (saturday 30th), 2.00-2.30pm, on bbc radio 4
any answers (presented by anita anand) (phone-in programme – obviously live – on the jewish sabbath when jews are unlikely to take part)

“My question to you: Does Labour have a problem with anti-semitism?
… The question as it was posed was: Is being anti-Israel the same as being anti-semitic?

including contributions from …
helen marx “ashamed as a Jew”
anthony henshall
andy white “mccarthysim”
patrick dawes
naomi wimborne-idrissi, co-founder and secretary of j-big (jews for boycotting israeli goods) “it’s not the same as antisemitism, which is a visceral hatred of jews
shirley mowbrath
judy “but those people who criticise israel because they actually want to destroy her, they are anti-semitic … unfortunately, there are some jews who are anti-semitic on that basis”
tony banks (not the mp)
jonathan hoffman (quotes the eumc definition of anti-semitism)
(if you missed it, available at

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