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Posts tagged ‘Bergen-Belsen’

P4t: Goldberg 8/4/2019

yesterday morning (monday 8th), 5.48-5.50am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by rabbi alex goldberg

“A sibling is born to share adversity.”


JV: Holocaust denial

yesterday afternoon (monday 28th), 1.36-1.47pm and 1.50-1.56pm, on bbc radio 2
jeremy vine (phone-in programme, with guest • laurence rees, historian, author of the holocaust: a new history (2017)) concludes with …

Holocaust denial


HMD: Norfolk

this morning (sunday 27th), 8.11-8.23am, on bbc radio norfolk
anthony isaacs leads with …

Holocaust Memorial Day: Across Norfolk today, services of remembrance will be held to remember those who lost their lives during the genocide of the Holocaust in World War Two. In Great Yarmouth, a wreath will be laid by the mayor of the town council, Mary Coleman, She visited the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau and Bergen-Belsen alongside her husband and fellow councillor Barry Coleman.”

including interviews with …
mary coleman, mayor of great yarmouth
anna brady, norfolk ambassador for the holocaust education trust

HMD: House of Commons

last thursday afternon (24th january), 12.48-3.28pm, on bbc parliament tv (repeated in separate programme, 8.00am-10.42am on sunday 27th january)
house of commons 24/1/2019 includes …

Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

speeches by …
Ian Austin (Lab)
Peter Bottomley (C)
Joan Ryan (Lab)
Stephen Crabb (C)
John Mann (Lab)
Andrew Percy (C)
Luciana Berger (Lab)
Theresa Villiers (C)
Jessica Morden (Lab)
Fiona Bruce (C)
Carolyn Harris (Lab)
Gillian Keegan (C)
Chi Onwurah (Lab)
Bob Stewart (C)
Lisa Cameron (SNP)
Bob Blackman (C)
Lyn Brown (Lab)
Stephen Kerr (C)
Jamie Stone (LD)
Matthew Offord (C)
Pat McFadden (Lab)
Ian Paisley (DUP)
Liz McInnes (Lab)
David Linden (SNP)
Peter Grant (SNP)
Jim Shannon (DUP)
Patrick Grady (SNP)
Yvonne Fovargue (Lab)
Heather Wheeler (C)interventions by …
Anna Turley (Lab)
Mike Wood (C)
Alex Sobel (Lab)
Jim Cunningham (Lab)
Paula Sherriff (Lab)

(transcript at
(if you missed it, available at or from 1:34:13 to 4:15:30 at

Today: Gustav Kleinmann’s diary

this morning (thursday 24th), 8.21-8.28am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb) includes …

“In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann and his son Fritz were taken from their homes by the Nazis and taken to the concentration camp at Buchenwald. When the father was told he was being transferred to Auschwitz and to near-certain death, the son decided to go with him … Gustav kept a secret diary throughout the concentration camps.”

including interview with …
jeremy dronfield, author of the boy who followed his father into auschwitz
• younger son kurt kleinmann

Tftd: Mirvis Chanucah 4/12/2018

this morning (tuesday 4th), 7.46-7.49am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

Any study of Jewish history is a study of resilience. One of the finest examples is the extraordinary story of the Maccabees’ stubborn survival against the mighty Greek empire, which we celebrate this week during the festival of Chanucah.”


The children of Belsen

sunday 30th september, 2.06-3.00pm (repeated 9.06am wednesday 3rd october), on bbc world service radio
the chidren of belsen (presented by mike lanchin) (in the the documentary series)

“Reporter Mike Lanchin accompanies Hetty Verolme, now in her 80s, and her family, back to the site of the former Nazi camp. Together, they listen to the original 1945 recordings of the teenage Hetty, and visit the place where she and the other children were held until liberation.

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