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Posts tagged ‘Berlin’

Botw: No place to lay one’s head

every morning this week (monday 29th to friday 2nd), 9.45-10.00am, on bbc radio 4
no place to lay one’s head (by francoise frenkel) (read by samantha spiro) (in the book of the week series)

Francoise Frenkel‘s real life account of flight from Berlin on the ‘night of broken glass
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Botw: No place to lay one’s head

every morning this week (monday 29th to friday 2nd), 9.45-10.00am, on bbc radio 4
no place to lay one’s head (by francois frenkel) (read by samantha spiro) (in the book of the week series)

Francoise Frenkel‘s real life account of flight from Berlin on the ‘night of broken glass
(more…)

P4t: Goldberg 23/1/2018

yesterday morning (tuesday 23rd), 5.46-5.49am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by jewish chaplain alex goldberg

You can’t bring back the millions that perished, but where words and people survive they can thrive again … the Torah, containing the words that have preserved our community for millenia.”
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P4t: Marks 30/5/2017

last tuesday morning (30th may), 5.47-5.51am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by laura marks

Forgiveness: ‘It is my place, and the place of every person, not to forget and to ensure that we learn from the past‘.”

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BBC: Harold Abrahams

yesterday evening (thursday 14th), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 4 tv (repeated 10.30 pm, saturday 23rd)
bbc: the secret files: epsiode 2 includes …

“By 1935 Harold Abrahams was the BBC’s most respected athletics commentator. This presented the Corporation with a dilemma: should they send him to cover the Berlin Olympics the following year? The problem? Abrahams was Jewish. He was quite willing to go, but felt it would be safer for him to travel as an official BBC representative rather than as a private individual.”

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Downfall (2004)

tomorrow evening (thursday 30th), 10.00pm-12.25, on bbc 4 tv (freeview channel 9) (repeated from april and july 2014)
downfall (2004, directed by oliver hirschbiegel) (more…)

Marie Jalowicz Simon

this morning (wednesday 4th), 10.30-10.45am, on bbc radio 4
woman’s hour (presented by jane garvey) concludes with …

Marie Jalowicz Simon survived in wartime Berlin by taking off the yellow star that marked her out as Jewish, and going underground.
Like 1,700 other Berlin Jews she lived under assumed identities, evaded the authorities and took shelter wherever she could find it.
And after the war she remained in Berlin where she became a professor of philosophy, married and had a family.”

including interview with …
• son hermann simon, who wrote his mother’s story
lisa appignanesi (more…)

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