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Today: Paul Alexander

yesterday morning (saturday 16th), 8.49-8.55am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by matthew price and john humphrys) includes …

“Tomorrow, an 80-year-old man will get on a bicycle in Berlin and over 6 days he will cycle the 600 miles to London.
Paul Alexander will be repeating a journey he made by train as a 1-year-old as a Jewish baby on the eve of World War 2, put on board by his distraught mother, who along with thousands of other parents sent their children from Nazi-occupied Europe to the safety of Britain.”

including interview with …
paul alexander
• grandson daniel alexander
• son nadav alexander
(see also https://www.thejc.com/news/uk-news/kindertransport-youngest-paul-alexander-cycle-berlin-london-world-jewish-relief-1.465410 and https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-44446747)
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Newshour: Adam Armoush

yesterday afternoon (sunday 3rd), 1.25-1.29pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by jon donnison) includes …

“Arab-Israeli Adam Armoush’s kippah is going on display in the Berlin Jewish Museum’s new Rapid Response Gallery, which aims to highlight contemporary issues in the news.”

including interview with …
• programme director leontine meijer-van mensch (more…)

FOOC: Berlin memories

this morning (wednesday 24th), 11.09-11.14am, on bbc radio 4
from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) includes …

Jo Glanville is in Berlin as some of those driven from the city by the Nazi regime, including Ludwig Katzenellenbogen, 91, return to their old homes to teach young Berliners about this dark chapter in the city’s history.”

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Sara Levy’s salon

this afternoon (sunday 4th), 2.00-3.00pm, on bbc radio 3
sara levy’s salon (presented by lucy skeaping) (in the the early music show series)

“Looking ahead to International Women’s Day, Lucie Skeaping talks to • Rebecca Cypess (of Rutgers University in New Jersey) about music played, collected and commissioned by the Jewish salon hostess Sara Levy (1761-1854), student of Wilhelm Friedemann Bach and great-aunt of Felix Mendelssohn.
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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 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
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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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