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Posts tagged ‘Berlin’

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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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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