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Posts tagged ‘Bethlehem’

Sunday: Coronavirus crisis

this morning (sunday 22nd), 7.11-7.16am and 7.42-7.54am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes…

How are faith communities navigating the current coronavirus crisis?

including report from …

• journalist jordana miller in jerusalem

and discussion with …

• imam abid khan, cheadle mosque and community centre

• rabbi laura janner-klausner, senior rabbi to reform judaism

• rev prof gina radford, former deputy chief medical officer for england

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Nd: Hebron & Bethlehem

friday 6th march, 7.41-7.46am and 8.10-8.15am, on bbc world service radio 

newsday (presented by ben james and krupa padhi) includes …

“Let’s say hello to Leila Awada who’s here in the UK to talk about life in Hebron, also to promote her women’s collective which is empowering Palestinian women to earn their own money.”

“Coronavirus: Bethlehem is put in quarantine after its first cases.”

including interviews with …

leila hasan awawda, women in hebron collective 

• spokesman mustafa barghouti 

(more…)

Nh: Coronavirus Bethlehem

this evening (wednesday 11th), 9.44-9.49pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

Israel, with more than seventy cases of the virus, has taken stringent measures, ordering all new Israeli and foreign arrivals to the country to go into home quarantine, which effectively halts tourism. Last week Bethlehem, just south of Jerusalem in the occupied West Bank, was put into near lockdown by the Israeli and Palestinian authorities.”

including report from bethlehem from …

• bbc reporter anna foster 

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Twt: Coronavirus

yesterday evening (friday 6th), 10.16-10.21pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by sean ley) includes …

“Some of the strictest quarantine measures anywhere in the world are in place in Israel, where 21 cases gave been reported. So far, it’s closed its borders to more than ten countries, and ordered travellers recently arrived from places like France Germany and Spain to self-isolate for fourteen days.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter anna foster

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Painting the Holy Land

this afternoon (sunday 16th), 1.50-2.50pm, and next sunday afternoon, on bbc 2 tv (repeated from 30th march 2018 on bbc 1 tv)

painting the holy land (in 2 episodes) (presented by lachlan goudie

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Today: Bethlehem 2019

this morning (tuesday 24th), 6.46-6.52am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 2.51pm and 9.42pm on newshour on bbc world service radio)

today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

Squeezing Bethlehem into an ever-shrinking space”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

ahmad alfararja, airbnb owner, dheisheh refugee camp

clara serronik, airbnb guest 

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Nh: BBC on Banksy

this afternoon (sunday 22nd), 2.40–2.44pm (repeated 9.44pm), on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

“Perhaps less well-known is Banksy’s campaigning against Israel’s separation barrier, the high wall dividing Israel and the West Bank, and in places cutting deeper into Palestinian territory.”

including interview (by james menendez) with …

wissam salsa, manager of banksy’s “walled-off hotel” in bethlehem

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