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WTW: Trump plan reaction

this morning (saturday 1st), 9.06–9.12am (repeated 1.06am), on bbc world service radio 

the world this week (presented by caroline wyatt) leads with …

Arab leaders have always been a bit ambivalent about the Palestinians. They’ve been a nuisance because it’s a long-running problem … with the exception of the Jordanians, Arab countries, while talking a very strong game, have not actually done a great deal for the Palestinians over many many years.”

including report from  …

• bbc reporter jeremy bowen 


Newshour: 200 Gaza rockets

this evening (saturday 4th), 9.06-9.10pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by julian marshall) leads with …

Three dead in Gaza as Israel retaliates after a serious escalation of Palestinian rocket attacks which cause injuries in Israel:

Militants in the Gaza Strip have fired more than 200 rockets into Israel, the army says, prompting air strikes and tank fire on the Palestinian territory.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman


H&S: Kristallnacht 80

this morning (sunday 11th), 9.32-9.59am (repeated 11.32pm), on bbc world service radio
the girl who witnessed crystal night (in the heart and soul series) (presented by caroline wyatt)

Ruth Winkelmann, daughter of a Jewish father, was just ten years old when she witnessed what later became known as crystal night: the night of 9th November 1938, when Jewish shops and synagogues all over Germany were smashed up and looted, and many Jews arrested or killed.

PM: Richard Millett

this afternoon (saturday 25th), 5.02-5.03pm and 5.22-5.26pm, on bbc radio 4 (partly repeated 6.05pm on six o’clock news)
pm (presented by caroline wyatt) includes …

Richard Millett, a Jewish blogger who believes he was one of the Zionists Jeremy Corbyn said didn’t understand English irony, has described the Labour leader’s comments as ’deeply antisemitic and racist’.

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom barton

Twtw: English Jewish history

this afternoon (sunday 20th), 1.11-1.26pm, on bbc radio 4
the world this weekend (presented by caroline wyatt) includes …

“I’ve been looking more closely at the history of Britain’s Jewish community, and what’s led to anti-semitism today.“

including contributions from …

• sally dixon-smith, curator at the tower of london
• professor david feldman of the pears insitute for the study of anti-semitism
dave rich, head of policy, community security trust
angie mindel, jewish voice for labour and palestine solidarity campaign
jeremy corbyn
jonathan arkush, former president, jewish board of deputies
peter mason, national secretary, jewish labour movement

W@1: Israel at 70

this afternoon (thursday 19th), 1.34-1.41pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 2.51pm on newshour on bbc world service radio)
world at one (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“What does the creation of Israel, 70 years ago, mean to Israelis and Palestinians today?”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter caroline wyatt
• professor eugene rogan
ahmad samih khalidi, editor-in-chief of the journal for palestine studies
• rabbi natal levy


Sunday: interfaith 2017

this morning (sunday 1st), 7.17-7.21am, and 7.41-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by caroline wyatt) includes …

“A special New Year edition of Sunday looks ahead to some of the issues likely to affect faith communities in 2017.”

including discussion with …
• jewish chronicle deputy editor sarah ebner
yasmin alibhai-brown
joanna moorhead of the tablet (more…)

Sunday: Manchester eruv

this morning (sunday 21st), 7.36-7.45am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by caroline wyatt) includes …

Kevin Bocquet reports on why a planning application for an Eruv in a usually quiet South Manchester suburb is facing opposition when it is something that works well in other parts of the country.”

including contributions from …
• mike battman, secretary of manchester humanist society
• neil taylor, former trafford district councillor
• rabbi jonathan guttentag
• resident rachel kirwan
• rabbi joel portnoy (more…)

Canvey Island Jews

yesterday morning (sunday 14th), 7.36-7.44am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by caroline wyatt) includes …

Trevor Barnes reports on the Orthodox Jews who have moved to Canvey Island to create a new community.”

including contributions from …
• stamford hill rabbi abraham pinter
• charedi community organiser joel friedman
• hotel owner chris fenwick
• kosher superstore manager abraham getta
rachel eisenbach, mother of 9
ita simons, chief executive of agudas israel housing association
(see also…) (more…)

Newshour: West Bank mine clearance

this afternoon (monday 16th), 1.14-1.19pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

“The British charity The Halo Trust is about to engage in one of its most ambitious projects, de-mining the site where it’s believed Christ was baptised, The seven churches on the site, Orhthodoc and Catholic, have been inaccessible to the public since 1967, when Israel fought Jordan Syria and Egypt in the 6-Day War.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter caroline wyatt
james cowan, chief executive of the halo trust
* michael heiman of the israel national mine action authority
• minnesota pilgime janine rick
• a brigadier of the palestinian mine action centre
• orthodox jerusalem patriarc theophilus III (more…)

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