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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 http://www.thejc.com/news/uk-news/156311/were-all-going-stamford-hill-se…) (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…)

Templeton Prize

yesterday evening (wednesday 2nd), 9.40-9.44pm, on bbc world service radio, and 10.40-10.45pm, on bbc radio 4
newshour (presented by tim franks) and the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) include …

“The Templeton Prize has been awarded to the former British Chief Rabbi, Lord Sacks. The citation said that he had helped to steer young people away from the message of extremists.”

including contributions from …
• rabbi lord jonathan sacks
michael gove (more…)

Sunday: Eva Clarke

this morning (sunday 24th), 7.21-7.29 and 7.47-7.54am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by caroline wyatt) includes …

“In the wake of the Prime Minister’s concerns about the position of Muslim women in society, • Rania Hafez from Greenwich University, and • Dina Brawer from the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance, discuss women’s role within what many people see as enclosed minority religious cultures in the UK.:
“And ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day, we hear the story of Eva Clarke, born into Mauthausen, a Nazi death camp.”

(more…)

Sunday: Jews in Russia

this morning (sunday 7th), 7.28-7.33am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by caroline wyatt) includes …

Pinchas Goldschmidt is the Chief Rabbi of Moscow and President of the Conference of European Rabbis.
He talks to Caroline about the place of the Jewish community in Russia today.”

(more…)

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