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Posts tagged ‘Chanucah’

P4t: Goldberg 26/12/2019

yesterday morning (thursday 26th), 5.49-5.52am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by rabbi alex goldberg

Hope for the year to come: ‘Even in the most difficult depths of winter, there’s a growing light’.”


P4t: Marks 10/12/2018

last monday morning (10th december), 5.45-5.48am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by laura marks

“The best letters are the ones that are, quite simply, sent with love.”


Tftd: Mirvis Chanucah 4/12/2018

this morning (tuesday 4th), 7.46-7.49am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

Any study of Jewish history is a study of resilience. One of the finest examples is the extraordinary story of the Maccabees’ stubborn survival against the mighty Greek empire, which we celebrate this week during the festival of Chanucah.”


Sunday: Chanucah

this morning (sunday 2nd), 7.26-7.32am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by emily buchanan) includes …

“This Sunday is the first day of Hanukkah – the Jewish festival of light. It is also the first Sunday in Advent on which Christingle services will be held in many Christian churches.”

including interview with …
rabbi dovid lewis, • rebbetzin nachi lewis, and daughters, south manchester jewish community
• rector kate burgess

SP: Chanucah

this morning (sunday 2nd), 7.24-7.28am, on bbc radio kent
the sunday programme (presented by mike zloleck) includes …

Chanucah, the Jewish festival of lights, starts today and will run for 8 days of celebration, and a familiar sight during Chanucah is the seven-branched candlestick called a menorah.”

including interview with …
• rabbi yoni birnbaum

P4t: Goldberg 11/12/2017

monday 11th december, 5.47-5.50am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by jewish chaplain alex goldberg

The perfect gift is time spent together with loved ones,”



yesterday afternoon (monday 19th), 4.30-5.00pm, on bbc radio 4
light (chaired by ernie rea) (in the beyond belief series)

“During Chanucah – the Jewish Festival of Lights – Ernie Rea takes a look at the symbolism and use of light in Judaism and other religions.”

with panellists …
laura janner-klausner, senior tabbi to teform judaism
alan williams, professor of iranian studies and comparative teligion at manchester university
denis blackledge sj, parish priest of the of st francis xavier in liverpool. (more…)

P4t: Belovski 13/12/2017

yesterday morning (wednesday 13th), 9.22-9.25am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by rabbi dr harvey belovski

Chanucah: ‘They tried to kill us, we won, let’s eat – that’s the Jewish way’.”


Tftd: Mirvis 12/12/2017

yesterday morning (tuesday 12th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

Chanucah: A human journey through pain or grief can offer us an opportunity to emerge with an even greater capacity for achievement. So often it depends on our attitude.”


Inspirit: Trump and Israel

this morning (sunday 10th), 7.54-7.59am, and 8.35-8.54am, on bbc radio london
inspirit (presented by jumoke fashola) includes …

Ian Black gives his opinion on President Trump and Israel
Chanucah in the Square.
The film Menashe.”

including interviews with …
ian black, author of enemies and neighbours
• rabbi bentzi sudak of chanucah in the square
• actor menashe lustig
• writer alex lipschultz (more…)

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