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Bar Mitzvah Shuffle

this morning (friday 8th), 12.05-12.30am, on itv 2
bar mitzvah shuffle (episode 14, series 5, of american dad!)

“A kid invites Debbie to be his date at his bar mitzvah, so Steve decides to sabotage the event.“



Tbtn: Corbyn anti-semitism

last friday evening (1st june), 9.49-9.52pm, on bbc 1 tv
tracey breaks the news (impressions, starring tracey ullman) (1st episode, 2nd series) includes …

Jeremy Corbyn has an awkward meeting with an old friend(more…)

Ashley Blaker

this evening (sunday 3rd), 7.15-7.45pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 5.30pm friday on radio 4 extra)
ashley blaker (in the stand-up specials series)

Ashley Blaker, Britain’s only ultra-Orthodox stand up comedian, presents an insider’s view of his religion, specially created for BBC Radio 4.
It’s a whistle-stop tour of Jewish life and, in particular, a very rare glimpse into the normally inaccessible world of strict Orthodox Judaism.

FB: Labour anti-semitism

friday 18th may, 10.04-10.14pm, on bbc 2 tv
frankie boyle’s new world order (with sara pascoe, katherine ryan, and mona chalabi) includes a discussion of anti-semitism in the Labour Party

”Joining us is David Baddiel: have you been following Labour’s hatred of Jews?”


Friday night dinner 5:1

tonight (thursday 10th), 12.10-12.35am (repeated from 10.30pm last friday), on channel 4 tv
friday night dinner: the other jackie (with simon bird, tamsin greig, paul ritter, tom rosenthal, mark heap, and rosie cavaliero) (1st of 6 episodes, 5th series)

Mum and Dad get a hot tub, much to the horror of Adam and Jonny, and Jim brings a date round for a disastrous dinner.”


Young Sheldon 1:11

last thursday evening (3rd may), 8.30-9.00pm (repeated 8.00pm sunday and 8.30pm today, monday), on E4 tv
young sheldon (episode 11, 1st series) includes …

Ira Rosenbloom (played by Richard Kind) explains to Young Sheldon what it’s like to be Jewish.


Dead Rellies

this morning (monday 20th), 11.30am-12.00, on bbc radio 4
dead rellies (with maureen lipman and george layton) (by gary brown) (in the a month of maureen series)

“Fay & Alan have come to the Jewish cemetery to visit their parents’ grave. But other parts of their past come back to haunt them.”


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