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Nh: Prague gravestones

this afternoon (saturday 23rd), 2.44-2.48pm (repeated 9.20pm), on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

“One particular street in Prague’s Old Town has long been thought to be partially cobbled with fragments of Jewish gravestones taken from abandoned cemeteries during the communist era. This week there has been confirmation of that as the city of Prague signed a memorandum with the Jewish community on returning the stones so that they can be put in a more appropriate place.“

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter rob cameron 

františek banyai, head of the prague jewish community

• researcher martin smok

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SF: The Bernstein files

this sunday evening (26th august), 6.45-7.30pm, on bbc radio 3
the bernstein files (presented by jonathan coffey) (in the sunday feature series)

“Jonathan reveals how the FBI, its Director J Edgar Hoover, and the Nixon White House tracked, hounded, and even tried to damage America’s most celebrated composer conductor.
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Jewish life in Poland

this evening and tomorrow evening (monday 11th and tuesday 12th), 10.00-10.45pm, on bbc radio 3
significant others – jewish life in poland (in the sunday feature series) (repeated from july 2013 – on a sunday, of course!) (more…)

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