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Twt/Nh: Polish guilt

yesterday evening (thursday 29th), 10.35-10.44pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 1.20pm and 9.21pm saturday on newshour on bbc world service radio)

the world tonight (presented by chris morris) concludes with …

Did some Poles cooperate with the Germans? Specifically, did any actively participate in the massacre of Jews? And then there’s the issue of land seized by the Nazis – according to the World Jewish Restitution Organisation, tens of thousands of people are still eligible to get compensation for property that was taken, compensation which has never been paid.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter paul moss

• claimant elisabieta fizsowska

• lawyer stefan jetsenno

agnieska haska, polish centre for holocaust research

magdalena pecul-kudelska, campaign group citizens of poland

witold waszczykowski, MEP, former foreign minister, law and justice party

(more…)

PM/MN: Kindertransport 80

this evening (monday 17th), 5.16-5.21pm, on bbc radio 4
pm and midnight news include …

Germany has agreed to pay those who feld the Nazis as children a special payrment, €2,500. It’s designed to mark the 80th anniversary of the Kindertransport.”

including contributions from …
• sir erich reich, born vienna 1935 (the little boy in the statue outside liverpool street station)
• bbc reporter damien mcguiness
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The Jewish views 3/4/2016

this sunday afternoon (3rd april), 12.00-1.00pm, on spectrum radio 558AM (also 10.00-11.00am at DAB ‘Spectrum’)
the jewish views (presented by clive roslin)

Paper review, • Editor of The Jewish News, Richard Ferrer and • Foreign Editor Stephen Oryszczuk discuss our BREXIT debate, the post-Holocaust burecreacy which was uncovered this week, and the shooting of an injured Palestinian attacker in Hebron.
Brexit debate:Theresa Villiers MP and • Rob Halfon MP:
Michael Newman, CEO of The Association of Jewish Refugees, tells us about the post war bid for compensation made by holocaust survivors.
• Chef & author Alan Rosenthal talks about his new Kosher tapas class at JW3​.
Gina Ross from Jewish Legacy​ talks about the importance of legacies.
The Schmooze: Clive, Adam, Phil and Journalist & Author Emma Klein talk about #interfaith.
Rabbinic Thought For The Week: • Rabbi Aaron Goldstein

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UK Nazi persecution files

yesterday morning (thursday 31st), 11.30am-1200, on bbc radio 4
the nazi persecution files (presented by martha kearney) (in the uk confidential series)

“Documents telling the stories of Britons persecuted by Nazi Germany have been declassified.
In 1964, the UK and West Germany signed an agreement that enabled British victims of Nazi oppression to seek compensation. The total fund was limited to just £1,000,000, and the criteria were strict – only those who had spent time in “concentration camps or similar institutions”, and who could prove it, would be awarded cash sums.

(more…)

Today: compensation archives

this morning (thursday 31st), 7.22-7.27am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and nick robinson) includes …

“In the mid-1960s a fund was set up to compensate people in the UK who had been the victims of Nazi persecution. Hundreds of files of the claims and rejections have been released by the National Archives at Kew.”

including interview with …
• dr george hay, records specialist at the national archives (more…)

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