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Posts tagged ‘conversion’

My Journey into Judaism

this morning (sunday 10th), 9.32-10.00am, on bbc world service radio (repeated 10.32pm)
my journey into judaism (presented by natasha serlin) (in the heart and soul series)

“How difficult a journey should it be to convert to Judaism?”

including contributions from …
• conversion applicant georgina curtis
• conversion applicant naomi stanley
• rabbi andrea zanaardo
• rabbi julia neuberger
• rabbi jackie tabick (more…)

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Gay Jewish conversion

yesterday (wednesday 9th), on bbc 3 tv (repeated from tuesday 23rd may) (online only)
my big gay jewish conversion (presented by simon atkins)

“Is Israel really the best place in the world to be gay? And is Judaism the one mainstream religion that accepts homosexuality? Meet Simon, a gay Catholic man from the west of Ireland on a quest to find out.

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H&S: Journey into Judaism

this afternoon (friday 7th), 1.30-2.00pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated 9.30am and 10.30pm on sunday)
my journey into judaism (presented by natasha serlin) (in the heart and soul series) (more…)

BC: sharing passover; conversion

tomorrow morning (sunday 16th), 11.37-11.46am, on bbc world service radio (repeated from this evening, 10.37pm)
boston calling (presented by marco werman) includes …

Sharing the Seder during Passover with a family of Syrian Yazidi refugees; and Ivanka Trump converted to Judaism, but in Israel, converting is not that simple.”

including contributions from …
• reporter judith kogan
• auschwitz survivor hannah berkowitz, 85
• daughter rachel miller
• reporter daniel estrin
• rabbi seth farber, of ITIM (more…)

P4t: Britishness and conversion

yesterday morning (thursday 5th), 5.45-5.48am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought, by rabbi shoshana boyd gelfand

Britishness: ‘When I took my oath to the Queen, I committed myself to the story of Britain’.”

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Beyond belief: Betrayal

last monday afternoon (14th september), 4.30-5.00pm, on bbc radio 4
betrayal (in the beyond belief series)

“Some religious groups will cut off friends and family who renounce their religion. Life for the so-called betrayer can be very difficult indeed. The idea of betrayal runs very deep in many religions. Why? And what does it actually signify?”

discussion chaired by ernie rea, with …
• rabbi naftali brawer, chief executive of the spiritual capital foundation think tank
prakash shah
• professor douglas davies (more…)

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