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Posts tagged ‘Edward Stourton’

Sunday: Dina Brawer

this morning (sunday 17th), 7.35-7.42am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

Dina Brawer will become the UK’s first female orthodox Rabbi, known as a Rabba, at an ordination ceremony on Monday. What influence could she have on Orthodox Judaism?

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter trevor barnes
• rabba dina brawer
• rabbi avi weiss
• ma’ayan abi kurzer
• rabba sara hurwitz


George Soros

this evening (saturday 9th), 7.00-7.15pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 5.45am and 5.40pm tomorrow)
george soros (presented by edward stourton) (in the profile series) …

“George Soros was born into a Hungarian Jewish family, and later took on a false identity to survive the Nazi occupation in 1944. It was an experience that shaped his life and his outlook and he went on to escape to the West via his knowledge of the international language Esperanto.

Sectarianism in Syria

this afternoon (thursday 31st), 1.45-2.00pm, on bbc radio 4
sectarianism (presented by edward stourton, with • professor fawaz gerges, • professor madawi al-rasheed, and • professor anoush ehteshami) (4th of 5 episodes in the how syria changed the world series) includes …

“In early May, the Israeli military authoriites ordered the opening of bomb shelters on the Golan Heights, and on the night of May 9th/10th, Israelis launched their biggest attacks yet on Iranian positions inside Syria.”


Sunday: Jerusalem special

this morning (sunday 13th), 7.10-7.55am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton)

“A Sunday programme special from Jerusalem

including contributions from …
• historian micah goodman
• historian khalil shokeh of bethlehem
niji alda palestinian activist
jack jakaman of bethlehem
• bbc reporter trevor barnes
• writer howard jacobson
• historian david feldman
• anti-zionist rabbi avrohom pinter
louise ellman mp
• anti-zionist blogger robert cohen, of micah’s paradigm shift
• bbc reporter yolande knell
george hintlian, historian of the armenian patricarchate
• american convert, comedian yisrael campbell
• bereaved parent robi damelin
• bereaved parent ikhlas shtayeh
nathan jeffay of the jewish chronicle
ahmad budeiri palestinian analyst


W@1: Independence Day

this afternoon (friday 11th), 1.28-1.38pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by mark mardell) includes …

“The new state came into being at midnight, and the following day four arab states attacked israeli forces. Can you sum up what those events mean in your respective worlds?”

including report from …
• bbc reporter edward stourton
and interview with …
• israeli ”new” historian tom segev
• dr sami adwan

Sunday: coroner discrimination

this morning (sunday 4th), 7.42-7.47am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

“A high court judge has granted an application for a judicial review of a senior coroner Mary Hassell‘s “cab rank” policy in dealing with unexpected deaths, saying it raises issues of importance to Jewish and Muslim communities.”

including interview with …
• bbc legal correspondent joshua rosenberg

Sunday: Holy Sepulchure lockout

this morning (sunday 4th), 7.15-7.22am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) leads with …

“This week the church of the Holy Sepulchre closed as a sign of protest and has since re-opened.”

including interview with …
• i24 anchor jordana miller

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