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Sunday: Welby and Mirvis

this morning (sunday 8th), 7.45-7.54am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by edward stourton) concludes with …

“The Chief Rabbi’s decision to attack Jeremy Corbyn over his record on anti-semitism is now making waves in the world of religion as well as politics. Early this week, professor Gus John, a prominent anti-racism campaigner, resigned as an adviser to the Committee for Minority Ethnic Anglican Concerns because he objected to the fact that the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has supported the Chief Rabbi … the professor accused Justin Welby of ‘a most egregious form of hubris’.”

including discussion with …

• professor gus john 

• rabbi jonathan romain 

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Ephraim Mirvis

this evening (saturday 30th), 7.00-7.15pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 5.45am tomorrow)

chief rabbi ephraim mirvis (presented by edward stourton) (in the profile series)

Edward Stourton traces the Chief Rabbi’s story, which begins with a childhood in apartheid South Africa. His tenure as Chief Rabbi has been marked by a few liberalising initiatives, which have ruffled feathers and caused some disquiet within the wider Jewish community.  

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W@1: Iran sentences Briton

this afternoon (tuesday 27th), 1.04-1.05pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 1.03pm on pm and 12.17am on midnight news)

world at one (presented by edward stourton) includes …

Iran has sentenced an British-Iranian dual national to ten years in prison for spying for Israel. Anousheh Ashouri was convicted of passing information to Israel’s Mossad spy agency.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter james robbins

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Sunday: Cantors

this morning (sunday 25th), 7.48-7.54am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by edward stourton) concludes with …

“ Britain’s first Cantor in Reform Judaism talks about her role.”

including interview with …

• cantor zoe jacobs

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W@1: Willsman suspended

this afternoon (friday 31st), 1.00-1.03pm, 1.07-1.16pm, and 1.43-1.44pm, on bbc radio 4 

world at one (presented by edward stourton) leads with …

“A senior Labour figure, and Corbyn ally, Peter Willsman, has been suspended from the party, following the release of a recording of what are alleged to be anti-semitic comments

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter chris mason

lord falconer 

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W@1: Gaza lull

this afternoon (monday 6th), 1.05-1.06pm, and 1.26-1.30pm (partly repeated 6.18pm on six o’clock news and 12.18am on midnight news), on bbc radio 4 

world at one (presented by edward stourton) includes …

A ceasefire seems to be holding between Israel and militants in Gaza after the fiercest clashes between the two sides in years. Several days of fighting killed four Israeli civilians and at least 25 Palestinians.”

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter yolande knell 

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

yehuda landau, ashdod resident

mahmoud al-wahedi, gaza resident

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BH/Twtw: Corbyn tape

this morning (sunday 14th), 9.01-9.03am (repeated from midnight news at 12.01am),  9.07-9.11am, 1.02-1.03pm, and 1.05-1.15pm, on bbc radio 4

broadcasting house (presented by paddy oconnell) and the world this weekend (presented by edward stourton) lead with …

The Labour MP who taped it will be live on our programme.”

“But what about the way the recording came to light?”

including contributions from … 

margaret hodge mp

lord falconer

ronnie campell mp

• bbc reporter john pienaar 

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