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Sunday: Frank Bright, Zigi Shipper

this morning (sunday 26th), 7.41-7.47am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

“To mark 75 years of liberation from the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, Frank Bright and Zigi Shipper, both survivors of the camp, talk about their experiences.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter emily buchanan 

frank bright 

zigi shipper 

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Sunday: Gaza and Bethlehem

this morning (sunday 22nd), 7.24-7.29am, on bbc radio 4

sunday (presented by edward stourton) leads with …

“This time last year, Israel allowed some 700 Palestinian Christians living in Gaza to travel to Bethlehem Nazareth and Jerusalem over the Christmas period. Early this month, the Israeli authorities announced they won’t be doing the same this year. They say many Gazans who are allowed to visit the West Bank outstay their permits. The episode illustrates the kind of pressures faced by the Christian minority in Gaza and the West Bank.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter emily buchanan

• father ayesa falgea, orthodox priest-in-charge, church of the nativity

• souvenir shop owner and carpenter joseph jackaman 

• son ilyas jackaman 

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Sunday: CofE on anti-semitism

this morning (sunday 24th), 7.45-7.54am, on bbc radio 4

sunday (presented by emily buchanan) includes …

“A new report released by the Church of England paints a damning picture of the Church’s record on anti-Semitism. The report urges Christians to not only be repentant for the “sins of the past” against Jews, but also to challenge active attitudes and stereotypes.”

including interview with …

• dr christopher cocksworth, bishop of coventry, chair of the committee which produced the report

• dayan ivan binstock, senior rabbi, st john’s wood synagogue

“The fact that the Church of England is still not yet able to disavow a personal mission to Jews as part of its role is still troubling. That’s where the Catholic church has moved away from that.”

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Sunday/W@1: Bethlehem Christmas

today (monday 24th), 7.20-7.24am, and 1.06-1.07pm, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by emily buchanan) and world at one (presented by jonny dymond) include …

“St Nicholas’s saint’s-day is still widely celebrated and nowhere more so than amongst the Palestinian Christian town of Beit Jala, next to Bethlehem.”
Thousands of pilgrims have joined Palestinians in Bethlehem for the start of Christmas Eve celebrations. A parade was held in Manger Square with carols in Arabic played through speakers.”

including reports from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
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Sunday: Kindertransport 80

this morning (sunday 2nd), 7.32-7.38am, on bbc radio 4 (extended version, 11 minutes, online only, at https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p06tfjln)
sunday (presented by emily buchanan) includes …

80 years ago today the first Kindertransport arrived in Harwich bringing 196 children from a Jewish orphanage in Berlin. Rosie Wright hears from Kinder who made that journey to the UK and examines the political debates that took place to allow child immigration into Britain.”

including interviews with …
bob kirk, born rudolf kirchheimer, 1925, hanover
• rabbi bernd koschland, born 1931, furth (near nuremberg)
ann kirk, born hannah kuhn, 1928, berlin
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Sunday: Chanucah

this morning (sunday 2nd), 7.26-7.32am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by emily buchanan) includes …

“This Sunday is the first day of Hanukkah – the Jewish festival of light. It is also the first Sunday in Advent on which Christingle services will be held in many Christian churches.”

including interview with …
rabbi dovid lewis, • rebbetzin nachi lewis, and daughters, south manchester jewish community
• rector kate burgess
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Sunday: Dead Sea forgeries

this morning (sunday 28th), 7.40-7.45am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by emily buchanan) includes …

“The Museum of the Bible, in Washington DC, said this week that five of its 16 famous Dead Sea Scrolls fragments are fake.”

including interview with …
• dr roberta mazza, papyrologist, university of manchester
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