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Outlook: Dita Kraus

this evening (thursday 23rd), 6.06-6.50pm (repeated from 1.06pm), on bbc world service radio

outlook (presented by emily webb) almost entirely deals with …

“Holocaust survivor Dita Kraus is now 90 years old, but she was only 14 when she was taken to the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz in Poland. She worked in the children’s hut, and has written a book about her experience called A Delayed Life: The true story of the Librarian of Auschwitz.

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Outlook: Chuetas

yesterday afternoon (wednesday 2nd), 12.33-12.47pm (repeated 6.33pm), on bbc world service radio 

outlook (presented by emily webb) includes …

“When American Dani Rotstein touched down on the Spanish island of Mallorca, looking to start a new life, he thought he would struggle to meet other Jewish people. But to his suprise, there was a whole network for him to tap into: a community of Chuetas – Jewish people who’d had to forcibly convert to Catholicism hundreds of years ago.

Emily Webb hears about Dani’s friendship with Miquel Segura, a descendant of one of them, who has brought Jewish customs back to the island.”

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Posthumous fathering

this afternoon (wednesday 27th), 12.06-12.29pm (repeated 6.06pm), on bbc world service radio

becoming a parent years after dying (presented by emily webb) (in the outlook series)

“Before Baruch Pozniansky died aged 25 in Israel, he said that he wanted to have a child, and gave a sperm sample. So his mother began a seven-year campaign to find a woman to have his baby.”

including interview with …

liat malka

• mother julia pozniansky

(see also https://undark.org/article/posthumous-reproduction-israel-dad/)

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Outlook: Jonas Noreika

this afternoon (thursday 14th), 12.06-12.29pm (repeated 6.06pm), on bbc world service radio
outlook (presented by emily webb) leads with …

“Growing up in the United States, Silvia Foti couldn’t have been more proud of her Lithuanian heritage, in particular her grandfather, Jonas Noreika. Silvia’s family had crossed the Atlantic after the Second World War but she always knew that, back in Lithuania, her grandfather was seen as a war hero. She’d been told that he’d been executed at the age of 37 for standing up to the Soviet regime and trying to lead a rebellion against their occupation of Lithuania. Silvia tells Emily Webb how a chance conversation on a trip to Lithuania made her question everything she’d learnt about her past.”

including interviews with …
silvia foti
grant gochin
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Outlook: Ruth Westheimer

this afternoon (monday 22nd), 12.33-12.46pm (repeated 6.33pm), on bbc world service radio
ruth westheimer (in the outlook series) (presented by emily webb)

“Dr Ruth Westheimer has been speaking to Outlook’s Emily Webb. She began by telling about her early life in Germany and the tragic way she learned her parents had been killed.”

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Outlook: Inge Ginsberg

last sunday morning, 10.06-10.30am (repeated from 10.06pm saturday 6th), on bbc world service radio
inge ginsberg (presented by emily webb) (in the outlook series)

Inge Ginsberg has had many lives. After escaping the Holocaust, she ended up as a songwriter to the stars in Hollywood. Now, with perhaps her most unlikely incarnation yet, she performs heavy metal music to screaming fans.”

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