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XR & anti-semitism

last friday morning (6th december), on bbc radio 5 live 

emma barnett gets answers includes …

“• Sarah Lunnon, a leading member of Extinction Rebellion, when asked by Emma about comments made by the group’s co-founder Roger Hallam, who described the Holocaust as “just another” genocide, moved from describing them as a “misstep” to a ‘mistake’.”


Nn: Aitchison on antisemitism

yesterday evening (thursday 7th), 10.58-11.00pm, on bbc 2 tv

newsnight (presented by emma barnett) includes …

“I asked her about previous comments from her fellow Labour candidate Zarah Sultana, that she would celebrate the deaths of Tony Blair and Benjamin Netanyahu.”

including interview with …

• labour candidate and former militant member jane aitchison

(see also


Nn: Reynolds on antisemitism

yesterday evening (thursday 7th), 10.46-10.50pm, on bbc 2 tv

newsnight (presented by emma barnett) includes …

“How on earth can John McDonnell say that everything that the Jewish community wanted to be done has been done if that is the Jewish community telling its newspaper how it feels?

including interview with …

jonathan reynolds mp


Newsnight: Burgon and Zionists

yesterday evening (thursday 9th), 10.41-10.47pm, on bbc 2 tv

newsnight (presented by emma barnett) includes …

Jeremy Corbyn says ‘Nigel Farage’s Brexit is a Brexit  for conspiracy theorists, for those who see Muslims and migrants and George Soros as the enemy.’ Isn’t that a bit rich coming from you?

“You’re a man who believes that all Zionists are enemies of peace?

including interview with …

richard burgon mp

(see original bbc interview by andrew neil at


Partnership minyans

last friday afternoon (20th october), 1.32-1.59pm, on bbc world service radio
an equal partnership? (panel discussion on partnership minyans from the JW3 centre, chaired by • emma barnett, with • dr gaby scher, dina brawer, • rabbi andrew shaw, and • dr miri freud-kandel) (more…)

Rita Goldberg

last friday (27th january), on bbc radio 5 live
the daily interview (presented by emma barnett) (18 minutes)

“Harvard lecturer Rita Goldberg tells how her mother, Hilde Jacobsthal, survived the Holocaust, about her godfather Otto Frank, and about overcoming “second generational” trauma.”


Alexei Sayle on anti-semitism

thursday 24th july, 12.00-2.00pm, on bbc radio 2
jeremy vine includes …

Is the Israel/Gaza conflict causing a rise in anti-Semitism in Britain? Emma Barnett and Alexei Sayle discuss”
(0:05:28) Alexei Sayle: “I hate Jihadists, I hate muslim fundamentalists, I also hate Israeli fundamentalism, and that’s what Emma Barnett is supporting: she’s supporting the murder of children, the murder of women, that’s what she’s supporting, from a fascist, Zionist ideology. And that’s what this article is – it’s dressed-up propaganda.”

[“this article” – subtitled “It is terrifying to see those who oppose Israel’s war in Gaza turn against all Jews” – was in the telegraph of 23rd july] (more…)

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