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Posts tagged ‘Ephraim Mirvis’

Tftd: Mirvis Chanucah 4/12/2018

this morning (tuesday 4th), 7.46-7.49am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

Any study of Jewish history is a study of resilience. One of the finest examples is the extraordinary story of the Maccabees’ stubborn survival against the mighty Greek empire, which we celebrate this week during the festival of Chanucah.”

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Tftd: Mirvis 26/9/2018

this morning (wednesday 26th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

“If every distinct group within our society were to proudly express its own unique identity, and respect all others who do likewise, we’d have the capacity to poduce a harmonious and peaceful society.”

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Tftd: Mirvis 18/9/2018

this morning (tuesday 18th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

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Sunday: LGBT Jewish pupils

this morning (sunday 9rh), 7.16-7.23am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

“The Chief Rabbi has issued guidance for Orthodox Jewish schools on how to protect and improve the lives of LGBT pupils.”

including interviews with …
joe hyman
• journalist angela epstein
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Tftd: Mirvis 6/9/2018

this morning (thursday 6th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

“Our New Year therefore calls on us to act not only for ourselves by for the generations to come. This is the challenge that the Jewish community now faces, amidst an unacceptable increase in anti-semitism. I am proud of our response … Zero tolerance must be the only answer within every sphere of British society. I am also proud of the outspoken response of so many decent people from all walks of life, who recognise that the scourge of anti-semitism is not only a threat to the Jews of this country, but to all of our society. The Jewish New Year calls for responsible behaviour from all of us and most of all from our nation’s leaders. How will our words and actions affect generations to come? It is that by which we will be judged.”

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Sunday: Prince William

this morning (sunday 1st), 7.11-7.15am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) leads with …

“The Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis accompanied the Duke of Cambridge on his historic tour of Israel and the Palestinian territories. He talks about the trip and the wider significance of it.”

including interview with …
• chief rabbi ephraim mirvis
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Tftd: Mirvis 18/5/2018

this morning (friday 18th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

Shavuot: Well beyond tomorrow’s fairy-tale ceremony, may they be blessed to continue to wear always the crown of a good name, the greatest accolade of them all.”

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