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Posts tagged ‘Ephraim Mirvis’

Tftd: Mirvis 8/10/2019

this morning (tuesday 8th), 7.48-7.51am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

Yom Kippur: ‘The lesson of Yom Kippur is that we should favour not public fury but personal responsibility’.”

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Tftd: Mirvis 27/9/2019

this morning (friday 27th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

“I believe that now, more than ever before, our challenged world needs to understand and internalise what it means to be a mensch. A mensch passionately fights for what they believe is right, without ever compromising on courtesy.  A mensch debates the substance of an issue, without seeking to destroy their opposition. A mensch is slow to anger and quick to learn from others, including those with whom they may profoundly disagree. And a mensch puts humility and responsibility before their own reputation.”

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Mourning in Judaism

this afternoon (saturday 21st), 3.15-3.30pm (repeated from tuesday 19th march), on bbc radio 4 

mourning – traditions in judaism (presented by euella jackson) (in the one to one series) 

“• Chief Rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis discusses the traditional practices of mourning in Judaism.”

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Today: Is Labour anti-semitic?

this morning (thursday 11th), 6.01-6.02am, 6.35-6.39am, 7.09-7.15am, 7.30-7.43am, 8.01-8.03am, 8.10-8.25am, and 8.55-9.00am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb) leads with …

“Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson has described as chilling allegations that senior party figures tried to interfere in anti-semitism cases.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter jessica parker

• bbc reporter norman smith

lord levy

sam matthews, chief investigator, disputes team, 2017-2018

• journalist dawn foster

tom watson mp

• journalist rachel shabi, author of not the enemy, israel’s jews from arab lands

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Tftd: Mirvis 7/6/2019

this morning (friday 7th), 7.48-7.51am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

Shavuot : ‘Those who would sooner criticise than create would do well to take heed of the Jewish sages who taught that true wisdom is the capacity to learn from every person, and true heroism is the ability to turn an enemy into a friend’.”

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Tftd: Mirvis 17/4/2019

this morning (wednesday 17th), 7.46-7.49am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

Passover: ‘We’ll teach them that the iconic structures for which ancient Egypt is so well known came at great human cost, and that is why ultimately the culture symbolised by the pyramids and the sphinx has long since been consigned to history. We’ll teach them that achievement cannot be measured by the splendour of our edifices alone, impressive as they are, but by the number of generations that continue to embody our values’.”

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Tftd: Mirvis 20/3/2019

this morning (wednesday 20th), 7.49-7.52am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

“This extraordinary technology must be harnessed to serve us, rather than the reverse … By far the greatest danger of artificial intelligence is that people might conclude too early that they understand it.”

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