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Posts tagged ‘France’

Laicité

last monday afternoon (11th january), 4.30-5.00pm, on bbc radio 4
france (in the beyond belief series) (presented by ernie rea)

Ernie Rea discusses religion in secular France with • Kay Chadwick, Reader in French Historical Studies at Liverpool University; • Mona Siddiqui, professor of Islamic and Inter-religious Studies at the University of Edinburgh; and • Natasha Lehrer, writer and literary editor of the Jewish Quarterly.”

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Zvika Klein video

yesterday evening (thursrday 19th), 7.47-7.52pm, on channel 4 tv
channel 4 news ends with …

“The 90-second video produced by the Israeli journalist Zvika Klein shows him being abused and spat at. But was it a fair representation of the experiences of Jews in France?

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Sunday: French aliyah

yesterday morning (sunday 18th), 7.15-7.22am, on bbc radio 4
sunday includes …

“Last week’s attacks in Paris have stoked fears amongst the Jewish community and the number of inquiries of people making “Aliyah” (returning to Israel) has risen from hundreds to 2,000 since the attacks.
John Laurenson reports from Paris.”

includes interviews with …
roger cukierman, president of crif (more…)

Today: safety of Jews in London

this morning (saturday 17th), 7.27-7.30am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague and mishal husain) includes …

Heightened Concern” for Jewish community safety following Parisian attack:

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World have your say: will Jews leave France?

this evening (monday 12th), 6.05-6.47pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
world have your say (talk programme, presented by chloe tilley) leads with …

France has taken dramatic measures to reassure its Jewish community in the wake of last week’s attacks. Extra security is in place at all Jewish schools in France, and leading politicians have promised they’ll do everything to protect Jews.
We ask some French Jews if it’s enough to stop them thinking about leaving.”

including contributions from …
marc weitzman, author of http://tabletmag.com/tag/frances-toxic-hate
michele teboul, president of crif
angie, teacher of english in dijon
ofer bronstein, a french israeli who received a palestinian passport in 2011 from mahmoud abbas
benjamin, politics student, 27
rafael (more…)

Newshour: French Jews

this afternoon (monday 12th), 1.05-1.17pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy in paris) leads with …

“Troops Guard French Jewish schools”

including interviews with …
sabine reutman, pr consultant
yonathan arfi, vice-president of crif (more…)

Newshour: Paris Jewish killings

this afternoon (10th january), 1.31-1.37pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

“… there are more Jews in France than in any other European country, and in the wake of the attacks in Paris which also resulted in the deaths of 4 people at a Jewish supermarket, Israel’s prime minister has asked the French president to keep up the increased security at Jewish institutions even after things return to normal. Anti-semitic attacks in France have been on the rise, as have the number of French Jews leaving the country. So what impact is this latest attack likely to have?”

including interviews with …
shimon samuels, director of international affairs at the simon wiesenthal centre in paris
(if you missed it, available from 0:26:35 to 0:32:30 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02g0cmb or at http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/newshour)
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