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Jewish identity

this evening (thursday 5th), 10.00-10.45pm, on bbc radio 3 

jewish identity in 2020 (in the free thinking series) (presented by matthew sweet, with guests • howard jacobson, • bari weiss, • hadley freeman, and • jonathan freedland)

“Guests at this year’s Jewish Book Week talk about anti-Semitism, the Jewish novel, and tracing Jewish family history.”

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Remembering Auschwitz

yesterday evening (tuesday 28th), 10.00-10.45pm, on bbc radio 3 

remembering auschwitz (presented by rana mitter) (in the free thinking series)

“• Anne Michaels talks about her 1996 novel, Fugitive Pieces.

The way fiction and history on TV and in books have represented the Holocaust is discussed by • Jewish Chronicle Literary Editor and author Gerald Jacobs, and • historian and documentary maker Laurence Rees.

• Dr Roland Clark from the University of Liverpool shares his research in the fascist past of Romania.

• Professor Anna Prazmowska of the London School of Economics discusses recent Polish history.

Stephen Smith discusses the use of videos to educate children in the work he does as Director of the USC Shoah Foundation.”

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FT: Jews Money Myth

thursday 16th may, 10.19-10.32pm, on bbc radio 3 

free thinking (presented by laurence scott) includes …

“New Generation Thinker Brendan McGeever is at the Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism at Birkbeck University London, which was involved in developing the exhibition Jews Money Myth running at the Jewish Museum London until July 7th 2019.”

including contributions from …

• rabbi julia neuberger 

brendan mcgeever, sociologist, pears institute for the study of antisemitism

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HMD: Art and Refugees

yesterday evening (tuesday 29th), 10.14-10.45pm, on bbc radio 3
art and refugees from nazi germany (presented by anne mcelvoy) (in the free thinking series)

“Following this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day, Anne McElvoy looks at new writing which reflects on this history, and at a festival marking the impact on British culture of refugees and artists who fled from the Nazis.”

including interviews with …
martin goodman, whose holocaust novel j ss bach is published in march 2019
monica bohm-duchen, who has edited a book insiders/outsiders: refugees from nazi europe and their contribution to british visual culture, and has initiated a festival which is working with 60 nationwide partners including tate britain, national portrait gallery, london transport museum, pallant house gallery and glyndebourne
daniel snowman
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Jewish history and jokes

this evening (wednesday 11th), 10.00-10.28pm, on bbc radio 3
jewish history and jokes (presented by philip dodd) (in the free thinking series)

“• Simon Schama and • Devorah Baum join Philip Dodd for a conversation ranging from the expulsion of Jewish people from Spain in 1492 to Jewish jokes today.”

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FT: Holocaust barbers

last wednesday evening (25th january), 10.35-10.43pm, on bbc radio 3
free thinking (presented by anne mcelvoy) concludes with…

“Ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day, New Generation Thinker Seán Williams discusses his research into barbers in the camps.”

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FT: Deborah Lipstadt

last tuesday evening (24th january), 10.28-10.45pm, on bbc radio 3
free thinking (presented by matthew sweet) concludes with…

“• Deborah Lipstadt, the American historian who took on the Holocaust denier David Irving in a landmark court case, discusses its retelling in Denial.”

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