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Balfour’s historical roots

yesterday evening (tuesday 5th), 8.00-8.40pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 5.00pm sunday)
balfour’s promised land (presented by david reynolds)

“… In the ferment of debate generated by the centenary of the Balfour Declaration this year David Reynolds goes back to its historical roots …”

including contributions from …
• professor jonathan schneer
• historian james renton, author of the zionist masquerade
• professor arie dubnov of george washington university
• professor rashid khalidi of columbia university
gil weisskopf, curator of where balfour meets allenby, exhibition in israels national library
• historian rob johnson
• anzac trooper edward dengate
• professor eitan bar-yosef of ben gurion university
eran tearosh chairman of the society for the hetitage of world war one in israel
rachel mizrachi, national library of israel
(see also https://www.newstatesman.com/world/middle-east/2017/11/100-years-balfour-declaration-and-great-war) (more…)

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FOOC: Jerusalem and the past

yesterday morning (saturday 24th), 11.31-11.37am, on bbc radio 4
from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) leads with …

History’s long shadow: Kevin Connolly goes for an evening stroll in Jerusalem observing that the triumphs and disasters of the past are as real as the tensions of the present if you know where to look.”

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