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Posts tagged ‘Heart and soul’

Leaving the ‘derech’

this afternoon (friday 21st), 1.30-2.00pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated 5.30am 9.30am and 10.30pm on sunday) (repeated from 8th january)
off the derech (presented by daniel gordon) (in the heart and soul series) (more…)

H&S: Samaritans

this afternoon (friday 14th), 1.30-2.00pm (repeated sunday 5.30am), on bbc world service radio
the good samaritan (presented by lipika pelham) (in the heart and soul series)

Lipika Pelham finds out about the Israelites, whom we call the Samaritans, who live divided in the ancient holy land, between Holon in Israel and Mount Gerizim on the West Bank, and who are in danger of dying out.

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Gay interfaith

this morning (sunday 22nd), 9.32-10.00am, on bbc world service radio
wrestling with god (presented by david baker) (in the heart and soul series)

“David Baker is a practising and proud Jew. He is also gay and in the eyes of many of his fellow Jews the two cannot go together.
He has been to meet fellow Jews and Muslims who have had to wrestle with their faith, explore the teachings and scriptures and argue with God to come to a place in their lives where their sexuality does not preclude them from being faithful.”

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Off the derech

this morning (sunday 8th), 10.30-11.00am, on bbc world service radio (repeated 7.30pm)
off the derech (presented by daniel gordon) (in the heart and soul series)

Leaving the ‘derech’, or path, of the Orthodox Jewish community is not an easy decision. In doing so, ties are cut permanently with a faith and a way of life that is governed by strict laws. In understanding what it is to leave we understand more what it was to be part of it in the first place.

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Organ donation

this morning (sunday 11th), 10.32-11.00am, on bbc world service radio (repeated 7.32pm)
when the soul goes out (presented by lipika pelham) (in the heart and soul series)

“He is he says, on a mission from God – Robert Berman’s lifelong campaign for organ donation to be permissible under Jewish/Talmudic law – Halacha – is at the centre of an ongoing debate in Israel.

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LGBT Jews and Muslims

last sunday morning (16th october), 9.32-10.00am, on bbc world service radio
wrestling with god (presented by marco werman) (in the heart and soul series)

David Baker is a practising and proud Jew. He is also gay and in the eyes of many of his fellow Jews the two cannot go together.
He has had to wrestle with these two sides to his identity leading to many hours of praying and soul searching, exploring whether he could still remain within his faith. Just after the Orlando shootings in June he was invited to the Iftar, the fast breaking meal in Islam, alongside LGBT Muslims and it was there that he realised that Jews and Muslims have more in common than he had first thought.”

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Spinoza

yesterday morning (sunday 7th), 8.32-9.00am, on bbc world service radio
benedict spinoza – a philosopher for our time (presented by michael goldfarb) (in the heart and soul series) (more…)

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