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Hugh Sykes on history

BBC bias: The BBC, in its characteristic pursuit of even-handedness, depicts Jews (like the Arabs) as rejecting the 1947 UN Partition Resolution.
this afternoon (thursday 8th), 5.45-5.52pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by eddie mair) includes …

“70 years ago, in 1947, the UN General Assembly passed the Partition Resolution, recommending the creation of independent Arab and Jewish states with economic union, and an international regime for a shared Jerusalem.
The two-state Resolution 181, 70 years ago, was rejected by Palestinians and by most Jewish organisations. Civil war broke out between Jews and Palestinians …”

including interview with …
• bookseller imad muna, 53 (more…)

Hugh Sykes on Jerusalem

BBC bias: The BBC implies that the Palestinian residents of Jerusalem have no vote.
this afternoon (thursday 8th), 1.14-1.21pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by mark mardell) includes …

Hugh Sykes reports from Jerusalem.”
“This is a binational city, and in this binational city, one national collective has all the power, and the other is politically disempowered.

including contributions from …
• lawyer daniel seidemann
• jerusalem post reporter amotz asa-el
(if you missed it, available from 0:14:30 to 0:21:30 at

PM: the modern kibbutz

yesterday afternoon (tuesday 29th), 5.41-5.46pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by eddie mair) includes …

Hugh Sykes from Gadot in northern Israel, on the evolution of the kibbutz.”


Antakya multifaith choir

this morning (sunday 12th), 9.32-9.42am, on bbc radio 4
broadcasting house includes hugh sykes in antakia (antioch), turkey, reporting on the antakya multifaith civilisations choir (more…)

German Jewish WWI poetry

this morning (sunday 2nd), 9.27-9.30am, on bbc radio 4
broadcasting house includes hugh sykes looking at french and german poetry from world war 1, and interviewing professor peter applebaum, author of “war poetry and stories: the great war, a jewish lost generation” and “loyalty betrayed: jewish chaplains in the german army during the first world war(more…)

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