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Sunday: CofE on anti-semitism

this morning (sunday 24th), 7.45-7.54am, on bbc radio 4

sunday (presented by emily buchanan) includes …

“A new report released by the Church of England paints a damning picture of the Church’s record on anti-Semitism. The report urges Christians to not only be repentant for the “sins of the past” against Jews, but also to challenge active attitudes and stereotypes.”

including interview with …

• dr christopher cocksworth, bishop of coventry, chair of the committee which produced the report

• dayan ivan binstock, senior rabbi, st john’s wood synagogue

“The fact that the Church of England is still not yet able to disavow a personal mission to Jews as part of its role is still troubling. That’s where the Catholic church has moved away from that.”

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P4t: Goldberg 23/5/2019

thursday 23rd may, 5.45-5.48am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by rabbi alex goldberg

“Give space for people to be able to listen to each other.”

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Sunday: Nisa-Nashim

this morning (sunday 7th), 7.46-7.54am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (religious programme, presented by william crawley) concludes with …

“It’s expected that hundreds of Jewish and Muslim women will come together later this morning in London to explore how faith and friendship can transform the world. It’s the third annual conference of the Nisa-Nashim group, which was founded with the ambition to bring Jews and Muslims together by nurturing friendships between the women of those communities.”

including contributions from …

nisa-nashim co-founder laura marks

nisa-nashim co-founder julie siddiqi

naz shah mp

countdown presenter rachel riley

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P4t: Goldberg 12/6/2018

last tuesday morning (12th june), 5.45-5.49am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by jewish chaplain alex goldberg

Working towards peace: ‘As Churchill said, success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts’.”

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Tftd: Janner-Klausner 5/6/2018

this morning (tuesday 5th), 7.49-7.52am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by rabbi laura janner-klausner (more…)

P4t: Goldberg 21/3/2018

this morning (wednesday 21st), 5.45-5.48am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by jewish chaplain alex goldberg

Interfaith cooperation: ‘We all need to share the burden a little and work on it together’.”
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P4t: Gelfand: 27/6/2017

yesterday morning (tuesday 27th), 5.46-5.50am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought, by rabbi shoshana boyd gelfand

Festive Food: ‘Tea and biscuits are the first steps towards building strong relationships between faith communities’.”

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Today: Team Samosas

this morning (tuesday 20th), 8.50-8.57am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“After events like the Finsbury Park attack, faith groups tend to unite, sharing in grief and prayer. Is this form of communication effective in reducing segregation between communities?
Toby Howarth is the Bishop of Bradford, • Imam Irfan Chisti is the Imam at a Manchester city mosque and • Laura Janner-Klausner is a senior rabbi to Reform Judaism.”

(if you missed it, available from 2:50:15 to 2:57:15 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08tvjb7#playt=2h50m16s)

Sunday: Nisa Nashim

this morning (sunday 5th), 7.23-7.31am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

“• Julie Siddiqi and • Laura Marks embody the theme for this year’s International Women’s Day – ‘Be Bold for Change’.
They are the organisers of Britain’s first ever Jewish/Muslim Women’s Conference, which aims to challenge the narrative around the role of women in religion.”

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Newsday: interfaith fundraising

last thursday (23rd february), on bbc world service radio
newsday: muslim fundraising for vandalised jewish cemetery

“A US Muslim-led project to help repair a Jewish cemetery that was vandalised has raised more than four times its initial target of $20,000.
Earlier this week, 170 headstones were damaged in a St Louis cemetery in the US state of Missouri.”

including …
tarek el messidi, one of the activists involved in the restoration campaign
barbara perle, who has family members buried at the site (more…)

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