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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…)

HMD: Dorset

yesterday morning (sunday 29th), 6.19-6.26am, on bbc radio solent
tim daykin includes …

“Holocaust Memorial Day: One Dorset church and synagogue have decided to take it further, by swapping their priest for a rabbi, and their rabbi for a priest”

including interview with …
• rev dr ian terry
• rabbi morris michaels (more…)

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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Sunday: interfaith 2017

this morning (sunday 1st), 7.17-7.21am, and 7.41-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by caroline wyatt) includes …

“A special New Year edition of Sunday looks ahead to some of the issues likely to affect faith communities in 2017.”

including discussion with …
• jewish chronicle deputy editor sarah ebner
yasmin alibhai-brown
joanna moorhead of the tablet (more…)

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