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HARDtalk: Pinchas Goldschmidt

tomorrow morning (friday 11th), 12.30-12.55am (repeated 4.30am), on bbc news tv (and repeated 3.06am and 8.06pm on bbc world service radio)
pinchas goldschmidt – president, conference of european rabbis (interviewed by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series) (includes discussion of shechitah, circumcision, jeremy corbyn, and viktor orban)

“There is plenty of disturbing data pointing to a significant rise in overt anti-Semitism in Europe and the United States. What are the reasons and how should the Jewish community respond? How much reassurance and protection is being offered to Jews whose past has so often been written in blood?
Is rising anti-Semitism a symptom of a liberal democratic order that is starting to crumble?”

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YIP: Labour anti-semitism

yesterday afternoon (saturday 22nd), 2.32-2.34pm, on bbc news tv
the year in politics (in the review series) includes …

”The issue of anti-semitism dominated much of Labour’s year.”

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6ocn/Twt: Police investigate Labour

yesterday evening (friday 2nd), 6.01-6.04pm, and 10.01-10.03pm, on bbc radio 4 (partly repeated 12.01-12.03am on midnight news)
six o’clock news and the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) lead with …

“Britain’s most senior police officer has revealed that a criminal inquiry is underway into claims that members of the Labour Party have committed anti-semitic hate crimes.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter john pienaar
• metropolitan police commissioner cressida dick
margaret hodge mp
tom watson mp
• bbc reporter ben wright
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Blair on anti-semitism

yesterday afternoon (friday 2nd), 1.45-2.00pm, on bbc radio 4
tony blair (interviewed by nick robinson) (in the political thinking series) includes …

This anti-semitism thing has been bad because it’s been in the end something I just can’t imagine having happened in the Labour Party that I joined, all the way through to this moment, I can’t imagine that we’ve had 3 to 4 months debating over something where we have profoundly insulted the Jewish community in our country.”

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Tac: Corbyn and anti-semitism

yesterday evening (wednesday 26th), 11.30-11.33pm, on bbc 2 tv
today at conference (presented by jo coburn) includes …

Jeremy Corbyn admitted it had been a tough summer for Labour, and confronted issues he’d been criticised for, including anti-semitism Russia and the Middle East.”

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Newsnight: Corbyn and anti-semitism

yesterday evening (wednesday 26th), 10.50-10.52pm, on bbc 2 tv
newsnight (presented by kirsty wark) includes …

Did Jeremy Corbyn do enough on anti-semitism to put an end to it within his party?”

including contributions from …
• journalist polly toynbee
• journalist paul mason “We are not going to sell arms to a county which shoots down innocent civilians as policy.”
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PM: Chakrabarti on anti-semitism

this afternoon (wednesday 26th), 5.06-5.07pm, and 5.17-5.20pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by carolyn quinn) includes …

”Wasn’t it a missed opportunity to draw a line under it, by issuing a direct apology for what had happened, the apology that Margaret Hodge and others had hoped that he would make in his speech?“

including interview with …
shami chakrabarti
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