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Posts tagged ‘Jewish history’

Story of the Jews 5

this evening (tuesday 1st), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 4 tv (repeated from september 2013)
the story of the jews: return (last of 5 episodes)

Simon Schama examines how the Holocaust and the creation of Israel have fundamentally changed what it means to be Jewish.
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Story of the Jews 4

this evening (tuesday 24th), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 4 tv (repeated from september 2013 on bbc 2):
the story of the jews: over the rainbow (episode 4 of 5)
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Story of the Jews 3

this evening (tuesday 17th), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 4 tv (repeated from september 2013 on bbc 2):
the story of the jews: a leap of faith (episode 3 of 5)
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Story of the Jews 1

this evening (tuesday 3rd), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 4 tv (repeated from september 2013 on bbc 2) (repeated 2.30am, friday)
The Story of the Jews: In the Beginning (episode 1 of 5)
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Jewish history and jokes

this evening (wednesday 11th), 10.00-10.28pm, on bbc radio 3
jewish history and jokes (presented by philip dodd) (in the free thinking series)

“• Simon Schama and • Devorah Baum join Philip Dodd for a conversation ranging from the expulsion of Jewish people from Spain in 1492 to Jewish jokes today.”

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Reconquest

last tuesday evening (14th december), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 4 tv
reconquest (episode 2 of 3 in the the making of spain series) (presented by simon sebag-montefiore)

“Simon uncovers the truth about Spain’s hero El Cid.
He also investigates the horror of the Spanish Inquisition and in the process discovers an unsettling story about one of his own ancestors, who escaped the Inquisition in Mexico.”

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David Cesarani

yesterday evening (sunday 8th), 8.43-8.48pm, on bbc radio 4
last word (obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister) includes …

“The academic David Cesarani, OBE – a leading authority on modern Jewish history – born 13 November 1956; died 28 October 2015 aged 58.
Matthew spoke to friend, fellow student, and now Director of the Institute of Historical Research, Lawrence Goldman. “

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