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Today: Corbyn meets Jewdas

this morning (tuesday 3rd), 6.01-6.02am, 6.34-6.37am, 6.43-6.44am, 7.01-7.02am, 7.14-7.21am, 8.01-8.03am, and 8.10-8.23am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson and mishal husain) leads with …

Jeremy Corbyn is embroiled in a fresh row over relations with the Jewish community. A number of Labour MPs and Jewish campaigners have criticised him for attending an event organised by a left-wing group Jewdas which has been openly critical of mainstream Jewish organisations.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter anna nigania
• bbc reporter norman smith
jonathan goldstein of the jewish leadership council
helen lewis, deputy editor of the new statesman
jon lansman of momentum
(more…)

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Profile: Jon Lansman

this evening (saturday 20th), 7.00-7.15pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 5.45am and 5,40pm tomorrow)
jon lansman (presented by mark coles) (in the profile series) …

“Earlier this week Jon Lansman, founder and leader of left-wing political group Momentum, was elected to the Labour Party’s National Executive Committee.
A 60-year-old veteran of the hard left, Lansman has been credited with helping get Jeremy Corbyn elected as Labour leader and to successfully rallying thousands of activists behind the Momentum movement. But his critics say he can be a dogmatic, even bullying, leader, quick to crush dissent.”

including contributions from …
• cousin nick lansman
• bbc presenter andrew marr
• friend david coggan
• journalist stephen bush
emma rees, co-founder and national organiser of momentum
luke akehurst, secretary of labour first
(more…)

British Jews, right and left

yesterday evening (saturday 9th), 8.00-9.00pm, on bbc radio 4
british jews, right and left (presented by jo coburn) (in the archive on 4 series)

How did Britain’s Jews make their long journey from left to right over the last century?
BBC Political Correspondent Jo Coburn tells this remarkable story by weaving archive and interviews together with the story of her own family.”

including interviews with …
ruth smeed mp
jon lansman of momentum
lord levy
edwina currie
• rabbi jonathan romain
• professor geoffrey alderman
emanuel litvinoff
ian mikardo
melanie phillips
oliver letwin mp
mike katz of jewish labour movement (more…)

PM: Jon Lansman

last monday afternoon (20th june) 5.40-5.55pm, on bbc radio 4
jon lansman (in the at lunch with … series) (part of the pm programme) (presented by becky milligan)

“I think there is a problem with anti-semitism in society, and the Labour Party is not immune from it. …
John Mann unfortunately is one of that small band of MPs who since Jeremy was elected, in fact even before he was elected, has been doing its best to undermine him publicly.”

(more…)

W@1: Labour anti-semitism

this afternoon (friday 29th), 1.07-1.14pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by mark mardell) leads with …

“The leader of the Israeli Labour Party, Isaac Herzog, told us that some recent comments by Labour leaders have been horrific, and should serve as a warning to the party.”

including contributions from …
jonathan arkush, president of the jewish board of deputies
tom watson, labour deputy leader
jon lansman
isaac herzog, isareli labour party leader (more…)

Ken Livingstone suspended

this afternoon (thursday 28th), 1.00-1.02pm and 1.08-1.18pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by martha kearney) leads with …

“The row over anti-semitism in the labour Party has escalated. Labour politicains have called for Ken Livingstone to be suspended from the party. … Sadiq Khan has called for Ken Livingstone to be suspended from the Labour Party for what he described as deeply offensive comments.
Mr Livingstone said that Hitler supported Zionism before the Holocaust. He made the comments while defending the Labour MP Naz Shah, who he insists could not be accused of anti-semitism.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter carole walker
ken livingstone
wes streeting
jon lansman
neil coyle mp (more…)

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