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Male circumcision

this evening (thursday 20th), 11.35pm-12.20am (repeated from 18th july 2019), on bbc 1 tv 

a cut too far? male circumcision (presented by adnan sarwar)

Male circumcision is becoming controversial. Should it remain legal in the UK? … The other faith that routinely practices circumcision is Judaism. Dr Jonathan Romain MBE, a Rabbi and a leading Jewish scholar, tells Adnan that circumcision is mentioned in the Jewish holy book, the Torah. It’s seen as one of God’s commands and integral to the faith.

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HMD: Radio Ulster

this morning (sunday 26th), 8.41-9.00am and 9.04-9.30am, on bbc radio ulster 

sunday sequence (presented by elaine mcgee) leads with …

Elaine McGee and guests reflect on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the Holocaust and learning lessons from history.”

including contributions from …

• survivor tomi reichental, b. 1935, merasice, slovakia

• dr katy radford, institute for conflict research

• rabbi jonathan romain 

• author and broadcaster mihir bose 

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JD: Mirvis intervenes

tuesday 26th november, 1.02-1.03am, 1.04-1.09am, 1.19-1.27am, 1.33-1.35am, 1.37-1.45am, 1.49-1.57am, 2.04-2.07am, 2.09-2.15am, 2.32-2.39am, 2.44-2.52am, 3.10-3.15am, 3.21-3.26am, 3.29-3.30am, 3.32-3.41am, and 3.46-3.49am, on bbc radio 5 live 

jim davis (phone-in programme) includes …

The Chief Rabbi has strongly criticised Labour, saying that the party is not doing enough to root out anti-Jewish racism. In an article for The Times newspaper today, Ephraim Mirvis said that a new poison sanctioned from the very top has taken root in the party, and asked people to vote with their conscience.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter martin bashir 

and calls from …

irene from bermondsey, • simon from edgware, • rita, • fenella from whetstone, • shahid from hemel hempstead, • anthony from london bridge, • phillip from amsterdam, • clare from highgate, • richard from essex, • stuart from stanmore, and • tony from enfield

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Sunday: Welby and Mirvis

this morning (sunday 8th), 7.45-7.54am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by edward stourton) concludes with …

“The Chief Rabbi’s decision to attack Jeremy Corbyn over his record on anti-semitism is now making waves in the world of religion as well as politics. Early this week, professor Gus John, a prominent anti-racism campaigner, resigned as an adviser to the Committee for Minority Ethnic Anglican Concerns because he objected to the fact that the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has supported the Chief Rabbi … the professor accused Justin Welby of ‘a most egregious form of hubris’.”

including discussion with …

• professor gus john 

• rabbi jonathan romain 

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MN: No Corbyn apology

this morning (wednesday 27th), 12.00-12.07am and 12.26-12.27am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news leads with …

“Jeremy Corbyn has refused to apologise to the UK’s Jewish community, and has defended Labour’s handling of anti-semitism in its ranks after scathing criticism of the party’s leadership by the Chief Rabbi.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter norman smith

lord falconer 

• bbc reporter alex strangways-booth

• rabbi jonathan romain 

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PL: Mirvis intervenes

this afternoon (tuesday 26th), 12.05-12.28pm, on bbc 2 tv 

politics live (presented by jo coburn) leads with …

“The unprecedented intervention by the Chief Rabbi today.”

including contributions from …

• rabbi jonathan romain 

• bbc reporter norman smith 

• journalist owen jones 

• journalist ian birrell 

lord dubs

kate andrews, institute of economic affairs 

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Male circumcision

this evening (thursday 18th), 10.35-11.20pm on bbc 1 tv (repeated saturday 1.35am on bbc 2 tv)

a cut too far? male circumcision (presented by adnan sarwar)

Male circumcision is becoming controversial. Should it remain legal in the UK? … The other faith that routinely practices circumcision is Judaism. Dr Jonathan Romain MBE, a Rabbi and a leading Jewish scholar, tells Adnan that circumcision is mentioned in the Jewish holy book, the Torah. It’s seen as one of God’s commands and integral to the faith.

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Jesus’s Judaism

this morning (wednesday 17th), 10.45-11.00am (repeated 3.45pm and 3.45am), on bbc radio 4 extra (repeated from december 2007 on bbc radio 4)

behind luke’s story (presented by ernie rea) (3rd of 5 episodes) 

Why Jesus fell foul of the Jewish leaders of his day.” 

including contributions from …

• rabbi jonathan romain 

edward kessler

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ATC: Interfaith marriage

this morning (sunday 12th), 9.03-9.33am (repeated from july 2017), on bbc radio wales
interfaith marriage (presented by roy jenkins) (in the all things considered series)

discussion programme, with …

• rabbi jonathan romain
• methodist minister dr leslie griffiths
rosalind birtwhistle, founder of the interfaith marriage network (a christian married to a jew)
• dr abdalla mohamed, chair of the onyx link foundation
(see also beyond belief, november 2015, https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06ptddk)
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BQ: Faith schools

this morning (sunday 18th), 10.32-10.59am, on bbc 1
the big questions (chaired by nicky campbell) includes …

Should schools select exclusively by faith?

including contributions from …
• rabbi jonathan romain
• professor lynn davies
• father david rocks
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