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Tftd: Sacks 28/7/2017

(for some reason, this has been removed from the general index at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00szxv6/clips)

this morning (friday 28th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by former chief rabbi lord sacks

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(if you missed it, available, soon with transcript, at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p059xbj9)

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HL: Balfour Declaration 04/07/2017

last wednesday afternoon (5th july), 7.32-8.30pm, on bbc parliament tv
house of lords 05/07/2017 includes …

“what plans they have to mark the centenary of the Balfour Declaration in November”

speeches for
Turnberg (Lab)
Bishop of Chester
Polak (Con)
Kestenbaum (Lab)
Palmer of Childs Hill (LD)
Deech (CB)
Shinkwin (Con)
Mendelsohn (Lab)
Taylor of Warwick (Non-Afl)
Redfern (Con)
Ramsay of Cartvale (Lab)
Sacks (CB)
Clarke of Hampstead (Lab)
Beith (LD)
Bew (CB)
Altmann (Con)
Haskel (Lab)
Grade of Yarmouth (Con)
Roberts of Llandudno (LD)
McInnes of Kilwinning (Con)
Beecham (Lab)
Northover (LD)
Collins of Highbury (Lab)
Goldie (Con)
speeches against
Sheehan (LD)
Warner (CB)
Hussein-Ece (LD)
Tonge (Non-Afl)
Judd (Lab)

(transcript at https://hansard.parliament.uk/lords/2017-07-05/debates/DCF775D5-FC7A-497A-A713-EE1746890C7E/BalfourDeclarationCentenary)
(if you missed it, available from 0:02:03 to 1:00:00 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08xhd38/house-of-lords-05072017#playt=2m3s)

P4t: Sacks 28/6/2017

last wednesday morning (28th june), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by former chief rabbi lord sacks

“And then I thought back to the history of my own faith and I wondered, what was it about Judaism that allowed my ancestors to keep going through centuries of uncertainty, never knowing when the next expulsion or persecution would happen, or whether the friends of today would become the enemies of tomorrow. What is it about a faith that gives a people the courage to manage change?

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Sunday: Sacks on security

this morning (sunday 25th), 7.22-7.31am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

“Rabbi Lord Sacks is participating in the Thatcher Conference on Security on 27 June in London.
He talks to Edward about what values he thinks the West should stand for and why he calls the idea of global fragmentation ‘cultural climate change’.”

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Tftd: Sacks 19/5/2017

this morning (friday 19th), 7.48-7.51am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by former chief rabbi lord sacks

“Never forget that we, so small, are blessed to be part of a universe so great.”

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Tftd: Sacks 12/5/2017

this morning (friday 12th), 7.50-7.53am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by former chief rabbi lord sacks

“… absolutely shocking and a profound indictment of our society that elderly married couples are being split and separated against their will when one or both has to move into a care home.
Togetherness is good for the body, not just the soul. The Bible puts it simply: ‘Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me’. We can face the future without fear when we know we will not face it alone.”

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Tftd: Sacks 20/1/2017

yesterday morning (friday 20th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by former chief rabbi lord sacks

“Today the new President of the United States … will renew the covenant. That’s what American presidents do … The idea of covenant comes from the Hebrew Bible …
In an age when religion is so often associated with violence and oppression, it’s no small thing to remember that America was founded to prove the opposite: to show that the real religious values are liberty and equality; and that’s the great battle of our time.”

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