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Tftd: Sacks 10/11/2017

this morning (friday 10th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by former chief rabbi lord sacks

“Because truth emerges from disagreement and debate. Because tolerance means making space for difference. Because justice involves audi alteram partem, listening to the other side. And because, in Orwell‘s words, liberty means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.”

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Tftd: Sacks 3/11/2017

this morning (friday 3rd), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by former chief rabbi lord sacks

Fake news is as old as time, and it can have devastating consequences. Jews suffered for centuries because of a fake new item known as the blood libel, accusing them of using the blood of Christian children …”

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Thought for the day critique

yesterday afternoon (tuesday 31st), 5.45-5.58pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by eddie mair) concludes with …

What do BBC Radio 4’s Today presenters think of Thought for the day?
(0:46:10) Julia Watts: ‘When Jonathan Sacks, the former Chief Rabbi, does it, I listen. There are a few people who are just profound, profound‘.
(0:50:55) Christina Rees:Jonathan Sacks, yes he was good‘.”

(see also http://www.radiotimes.com/news/radio/2017-10-30/does-thought-for-the-day-still-have-a-place-on-the-today-programme/) (more…)

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)

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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