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Pftd: Neuberger 2020

six mornings this week (saturday 25th, and monday 27th to friday 31st), 5.43-5.45am, on bbc radio 4 

prayer for the day by rabbi julia neuberger 

1. for keeping us alive, keeping us going, and allowing us to reach this time 

2. may we cherish those memories, so that something is left of those who were murdered so cruelly

3. behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!





MN/Today: Mirvis intervenes

this morning (tuesday 26th), 12.00-12.05am, 6.00-6.03am, 6.08-6.09am, 6.12-6.14am, 6.31-6.34am, 7.00-7.04am, 7.09-7.15am, 8.00-8.05am, and 8.10-8.22am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news and today (presented by nick robinson) both lead with …

“The Chief Rabbi has condemned Labour’s claims to be tackling anti-semitism as ‘mendacious fiction’, and questioned whether Jeremy Corbyn is fit to be prime minister.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter martin bashir 

jenny manson, co-chair, “jewish voice for labour”

• bbc reporter chris mason

• bbc reporter norman smith

• rabbi julia neuberger

lord dubs

• bbc reporter laura kuenssberg


MM: Anti-semitism

this evening (wednesday 24th), 8.00-8.45pm, on bbc radio 4

anti-semitism (in the moral maze series, chaired by michael buerk, with melanie phillips, mona siddiqui, tim stanley, and matthew taylor), with witnesses …-

• robert a h cohen of jews for justice for palestinians

john inge, bishop of worcester

• historian adam sutcliffe, professor, kings college london


Today: Book enquiry

this morning (monday 17th), 8.38-8.43am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

Penguin has undertaken what it calls a thorough review of one of its own books. It’s highly unusual step for a publisher to take. The book’s called How they Rule The World, it’s been written by a Spanish writer, Pedro Banos, and it has been criticised for being anti-semitic.”

including interview with … 

• rabbi julia neuberger


FT: Jews Money Myth

thursday 16th may, 10.19-10.32pm, on bbc radio 3 

free thinking (presented by laurence scott) includes …

“New Generation Thinker Brendan McGeever is at the Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism at Birkbeck University London, which was involved in developing the exhibition Jews Money Myth running at the Jewish Museum London until July 7th 2019.”

including contributions from …

• rabbi julia neuberger 

brendan mcgeever, sociologist, pears institute for the study of antisemitism


P4t: Neuberger 3/6/2019

last monday morning (3rd june), 9.21-9.24am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought  by rabbi julia neuberger

Shavuot: ‘Celebrate human beings’.”


P4t: Neuberger 16/5/2019

yesterday morning (thursday 16th), 9.21-9.24am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought  by rabbi julia neuberger

Finding time to talk: ‘We need to break through isolation.’


WOF: Passover

23rd february 1993, 2nd april 1995, 3rd april 1995, 18th april 1995, 26th march 1996, and 7th may 1996, on bbc world service radio

passover (from the series of 4-minute words of faith talks) 

1. “Rabbi Hugo Gryn talks about the Jewish festival of Passover, involving the cleaning and clearing of homes and the eating of only unleavened bread.”

2. “Rabbi Julia Neuberger tells the story of Passover, commemorating the exodus of Israelites who were led out of Egypt by Moses.”

3. “Rabbi Julia Neuberger considers the history and the meanings behind the preparations for Passover.”

4. “The history and meaning of the Passover celebrations.”

5. “A lesson learned in apartheid South Africa: “Whatever is hateful to you, do not do to your fellow’.”

6. “One woman’s journey to Jerusalem to celebrate Passover: ‘I’d never really thought of it as a place you got to on a bus, rather a place you fly to on the wings of your dreams’.”

P4t: Neuberger 26/2/2019

last tuesday morning (26th february), 9.21-9.24am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by rabbi julia neuberger

“It’s a wonderful time of year – let’s enjoy it, and celebrate new beginnings.”


P4t: Neuberger 19/2/2019

last tuesday morning (19th february), 9.21-9.24am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by rabbi julia neuberger

Protecting our planet and way of life: ‘We need to work out how to get people to change their ways more quickly’.”


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