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Sunday: Two papers close

this morning (sunday 12th), 7.18-7.22am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by william crawley) includes…

“The Jewish Chronicle is the oldest continuously-published Jewish newspaper in the world. In the face of increasingly challenging financial conditions, it was set to merge with its rival paper, the Jewish News. But earlier this week, on the eve of Passover itself, both publications announced that they are to cease trading, a terrible blow both for their staff and for the country’s Jewish community.”

including interview with …

justin cohen, news editor, jewish news 

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Sunday: Holocaust Memorial

this morning (sunday 16th), 7.45-7.54am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by william crawley) concludes with …

“This week Westminster Council turned down a planning application for a Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre in Victoria Tower Gardens close to the Houses of Parliament. The Council said it contravenes rules on size, design and location.

But aside from the planning issue, there is a divide within the Jewish community as to whether the memorial should be built at all.”

including interviews with …

• baroness ruth deech 

• journalist justin cohen

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