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FOOC: Netanyahu trial 3

this morning (thursday 28th), 11.03-11.09am, on bbc radio 4 

from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) leads with …

Israel’s prime minister in the dock: Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial in Jerusalem.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

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FOOC: Belsen 75

this morning (saturday 18th), 11.37–11.42am, on bbc radio 4 

from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) includes …

Richard Dimbleby’s report from the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, liberated by British troops seventy-five years ago, remains one of the most remarkable broadcasts ever. It was a revelation as he carefully detailed the horrific reality of the Nazi’s ‘final solution’. His son Jonathan recently returned to the camp with film maker Simon Broughton and survivor Tomi Reichental.”

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FOOC: Coronavirus Jerusalem

this morning (saturday 11th), 11.35–11.39am, on bbc radio 4 

from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) includes …

In Jerusalem, Yolande Knell has been talking to local religious leaders about how to mark Easter, Passover and Ramadan when prayers at holy sites are forbidden.”

(see also https://happysjewishtvguide.wordpress.com/2020/04/05/nh-coronavirus-jerusalem/ and newshour last sunday from 0:34:30 to 0:38:30 at https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/w172x2ylvg60n1v)

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FOOC: Netanyahu magic?

this morning (thursday 5th), 11.08–11.13am, on bbc radio 4 

from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) includes …

“Israelis went to the polls this week for their third election in just a year. The country’s political system has been in deadlock since last April, with no party able to find enough parliamentary seats to build a coalition.

If Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is handed the mandate to try and form a government, he’ll be juggling that task with preparing for his own corruption trial. Is he the magician of Israeli politics?, asks • Anna Foster.”

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FOOC: Sa’adat Gharib

yesterday morning (saturday 22nd), 11.33–11.39am, on bbc radio 4 

from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) leads with …

“President Trump’s plan for peace in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories would allow Israel to apply its sovereignty to all the Jewish settlements as well as swathes of strategic land in the West Bank. The Palestinian leadership has rejected the plan outright saying it would create a “Swiss cheese state“.

Our Middle East Correspondent Tom Bateman spent time on two sides of a fence that separates an Israeli settlement from a Palestinian family with its own checkpoint.”

(see also video of tom bateman’s interviews, with • saadat gharib and • ilanit gohar, at https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-middle-east-51492974/israel-palestinian-conflict-the-family-with-its-own-checkpoint)

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FOOC: Belmonte

this morning (thursday 20th), 11.52–11.58am , on bbc radio 4 

from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) concludes with …

In the early 16th century, Jews made up a fifth of the population of Portugal – most of whom were forcibly converted. Reporter Margaret Bradley finds the remote Jewish community of Belmonte which, against all the odds, remained secretly faithful to their religion.”

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FOOC: Poland v Russia

this morning (saturday 1st), 11.31–11.37am , on bbc radio 4 

from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) leads with …

“But the anniversary was overshadowed by disagreements between Russia and Poland about their respective roles in World War II.”

including report from  …

• bbc reporter adam easton

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FOOC: Al-Rashaydah

this morning (saturday 27th), 11.24-11.30am, on bbc radio 4 

from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) concludes with …

“The story of the nativity often inspires people to show compassion to the homeless around Christmas. Pregnant women and new mothers are particularly vulnerable. But the challenges of new life don’t end with finding a safe place to stay. On the occupied West Bank, Jeremy Bristow recently travelled with a group of female medics to visit the minority Arab Bedouin population.”

(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-50856272)

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FOOC: The Ephrussis

this morning (thursday 14th), 11.09-11.15am, on bbc radio 4 

from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) includes …

“In Austria, the descendants of holocaust victims, as well as the victims themselves, will soon be able to apply for citizenship, and to do so without renouncing their other nationalities.

At the Jewish Museum in Vienna, Bethany Bell met Edmund de Waal, who’ll be applying … he tells the story of his ancestors, the Ephrussis, a wealthy Jewish banking family from Odessa, who had lived in Vienna until the Nazi takeover in 1938, when their palace and property were seized and the family fled.”

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FOOC: Czech scrolls

yesterday morning (saturday 26th), 11.41-11.46am, on bbc radio 4 

from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) includes a report from kolin in czechoslavakia by james rodgers

“A large shopping centre and an old Jewish cemetery: James Rodgers is in Kolin,  a small town east of Prague, on the trail of scrolls saved from a synagogue there, which he’d first seen in Manchester.”

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