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Posts tagged ‘Kevin Bocquet’

Sunday: Labour anti-semitism

this morning (sunday 15th), 7.11-7.17am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by emily buchanan) leads with …

”This week the Labour Party will formally adopt its new ‘anti-Semitism code’ – a definition of what does and does not amount to anti-Semitism when it comes to disciplinary proceedings against its members. But the wording of the code has been heavily criticised.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter kevin bocquet
ivor caplin, chair of jewish labour movement
(more…)

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Time off for Sabbath

last sunday morning (13th november), 7.10-7.17am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawlry) includes …

“A survey conducted for the Chief Rabbi suggests a quarter of Jewish workers are wary of talking openly about their faith at work and some have difficulty getting time off for important religious festivals. Kevin Bocquet reports.”

including contributions from …
• reverend pete hawke, manchester
rachel dean, solicitor
• sir roger gifford, banker, and former lord mayor of london
moshe freedman, rabbi at the new west end synagogue, and jewish chaplain at the canary wharf multifaith chaplaincy
• professor adam dinham, goldsmith’s college (more…)

BH: Greta Friedman dies

yesterday morning (sunday 11th), 9.06-9.07am, on bbc radio 4
broadcasting house (presented by paddy oconnell) includes …

Greta Friedman, subject of an iconic photograph taken on VJ Day in Times Square, has died. Jason Kay reports.”

(more…)

Sunday: Manchester eruv

this morning (sunday 21st), 7.36-7.45am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by caroline wyatt) includes …

Kevin Bocquet reports on why a planning application for an Eruv in a usually quiet South Manchester suburb is facing opposition when it is something that works well in other parts of the country.”

including contributions from …
• mike battman, secretary of manchester humanist society
• neil taylor, former trafford district councillor
• rabbi jonathan guttentag
• resident rachel kirwan
• rabbi joel portnoy (more…)

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