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Today: Belsen 75

this morning (wednesday 15th), 8.08-8.10am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney) includes…

“Today marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation by British troops of the Nazi concentration mamp at Bergen-Belsen in Germany. More than 50,000 people are thought to have died there over the course of the Second World War, the majority of them Jews and Soviet prisoners.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter kevin connolly 

(more…)

HMD: Radio Norfolk

yesterday afternoon (monday 27th), 5.47-5.56pm. on bbc radio norfolk 

matthew gudgin includes …

Holocaust Memorial Day

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter kevin connolly 

• bbc reporter anthony isaacs 

• dr fiona howard 

• rabbi roderick young  

(more…)

HMD: World Service

this afternoon (monday 27th), 2.06-2.19pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by razia iqbal) leads with …

Auschwitz survivors have gathered alongside world leaders at the camp in southern Poland, where ceremonies are taking place to remember the more than a million prisoners who were murdered there.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter kevin connolly

• survivor henri kichka, b. 1926, brussels, author of une adolescence perdue dans la nuit des camps 

• daughter irene kichka 

michael schudrich, chief rabbi of poland

(more…)

HMD: Radio 4

this afternoon (monday 27th), 1.01-1.02pm and 1.07-1.24pm, 5.01-5.02pm, 5.05-5.10pm, 5.49-5.57pm, and 6.00-6.10pm, on bbc radio 4  

world at one (presented by sarah montague), pm (presented by carolyn quinn), and six o’clock news, include …

“With every year that passes, there are fewer people left alive who can tell us first-hand what happened in the Nazi death camps.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter adam easton 

• bbc reporter kevin connolly 

• survivor anita lasker-wallfisch

• survivor bat-sheva dagan, b. 1925, lodz

• survivor elza baker

• survivor marian turski (moshe turbowicz), b. 1926, lodz

• novelist rachel seiffert 

• bbc reporter daniela ralph 

prince william 

boris johnson 

(see also videos at https://www.itv.com/news/2020-01-27/survivors-join-world-leaders-to-commemorate-liberation-of-auschwitz-at-camp-gates-75-years-on/)

(more…)

Today: Holocaust Memorial Day

this morning (monday 27th), 6.10-6.12am, 6.43-6.48am, 7.14-7.19am, 7.44am, 8.01-8.03am, 8.01-8.03am, 8.00-8.02am, and 8.21-8.28am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney and justin webb) includes…

Ceremonies have begun at Auschwitz to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp. More than a million people, most of them Jews, were murdered at the camp during the German occupation of Poland.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter kevin connolly 

ronald lauder, chairman, auschwitz-birkenau memorial foundation, president, world jewish congress, and us ambassador to austria

• survivor jeanette spiegel 

• survivor henri kichka, b. 1926, brussels, author of une adolescence perdue dans la nuit des camps 

• daughter irene kichka

(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-51204090)

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MN: Brussels verdict

this morning (friday 8th), 12.10-12.13am, on bbc radio 4
midnight news includes …

“A French-born jihadist, Mehdi Nemmouche, who spent a year fighting in Syria for the Islamic State group has been found guilty of the terrorist murder of four people in a machine-gun attack on a Jewish museum in Brussels five years ago.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter kevin connolly
• museum director philippe blondin
(more…)

BH: Brussels aftermath

this morning (sunday 26th), 9.37-9,44am, on bbc radio 4
broadcasting house (presented by jane garvey) includes …

Kevin Connolly looks at the impact of the attack in 2014 on the Jewish Museum in Brusssels.”

including interviews with …
philippe blondin, museum director and hidden child
henri gutman, jewish secular (laic) community centre director
philippe markiovitch (more…)

FOOC: Shimon Peres

yesterday morning (saturday 1st), 11.31-11.37am, on bbc radio 4
from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) leads with …

Kevin Connolly in Jerusalem recollects his last meeting with Shimon Peres, and assesses the late president’s legacy.”

(more…)

Today: Peres funeral

last friday morning (30th september), 6.11-6.17am and 7.45-7.49am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by john humphrys) includes …

Shimon Peres funeral

including contributions from …
• settler leader oded revivi
david horovitz, editor of the times of israel (more…)

Newshour: Shimon Peres 2

yesterday evening (wednesday 28th), 9.36-9.49pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

What Israel did Peres leave behind?

including discussion with …
yossi klein halevi
raanan gissin, former adviser to ariel sharon (more…)

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