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Posts tagged ‘Laura Janner-Klausner’

Today: Labour NEC anti-semitism

this morning (tuesday 17th), 8.35-8.43am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

“The Labour Party is having a huge fight about anti-semitism, not over how to combat it but over how to define it.
The party’s National Executive Committee meets today to adopt a new Code of Conduct on anti-semitism, that the Chief Rabbi says would place it on the wrong side of the fight against racism … would present an unprecedented message of contempt to the Jewish community.”

including interview with …
• rabbi laura janner-klausner
• labour nec member rhea wolfson


Tftd: Janner-Klausner 5/6/2018

this morning (tuesday 5th), 7.49-7.52am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by rabbi laura janner-klausner (more…)


yesterday afternoon (monday 19th), 4.30-5.00pm, on bbc radio 4
light (chaired by ernie rea) (in the beyond belief series)

“During Chanucah – the Jewish Festival of Lights – Ernie Rea takes a look at the symbolism and use of light in Judaism and other religions.”

with panellists …
laura janner-klausner, senior tabbi to teform judaism
alan williams, professor of iranian studies and comparative teligion at manchester university
denis blackledge sj, parish priest of the of st francis xavier in liverpool. (more…)

Tftd: Klausner 29/11/2017

last wednesday morning (29th november), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by rabbi laura janner-klausner

Judaism compares words to an arrow that cannot be recalled once out of the bow of our mouths, as even something seemingly fleeting like words can harm irrevocably. The same goes for data.”


Today: Kotel gender separation

this morning (friday 18th), 7.21-7.26am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and matthew price) includes …

“There has been controversy at the holiest place in Jerusalem, the Western Wall, where Jewish women and men must pray separately.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• rabbi laura janner-klausner
• rabbi shmuel jakobovitz


Tftd: Janner-Klausner 8/8/2017

this morning (tuesday 8th), 7.49-7.52am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by rabbi laura janner-klausner


(if you missed it, available, soon with transcript, at

Today: Team Samosas

this morning (tuesday 20th), 8.50-8.57am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“After events like the Finsbury Park attack, faith groups tend to unite, sharing in grief and prayer. Is this form of communication effective in reducing segregation between communities?
Toby Howarth is the Bishop of Bradford, • Imam Irfan Chisti is the Imam at a Manchester city mosque and • Laura Janner-Klausner is a senior rabbi to Reform Judaism.”

(if you missed it, available from 2:50:15 to 2:57:15 at

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