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Posts tagged ‘Laura Janner-Klausner’

Tftd: Janner-Klausner 18/6/2020

this morning (thursday 18th), 7.48-7.51am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by rabbi laura janner-klausner

“Our individual approach to the issue of trust is in our own hands.”


Today: Coronavirus passover

last thursday morning (9th april), 6.46-6.50am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by nick robinson) includes …

Families gather round a table for a meal with rituals dating back thousands of years. That is how Pesach, passover, usually begins for Jews all over the world. But last night it couldn’t begin in that way: family and friends could only be there virtually.”

including interview with …

• rabbi laura janner-klausner 


Sunday: Coronavirus crisis

this morning (sunday 22nd), 7.11-7.16am and 7.42-7.54am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes…

How are faith communities navigating the current coronavirus crisis?

including report from …

• journalist jordana miller in jerusalem

and discussion with …

• imam abid khan, cheadle mosque and community centre

• rabbi laura janner-klausner, senior rabbi to reform judaism

• rev prof gina radford, former deputy chief medical officer for england


Katie Glass

this morning (tuesday 17th), 11.00-11.30am (repeated 9.00pm monday), on bbc radio 4 

and the good news is you’re jewish 

“When Sunday Times writer Katie Glass lost her father, she began her own search for a Jewish identity and her place in the world, that is still unresolved.


B100d: No Corbyn apology

this evening (tuesday 26th), 7.01-7.13pm, on bbc news tv

beyond 100 days (presented by christian fraser and michelle fleury) leads with …

“The Chief Rabbi of the UK says the poison of anti-semitism at the top has taken root in the Labour Party.”

including contributions from  …

lord falconer

• bbc reporter nick eardley

• rabbi laura janner-klausner


Tftd: Janner-Klausner 28/8/2019

this morning (wednesday 28th), 7.48-7.51am, on bbc radio 4

thought for the day, by rabbi laura janner-klausner

The meaning of life is the unceasing positive belief that we can and must change the world.”


Tftd: Janner-Klausner 28/2/2019

this morning (thursday 28th), 7.45-7.48am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by rabbi laura janner-klausner

Judaism lays out clear and universal parameters for apologising: true apologies have to be sincere, express contrition, and detail what we did wrong, Then, vitally, we need to change our actions.”


HMD: Sunday Worship

this morning (sunday 27th), 8.10-8.50am, on bbc radio 4
sunday worship (led by revd katherine hedderley, with preacher sam wells)

“A service of remembrance and reflection from St Martin in the Fields, marking Holocaust Memorial Day.”
Genesis 12: God says to Abraham, ‘I will bless those who bless you, and the one who curses you I will curse.’
Can Christians really say they have blessed the Jews?
Genesis 12: goes on to say, God called you to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth. That’s what Jews are called to be: a blessing. And we Christians owe our existence to them.
We have to admit: we really have made a terrible job of saying thank you – Lord, have mercy upon us. Christ, have mercy upon us. Lord, have mercy upon us.”

including contributions from …
• rabbi laura janner-klausner
robert pfeiffer
(if you missed it, available at, with transcript at

Sunday: Leadership

yesterday morning (sunday 16th), 7.44-7.53am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) concludes with …

“With so much focus on the Prime Minister, Edward discusses the qualities needed for a good leader with two faith leaders – • Bishop Nick Baines and • Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner.”


Tftd: Janner-Klausner 9/10/2018

this morning (tuesday 9th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by rabbi laura janner-klausner

“We’re so blessed by having a trans child


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