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Posts tagged ‘Manchester’

Manchester Jewish Museum

this morning (sunday 4th), 7.22-7.27am, on bbc radio manchester
mike shaft includes …

“Mike discusses ’The Festival of Leaving’, an exhibition at Manchester’s Jewish Museum, with • Laura Seddon.”

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We are British Jews

today and tomorrow evening (tuesday 4th and wednesday 5th), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 2 tv
we are british jews (2 episodes) (narrated by stephen mangan)

“In a two-part series, eight British Jews with a broad range of opinions, beliefs and practices, go on a journey to explore what it means to be Jewish in Britain today and examine some of the most pressing questions and challenges facing the Jewish community at home and in Israel.
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Newsnight: Manchester anti-semitism?

yesterday evening (thursday 9th), 10.54-11.04pm, on bbc 2 tv
newsnight (presented by emily maitlis) includes …

“How is the Labour leadership’s position on anti-semitism going down amongst Labour voters? Katy Razzall has spent the week in Manchester trying to find out.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter katie razzall
lew fink, former labour supporter
ivan lewis mp
• councillor and momentum activist sam wheeler
• momentum activist beth redmond
• labour activist dana ryness
• labour activist yehudis fletcher
mohammed habeebullah, islamic centre chairman
uzair waheed
dave welch
rob clucas
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Sunday: cemetery attacks

this morning (sunday 24th), 7.27-7.35am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

”Police are treating the vandalism of a Jewish cemetery in Manchester this week as a hate crime. It follows a spate of other attacks on religious sites across the UK.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter rajeev gupta
ian levy, chairman of the whitefield synagogue burial board
• dr chris allen, associate professor in hate studies, leicester university
(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-44518125)
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Sunday: Manchester faiths

this morning (sunday 18th), 7.28-7.31am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

BBC School Reporters interview leading Manchester religious figures including … • Rabbi Daniel Walker
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Sunday: Manchester bombing

this morning (sunday 28th), 7.40-7.54am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by martin bashir) concludes with …

Martin Bashir talks to three faith leaders to have been involved in the response to the Manchester concert bomb attack attack:
• Bishop of Manchester the Right Rev David Walker
• Imam Irfan Chishti
• Rabbi Daniel Walker.
They discuss what needs to be done now to bring communities together, and how best to harness the generous spirit witnessed in Manchester this week.”

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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…)

Sunday: Manchester Jewry

this morning (sunday 25th), 7.23-7.29am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

“A recent report claims the majority of British Jews will be from the ultra-orthodox community by the end of the century.
Rosie Dawson visits one of the largest communities in Manchester to explore the changes this could bring.”

including contributions from …
• historian dr yaakov wise, centre of jewish studies, university of manchester
* journalist dr jonathan kalmus
michelle ciffer, manager of the hershel weiss children and family centre
• dr jonathan boyd, an author of the report, of the institute of jewish policy research
nava kestenbaum, director of strictly orthodox charity interlink
(see also http://www.thejc.com/community/community-life/112521/less-and-more-manch…) (more…)

Benny Rothman

this morning (monday 20th), 8.50-9.00am, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
the mass trespass on kinder scout (in the witness series)

“In April 1932, hundreds of walkers organised a mass trespass on a mountain in the English Peak District called Kinder Scout.
The trespass was a major step in the fight for access to the British countryside. At the time, much wild land was privately owned and controlled by game-keepers.”

including contributions from …
benny rothman
• his son, professor harry rothman

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Anti-semitism in Manchester

this morning (sunday 8th), 7.15-7.21am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

Bob Walker speaks to members of the Jewish Community in Manchester following this week’s Community Security Trust report which claims anti-Semitic incidents reached a record level in the UK last year.”

including interviews with …
• rabbi dovid lewis
• mark gardner, director of communications of CST
• jonny weinberg of the manchester jewish representative council (more…)

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