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BC: Noam Shuster-Eliassi

this morning (monday 7th), 9.46-9.52am (repeated from 4.46am sunday and 10.46pm saturday), on bbc world service radio 

boston calling (presented by marco werman) includes …

“The power of comedy is something stand-up comedian Noam Shuster-Eliassi is trying to harness in order to start a more honest conversation between Israelis and Palestinians.”

including report from …

• journalist naomi zeveloff 


BC: A-Wa tribute

yesterday evening (saturday 27th), 10.55-10.58pm (repeated 4.55am and 9.55am), on bbc world service radio

boston calling (presented by marco werman) concludes with …

“In their new album, three Israeli sisters pay tribute to a family member going three generations back, from Yemen.”

including interview with …

tair haim of a-wa


BC: Modern sheitels

this morning (sunday 28th), 9.52-9.59am (repeated from 4.52am and 10.52pm), on bbc world service radio

boston calling (presented by marco werman) concludes with …

Orthodox Jewish women in New York observe thr old tradition of sheitels in a very modern way.”

including contributions from …

• reporter alina simone

zelda volkov, of zelda hair

• “flatbush girl” adina miles

sarah rudolph

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BC: Michel Bacos dies

this morning (6th april), 10.32-10.40am (repeated 4.32am tomorrow and 9.32am monday), on bbc world service radio

boston calling (presented by marco werman) leads with …

“In 1976, 13 year-old • Benny Davidson was on a flight bound for Paris when two Palestinians and two Germans hijacked his plane and forced it to fly to Entebbe in Uganda. There, he and other Israeli passengers were held hostage for a week before an Israeli commando raid brought the stand-off to end. Benny still stays in touch with many of his fellow hostages.

Recently the captain of that flight, Michel Bacos, died at the age of 95. For Benny and many of the other hostages, Michel represented the meaning of true courage and outstanding leadership.”


BC: Technion food solution

this evening (saturday 12th), 10.51-10.55pm (repeated 4.51am, and 9.51am on monday), on bbc world service radio
boston calling (presented by marco werman) includes …

A team of Israeli Technion students create a new variation of falafel with spirulina, a kind of microalgae, that could be a sustainable food solution of the future.”

including interview with …
yarden abuhassira-cohen, technion, student

BC: Tony Acevedo

yesterday evening (saturday 16th), 10.33-10.41pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated 11.33am today)
boston calling (presented by marco werman) leads with …

Tony Acevedo, a child of unauthorised Mexican immigrants, who became a US soldier in WWII, was taken prisoner, and was selected for the Berga concentration camp because he looked Jewish

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter chris woolf
• son fernando acevedo
kyra schuster, curator, holocaust memorial museum, washington

BC: Palestinian food

this evening (saturday 6th), 11.43-11.46pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated 11.43am tomorrow)
boston calling: roots (presented by marco werman) includes …

Reem Kassis hopes her cookbook ‘The Palestinian Table’ will help her kids connect to their heritage

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