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Today: Venice ghetto art

this morning (wednesday 8th), 8.51-8.56am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 1.25pm sunday on newshour on bbc world service radio) 

today (presented by mishal husain and martha kearney) includes …

Edmund de Waal, the British ceramicist and author of the best-selling memoir The Hare With Amber Eyes, has become the first contemporary artist ever to present a major project in Venice’s historic Jewish ghetto. He explore themes of exile migration and language from the time of Shakespeare’s Shylock to the present.”

including contribution from  …

• bbc reporter will gompertz 

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Today: Netanyahu wins

this morning (wednesday 10th), 6.02-6.03am, 6.48-6.53am, 7.03-7.04am, 7.33-7.40am, and 8.03-8.04am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

Benjamin Netanyahu is on course for a fifth term as Israeli prime minister, after elections ended in a dead heat. With 97% of the votes counted, his Likud Party and the Blue and White coalition of the centrist challenger Benny Gantz both have 35 seats in parliament, but Netanyahu is considered to be in a stronger position to form a government.”

including contributions from … 

• bbc reporter tom bateman

• bbc reporter martha kearney

blue and white candidate #13 yael german mk

• bbc reporter lyse doucet

• journalist allison kaplan sommer of haaretz


Today: Today’s elections

this morning (tuesday 9th), 6.09-6.10am, 6.36-6.40am, 6.52-6.57am, 7.19-7.23am, 7.48-7.57am, 8.04-8.05am, 8.34-8.42am, and 8.51-8.54am, on bbc radio 4

today (presented by martha kearney) includes …

“This is the most closely-fought Israeli election in years. We’re broadcasting from Jerusalem this morning, the country’s seat of government.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

• journalist liat collins, jerusalem post

• journalist amira hass, haaretz

• activist asad safirakil

avi gabbay, leader, labour party

livan saman, haifa student

• bbc reporter martha kearney

maya gewurtz, pharmacist, maale adumim

mohammed, abu dakhouq clan, khan al amar

halimi zakhaiqa, school principal, khan al amar

• hebron resident shani horowitz

• hebron activist issa amro

• hebron student sundes adsa

• analyst neri zilber

• professor efraim inbar

• journalist daoud kuttab

• bbc reporter lyse doucet

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Today: Fauda

this morning (tuesday 2nd), 9.45-9.49am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney) includes …

Fauda is an Arabic word meaning chaos. It’s the title of a hit tv series which is returning later this year, based on Israeli special forces operating inside the West Bank.”

including interview with …

fauda co-creator, and middle east analyst, avi issacharoff


Today: Hezbollah examined

this morning (saturday 9th), 7.35-7.43am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by martha kearney) includes …

Alistair Burt has come to Beirut straight after the government’s decision to ban the political wing of Hezbollah.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter mishal husain
• professor amal saad
alistair burt mp

Today: Corbyn attacks Hodge

this morning (wednesday 6th), 6.38-6.41am and 8.04-8.05am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by martha kearney) includes …

Jeremy Corbyn has insisted his office hasn’t tried to interfere with the party’s investigations into anti-semitism, and has launched an attack on one of his chief critics.”

including reports from …
• bbc reporter norman smith
• bbc reporter jonathan blake

MN/Today: Watson on anti-semitism

this morning (monday 25th), 12.04-12.06am, and 7.32-7.41am, on bbc radio 4
midnight news and today (presented by martha kearney) include …

Jeremy Corbyn has been told by Tom Watson, the party’s deputy leader that he personally needs to deal with the claims of anti-semitism inside Labour. Tom Watson handed over a dossier of 50 complaints to the Labour leader and says he needs to investigate them.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter alex forsyth
tom watson mp
jon lansman of momentum

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