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Outloook: Menashe Lustig

this evening (thursday 7th), 6.33-6.47pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated from 12.33pm)
outlook (presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Menashe Lustig grew up in a strict orthodox Jewish community called New Square on the outskirts of New York City, its residents are Hasidic Jewish families who live a very different life to those in the surrounding area.
They speak in Yiddish, not English, and dress in long, black clothes and hats. Watching films is not encouraged, but Menashe found a way to do so and he’s now had a film made about his own life.”

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LW: Simone Veil

yesterday evening (sunday 16th), 8.30-8.36pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 4.00pm on friday)
last word (obituary programme, presented by matthew bannistser) leads with …

Simone Veil, the Holocaust survivor who became a leading French politician and President of the European Parliament.”

including contribution from …
anne-elisabeth moutet (more…)

Outlook: Gunter Demnig

this afternoon (wednesday 10th), 12.22-12.29pm (repeated 6.22-6.29pm), on bbc world service radio
outlook (presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Louise Gorman meets Gunter Demnig, a German artist who has been laying brass-covered cobblestones across 21 countries in Europe. Each stone is inscribed with a person’s name, date of birth and place of death.
Gunter has laid most of the 60-thousand stones, each one commemorating a Jewish victim of Nazi persecution between 1933 and 1945.”

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Art Spiegelman

this evening (wednesday 1st), 5.07-5.24pm, on bbc world service radio
outlook (presented by matthew bannister) leads with …

Art Spiegelman on why he made the epic comic book Maus.”

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LW: Sir Sigmund Sternberg

yesterday evening (sunday 20th), 8.48-8.53pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 4.20pm last friday)
last word (presented by matthew bannister) includes …

“Sir Sigmund Sternberg, the Jewish businessman and philanthropist who founded the Three Faiths Forum to encourage dialogue between Jews, Muslims and Christians. Born 2 June 1921; died 18 October 2016, aged 95.”

including interview with …
• friend and co-founder, rev marcus braybrooke (more…)

LW: Gene Wilder

yesterday evening (sunday 4th), 8.45-8.52pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 4.00pm on friday)
last word includes …

Gene Wilder, the comedy film actor best known for his roles as Willy Wonka in Charlie and The Chocolate Factory and in Mel Brooks films like Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein.”

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Lastword: Elie Wiesel

yesterday evening (sunday 10th), 8.38-8.42pm, on bbc radio 4
last word (presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Elie Wiesel, born 30 September 1928, died 2 July 2016 aged 87.”

including interview with …
• friend menachem rosensaft (more…)

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