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MM: Anti-semitism

this evening (wednesday 24th), 8.00-8.45pm, on bbc radio 4

anti-semitism (in the moral maze series, chaired by michael buerk, with melanie phillips, mona siddiqui, tim stanley, and matthew taylor), with witnesses …-

• robert a h cohen of jews for justice for palestinians

john inge, bishop of worcester

• historian adam sutcliffe, professor, kings college london

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British Jews, right and left

yesterday evening (saturday 9th), 8.00-9.00pm, on bbc radio 4
british jews, right and left (presented by jo coburn) (in the archive on 4 series)

How did Britain’s Jews make their long journey from left to right over the last century?
BBC Political Correspondent Jo Coburn tells this remarkable story by weaving archive and interviews together with the story of her own family.”

including interviews with …
ruth smeed mp
jon lansman of momentum
lord levy
edwina currie
• rabbi jonathan romain
• professor geoffrey alderman
emanuel litvinoff
ian mikardo
melanie phillips
oliver letwin mp
mike katz of jewish labour movement (more…)

The Moral Maze: boycotts

this evening (wednesday 17th), 8.00-8.45pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated saturday 20th, 10.15-11.00pm)
the moral maze: banning the boycott (chaired by michael buerk, with melanie phillips, matthew taylor, claire fox and jill kirby) (more…)

Moral Maze: just war in Gaza?

yesterday evening (wednesday 23rd), 8.00-8.45pm, on bbc radio 4
just war and gaza (in the moral maze series) presented by michael buerk
panellists: matthew taylor, melanie phillips, giles fraser and jill kirby
witnesses: colonel richard kemp, mehdi hasan, dr hugo slim and ted honderich.

“The gruesome and heart rending pictures this week of the broken and shattered bodies of innocent people caught in the cross fire has demonstrated just how rotten the euphemism “collateral damage” really is.
As the body count rises and we try to make a judgement between right and wrong and competing narratives of victimhood we’re confronted by the terrible calculation “how many innocent victims are acceptable? When does a military operation go from being a legitimate act of war or self-defence to being disproportionate, illegal and immoral?

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The Moral Maze: Wagner

this evening (wednesday), 8.00-8.45pm on bbc radio 4:
the moral maze: is wagner’s music morally tainted by his anti-semitism?, (more…)

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