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Midweek: Debbie Young-Somers

this morning (monday 28th), 10.04-10.13am, on bbc radio 4
midweek (presented by libby purves) leads with…

“Rabbi Debbie Young-Somers is community educator at the Movement for Reform Judaism.
Formerly a rabbi at the West London Synagogue of British Jews, she is performing stand-up comedy for the first time at the JW3 Jewish Comedy Festival. She is a regular contributor for Radio 2’s Pause for Thought, and has appeared on 4ThoughtTV.”


Kindertransport: Barbara Winton and Lord Alf Dubs

tomorrow morning (wednesday 21st), 9.00-9.45am, on bbc radio 4 (partially repeated at 9.30pm)
midweek (presented by libby purves) includes …

Barbara Winton is the daughter of Sir Nicholas Winton who orchestrated the Kindertransport, a rescue mission in which 669 children were evacuated from Czechoslovakia in 1938 and 1939.
Barbara’s biography tells the story of her father’s daring plan to transport mainly Jewish children to be placed with foster parents in the UK.
One of the children was six-year-old Alf Dubs, now Lord Alf Dubs.
Sir Nicholas has received several honours including a knighthood and the Czech Republic’s highest civilian honour – the Order of the White Lion. If it’s not Impossible – The Life of Sir Nicholas Winton is published by Matador.”


Roza Eskenazi

this morning (wednesday 8th), 9.33-9.42am, on bbc radio 4
midweek (presented by libby purves) includes …

Martha D Lewis is a Greek-Cypriot singer and songwriter. She is performing at The Trilogy of the Greek Blues festival, inspired by Jewish-Greek rembetiko singer Roza Eskenazi, born in Istanbul.


Midweek: Joshua Sofaer and Danny Braverman

this morning (wednesday 2nd), 9.00-9.45am, on bbc radio 4 (shortened repeat this evening, 9.30-10.00pm)
midweek with joshua sofaer and danny braverman (more…)

Steven Isserlis

last wednesday morning (january 29th), 10.15-10.24am, on bbc radio 4
midweek includes …

Steven Isserlis (more…)

Midweek: David Harris-Gershon

this evening (wednesday), 9.30pm, on bbc radio 4:
Midweek, including David Harris-Gershon, (more…)

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