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Today: Today’s election

this morning (monday 2nd), 6.05-6.06am and 6.47-6.52am, on bbc radio 4

today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

Polls in Israel have opened in the country’s third election in a year.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

• christian evangelist ray armstrong

• bbc reporter jeremy bowen 

israel medad of shiloh

ofer alter, general manager of lipski plastics 


Today: Justus Rosenberg

this morning (saturday 15th), 7.23-7.28am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

“He’d been part of a network helping prominent Jews escape Nazi-occupied Europe. He is himself Jewish, and had several narrow escapes. Today, he is one of the last surviving members of the French Resistance, and has published his memoir”

including interview with …

• survivor justus rosenberg, author of the art of resistance 


Today: Anti-semitism rise

this morning (thursday 6th), 7.05-7.06am and 8.05-8.06am, on bbc radio 4 

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

“A charity which has been monitoring anti-semitism since 1984 says it received a record number of complaints last year. The Community Security Trust, which uses data from police forces and community organisations, says it logged 1,805 incidents, a 7% rise on 2018.”

including contributions from …

mark gardner, community security trust

• bbc reporter martin bashir 


MN/Today: Trump plan

this morning (wednesday 29th), 12.01-12.08am and 8.49-8.55am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news and today (presented by mishal husain) include …

President Trump has set out what he has called ‘the most detailed peace plan ever’ for the Middle East, saying it’s a ‘win-win for both Israelis and Palestinians’.“

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter aleem maqbool

• bbc reporter jeremy bowen

• bbc reporter jon sopel 


Today: Imran Khan holocaust comparison

this morning (thursday 23rd), 8.12-8.20am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by mishal husain) includes…

You compared the Indian government to the Nazis, you said will the world stand by and watch like they watched Hitler at Munich, Did you mean to make that comparison?

Absolutely … RSS got its inspiration in 1925, when it was formed, by the Nazi Party. They admired the Nazi Party, they admired the racial purity of the Nazis and then the ethnic cleansing of Muslims from India, the way the Nazis dealt with the Jews. All you have to do is read the writings of the founding fathers of RSS”

including interview with …

• pakistani prime minister imran khan 


FOHC: Bullying

this afternoon (sunday 19th), 1.37-1.43pm, on bbc radio 4 

from our home correspondent (presented by mishal husain) includes …

“With the approach of Holocaust Memorial Day, which this year marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau, Adam Shaw reflects on the striking contemporary relevance of his own father’s refugee status and escape from Nazi persecution in places as varied as a country estate in Northumberland and a “Lord of the Flies”-like “school” in Scotland. In a letter addressed to his father’s grandchildren, he reveals how this child refugee managed to survive largely alone and ponders whether this story is as remote from our experience as we might first imagine.“


Today: Monsey attack

this morning (monday 30th), 6.13-6.16am (partly repeated 7.05am), on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by sarah smith and mishal husain) includes …

Bill de Blasio, the mayor of New York, has talked about deploying more police in areas across the ciy that have large Jewish communities, and also giving anti-hate-crime lessons to children in public schools in some of those same areas in which there are large Jewish communities.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter aleem maqbool


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