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Newsday: Jerusalem discussion

this morning (monday 22nd), 5.07-5.13am, 5.23-5.28am, 5.34-5.38am, 5.56-5.59am, 6.10-6.17am, 6.19-6.25am, 6.33-6.40am, 6.44-6.50am, 6.54-6.59am, 7.07-7.13am, 7.19-7.24am, 7.33-7.40am, 7.45-7.50am, 7.55-7.59am, 8.07-8.09am, and 8.19-8.29am, on bbc world service radio
newsday (presented by ben james) leads with a discussion from jerusalem while waiting for donald trump, including contributions from …
abe katsman counsel to republicans overseas
elisa simon student, activist in the israeli labour party
hani al-alami, jerusalem palestinian enterpreneur
• tour guide david eisenstadt
• bbc reporter philip hamspheir
vera sajrawi, an arab-israeli producer for al-jazeera english
• tour guide david eisenstadt
• freelance reporter naomi zaboif
• east jerusalem journalist ibrahim husseini
mike evans, founder of the friends of zion museum
riman barakat, ceo of experience palestine
yisrael medad, a spokesperson for the yesha council
nimala harufa of fatah youth
• former us ambassador to israel daniel shapiro (more…)

Newsday: interfaith fundraising

last thursday (23rd february), on bbc world service radio
newsday: muslim fundraising for vandalised jewish cemetery

“A US Muslim-led project to help repair a Jewish cemetery that was vandalised has raised more than four times its initial target of $20,000.
Earlier this week, 170 headstones were damaged in a St Louis cemetery in the US state of Missouri.”

including …
tarek el messidi, one of the activists involved in the restoration campaign
barbara perle, who has family members buried at the site (more…)

Newsday: the Arab Schindler

yesterday (friday 27th), on bbc world service radio
newsday: my dad, the arab schindler

“On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we hear about the Tunisian man, Khaled Abdul Wahab, who saved his Jewish friends from the Nazis when the country was under occupation during World War Two.
His daughter, Faiza, only learned about her father’s actions in recent years when a book was published.”


Newsday: Anne Frank poem

this morning (wednesday 23rd), 5.24-5.28am, on bbc world service radio
newsday includes …

Anne Frank’s bestie sells rare poem:
Newsday’s David Whitty talks to Anne Frank’s best friend Jacqueline van Maarsen after she put a poem, written by the teenager just before she and her family went into hiding from the Nazis, up for auction.”
“People didn’t talk about Jews at that moment, any more – it was quite, the indifference of the Dutch people was for me very painful.”


Newsday: unpublished Kafka

last wednesday (10th august), on bbc world service radio
newsday includes …

“The Israeli national library has won the legal battle for Max Brod’s unseen collection of Franz Kafka’s work.”

including contribution from …
kathi diamant, president of the kafka project (more…)

Newsday: solar power

last thursday (20th june), on bbc world service radio
newsday includes …

The world’s tallest solar power tower is being built in the desert in southern Israel. The Ashalim Tower will be 240 metres high and it’s hoped that it will meet the country’s renewable energy needs.
Newsday’s Alan Kasujja spoke to Eran Gartner, the head of Megalim Solar Power Limited.”


Newsday: Eleanor Margolis

this morning (friday 29th), on bbc world service radio
newsday (presented by julian keane) includes …

Left-wing or Jewish?
Eleanor Margolis is a columnist for The New Statesman and she thinks there is a problem with anti-Semitism and the left. She has written an article about feeling that she must choose between her ‘Jewishness’ or her ‘Leftness’


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