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Posts tagged ‘Nick Robinson’

Today: Jerusalem tension

this morning (wednesday 26th), 8.49-8.54am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson ) includes …

Tensions remain high in Jerusalem after a 12-day crisis over the holy site of the Temple Mount – or Haram al Sharif.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
gilad erdan, minister of public security
adnan al-husayni, “palestinian governor of jerusalem”
• bereaved relative suzanne abu ghanem
• bereaved relative michal salomon (more…)

Today: lessening tension

BBC bias: the BBC even-handedly equates the stabbing to death of 3 israelis in their home with the killing of 4 palestinians violently attacking security forces (one of whom was killed by his own molotov cocktail)
this morning (tuesday 25th), 7.16-7.21am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson ) includes …

“In the early hours of the morning, Israeli ministers decided to stop the use of metal detectors at a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site after the new security measures set off deadly unrest.
Will this lessen the tensions which have led to the deaths of three Israelis and four Palestinians in recent days?”

including interviews with …
• palestinian ambassador manuel hassassian
• former mossad director efraim halevy, former head of israel’s national security council, and former director of mossad (more…)

Today: Ed Mosberg

this morning (thursday 15th), 8.50-8.55am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 9.23pm on newshour on bbc world service radio)
today (presented by nick robinson ) includes …

“This week, the film Destination Unknown is released, a documentary that mixes testimony and archive to tell the stories of 12 Holocaust survivors who hid, fought as partisans, and endured concentration camps.
Ed Mosberg, 92, is the film’s central character. He was in the Kraków-Płaszow and Mauthausen concentration camps.”

(more…)

Today: Jonathan Safran Foer

this morning (thursday 1st), 8.47-8.51am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson) includes …

James Naughtie has been to the Hay Festival to speak to one of the big literary names from this year’s line-up, • the American novelist Jonathan Safran Foer, about his latest novel, Here I am.
‘This book gives a lot of thought to Jewish identity and to American identity’ … ‘what this book imagines is the virtual destruction of Israel, not by war but by natural disaster which opens the way to extinction’.”

(more…)

Today: Livingstone inquiry?

this morning (thursday 6th), 6.54-6.58am, and 8.19-8.22am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson) includes …

Ken Livingstone is facing another inquiry by Labour amid mounting anger in the party about his comments on Adolf Hitler and Zionism.”

including interviews with …
rhea wolfson, of momentum and the labour national executive committee
angela rayner mp (more…)

Today: Netanyahu in UK

this morning (monday 6th), 8.36-8.44am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and nick robinson) includes …

“The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is due to visit the UK today for a meeting with Theresa May.
He comes at a time when the relationship between Israel and its main ally the US is shifting.”

yoni framowitz, tefillin-maker in settlement beit et
yael ben-shahar, resident of beit et
hanan ashrawi
• general mike herzog
• bbc middle east editor jeremy bowen (more…)

Today: transgender case 2

yesterday morning (saturday 4th), 8.19-8.25am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson) includes …

“A transgender father was denied access to his children because of the prejudices they may face from their orthodox Jewish community.
How far should family law go in recognising the prejudices that may be held by those very families that it is ruling on? Are transgender rights throwing up new problems for various areas of the law?”

includes interview with …
ruth hunt, chief executive of stonewall – the LGBT rights group.
• sir paul coleridge, former high court judge in the family division, now chairman of the marriage foundation. (more…)

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