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Outlook: Ruth Westheimer

this afternoon (monday 22nd), 12.33-12.46pm (repeated 6.33pm), on bbc world service radio
ruth westheimer (in the outlook series) (presented by emily webb)

“Dr Ruth Westheimer has been speaking to Outlook’s Emily Webb. She began by telling about her early life in Germany and the tragic way she learned her parents had been killed.”

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Outlook: Inge Ginsberg

last sunday morning, 10.06-10.30am (repeated from 10.06pm saturday 6th), on bbc world service radio
inge ginsberg (presented by emily webb) (in the outlook series)

Inge Ginsberg has had many lives. After escaping the Holocaust, she ended up as a songwriter to the stars in Hollywood. Now, with perhaps her most unlikely incarnation yet, she performs heavy metal music to screaming fans.”

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Outlook: comedy marriage

this afternoon (wednesday 12th), 12.43-12.50pm (repeated 6.43pm), on bbc world service radio
outlook (presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Jess Salomon is a Jewish comedian and Eman El Husseini is a Palestinian comedian. They met and fell in love when they were both performing on the Canadian comedy circuit and now they’re married. They told Matthew Bannister how they’ve navigated their relationship.”

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Outlook: Nelly Ben-Or

this afternoon (tuesday 14th), 12.33-12.50pm (repeated 6.33pm), on bbc world service radio
nelly ben-or (interviewed by saskia edwards) (in the outlook series, presented by jo fidgen)

”During the Holocaust, Nelly Ben-Or was a Jewish child on the run from the Nazis. But she would seek out pianos wherever she could find them, and found a psychological escape in the instrument.”

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Outlook: unorthodox matchmaker

this afternoon (tuesday 19th), 12.42-12.50pm (repeated 6.42pm), on bbc world service radio
outlook (presented by jo fidgen) includes …

Yocheved Lerner Miller is a matchmaker for Orthodox Jewish people in New York, who ’s developed a reputation for her unorthodox approach to the job. While many in her line of business turn away those who don’t quite fit in, Yocheved specialises in pairing up those who may otherwise have little hope of ever making a match.”

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Outlook: Palestinian dogs

this afternoon (tuesday 17th), 12.43-12.50pm (repeated 6.43pm), on bbc world service radio
outlook (presented by jo fidgen) includes …

One Palestinian woman, Diana Babish, has made it her mission to look after stray dogs on the West Bank. Every week she goes to Israel to find homes for the dogs. Our reporter Yolande Knell went to meet her.”

(if you missed it, available from 0:37:30 to 0:44:15 at https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3cswlcl#playt=37m30s)

Outlook: Mike Solomonov

yesterday afternoon (thursday 1st), 12.33-12.46pm (repeated 6.33pm), on bbc world service radio
outlook (presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Mike Solomonov is an award-winning Israeli-born American chef who has built up a chain of restaurants all serving food based on Middle Eastern cuisine.
He was brought up in the USA and draws on his Israeli roots when he creates his recipes.
His brother David was killed by a Lebanese sniper on Yom Kippur 2003.
He has struggled to fight addiction and money problems.”

(see also http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/21/dining/after-a-killing-michael-solomonov-turns-to-israeli-food.html) (more…)

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