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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…)

Henry Orenstein

this afternoon (tuesday 24th), 6.33-6.42pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated from 12.33pm)
outlook (presented by jo fidgen) includes …

Henry Orenstein, 94, is an entrepreneur in the US who not only brought the highly successful Transformers toys to the market, but also revolutionised television poker to make it the billion dollar industry it is today.
His early life in Poland was very difficult.”

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Outlook: Jerusalem tattoos

this afternoon (monday 17th), 6.34-6.44pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated from 12.34pm)
outlook (presented by jo fidgen) includes …

The Coptic Christian Razzouk family have been tattooing pilgrims in Jerusalem for 500 years; they claim to have introduced the first electric tattoo gun to Israel.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• tattooist wassim razzouk (more…)

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