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Posts tagged ‘passover’

BC: sharing passover; conversion

tomorrow morning (sunday 16th), 11.37-11.46am, on bbc world service radio (repeated from this evening, 10.37pm)
boston calling (presented by marco werman) includes …

Sharing the Seder during Passover with a family of Syrian Yazidi refugees; and Ivanka Trump converted to Judaism, but in Israel, converting is not that simple.”

including contributions from …
• reporter judith kogan
• auschwitz survivor hannah berkowitz, 85
• daughter rachel miller
• reporter daniel estrin
• rabbi seth farber, of ITIM (more…)


Tftd: Mirvis 6/4/2017

yesterday morning (thursday 6th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

Passover: What is freedom? … My fate is the hand of cards that I am dealt: my destiny is how I choose to play them … May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.”


Sunday: kitniyot

last sunday morning (sunday 24th), 7.11-7.17am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) leads with …

“For 1000 years, Ashkenazi Jews have been forbidden to eat foods classed as ‘Kitniyot’ (e.g. rice, corn, beans, legumes) during Passover. But now authorities in the US have lifted this ban which means that Ashkenazi Jews can eat a variety of foodstuffs from Sushi to Popcorn.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter charles carroll
• rabbi jonathan wittenberg
• restarateur jonathan robinson
claire hilton (more…)

P4t: Julia Neuberger 20/4/2016

last wednesday morning (20th april), 9.22-9.25am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by rabbi julia neuberger

Passover: We should remember to celebrate freedom because it’s precious and all too easy to lose”


Tftd: Passover

last tuesday morning (19th april), 7.49-7.52am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

“In a few days’ time, Jewish families around the world, will be sitting down to the Passover feast.”


The Jewish Community of Paris

tonight (early sunday 12th), 12.30-1.00am, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107) (repeated 9.30am)
the jewish community of paris (3rd of 3 episodes of faith and food, in the heart and soul series) (more…)


sunday lunchtime, 12.20-12.50pm, on bbc 1: Passover: Why is this Night Different? (more…)

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