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Posts tagged ‘Pittsburgh’

BT: Anti-semitism

friday 6th march, online only, from bbc radio 4 

how do you fight anti-semitism? (presented by matthew price) (20-minute podcast interview, in the beyond today series) 

“We speak to • Bari Weiss, author of how to fight antisemitism about where anti-Semitism comes from.


H&S: Tree of Life

this afternoon (friday 8th), 1.32-2.00pm (repeated 9.23am and 11.32pm on sunday), on bbc world service radio
american judaism after the tree of life (presented by david mcguire) (in the heart and soul series)
including contributions from …
• rabbi jeffrey myers, tree of life synagogue
emily pressman, friendship circle of pittsburgh
tammy hepps, bend the arc
matthew brooks, republican jewish coalition
• rabbi jonathan perlman, survivor, new light congregaion

“It was the response of Jewish organisations that was possibly most telling the day after last year’s Tree of Life shooting. President Trump wasn’t welcome in Pittsburgh unless, that is, he denounced the language of white nationalism.

MN: Trump in Pittsburgh

this morning (wednesday 31st), 12.09-12.11am, on bbc radio 4
midnight news includes …

President Trump has visited Pittsburgh, where 11 worshippers at a synagogue were killed by a gunman on Saturday. He arrived in the city on the same day the first funerals were held for the victims of the attack. Mr Trump’s visit had proved controversial, with some politicians and religious leaders having urged him to stay away.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter dan johnson
• lawyer joshua friedman, of bend the arc: pittsburgh
• holocaust survivor judah samet

Newshour: Trump in Pittsburgh

this evening (tuesday 30th), 9.06-9.18pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) leads with …

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visit Pittsburgh following the deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue. While some welcome the visit, other Jewish groups have said that Mr Trump would not be welcome.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jane obrien
• rabbi yossi rosenblum
• rabbi mark asher goodman


PM: US & UK anti-semitism

this afternoon (tuesday 30th), 5.38-5.49pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by carolyn quinn) includes …

“This is not primarily about guns, it’s about hate speech. And sadly, of course, Donald Trump is a politician who’s encouraged that kind of language at every turn, and I’m afraid this happens far too often in the United States, and I’m afraid it’s now happening in Europe too.”
“I’m afraid that’s what’s happened in the Labour Party, that’s absolutely clear that that’s happened, and that is very very shocking …”
”And the reason why I say that is because it constantly singles out one country, Israel, and it ignores all the things that are going on in countries where there aren’t democracies, where people are treated far worse, where there is genuine apartheid.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jane obrien
lord winston

Today: Trump to visit Pittsburgh

this morning (tuesday 30th), 7.14-7.19am, and 8.06-8.07am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by martha kearney) includes …

President Trump is going to visit Pittsburgh today, he says to express support for the American people after the synagogue attack which left 11 people dead. But some in the Jewish community, and the city’s Democrat mayor, have objected to the visit.”

including interview with …
stephen halle, nephew of victim daniel stein

Newshour: Pittsburgh massacre

this evening (monday 29th), 9.06-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) leads with …

“Pittsburgh Shooting Survivor: ‘The killer was shooting with rapid fire’.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jane obrien
• resident chris keppler
jeremy pappas, anti-defamation league
• holocaust survivor judah samet

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