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Sunday: Black & Jewish

this morning (sunday 21st), 7.36-7.46am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

“The Board of Deputies of British Jews have launched a Commission into Racial Inclusivity ‘to banish prejudice and promote inclusion’.

Writer and journalist • Nadine Batchelor-Hunt describes what it is like to be black and Jewish.

Stephen Bush, political editor of the New Statesman, and chair of the new Commission, talks about what he hopes it will achieve.”

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Nh: Beitar Jerusalem

this afternoon (friday 20th), 1.20-1.25pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated 2.20pm and 9.20pm, and repeated 10.26pm on the world tonight on bbc radio 4)

newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

One of the more unpleasant football matches I’ve ever attend was fifteen years ago in Jerusalem where the top club, Beitar, had a truly terrible reputation for a hardcore of racist fans, and so they proved to be, screaming Death to Arabs, waving blood-curdling banners, you get the ugly picture. But when the hich-tech business mogul Moshe Hogeg became the new owner, he decided to take the numskulls on, and his at-time confrontational style seems to be working.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter alex capstick 

• owner moshe hogeg

gal karpel of kick it out

(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50842424)

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Roots and Holocaust

this evening (friday 26th), 8.00-9.00pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from may 2017)

roots and holocaust: when tv taught us a history lesson (presented by gary younge and jonathan freedland) (with lenny henry, maureen lipman, michael grade, and the original kunta kinte, actor levar burton) (in the archive on 4 series)

“Reflections on the extraordinary impact that two landmark TV series had on Britain forty years ago.

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Roots and Holocaust

tomorrow evening (saturday 6th), 8.00-9.00pm, on bbc radio 4
roots and holocaust: when tv taught us a history lesson (presented by gary younge and jonathan freedland) (with lenny henry, maureen lipman, michael grade, and the original kunta kinte, actor levar burton) (in the archive on 4 series)

“Reflections on the extraordinary impact that two landmark TV series had on Britain forty years ago.

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