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Israeli railways

friday 9th august, on channel 5 tv

middle east (presented by chris tarrant) (episode 4, 3rd series, of chris tarrant: extreme railways) includes …

Chris Tarrant takes a train from Beit She’an to Afula, then from Afula to Haifa, then from Haifa to Tel Aviv, then from Lod to Beit Shemesh, then from Beit Shemesh to Jerusalem, and finally the Jerusalem light rail.

On the way, he visits the Ein Harod kibbutz, founded in 1921, and a Jewish and an Arab hummus restaurant.

including interviews with …

meir doron of the ein harod kibbutz

adam of the hummus eliyahu restaurant in haifa

amir of the humus faraj restaurant in haifa

(see also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaffa–Jerusalem_railway)

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Railways of the Holocaust

this evening (saturday 31st), 9.55-11.20pm, on channel 5 tv (repeated from sunday 28th october 2018 and wednesday 23rd january)

railways of the holocaust (presented by chris tarrant) (extended episode) (episode 5, 4th series, of chris tarrant: extreme railways)

“Travelling to Nuremberg, Theresienstadt, Berlin, Gniezno, the Lodz ghetto, and Auschwitz, Chris Tarrant explores the darkest chapter in the history of the railways – their role in the Nazi Holocaust of WWII.”

including interviews with …

• kindertransport child zuzana spitzerova

• theresienstadt deportee helga weissova

• rabbi and railways expert walter rothschild

• railway slave worker, aged 11, arek hersh

bartlomiej grzanka, kulmhof museum

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Railways of the Holocaust

this evening (wednesday 23rd), 9.00-10.30pm, on channel 5 tv (repeated from sunday 28th october)
railways of the holocaust (presented by chris tarrant) (extended episode) (episode 5, 4th series, chris tarrant: extreme railways)

“Travelling to Nuremberg, Theresienstadt, Berlin, Gniezno, the Lodz ghetto, and Auschwitz, Chris Tarrant explores the darkest chapter in the history of the railways – their role in the Nazi Holocaust of WWII.”

including interviews with …
• kindertransport child zuzana spitzerova
• theresienstadt deportee helga weissova
• rabbi and railways expert walter rothschild
• railway slave worker, aged 11, arek hersh
bartlomiej grzanka, kulmhof museum
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Railways of the Holocaust

this evening (sunday 28th), 9.00-10.30pm, on channel 5 tv
railways of the holocaust (presented by chris tarrant) (extended episode) (episode 5, 4th series, chris tarrant: extreme railways)

“Travelling to Nuremberg, Theresienstadt, Berlin, Gniezno, the Lodz ghetto, and Auschwitz, Chris Tarrant explores the darkest chapter in the history of the railways – their role in the Nazi Holocaust of WWII.”

including interviews with …
• kindertransport child zuzana spitzerova
• theresienstadt deportee helga weissova
• rabbi and railways expert walter rothschild
• railway slave worker, aged 11, arek hersh
bartlomiej grzanka, kulmhof museum
(more…)

Extreme Railways

last monday morning (27th november), 9.00-10.00pm, on channel 5 tv
middle east (presented by chris tarrant) (4th episode, 4th season, in the extreme railways series)

Chris Tarrant follows the route up through Jordan before crossing into Israel. Along the way, he visits the ancient city of Petra, as well as Haifa and Tel Aviv, which feels more like Los Angeles to him than the Middle East, while in Jerusalem he’s staggered both by the 3,000-year-old city’s history and the scale of the tourist tat.”

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