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Sunday: cemetery attacks

this morning (sunday 24th), 7.27-7.35am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

”Police are treating the vandalism of a Jewish cemetery in Manchester this week as a hate crime. It follows a spate of other attacks on religious sites across the UK.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter rajeev gupta
ian levy, chairman of the whitefield synagogue burial board
• dr chris allen, associate professor in hate studies, leicester university
(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-44518125)
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Sunday: Purim

this morning (sunday 25th), 7.27-7.32am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

“On Wednesday, Jews will be celebrating the festival of Purim. It commemorates the salvation of the Jewish people in ancient Persia from Haman’s plot to kill all the Jews as recorded in the book of Esther.
It’s a time when Jews raise hundreds of thousands of pounds for causes important to them by performing dances and entertaining one another.”

including report from …
• bbc producer rajeev gupta
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