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P4t: Neuberger 11/9/2018

this morning (tuesday 11th), 9.22-9.25am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by rabbi julia neuberger

The value of human lives: ‘Our toast is L’chayyim, ‘to life’, when we drink’.“



Tftd: Mirvis 6/9/2018

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

“Our New Year therefore calls on us to act not only for ourselves by for the generations to come. This is the challenge that the Jewish community now faces, amidst an unacceptable increase in anti-semitism. I am proud of our response … Zero tolerance must be the only answer within every sphere of British society. I am also proud of the outspoken response of so many decent people from all walks of life, who recognise that the scourge of anti-semitism is not only a threat to the Jews of this country, but to all of our society. The Jewish New Year calls for responsible behaviour from all of us and most of all from our nation’s leaders. How will our words and actions affect generations to come? It is that by which we will be judged.”


Judgment Day

this morning (sunday 1st), 6.05-6.35am, on bbc radio 4
judgment day (presented by shoshana boyd gelfand) (in the something understood series)

“Rabbi Shoshana Boyd Gelfand reevaluates our use of the word judgemental, arguing that it needn’t have negative connotations. She concludes that, ultimately, we need to be judged.
For some people of faith the phrase ‘judgement day’ summons up images of fire and brimstone. Shoshana reveals that for Jews, judgement day is an annual event. Yom HaDin, The Day of Judgement, is the biblical name for the holiday known as Rosh Hashanah.
Shoshana explores the traditions of both Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (which follows ten days later). Interweaving music ranging from …


Rosh Hashanah & Morrisey

this morning (sunday 24th), 7.21-7.26am, and 7.50-7.56am, on bbc radio manchester
sunday breakfast (presented by mike shaft) includes …

“This week, Jewish communities in Manchester and around the world have been celebrating Rosh Hashanah
“Mike hears from the Jewish Chronicle about two songs on Morrissey’s new album referencing Israel

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter liz saul
• jewish chronicle reporter lee harpin (more…)

P4t: Belovski 20/9/2017

last wednesday morning (20th september), 9.22-9.25am, on bbc radio 2
pause for thought by rabbi dr harvey belovski

Rosh Hashanah is a chance to imagine what kind of people we’d like to be this time next year.”


Tftd: Mirvis 20/9/2017

this morning (wednesday 20th), 7.49-7.52am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

Rosh Hashanah tells us to give a little more, and to expect a little less in return.”


Tftd: Jewish New Year

last friday morning (11th september), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day: jewish new year from chief rabbi ephraim mirvis, on remembrance (more…)

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